Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp started the Rosebuds shortly after they got married in 2001. Two EPs and two albums in hand, they dropped by the Current studios for their second appearance to talk with Mark Wheat and perform their southern-inspired pop songs.
He may come from the same country as the ethereal Bjork and Sigur Ros, but many find Mugison's songs to be more bleak and sparsely arranged than his compatriots. He joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to perform songs from his debut album, Mugimama! Is This Monkey Music?, an album that received the "Best Album" award at the 2004 Icelandic Music Awards.
Trish Keenan of the British duo Broadcast passed away Jan. 14 of complications from pneumonia. She battled the illness for two weeks in intensive care.
Broadcast visited The Current studios in 2005 in support of third release "Tender Buttons." Here is the session and Mary Lucia's interview.
Who knew that the self-professed bar band's songs would make perfect teaching material for high school kids? The group joined Mary Lucia to perform acoustic versions of their songs and discuss the educational benefits of rocking out to the Hold Steady.
While the members may keep busy by playing in various side projects, it's when this Canadian collective gets together as Broken Social Scene that makes them one of the most popular bands on the music scene today. They joined Bill DeVille in the Current studios to perform and discuss the recording process of their new album.