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: Woodland creature band names


A squirrel near Lake Vermilion

This week's Album of the Week is Grizzly Bear's 'Painted Ruins'. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that have woodland creature names?

Coffee Break: Soul singers gone too soon


Charles Bradley 5

Over the weekend, funk, soul and R&B singer Charles Bradley died of liver cancer at age 68. Issuing his debut album only at age 62, he was taken all too soon. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what soul singers do you want to hear who were gone too soon?

Coffee Break: No cars go


roller skate

Today is World Car Free Day, where people are encouraged to give up driving their car for a day and instead find a more environmentally-friendly, sustainable way of getting around. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature alternative forms of transportation?

Coffee Break: Rosh Hashanah


Apples And Honey For Rosh Hashana

Rosh Hashanah - the Jewish New Year - began on sunset last night and continues through nightfall tomorrow night. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Jewish musicians do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Stringed instruments


typhoon, violin section

According to the internet, today is National String Cheese Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature stringed instruments?

Coffee Break: Dance moves


Chubby Checker Twist

Today in 1960, former chicken plucker Chubby Checker went to No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "The Twist". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention dancing - with special bonus points for songs that mention specific dance moves?

Coffee Break: Title first


Har Mar Superstar

This morning we played Har Mar Superstar's "Lady You Shot Me", which starts loud and proud with the lyrics "Lady you shot me". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that start with the title first in the lyrics?

Coffee Break: Call to action


Bruce Springsteen

For today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear whose titles are a call to action?

Coffee Break: Grant Hart


Grant Hart

Grant Hart of influential St. Paul trio Husker Du, alternative rock band Nova Mob, and his own extensive solo career, has passed away at the age of 56. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you hear that feature the singing, songwriting or drumming of Grant Hart?

Coffee Break: Happy


Pharrell Williams

The consumer site WalletHub has declared Minnesota the Happiest State in America, just above Utah and Hawaii. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what happy songs do you want to hear?