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You can listen to The Current on Amazon’s Voice-on-demand Echo and Google’s “Home” devices. For Amazon Echo, say “Alexa, play The Current.” for Google’s Home speakers, say “OK Google, Play The Current”
Similiarly, you can say “Play Local Current,” “Play Radio Heartland” and “Play Rock The Cradle.”
To get enhanced functionality with your Amazon Echo device, 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.