Kara McGuire, Host Steve Seel, and Richard Todd

Policy and a Pint: The Mortgage Meltdown


Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it.

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Policy and a Pint

Policy and a Pint: The Mortgage Meltdown


Host Steve Seel talked with guests Richard Todd (from the Federal Reserve) and Star Tribune personal finance writer Kara McGuire about the current mortgage situation and what consumers need to know about it.

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Clinic

Clinic performs in The Current studios


Art punk four-piece Clinic formed in Liverpool in 1997 and released their first single on their own Aladdin's Cave of Golf label. In 2002, the band released their second album "Walking With Thee" which was nominated for a Grammy.

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Iceland Airwaves

The Current brings Iceland Airwaves to you

Iceland Airwaves Festival

Join host Mark Wheat as he broadcasts from Reykjavik, Iceland, for the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival. Mark will have interviews, live performances and a few cultural insights as well.

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The Current Sessions®

The War and Treaty perform in The Current studio

The War and Treaty perform at The Current

Michael and Tanya Trotter form the nucleus of The War and Treaty. Their debut album, 'Healing Tide,' was released on Aug. 10, 2018. After taking September's Americana Music Association Honors and Awards presentation ceremony by storm, the War and Treaty have been touring in support of the album. Ahead of their recent show in Minneapolis, the War and Treaty stopped at The Current for a session by Bill DeVille.

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boygenius perform in The Current studio

boygenius perform in The Current studio

The members of boygenius - Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus - don't think of themselves as a supergroup. 'I like just 'group',' Baker says, explaining the word best fits the musicians' collective ethos. Ahead of their show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, boygenius stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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Mugison performs at Iceland Airwaves

Mugison at Iceland Airwaves

Mugison has been recording and releasing music since 2003, and he also operates his own music festival in Iceland. Busy though he his, Mugison stopped at the Skuli Craft Bar in Reykjavik to play some songs and to share some very entertaining stories with host Mark Wheat and the audience.

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Stella Donnelly performs at Iceland Airwaves

Stella Donnelly at Iceland Airwaves

Australian singer-songwriter Stella Donnelly joins host Mark Wheat at the Skuli Craft Bar in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves to play a couple songs from her forthcoming album, expected in March 2019 on the Secretly Canadian label.

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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Moments from Rock the Garden

Flaming Lips

If you're a member of MPR or the Walker Art Center, get your member numbers ready as Rock the Garden is back on June 29, 2019 and members have their first shot at getting tickets today at 10 am. For today's Coffee Break, sit back and relax as we bring you some of our favorite moments from Rock the Gardens past. And share your favorite moments in the comments below!

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