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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Album of the Week: Jon Batiste, 'WE ARE'


This album exudes the energy of a generous musical soul, who wants to let the songs win and wants the egos parked as far away from the music stands as possible. There's plenty of great guests including the voice of Mavis Staples and the guitar work of Cory Wong, who is based in Minnesota, but the core of the record is Jon Batiste's musical universe.

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Watch Sounds Like Home VII


It's time for another burst of performances by Minnesota musicians. We've got an incredible lineup -- Double Grave, Annie and the Bang Bang, Mark Mallman, Blood $moke Body, and Paul Metsa. Join The Current's Andrea Swensson for this latest round in our virtual festival series.

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Behind the Scenes: Lanue’s dreamy Duluth scenes in ‘What I Love the Most’


The music video for Lanue’s “What I Love the Most” captures honey-soaked scenes in the height of Duluth’s summer. A cinematic color palette seeps through scenes of the artist immersed in flourishing greenery and a perfectly still Lake Superior in an endless golden hour. “What I Love the Most” was the first single Lanue, Sarah…

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Har Mar Superstar accused of sexual misconduct


Sean Tillmann, the Minneapolis musician who performs as Har Mar Superstar, has been accused of sexual misconduct. Multiple women have detailed experiencing “assault or harassment” by Tillmann in incidents spanning 2014 to 2017, reports the Star Tribune. After one account surfaced recently in a private Facebook post, other women shared accounts and have now spoken…

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The Current Sessions®

St. Vincent talks about 'Daddy's Home,' and SNL

Interview with Annie Clark of St. Vincent

St. Vincent's Annie Clark connects with Jade to talk about her upcoming album, Daddy's Home, the visual representations that have accompanied the eras of her discography, and putting together the band for her recent Saturday Night Live performance.

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Tune-Yards perform songs from 'sketchy.' in a virtual session

Tune-Yards: Virtual Session

Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner of Tune-Yards join Maddie for a virtual session to play songs from their latest record, 'sketchy.' The three of them discuss the band's first time scoring a film, how martial arts movies played a role in their creative process, and thinking of themselves as athletes in the studio.

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Frances Forever: Virtual Session

Frances Forever - Virtual Session

Frances Forever joins The Current to play a few tracks and talk about balancing their senior year of college with a record label signing, their philosophy of recording cover songs, and which instruments they want to learn next.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Snake: Name drops

snake

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that name drop another musician or band? Let's see if we can make a "snake" or two -- a chain of songs that reference the next band, then the next band, etc.

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