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Friday Five: Typsy Panthre, Shredders, and more new Minnesota music videos

Today is Nov. 1, but I hope you don’t mind some residual Halloween spirit via today’s batch of videos! These five selections, all from Minnesota artists, feature costumes and/or dark vibes. Typsy Panthre – “Bluebird Blues” “The future looks profoundly overcast,” Allison LaBonne sings in “Bluebird Blues.” She and John Crozier, the other half of…

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Coffee Break: Time

Daylight Savings comes to a close this Sunday, when we "fall back" and gain an hour at 2 am to return to Standard time. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention time or clocks in some way?

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Coffee Break: Blood rock

Happy Halloween! For this morning's Vinyl Tap, Jill brought back a morning show annual tradition and played Bloodrock's "D.O.A." - all 8 minutes, 25 seconds of it. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention blood?

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The Current Sessions®

Michigander bring their music and home-state pride to The Current studio

Michigander perform in The Current studio

It's right in the name: Michigander not only wear their roots proudly, but they were even inspired by fellow Michigan band White Stripes. 'It was pretty cool to think some band from Michigan and not from California or New York is a real rock band,' front man Jason Singer recalls. 'That was pretty significant.' Listen to Michigander's complete session at The Current.

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The Current Rewind

The Current Rewind: The Peters Brothers' anti-rock crusade

The Current Rewind

A family of pastors hell-bent on saving souls. A pro-sticker Washington wife. A B-horror blood-gusher with a heart of gold. Plus...Prince's photographer? This episode's cast of characters is just a peek at the wild ride of the Peters Brothers, the evangelical trio who hosted record burnings and condemned rock music throughout the 1980s. But for all the Peters' popcorn-worthy stunts, you could say darkness was at play.

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KISS was one of the bands targeted by the Peters Brothers.

Playlist: The rock that fueled the Peters Brothers

In the '80s, controversial St. Paul ministers the Peters Brothers traveled around America preaching about the dangers of rock music. From shock-rock to suggestive pop, this playlist compiles some of the songs that fueled the Peters Brothers' protests against rock & roll.

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Coffee Break: Grammy nominees

Lizzo performs onstage at the Hollywood Palladium

The 2020 Grammy nominees have been released as the Award ceremony is just around the corner - airing Jan. 26 on CBS. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what 2020 Grammy nominees do you want to hear?

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