Low preview new album with track ‘Plastic Cup’


Early 2013 is going to be an especially exciting time for fans of Alan Sparhawk. Next month his Retribution Gospel Choir will release a new two-song, 42-minute-long LP via Duluth imprint Chaperone Records, and on March 19 he’ll celebrate his 20th year fronting slowcore band Low with the release of their latest studio album, The Invisible…

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9:30 Coffee Break: Boxing Day


We're taking Boxing Day literally, because we can, for today's 9:30 Coffee Break. Give us your suggestions for songs that have a "boxing" theme.

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Local Gig List: December 24-29


I tried to find a little something for everyone this week, whether you feel like partying it up for the holidays or not. There are also quite a few reunions and special appearances happening this week, including the return of the Ashtray Hearts! Party on, Wayne… Monday, December 24 Jewbilee 20127th St. Entry, Minneapolis8:00 PM,…

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The New Standards Holiday Show

The 2012 New Standards Holiday Show


The New Standards Holiday Show has become a staple of the Holiday season in the Twin Cities, and The Current is thrilled to share their 2012 performance with you. Tune in to hear it on Monday, December 24, 2012 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 8 a.m.

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The Current Sessions®

Live Virtual Session: Kathleen Edwards

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Kathleen Edwards joins The Current's Bill DeVille for a Live Virtual Session. The two talked about Edwards's return to music after several years' absence, about her recent collaboration with Maren Morris, and about her experiences running a coffee shop called Quitters.

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Live Virtual Session: Margo Price

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Margo Price joins The Current's Jill Riley for a Live Virtual Session to talk about writing her new record, fitting in the Nashville music scene, and her signing with Loma Vista Records. Hear tracks from Margo's new record, 'That's How Rumors Get Started.'

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Live Virtual Session: Lianne La Havas

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Lianne La Havas joins The Current's Sean McPherson for a Live Virtual Session to talk about and to play two songs from her 2020 self-titled release, releasing Friday. La Havas also plays a selection from her 2015 release, 'Blood.'

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Live Virtual Session: Sorry

Sorry - Live Virtual Session

Asha Lorenz and Louis O'Bryen, the founding members of the British post-punk outfit Sorry, joined Mac Wilson for a virtual 3-song set and interview with The Current.

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Live Virtual Session: The Jayhawks

The Jayhawks, Live Virtual Session

On the week of the release of their latest album, 'XOXO,' the Jayhawks performed a very special Live Virtual Session for The Current. Between songs, frontman Gary Louris talks with host Bill DeVille about the new album.

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All Request Coffee Break

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As we are getting ready to head into Radio Free All Request Weekend, let's get the party started early with an all request morning. What songs would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

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Today in Music History: Elton and Kiki hit No. 1


Dez Dickerson was born; Elton John and Kiki Dee weren't breaking hearts with their hit single; The Quarrymen played an early gig at Liverpool's Cavern Club and were told to 'cut out the rock'; Herman's Hermits had a No. 1 in the U.S. charts; and the Bee Gees scored their very first U.S. No. 1 hit, Today in Music History.

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