Coffee Break: I'm a loser, baby

Beck performs at the Palace Theatre.

Well, the Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears, the Wild to the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Timberwolves to the Memphis Grizzlies. Can we as Minnesotans just own these facts and live it up for today's Coffee Break? What songs do you want to hear that are about losing and losers?

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Today in Music History: The Supremes get seventh No. 1

The Supremes perform on The Ed Sullivan Show

Carl Perkins recorded 'Blue Suede Shoes'; B.B. King kicked off a European tour; U2 released 'Achtung Baby'; David Crosby had a successful liver transplant; and the Supremes scored their seventh No. 1 single, Today in Music History.

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The War and Treaty perform in The Current studio

The War and Treaty perform at The Current

Michael and Tanya Trotter form the nucleus of The War and Treaty. Their debut album, 'Healing Tide,' was released on Aug. 10, 2018. After taking September's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards presentation ceremony by storm, the War and Treaty have been touring in support of the album. Ahead of their recent show in Minneapolis, the War and Treaty stopped at The Current for a session by Bill DeVille.

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boygenius perform in The Current studio

boygenius perform in The Current studio

The members of boygenius - Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus - don't think of themselves as a supergroup. 'I like just 'group',' Baker says, explaining the word best fits the musicians' collective ethos. Ahead of their show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, boygenius stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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Iceland Airwaves

The Current brings Iceland Airwaves to you

Iceland Airwaves Festival

Join host Mark Wheat as he broadcasts from Reykjavik, Iceland, for the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. Mark will have interviews, live performances and a few cultural insights as well.

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The War and Treaty perform in The Current studio

The War and Treaty perform at The Current

Michael and Tanya Trotter form the nucleus of The War and Treaty. Their debut album, 'Healing Tide,' was released on Aug. 10, 2018. After taking September's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards presentation ceremony by storm, the War and Treaty have been touring in support of the album. Ahead of their recent show in Minneapolis, the War and Treaty stopped at The Current for a session by Bill DeVille.

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boygenius perform in The Current studio

boygenius perform in The Current studio

The members of boygenius - Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus - don't think of themselves as a supergroup. 'I like just 'group',' Baker says, explaining the word best fits the musicians' collective ethos. Ahead of their show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, boygenius stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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Mugison performs at Iceland Airwaves

Mugison at Iceland Airwaves

Mugison has been recording and releasing music since 2003, and he also operates his own music festival in Iceland. Busy though he his, Mugison stopped at the Skuli Craft Bar in Reykjavik to play some songs and to share some very entertaining stories with host Mark Wheat and the audience.

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Coffee Break: I'm a loser, baby

Beck performs at the Palace Theatre.

Well, the Vikings lost to the Chicago Bears, the Wild to the Chicago Blackhawks, and the Timberwolves to the Memphis Grizzlies. Can we as Minnesotans just own these facts and live it up for today's Coffee Break? What songs do you want to hear that are about losing and losers?

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