Coffee Break: Double rainbow


Yesterday around 6 pm, a double rainbow was seen over the Twin Cities. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs about rainbows do you want to hear?

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Today in Music History: Remembering Otis Redding on his birthday


The Hollywood Reporter ran a choice advertisement; Elvis made his first appearance on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'; Sam and Dave released 'Soul Man'; New Kids on the Block topped a couple of charts; Krist Novoselic had a mishap on MTV; Coolio had a No. 1 single; and John Lennon released 'Imagine,' Today in Music History.

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The Chart Show: The Lasting Power of Lorde


Lorde shows lasting power with her song "Solar Power" in the #1 spot on The Current's Chart Show for a second week. Local acts Bad Bad Hats hold down the #2 spot and a write-in campaign pushes English band Wet Leg into the #20 spot.

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Coffee Break: Geek Rock


Today, geeks and mere mortals all over the world are celebrating Star Trek Day. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what geek rock do you want to hear?

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Today in Music History: Happy Birthday Neko Case


Eddie Cochran signed with Liberty Records; 'Monster Mash' entered the singles charts; Marvin Gaye had an iconic No. 1 hit; Peter Gabriel released his fourth studio album; Bon Jovi went to No. 1 in a blaze of glory; Patsy Cline and Neko Case were born, Today in Music History.

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Coffee Break: Bus stop


Back to school is happening, but with a lot fewer buses due to a bus driver shortage in the Twin Cities. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs about buses do you want to hear?

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The Current Sessions®

Michigander perform a seven-song #MicroShow set at Icehouse

Michigander - MicroShow

"It's good to be playing music again," said Jason Singer of Detroit's Michigander, who took the stage at Icehouse in Minneapolis with a seven-song #MicroShow set from across their discography, including tracks from their latest release, 'Everything Will Be OK Eventually'.

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Ya Tseen discuss collaborating in a spaceship, and not getting precious about it


Ya Tseen, the newest project from the multi-disciplinary Indigenous artist Nicholas Galanin, joins The Current to play songs from their debut record Indian Yard. Galanin and his longtime collaborator OCnotes discuss the making of the record, their spaceship recording studio in Sitka, Alaska, and the importance of not getting precious about your work in collaborations.

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LUMP perform songs from 'Animal' in virtual session

LUMP - Virtual Session

LUMP--the collaborative project between Laura Marling and Tunng's Mike Lindsay--join The Current to play songs from their sophomore record, Animal. The duo catch up with The Current's Jill Riley about how they came together, the freedoms of exploring a new sound in this project, and the 8 foot tall tulle puppet Laura's been working on.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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Coffee Break: Greatest Songs of All Time


For the first time in 17 years, Rolling Stone has updated their rankings of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, tell us what you think of their rankings! Who you think should've made the top 20?

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