Celebrate Record Store Day with The Current

Record Store Day 2020 v 2.0 - Sept 26

The year 2020 has been a rough one, but a bright spot in the year has been three Record Store Day dates. This Saturday, Sept. 26, is the second of the three. Celebrate with The Current, and check out the weekend's next batch of RSD drops.

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Help us find the Top 89 Cover Songs of All Time

Top 89 Cover Songs

The Current is on a mission to find the best cover songs of all time, and we need your help! Tell us your favorite covers, then listen on Tuesday, Oct. 13, as we count down the Top 89 Covers, as voted by you.

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Virtual Session: Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright - Virtual Session

From his home in the storied musical neighborhood of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, Rufus Wainwright joins Jill Riley of The Current to chat and play a few songs from his latest record, Unfollow The Rules.

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Infographic: How Prince's 'Sign O' the Times' evolved

Prince performs in Paris, 1987.

The 'Sign O' The Times' remastered Super Deluxe Edition is dropping today. Everything on the eight-CD collection was primarily recorded from the end of 1985 to the beginning of 1987, a time for Prince that was incredibly prolific, experimental, and transformative. Over the course of this year and a half, Prince put together and scrapped three unreleased albums. All three of these albums were essential in getting to 'Sign O' The Times,' released on March 30, 1987.

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First Avenue adds George Floyd star


A red star for the late George Floyd now adorns the outside of First Avenue, a permanent addition after mourners added a star there this past summer. The new star comes as part of a partial repainting across the venue’s face; a giant gold star marking the club’s 50th anniversary has also been added, and…

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Virtual Session: Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright - Virtual Session

From his home in the storied musical neighborhood of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, Rufus Wainwright joins Jill Riley of The Current to chat and play a few songs from his latest record, Unfollow The Rules.

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Virtual Session: Ron Gallo

Ron Gallo - Virtual Session

Ron Gallo joins Jade for a virtual session to play a few songs from his 2021 record Peacemeal, and to talk about the new levels of honesty they've found from people during quarantine.

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Virtual Session: Beabadoobee

Beabadoobee - Virtual Session

Beatrice Laus, known as Beabadoobee joined us from London to talk to Mary Lucia about her influences, what led her to writing music, and her thoughts on Charlie Brown. She'll also be performing songs from her upcoming record, Fake It Flowers.

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Coffee Break: Sign O' The Times

Prince, 'Sign O' The Times'

"I feel that we're on the brink of something. It is going to be strict and wild and pretty." -- Prince, 1986. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what do you want to hear from the deluxe edition of Prince's 1987 double album Sign O' The Times?

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Today in Music History: Remembering John Bonham


Dave Grohl joined Nirvana; Sam Cooke hit No. 2 on two charts; the Beatles appeared as cartoons on ABC TV; 'The Partridge Family' made its debut; Queen appeared on SNL; Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham passed away; and Will Smith was born, Today in Music History.

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