Tyson Vogel of Two Gallants

Two Gallants - in studio


Two Gallants have a soft-spoken manner that belies the power of their warm, romantic Western sound: equal parts American traditional and the modern, world-weary sensibility of a new generation.

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Chris Wood

Wood Brothers - in studio


They have the paperwork to prove they're real brothers. They were raised together in Colorado, but developed their musical chops in different cities.

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Mason Jennings

Mason Jennings - in studio


It's been seven years since Mason Jennings first gained notice as the standing Thursday night act at the 400 Bar. Now the beloved troubador has moved from D.I.Y. to indie label to a major.

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Members of the band Film School

Film School - in studio


San Francisco-based Film School has a flair for majestic swirls of layered guitar and keyboards, which they juxtapose with driving, and sometimes jagged, melodies.

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Victoria Bergsman

The Concretes - in studio


The Concretes hail from Stockholm, Sweden. They are playing with borrowed instruments after being the victims of theft outside the Bowery Ballroom in New York. Where they found a loaner glockenspiel is a mystery. Lead singer Victoria Bergman was joined on our studios by the flute-playing pianist and glockenspieler Ludwig Rylander and guitarist Daniel Varjo.

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The Vacation

The Vacation - in studio


The Vacation, a four-piece from LA, offers a new look at pure old-fashioned rock: they're gritty, noisy, catchy, and mesmerizing. The band, fronted by brothers Ben and Steve Tegel, are also articulate and enthusiastic as they talk and joke about their musical influences, their new record, and their evolution from the underground L.A. scene to a new major-label record deal. On their way to a show at the 7th St. Entry, The Vacation stopped in at the Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat.

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David Ford

David Ford - in studio


The affable English singer/songwriter David Ford just released his debut album, "I Sincerely Apologise for All the Trouble I've Caused," and has been touring with Gomez and Aqualung.

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The band Aloha

Aloha - in studio


Though geographically challenged, the four members of the band Aloha still finds the time to collectively play music, record, and tour.

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Vasen

Vasen - in studio


The members of the trio Vasen play traditional instruments, but bring modern arrangements, their passion, and new interpretations to the old melodies of their native Sweden.

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Audible

Audible - in studio


In 2003, after parting ways with Matt Pond PA, Mike Kennedy and Jim Kehoe turned their attention to creating the band Audible.

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Floyd and brother

Floyd Collins - in studio


The area premiere of the musical "Floyd Collins" is being produced by Theater Latte Da. It's the story of the incredible media circus that surrounded the news of a man trapped in a Kentucky cave.

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The Current Sessions®

Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Extreme sports soundtrack

Men's BMX Cycling Quarter Finals

The X Games are taking place this weekend at U.S. Bank Stadium, bringing extreme sports and music to downtown Minneapolis. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are the soundtrack to the extreme sports lifestyle?

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Buzzcocks

Today in Music History: Buzzcocks make their live debut


Buzzcocks made their live debut; The very first Billboard chart was published; Jan and Dean had a hit with help from Brian Wilson; Iron Butterfly released an album that featured a 17-minute track; and Chris Cornell was born, Today in Music History.

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