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Because Minnesota music is vital to The Current and our fair state, we created Local Current, a one-stop hub of all-Minnesota music.

At its core, a 24/7 stream of music dedicated entirely to musicians from Minnesota, available via our webstream, mobile apps or HD Radio in the Twin Cities at 89.3 HD2.


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Drive-By Truckers perform in The Current studio

'American Band', the new album from Drive-By Truckers, comes out Sept. 30, and is being hailed as the band's most explicitly political record to date. 'Every time I turn on the news or look at my phone, some other just horrendous thing has happened, and often it's so senseless,' says the band's Patterson Hood. Listen to new songs from Drive-By Truckers and to their interview with Sean McPherson.

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Haley Bonar performs in The Current studio

Ready to celebrate the release of her latest album, 'Impossible Dream,' at Sociable Cider Werks in Minneapolis on Sunday, Sept. 25, Haley Bonar and her band stopped in to The Current's studio for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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The Posies perform in The Current studio

With a career stretching back nearly 30 years, the Posies are touring in support of their latest album, 'Solid States'. In a session hosted by Brian Oake, the Posies' Ken Stringfellow considers what's fueled the band's longevity. 'We have esoteric tastes and we're curious people,' he says. 'We're not going to stay in one spot.' Check out the complete session.

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Warpaint perform in The Current studio

California quartet Warpaint recently stopped by our studio to share songs from their forthcoming release, Heads Up. The group also chatted with Mac Wilson about the making of that album.

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