Interview with Shirley Manson of Garbage


Ahead of their seventh studio album out June 11, 'No Gods No Masters,' Jill Riley caught up with Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson about not holding back on the new record, starting a podcast, and the band's upcoming tour with Alanis Morissette and Liz Phair.

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Rostam talks sequencing and saxophone, plays tracks from 'Changephobia'


From his studio in California, Rostam joins The Current to play songs from his sophomore record, 'Changephobia'. We catch up with the prolific producer, songwriter, and composer about the sequencing decisions he made on the record, incorporating the saxophone as a central sound, and referencing grunge in his work for the first time.

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Today in Music History: Remembering Ray Charles


Kim Deal was born; Dylan began recording 'The Basement Tapes'; Sammy Davis Jr. had his one and only No. 1 hit; Radiohead's fifth album made quite a splash; and Ray Charles passed away, Today in Music History.

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The Current Sessions®

LUMP perform songs from 'Animal' in virtual session

LUMP - Virtual Session

LUMP--the collaborative project between Laura Marling and Tunng's Mike Lindsay--join The Current to play songs from their sophomore record, Animal. The duo catch up with The Current's Jill Riley about how they came together, the freedoms of exploring a new sound in this project, and the 8 foot tall tulle puppet Laura's been working on.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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Coffee Break: New Music Friday

Prince performing onstage under a spotlight

There's an abundance of new music that dropped today, including new albums from, Prince, Billie Eilish, Bleachers, and more. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what New Music Friday releases do you want to hear?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Kate Bush


The Troggs had a big hit with 'Wild Thing'; Andy Gibb was record-buyers' everything with a hit single; Steve Winwood rolled with a late-80s chart topper; Billy Bragg helped spread goodwill and guitars to the incarcerated; and Kate Bush was born, Today in Music History.

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