The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Rock Kills Kid - in studio

Los Angeles-based alt rock group Rock Kills Kid released a well-received EP in 2001 and then disappeared. Lead singer and songwriter Jeff Tucker tucked himself away in a studio for a few years, wrote over a hundred songs and emerged to record the group's first album, "Are You Nervous?"

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James Hunter - in studio

You can call his sound soul mixed with reggae with a retro feel, but James Hunter prefers to call his sound timeless. This British crooner is one of the only soul singers to come out Europe in recent years.

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Sound Team - in studio

The Austin, Texas band Sound Team are D.I.Y. kind of people. They began making their own cassettes to hand out, silk-screening t-shirts themselves and still enjoy shooting videos to accompany their music.

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Tim O'Reagan - in studio

Tim O'Reagan is best known as the drummer for the Jayhawks, but he also writes songs, sings, and plays guitar.

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The Bellrays - in studio

Though they have a sound that a little bit R&B and a little bit rock-and-roll, do not say they're from Detroit.

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Psapp perform in studio

The English indie-rock duo Psapp (pronounced sap) feature Carim Clasmann and Galia Durant. Their collaboration creates a poppy mix of electro-beats and sultry singing. Their 2006 release The Only Thing I Ever Wanted provides a more focused look into their quirky song-writing.

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Jose Gonzalez - in studio

Swedish singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez keeps his songs simple. He once was a hard-core punk who loved Black Flag but you can hear little of that in his modern folk style.

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Juana Molina - in studio

Singer/songwriter Juana Molina is best known in South America as a comedic television actress, but her unique, surprising, and atmospheric songs have brought her comparisons to Lisa Germano and Beth Orton.

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Small Sins - in studio

Small Sins began as a solo project for multi-instrumentalist Thomas D'Arcy as a way to get back into playing the music he truly wanted to write. Originally called "The Ladies and Gentlemen" and performing in all-white suits in support of their debut album, Small Sins were signed by Astralwerks in 2005.

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