Interviews

Interviews from The Current.

Interview: Run Westy Run

Ahead of their first show in over a decade at First Avenue on Friday night, Minneapolis punk quintet Run Westy Run stopped by The Current studios to chat with host Mary Lucia.

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Interview: Nick Lowe The Current's Morning Show

One of the most respected performers, songwriters and producers in music over the past 40 years, Nick Lowe, has recently released a holiday album, Quality Street. Joining The Current's Steve Seel by telephone, Lowe talks about the new album and about how his initial hesitation turned to enthusiasm.

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The Current's Guitar Collection: Juliana Hatfield

Indie singer-songwriter Juliana Hatfield stopped in to The Current's studios a few weeks ago with her friend Matthew Caws as part of their collaborative project, Minor Alps. We asked Hatfield about her guitar; she told us about it and she also shares some advice for women who want to go guitar shopping.

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The Current's Guitar Collection: Mason Jennings

When Mason Jennings stopped in to The Current's studio to chat with Jill Riley and perform a few songs, we asked him about his guitar. He told us how way he found it, who his influences are and which tuning he prefers.

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The Current's Guitar Collection: Matthew Caws

Matthew Caws (Nada Surf, The Minor Alps) was in The Current's studios a couple weeks ago. We asked him about his guitar, and he remembered exactly where he got it and what he immediately loved about it.

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The Current's Guitar Collection: Lou Barlow

Lou Barlow (Sebadoh, Dinosaur Jr., Folk Implosion) was in The Current's studios with Sebadoh a couple weeks ago. We asked him about how he found his guitar, and he described how it was influenced by 80s band the Neats and by a dream.

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