It's The Current's Time Machine Weekend

Time Machine Weekend

Gather round the radio and hop into the Time Machine this weekend and relive years past and present through music. We set the dials and take a musical trip through a specific year each hour. It's a Time Machine Weekend, starting Wednesday morning at 10 and running all throughout the holiday weekend. Happy Thanksgiving from all your friends at The Current!

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The Chart Show Ballot

The Chart Show

Vote every week for your top five tracks (and enter our weekly ticket giveaway while you're at it), then tune in Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. CT to see if your favorites make the Chart Show, hosted by Mark Wheat!

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Storyhill perform at Radio Heartland

Storyhill perform at Radio Heartland

It's been four years since Storyhill decided to go on hiatus. Since then, Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson have both released solo projects, but it was difficult to keep them apart. Now, the duo are back with a new live compilation, 'Stages,' and a mini tour. Along the way, Storyhill stopped at Radio Heartland to play some songs and to chat with Mike Pengra.

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Rock and Roll Book Club: 'Beastie Boys Book'

'Beastie Boys Book.'

Yes, 'Beastie Boys Book' is everything fans have dreamed of. It's a fun, chronological, near-encyclopedic journey though the unlikely career of a group whose critical acclaim seems to grow by the minute.

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Giveaways

The Current: Music News

Music News: Staggering collection of rock instruments to be displayed at Met

St. Vincent

An unprecedented exhibit of iconic rock instruments is going on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art next year. In other news today: Dean Ween is opening a concert venue featuring legal pot, Janelle Monae signed a film producing deal, Snoop Dogg thanked himself for getting on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Gallagher brothers got psychoanalyzed, and fans are mounting a successful campaign to get Mariah Carey's 'Glitter' back on the charts.

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The Current Sessions®

Heart Bones perform in The Current studio

Heart Bones perform in The Current studio

'Heart Bones is a fully new band that Sabrina Ellis and I started,' explains Sean Tillmann, aka Har Mar Superstar. 'It's a duo, but we morphed into eight of us.' On the cusp of a national tour that starts at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Heart Bones stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mark Wheat.

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The War and Treaty perform in The Current studio

The War and Treaty perform at The Current

Michael and Tanya Trotter form the nucleus of The War and Treaty. Their debut album, 'Healing Tide,' was released on Aug. 10, 2018. After taking September's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards presentation ceremony by storm, the War and Treaty have been touring in support of the album. Ahead of their recent show in Minneapolis, the War and Treaty stopped at The Current for a session by Bill DeVille.

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boygenius perform in The Current studio

boygenius perform in The Current studio

The members of boygenius - Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus - don't think of themselves as a supergroup. 'I like just 'group',' Baker says, explaining the word best fits the musicians' collective ethos. Ahead of their show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, boygenius stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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Mugison performs at Iceland Airwaves

Mugison at Iceland Airwaves

Mugison has been recording and releasing music since 2003, and he also operates his own music festival in Iceland. Busy though he his, Mugison stopped at the Skuli Craft Bar in Reykjavik to play some songs and to share some very entertaining stories with host Mark Wheat and the audience.

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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: All things Thanksgiving

Turkey

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we want to say a huge and heartfelt thanks to all of YOU for making our mornings so special. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that remind you of Thanksgiving? The food, travel, family, thankfulness, sleepiness, all of it.

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'Beastie Boys Book.'

Rock and Roll Book Club: 'Beastie Boys Book'


Yes, 'Beastie Boys Book' is everything fans have dreamed of. It's a fun, chronological, near-encyclopedic journey though the unlikely career of a group whose critical acclaim seems to grow by the minute.

Read More