Album of the Week: Modest Mouse, 'The Golden Casket'


Even after years away, The Golden Casket has the Modest Mouse hallmarks: skittery indie rock followed by hooky choruses and catchy riffs, anchored by that voice that's somewhere between early Meat Puppets country/punk and Frank Black's Pixies yelp. Isaac Brock is like someone you meet at a party and spend an evening fascinated by, listening as he spins yarns and theories, a mesmerizing stranger. We don't leave the party friends, but we're captivated, thinking about what he's been saying.

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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

The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: New York Hip Hop

the Beastie Boys

With today being MCA of the Beastie Boy's birthday, shining a spotlight on New York Hip Hop only seems fitting. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what classic New York Hip Hop do you want to hear?

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