Wayne Coyne and Mary Lucia State Fair 2006

Listen to Looch: memories of swearing


Looking back on the early days of The Current, Mary Lucia recalls some hair-raising instances involving swearing. It's not supposed to happen, but in those first couple years, there were some things that 'slipped past the goalie.'

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Black Pumas perform on 'Austin City Limits' on PBS

Music on TV this week: Pharrell Williams; Nathaniel Rateliff; Rex Orange County; Patti Smith; Cigarettes After Sex; The Raconteurs; Black Pumas


Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.

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#Current15

The Top Songs of 2019

Top Songs of 2019

As The Current celebrates 15 years in 15 days, we turn our attention on Friday, January 24 to the best songs of 2019, voted by our listeners.

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Giveaways

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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Sessions®

Cold War Kids play a stripped-down set in The Current studio

Nathan Willett and Matt Schwartz of Cold War Kids in studio

The year 2020 finds Cold War Kids in a new creative chapter: they've released the first in a planned trilogy of albums titled 'New Age Norms,' and they've dropped an acoustic EP, 'Strings & Keys.' Ahead of their sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett and Matt Schwartz visited The Current studio to play songs and to talk with host Mac Wilson.

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The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: 2019

Hozier performs in The Current studio

It's the 2019 edition of "The Current's 15 Years in 15 Days." For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from 2019 do you want to hear?

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