Dorothy perform in The Current studio

Dorothy perform in The Current studio


The band Dorothy's latest album, '28 Days in the Valley,' was produced by none other than Linda Perry, the extraordinary producer and songwriter (and former 4 Non Blondes frontperson) behind massive hits for artists like Pink and Christina Aguilera. Dorothy recently visited The Current for a session hosted by Jill Riley.

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The Chart Show

The Chart Show Hall of Fame


When a song stays on The Chart Show's chart for more than 10 weeks, we retire it from the poll and it enters the very prestigious Chart Show Hall of Fame.

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Grandmaster Flash performs in New York, 2018.

Music News: Grandmaster Flash wins Polar Music Prize


Hip-hop legend Grandmaster Flash has been named a Polar Music Prize laureate for 2019. Also in the news today: '80s one-hit wonders team up for tour, acclaimed Drake mixtape to get digital release, Black Star's coming back, Carly Rae Jepsen teases a new track, and...why are the charts so weird these days?

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The Chart Show

The Chart Show Ballot


Vote every week for your top five tracks (and enter our weekly ticket giveaway while you're at it), then tune in Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. CT to see if your favorites make the Chart Show, hosted by Mark Wheat!

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Listen to Looch: a new documentary on Sam Cooke


This week, Mary Lucia is joined by Bill DeVille to talk about a new documentary, 'Remastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke,' now available on Netflix. The documentary looks heavily at Cooke's remarkable career in music -- tragically cut short by a death that remains largely shrouded in mystery.

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Sunflower Bean perform in The Current studio

Sunflower Bean perform in The Current studio

Less than a year after the release of their most recent full-length album, New York band Sunflower Bean dropped an EP, 'King of the Dudes.' The new release exudes a sense of fun. 'We ended up really experimenting with a different side of ourselves,' explains Sunflower Bean's Julia Cummings when the band stopped in for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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Dorothy perform in The Current studio

Dorothy perform in The Current studio

The band Dorothy's latest album, '28 Days in the Valley,' was produced by none other than Linda Perry, the extraordinary producer and songwriter (and former 4 Non Blondes frontperson) behind massive hits for artists like Pink and Christina Aguilera. Dorothy recently visited The Current for a session hosted by Jill Riley.

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Abby Jeanne performs in The Current studio

Abby Jeanne performs at The Current

A rising musician out of Milwaukee, Abby Jeanne recently released a new album, 'Music Box Dancer.' Although Jeanne is a multi-instrumentalist, she says her primary instrument is her voice -- and on hearing these soulful songs, that becomes abundantly clear. Before Abby Jeanne performs at the 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Jan. 30, she and her band stopped at The Current studio for a session hosted by Mark Wheat.

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