Guitarist and Singer for Low Alan Sparhawk

Low performs in the Current Studio


Duluth-based indie-rock mainstays Low have returned with their ninth full-length album, "C'mon," which features guest turns by Wilco guitarist Nels Cline as well as members of Trampled by Turtles and the Trans Siberian Orchestra (yes, you read that correctly).

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Iron & Wine

Iron and Wine Performs in the UBS Forum


Sam Beam, who performs under the name Iron and Wine, brought his signature acoustic sound (and beard) to Minnesota Public Radio's UBS Forum, playing a couple of songs off his newest record "Kiss Each Other Clean".

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Comedian and author Patton Oswalt.

Theft of the Dial: Patton Oswalt


Patton Oswalt might have missed his calling. Okay, he didn't really - if we had been denied his unbelievably hilarious, smart, biting comedy, it'd be a shame. But when he does his old-style "laid-back public radio announcer voice," you will bust a gut laughing at how on-the-money he is. Plus, he has a genuinely awesome taste in music - this despite his own "horrible tastes" he had growing up in suburban Virginia, "going to see Genesis play stadium shows."

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DOM

Dom performs in The Current studio


The Worcester, Massachusettes quartet Dom signed to Astralwerks last fall. Since then they've released their debut EP "Sun Bronzed Greek Gods" and have been touring relentlessly. They dropped by for an in-studio while in town for a gig at The Entry.

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Usonia

Usonia perform in The Current studio


Up-and-coming local band Usonia's jittery, energetic pop feels refreshingly retro. With Beach Boys-like harmonies and new wave beats Usonia creates infectious mix of old and new.

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The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: Songs for Healthcare Workers

People wearing face masks and scrubs wave and hold phones.

Let's put together a set of music today for our hero healthcare workers that are stepping up to help out when they are needed most. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for healthcare workers?

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