Alpha Consumer perform live in The Current studio

Jeremy Ylkisaker, JT Bates and Mike Lewis of Alpha Consumer performing live in The Current studio.
Jeremy Ylkisaker, JT Bates and Mike Lewis of Alpha Consumer performing live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)
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Alpha Consumer In-Studio
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  • Alpha Consumer In-Studio 22:44
  • Alpha Consumer - Brain Doctor (Live on 89.3 The Current) 02:30
  • Alpha Consumer - Miss Positron (Live on 89.3 The Current) 03:24
  • Alpha Consumer - Circular Room (Live on 89.3 The Current) 05:57
Jeremy Ylvisaker of Alpha Consumer performing "Miss Positron" live in The Current studio.
Jeremy Ylvisaker of Alpha Consumer performing "Miss Positron" live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

With the recent release of Meat, Alpha Consumer stopped by The Current to perform tracks off the new record live on the Local Show.

Mike Lewis performing with Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio.
Mike Lewis performing with Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Between songs, Alpha Consumer's Jeremy Ylvisaker, Mike Lewis and JT Bates chatted with Local Show host David Campbell about the new record, Meat, where Louie C.K. fits in and their upcoming gig at the Red Stag Block Party with Frankie Lee, Sonny Knight and the Lakers and more.

Jeremy Ylvisaker and his Squier Jazzmaster in The Current studio.
Jeremy Ylvisaker and his Squier Jazzmaster in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Listen to the full in-studio session to hear Alpha Consumer talk about the emotional high point of recording Meat, how they individually rated their own record and their sitcom-like songwriting on Kick Drugs Out of America.

JT Bates and Jeremy Ylvisaker performing as Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio.
JT Bates and Jeremy Ylvisaker performing as Alpha Consumer live in The Current studio. (MPR / Leah Garaas)

Songs Performed

"Brain Doctor"
"Miss Positron"
"Circular Room"

All songs off Alpha Consumer's latest record, Meat, out now on Totally Gross National Product.

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