Musicheads Essential Artist: Hüsker Dü

Husker Du on the High Bridge

April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Thursday, April 9, we're shining a light on Husker Du.

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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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Live Virtual Session: Valerie June

Live Virtual Session - Valerie June

In the absence of touring, The Current has launched Live Virtual Sessions, connecting you to artists where they are quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic. In this session, host Jade connects with singer-songwriter Valerie June, who is spending this time at her family home in Humboldt, Tennessee. Valerie June shares some songs and positive thoughts.

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Phone a friend: Musicians share how they're doing during coronavirus crisis

Jill Riley, host of The Current's Morning Show.

For the last couple of weeks on The Current's Morning Show we've been having our musician friends call in from their homes all across the country and beyond. It's been so nice to hear their voices and get some insight into what is happening in towns across the nation and what the lives of musicians look like right now.

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A message from your friends at The Current

The Current microphone

Here at The Current, we are dedicated to bringing you closer to the music and each other. We will continue to be here for you and for the artist community that makes our corner of the globe so special.

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March Music Madness

Giveaways

The Current Sessions®

Live Virtual Session: Valerie June

Live Virtual Session - Valerie June

In the absence of touring, The Current has launched Live Virtual Sessions, connecting you to artists where they are quarantining during the coronavirus pandemic. In this session, host Jade connects with singer-songwriter Valerie June, who is spending this time at her family home in Humboldt, Tennessee. Valerie June shares some songs and positive thoughts.

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Live Virtual Session: Lissie

Lissie - Live Virtual Session

Singer-songwriter Lissie connects with Jill Riley to perform a live virtual session, and also to talk about the ways she's staying creative and connecting with her fans during this time of quarantine.

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Best Coast play songs from 'Always Tomorrow' live in The Current studio

Best Coast perform in The Current studio

After a three-year gap since their last release, Best Coast are back with a new album 'Always Tomorrow.' Frontperson Bethany Cosentino expounds on that hopeful title. ' I think the overall theme of the album is very much the idea that at times we can be our own worst enemies, and learning to get out of our way and let life happen,' she says. Listen to Best Coast's full session, recorded live in The Current studio.

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The Current app

Download The Current's app to hear a crisp, high-fidelity stream of our station (and our additional streams) wherever you go!

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The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: John Prine covers

Singer-songwriter John Prine performs

John Prine has passed away at age 73 from complications related to COVID0-19. For his birthday last October we dove into a bunch of John Prine covers for the Coffee Break, so let's revisit more today. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what John Prine covers do you want to hear?

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