The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

Mike Doughty performs in studio

Doughty spent the majority of the '90s as the frontman of Soul Coughing until their demise in 2000. He has spent the past few years touring the country as a solo artist. He joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to talk about his connection to Minnesota and perform new songs.

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M. Ward performs in our studio

M. Ward joined Mark Wheat in the Current studios to perform songs from his latest album, Transistor Radio. It's a concept album of sorts that addresses the conglomerization of commercial radio.

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Ulrich Schnauss performs in studio

Berlin, Germany-based electronic producer Ulrich Schnauss joined Tony Lopez in the Current studios to perform a special session of his signature ethereal compositions.

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Wedding Present perform in studio

While the UK-based band has been in existence for over 20 years, it's frontman David Gedge who been there through its various incantations. The group joined Mark Wheat in the Current studios to talk about their storied career and perform songs new and old.

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All Things Considered

Shins perform in studio All Things Considered

What started out as a side project for James Mercer, frontman for the Albuquerque, New Mexico-based group has now turned into a full time project and one of the most popular indie-rock groups of recent years. The group joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to perform songs from their past two releases as well as a web-only version of Van Halen's "Hot For Teacher."

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Phoenix perform in studio

Thomas and Christian from French group Phoenix drop by the Current Studios to chat with Mary Lucia and perform acoustic versions of their songs.

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Crooked Fingers perform in studio

Led by former Archers of Loaf frontman Eric Bachmann, the Seattle, Washington-based group joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to talk about his new group and perform songs from their latest release.

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