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: Jeff Tweedy

Frontman of the wildly successful band Wilco, Jeff Tweedy has been with the group since their inception in 1994, helping to pen some of indie music's most iconic albums such as Summerteeth and Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and their latest, The Whole Love. Tweedy dropped by the station to record another Theft of the Dial with Jill Riley.

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Theft of the Dial: Cold War Kids

While in town for a show at the First Ave mainroom, Long Beach, Calif.'s Cold War Kids stopped by The Current studio to chat with Barb and take over our airwaves to play some of their favorite tunes, featuring an eclectic mix of tunes old and new.

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Theft of the Dial: Tame Impala

Kevin Parker and Jay "Gumby" Watson of Australian neo-psychedelic masters Tame Impala stopped by the studio to chat with David Campbell during Radio Free Current and take over our airwaves to play a handful of their favorite tunes on another edition of Theft of the Dial.

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Theft of the Dial: Chris Thile

Christopher Scott Thile is an American musician, best known as the mandolinist and singer for the acoustic trio Nickel Creek and acoustic folk/bluegrass quintet the Punch Brothers. He stopped by The Current studio for this Theft of the Dial.

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Theft of the Dial: Maria Bamford

To celebrate the announcement of Wits™'s 2013 season, we're bringing you an exclusive web-only Theft of the Dial from one of last season's guests, the hilarious Maria Bamford.

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Theft of the Dial: Nada Surf

Nada Surf has performed in The Current studio several times, but the alt-rock band brought their record collections instead of their instruments as they hijack the airwaves to share their hand-picked playlist.

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