Coffee Break

At The Current, it's no secret that we love our listeners. And we especially love when listeners write in with suggestions for the Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Kamala's playlist


Sen. Kamala Harris

A few years ago, California Senator Kamala Harris made a music playlist celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month. That playlist has resurfaced this week, as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has chosen Senator Harris as his running mate in the 2020 election. So let's let Kamala take the wheel today. What songs do you want to hear from her playlist for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Wild Youth


Bruise Violet take the Garden stage by storm.

Today is International Youth Day, designated so by the UN General Assembly, and the 2020 theme is "Youth Engagement for Global Action". For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you hear that mention youth, being young, children, etc.?

Coffee Break: Hip hop


Sugarhill Gang

Aug. 11, 1973 is considered the official birthdate of hip hop. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what hip hop would you like to hear?

Coffee Break: Seeing double


Duran Duran

Happy Duran Duran appreciation day! For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that have repetition in the name, like Duran Duran?

All Request Coffee Break


A red landline telephone

As we are getting ready to head into Radio Free All Request Weekend, let's get the party started early with an all request morning. What songs would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Respect your idols


Justin Vernon joins The Revolution for Erotic City

Bon Iver have released a new song titled "AUATC" which features Bruce Springsteen among others. It got us thinking about artists that enlist their idols to be featured on their new works. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from artists or bands that feature their idols?

Coffee Break: Campaign songs


Neil Young And Crazy Horse Reunite For 'Colorado'

Neil Young has filed a civil lawsuit against President Trump's reelection campaign. That got us thinking about other songs that have been famously used in political campaigns - whether the artist agreed to the use or not. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what campaign songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: North Carolina bands


People walk through floodwaters.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, let's put a spotlight on bands that hail from the North Carolina area. Who do you want to hear this morning?

Coffee Break: Radio free all request morning


Sean McPherson, host on The Current and Purple Current

We've got Sean in for Jill today and as he is typically your host of Radio Free Current on Saturday nights, we wanted to go ALL REQUESTS for today's Coffee Break.