Kelley Hunt

Kelley Hunt - Live in studio


Powerful live performances at over 100 music festivals across North America have gained Kelly Hunt a great following and made her a crowd favorite. She has been described as a powerhouse singer, a hardboogieing pianist, and a polished songwriter.

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Super Furry Animals: An unconventional pop paradigm


Gimmicks - even good ones - rarely have their desired effect on music fans. You wear a single sparkly glove, change your name to an unpronounceable symbol, study the Kabala, or travel with an entourage of Harajuku girls … and inevitably, your outlandish antics just end up as late-night monologue fodder. Musical purists know better: No self-respecting band would dress up in yeti costumes to perform, gatecrash British music festivals in a bright blue tank, or tether giant balloons shaped like diabolical bears outside their venues. No band with any hope of ongoing success would release a single with 52 repetitions of the "f" word, or record Paul McCartney chomping on some roughage for a "carrot and celery rhythm track." Except, of course, for Super Furry Animals.

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Trish Keenan

Broadcast perform in studio


Trish Keenan of the British duo Broadcast passed away Jan. 14 of complications from pneumonia. She battled the illness for two weeks in intensive care.

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Slug of Atmosphere

Atmosphere performs in studio


Slug of Atmosphere joined Mary Lucia in the Current studios to perform songs from his latest album, You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having, that is once again putting Atmosphere and local hip hop label Rhymesayers at the forefront of the hip hop scene.

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The Current Sessions®

Virtual Session: Rufus Wainwright

Rufus Wainwright - Virtual Session

From his home in the storied musical neighborhood of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, Rufus Wainwright joins Jill Riley of The Current to chat and play a few songs from his latest record, Unfollow The Rules.

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Virtual Session: Ron Gallo

Ron Gallo - Virtual Session

Ron Gallo joins Jade for a virtual session to play a few songs from his 2021 record Peacemeal, and to talk about the new levels of honesty they've found from people during quarantine.

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Virtual Session: Beabadoobee

Beabadoobee - Virtual Session

Beatrice Laus, known as Beabadoobee joined us from London to talk to Mary Lucia about her influences, what led her to writing music, and her thoughts on Charlie Brown. She'll also be performing songs from her upcoming record, Fake It Flowers.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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Coffee Break: Sign O' The Times

Prince, 'Sign O' The Times'

"I feel that we're on the brink of something. It is going to be strict and wild and pretty." -- Prince, 1986. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what do you want to hear from the deluxe edition of Prince's 1987 double album Sign O' The Times?

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Led Zeppelin

Today in Music History: Remembering John Bonham


Dave Grohl joined Nirvana; Sam Cooke hit No. 2 on two charts; the Beatles appeared as cartoons on ABC TV; 'The Partridge Family' made its debut; Queen appeared on SNL; Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham passed away; and Will Smith was born, Today in Music History.

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