The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

The Rockford Mules perform in The Current studio

Describing themselves as "saltlick of the earth, blue collar sons of fathers who worked on their own cars in cold garages," the Rockford Mules jam so hard that their bassist broke a string during their in-studio session.

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Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performs live in The Current studio

Three is the magic number. For their third stop at The Current for an in-studio performance, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltin played three songs from their third, and newest, album entitled "Let It Sway." The Springfield, Missouri pop-rock four-piece, worked with Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla on their latest effort full of trademark catchy pop gems.

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Red Pens perform in the Current studio

Red Pens are Howard W. Hamilton III, former member of The Busy Signals, and Laura F. Bennet. The duo met when a friend introduced them to work on an art project. Red Pens are best known for their energetic and unpredictable live shows.

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Pink Mink perform in The Current studio

Arzu Gokcen and Christy Hunt met shortly after high school in Minneapolis. But it wasn't until Hunt ended her two year stint on the road with the Von Bondies that the two came together to form Pink Mink.

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The Dandy Warhols perform in The Current studio

The Dandy Warhols formed in Portland, Ore., in 1994 and released their debut, "Dandy's Rule OK?" in 1995. Capitol Records signed the band but rejected a second album they submitted. After reconnecting with the producer of their first project, Tony Lash, the group released "Dandy Warhols Come Down" in 1997.

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The Black Angels perform in The Current studio

In 2005, The Black Angels released their self-titled debut EP, and the band followed it up with their full-length, "Passover," in April 2007. The band's latest offering, titled "Phosphene Dream," was released earlier this fall.

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Mumford and Sons Live at First Avenue

Selling out faster than any other city in America, Mumford and Sons played to an energetic crowd at First Avenue on October 29th, and The Current was there to record it.

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Matt Costa performs in The Current studio

Matt Costa, like many California boys, dreamed of becoming a professional skateboarder. After a seriousd leg injury and over a year of rehab, however, he decided to focus on songwriting and playing the guitar.

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