Theft of the Dial®

Every once in a while, The Current has the opportunity to bring in someone who we admire and respect enough to hand over control of the airwaves to them. Welcome to Theft of the Dial -- where you get to hear some of your (and our) heroes take over 89.3 The Current, play some of the music they love, and talk about why they chose it.

Theft of the Dial: The 1975

Ahead of the 1975's Minnesota gig we asked the band to stop by The Current's studio to take over our airwaves and play songs by some of their favorite artists.

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Theft of the Dial: ODESZA

The Current's Mark Wheat welcomes Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight of the Seattle-based electronic-music duo ODESZA as they take over the airwaves in the latest edition of Theft of the Dial.

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Theft of the Dial: BORNS

BORNS' album, 'Dopamine', came out on Oct. 16, 2015, and he's been touring in support of it. When BORNS -- aka Garrett Borns -- passed through the Twin Cities while on tour, he visited The Current to record a Theft of the Dial with host Mark Wheat.

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Theft of the Dial: Disclosure

Ahead of their show at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in support of their new album Caracal, Disclosure's Guy and Howard Lawrence stopped by The Current studio to take over our airwaves to play songs by their favorite songwriters and producers.

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Theft of the Dial: Wolf Alice

North London rockers Wolf Alice were recently at First Ave, touring in support of their debut album, 'My Love is Cool'. And while they were in town, Theo Ellis and Ellie Rowsell stopped by The Current to take over the airwaves on Theft of the Dial.

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Theft of the Dial: Megan James of Purity Ring

Megan James is one-half of electronic-music duo, Purity Ring. When the Edmonton-based band visited Minneapolis for a couple of shows, Megan stopped by The Current to take over the airwaves on Theft of the Dial.

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Thundercat provides music to ruin your next dinner party

Listening to the deep, funky groove of Thundercat's latest, "Them Changes" it's not hard to pick up on a few influences. Here, Thundercat, aka bassist Stephen Bruner lays out his favorite all-purpose picks for your next little gathering.

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Theft of the Dial: Glass Animals

After playing the First Avenue mainroom last week in support of their 'Zaba' album, Dave Bayley and Joe Seaward of Glass Animals stopped by The Current to take over our airwaves and to play songs by some of their favorite artists.

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