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You can listen to The Current on Amazon’s Voice-on-demand Echo devices. Ask “Alexa, play The Current on iHeart” or “Alexa, play The Current on Tune In.” Similiarly, you can ask for “Local Current,” “Radio Heartland” and “Rock The Cradle.”
To get enhanced functionality, enable the Alexa Skill. Once enabled, you can stream The Current, find out the name of a song and artst and who is the on air DJ.
When you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too.
To hear an average of user ratings of the song that’s playing, say “Alexa, ask The Current for this song’s rating.”
If you have registered your Minnesota Public Radio account, you may rate the song 1 through 5 stars. Say “Alexa, ask The Current to rate this song” and follow the prompts.
If you have feedback on how we can improve our skill, please write a review.