Atmosphere performs in The Current studios


Rapper Slug from Atmosphere thinks that he might be becoming better at promoting records than making records. The new full-length album, "When Life Gives You Lemons..." comes out April 22, 2008 after a plethora of EPs and an internet-only album have released within the past year.

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The Current Fakebook with Chuck D


Host Mary Lucia welcomed Public Enemy founder, writer and activist Chuck D to the Current Fakebook at the Fitzgerald Theater on Saturday, April 19, 2008.

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Hot Chip performs in The Current studio


The London band Hot Chip, released their debut EP CD, "Mexico" in 2000. By 2002 they self released their Sanfrandisco EP. In 2005, they signed with record label DFA and released the "Over and Over" EP and "The Warning" in 2006. Their latest project is entitled, "Made In The Dark."

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Peter Ostroushko performs in The Current studio


"Lordy Lucas!" That was almost the name of the Peter Ostroushko's Heartland Band, but an executive nixed it. No matter what you call it, Ostroushko's band and concerts over the past several years in the Midwest have gathered fans for the local musician.

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Storyhill performs in The Current studios


Following the success of their Red House Records debut recording, Storyhill has been constantly touring, playing coffee houses, colleges, festivals and winning songwriting contests. And somehow, through all the miles Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson have also found time to write.

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Peter Lang performs in The Current studio


It seems at one time or another in a music legend's life, he returns to the music that got him into the career in the first place. That's what Peter Lang did. His twelfth album is being released this week and after a career being labeled a folk and fingerstyle guitar ace, Lang is returning to his blues roots.

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The Current Sessions®

Gary Louris embraces isolation, plays songs from 'Jump For Joy' in Virtual Session

Gary Louris - Virtual Session

Founding member of The Jayhawks and Golden Smog, Gary Louris joins us for a virtual session to play songs from his second solo record, 'Jump For Joy' which came out this month. Gary chats with Mary Lucia about navigating quarantine as an artist, how he approaches his writing and recording in his solo work, and what's in store for his projects next.

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Bachelor talk collaboration, play songs from 'Doomin' Sun'

Bachelor - Virtual Session

Bachelor, the duo including Palehound's Ellen Kempner and Jay Som's Melina Duterte, join The Current for a virtual session to play tracks from their debut release, Doomin' Sun. The duo catch up with The Current about recording the record in Topanga, CA, the emotional meshing that takes place in a new collaboration, and writing to cope with fears of mortality.

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

Rostam - Virtual Session

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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