Pete Biasi of Double Bird

Double Bird performs in The Current studios


The three-piece band Double Bird is comprised of bassist Pete Biasi, Ben Ivascu on drums, and David Storberg on guitar. They may have the best name in the Twin Cities but they have yet to record and release an album.

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The Jayhawks

The Jayhawks perform in The Current studios


The Jayhawks originally formed in the winter of 1985 in Minneapolis. Founding members Gary Louris, Mark Olson, and Marc Perlman haven't performed together as The Jayhawks since 1995 -- until a reunion in Minneapolis earlier this month.

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The Dead Weather - Horehound

Album Review: The Dead Weather - Horehound


After a long weekend in White Stripes frontman Jack White's Third Man recording studio, a private performance and an unhealthy amount of buzz in the blogosphere, The Dead Weather has released its debut album, Horehound.

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Black Francis

Black Francis performs live in The Current studio


Frank Black, Black Francis, Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV. Call him what you will because he doesn't mind. He's the iconic lead singer of the cult favorites The Pixies with a successful solo career and an album with his side project, Grand Duchy.

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Discovery - LP

Album Review: Discovery - LP


Discovery is a side-project of sorts (started in 2005) for Vampire Weekend's keyboardist and producer, Rostam Batmanglij and Ra Ra Riot singer Wes Miles. Four years later, they've finally completed an album entitled "LP" released on XL Recordings.

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Florence and the Machine - Lungs

Album Review: Florence and the Machine - Lungs


The recent winner of the Brit Award, with her debut album "Lungs," didn't get her break by going to the right vocal school and hiring the right management team. She saw a local DJ in the bathroom at a club and decided to belt out a song.

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Jason Lytle

Jason Lytle performs live in The Current studios


Jason Lytle formed the band Grandaddy in 1992. After a couple of years off and a move from Modesto, CA to Montana, Lytle has released his debut solo album, "Yours Truly, The Commuter," which he wrote, recorded, and produced.

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The Current Sessions®

Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: "Little"

Little Man

We're excited for today's Oake & Riley in the Afternoon at the Spring Cafe at Como Lakeside Pavillion featuring Little Man. In honor of our musical guest, for today's 9:30 Coffee Break what songs do you want to hear that say "little" in the title, or are from bands or musicians with "little" in their name?

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