Michigander: Virtual Session

Michigander - Virtual Session

Mary Lucia connected with Jason Singer and Jake LeMond of Michigander for a virtual session to hear a few tracks from their upcoming EP, Everything Will Be OK Eventually. The three compare notes on Spoon, making music in the midwest, and what's in store for the band in the next year.

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TV Priest: Virtual Session

TV Priest - Virtual Session

Maddie connects with Charlie Drinkwater and Ed Kelland of London's TV Priest to hear about their debut record, 'Uppers,' out now on Sub Pop Records. The three discuss the wedding gigs that preceded the band's inception, their first and only official show to be played before the pandemic, and how the decades deep friendships within the band fosters honesty in their writing.

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Curtiss A: 'I want everything always to be truthful'

Curtiss A tells his story to Mary Lucia

During The Current's spring member drive, we're highlighting eight Minnesota artists - from newcomers to veterans - with new music you need to know. We asked each artist to talk about their history in music, their new songs, and their hopes for the future.

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Watch Sounds Like Home VI

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It's time for another burst of performances by Minnesota musicians. We've got an incredible lineup -- bugsy, Kid Dakota, Munson-Hicks Party Supplies, Under Violet and Cornbread Harris. Join The Current's Andrea Swensson for this latest round in our virtual festival series.

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The Current Sessions®

Michigander: Virtual Session

Michigander - Virtual Session

Mary Lucia connected with Jason Singer and Jake LeMond of Michigander for a virtual session to hear a few tracks from their upcoming EP, Everything Will Be OK Eventually. The three compare notes on Spoon, making music in the midwest, and what's in store for the band in the next year.

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TV Priest: Virtual Session

TV Priest - Virtual Session

Maddie connects with Charlie Drinkwater and Ed Kelland of London's TV Priest to hear about their debut record, 'Uppers,' out now on Sub Pop Records. The three discuss the wedding gigs that preceded the band's inception, their first and only official show to be played before the pandemic, and how the decades deep friendships within the band fosters honesty in their writing.

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Arlo Parks: Virtual Session

Arlo Parks - Virtual Session

West London's Arlo Parks joins Jill Riley for a virtual session--she'll be playing songs from her debut record Collapsed In Sunbeams, and talking about taking refuge in writing, and using art to lift others up.

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Julien Baker: Virtual Session

Julien Baker - Virtual Session

Julien Baker connects with The Current's Jill Riley to play a few tracks from her upcoming third studio record, Little Oblivions. In addition to the new record, Julien talks about the sense of communal creation that was instilled in her while growing up in Memphis, the tediousness of waiting to release a record, and the challenges of articulating highly personal work.

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The Hold Steady: Virtual Session

The Hold Steady - Virtual Session

Jill Riley connects with Craig Finn and Franz Nicolay of The Hold Steady to hear a few live performances of tracks from their eighth studio album, Open Door Policy--recorded at the Brooklyn Bowl. The three talk about how the sound of Lifter Puller came through on this record, and Franz's return to the band.

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Today in Music History: The Bodyguard wins Album of the Year


Gene Clark of The Byrds announced he was leaving the group due to his fear of flying, The Beatles started recording 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds', Janet Jackson opened her 'Rhythm Nation' world tour, Frank Smith from Air Supply died of pneumonia, Nirvana played their final show, and The Bodyguard won Album of the Year, Today in Music History.

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