Join us for Sounds Like Home IV on Dec. 5 and 6

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On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, The Current is hosting round four of Sounds Like Home. It’s two days of virtual performances celebrating Minnesota music. Join an incredible lineup of local musicians and Andrea Swensson from The Current as we meet up on the internet for a virtual festival.

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Minnesota music in the key of thanks: Ten new songs to soundtrack your holiday

This Thanksgiving, Minnesotans’ hearts will be full of grief as well as gratitude. Even so, thoughts next Thursday will turn to the people, places, and principles we cherish and give thanks for. As always in troubled times, music has been and will continue to be a source of reflection, fresh perspectives, and – yes –…

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The Current Sessions®

Josh Ritter: Virtual Session

Josh Ritter: Virtual Session with The Current

Josh Ritter joins The Current for a virtual session. Hear songs from his new EP, 'See Here, I Have Built You A Mansion,' plus a familiar favorite.

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Blu DeTiger: Virtual Session

Blu DeTiger - Virtual Session

Blu DeTiger joins us for a virtual session to perform a few tracks she's released this summer, and talks to us about sharpening her skills while playing bass over DJ sets in New York clubs pre-quarantine, finding success on Tik Tok, and what she'll be releasing later this fall.

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Samia: Virtual Session

Samia: Virtual Session

SAMIA shares songs from her upcoming record, The Baby, and talks to Jade about recording in Minneapolis with members of Hippo Campus, getting over fears of being alone, and what it's like to release a debut record during a pandemic.

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Ondara: Virtual Session


Jade spoke to Ondara about how growing up in Kenya influences his view of America today, how Carl Sagan has inspired him, and what he'll be working on this fall.

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Coffee Break: Leading ladies of rock

Alison Mosshart

We put the spotlight on Alison Mosshart this morning - lead vocalist of the Kills and the Dead Weather - as she turns 42 today. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what leading ladies of rock do you want to hear?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Alison Mosshart

Alison Mosshart was born; The first jukebox was installed; Elvis Presley got punched; Billy Swan had a one-hit wonder; Rush performed in Rip; Bono and The Edge surprised the audience at a charity gig; and blues legend Robert Johnson began his first recording session, Today in Music History.

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