The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

The Vacation - in studio

The Vacation, a four-piece from LA, offers a new look at pure old-fashioned rock: they're gritty, noisy, catchy, and mesmerizing. The band, fronted by brothers Ben and Steve Tegel, are also articulate and enthusiastic as they talk and joke about their musical influences, their new record, and their evolution from the underground L.A. scene to a new major-label record deal. On their way to a show at the 7th St. Entry, The Vacation stopped in at the Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat.

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David Ford - in studio

The affable English singer/songwriter David Ford just released his debut album, "I Sincerely Apologise for All the Trouble I've Caused," and has been touring with Gomez and Aqualung.

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Aloha - in studio

Though geographically challenged, the four members of the band Aloha still finds the time to collectively play music, record, and tour.

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Vasen - in studio

The members of the trio Vasen play traditional instruments, but bring modern arrangements, their passion, and new interpretations to the old melodies of their native Sweden.

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Regina Spektor - in studio

Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor moved to the United States as a kid in 1989; her Jewish family left the Soviet Union to make a home in the less anti-Semitic New York City.

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Audible - in studio

In 2003, after parting ways with Matt Pond PA, Mike Kennedy and Jim Kehoe turned their attention to creating the band Audible.

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Floyd Collins - in studio

The area premiere of the musical "Floyd Collins" is being produced by Theater Latte Da. It's the story of the incredible media circus that surrounded the news of a man trapped in a Kentucky cave.

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T-Bone Burnett - in studio

Working with Sam Shepard, the Coen brothers, and Bob Dylan have provided T-Bone Burnett with more of a Minnesota connection than he had realized.

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