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.
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.
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.
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.
While in town to perform at Wits, singer-songwriter, author and self-described "Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982," Mike Doughty stopped by The Current to hijack our airwaves and spin some yarns about his favorite tunes.