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On Thursday, June 24, The Current is hosting round 10 of Sounds Like Home. Join an incredible lineup of Minnesota musicians as we meet up on the internet for a virtual festival.

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Sign up for our free online discussion, LineCheck: Minnesota's Music Activists

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Songwriters and artists have often used their art to influence social change. As unrest broke out in the city of Minneapolis in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, Minnesota musicians turned to their creative outlets as agents of change. We'll talk to artists about their activism through music and explore its impact on our community.

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The Chart Show Hall of Fame

The Chart Show

When a song stays on The Chart Show's chart for more than 10 weeks, we retire it from the poll and it enters the very prestigious Chart Show Hall of Fame.

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The Current Sessions®

Gary Louris embraces isolation, plays songs from 'Jump For Joy' in Virtual Session

Gary Louris - Virtual Session

Founding member of The Jayhawks and Golden Smog, Gary Louris joins us for a virtual session to play songs from his second solo record, 'Jump For Joy' which came out this month. Gary chats with Mary Lucia about navigating quarantine as an artist, how he approaches his writing and recording in his solo work, and what's in store for his projects next.

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Bachelor talk collaboration, play songs from 'Doomin' Sun'

Bachelor - Virtual Session

Bachelor, the duo including Palehound's Ellen Kempner and Jay Som's Melina Duterte, join The Current for a virtual session to play tracks from their debut release, Doomin' Sun. The duo catch up with The Current about recording the record in Topanga, CA, the emotional meshing that takes place in a new collaboration, and writing to cope with fears of mortality.

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Rostam talks sequencing and saxophone, plays tracks from 'Changephobia'

Rostam - Virtual Session

From his studio in California, Rostam joins The Current to play songs from his sophomore record, 'Changephobia'. We catch up with the prolific producer, songwriter, and composer about the sequencing decisions he made on the record, incorporating the saxophone as a central sound, and referencing grunge in his work for the first time.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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