The Best of the in-studios: Cloud Cult, Silversun Pickups or Tegan and Sara

Tegan and Sara, Silversun Pickups and Cloud Cult.
Tegan and Sara, Silversun Pickups and Cloud Cult. (MPR Photo / Courtesy of the artists)
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    Apr 4, 2013 Listen to all 3 tracks:
    Cloud Cult - Running with the Wolves
    Tegan and Sara - Back in Your Head
    Silversun Pickups - Future Foe Scenarios

April is Public Radio Music Month, and what is more "public radio music" than the in-studio session? Stations across the nation put hours and hours of work into bringing up-and-coming artists and high-profile bands into their studios, often capturing some of the most poignant... or raucous performances out there.

So to celebrate Public Radio Music Month, we're having a daily vote for the best in-studio tracks from The Current's performance archive. We've gone through and picked some of the most beloved performances by the staff and by our audience. We'll play the winner during the Live Current track of the day the following day.

Now, let the games begin! Today's vote: Cloud Cult, Silversun Pickups or Tegan and Sara.

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