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: Self name-check


Christine and the Queens

Chris. Billy. Names you can regularly hear whispered around the halls of The Current as it's hard to resist a good name check every once in a while. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that name-check the artist of that song? It's ok if someone else is saying it, as long as the artist or band is mentioned in the song.

Coffee Break: Artists that have curated festivals


Lollapalooza 2015

Today in 1991, the very first Lollapalooza debuted. Originally dreamed up by Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell as a farewell tour, the touring festival ran annually until 1997, and was revived in 2003. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what artists and bands do you want to hear that have curated their own festivals?

Coffee Break: World Emoji Day


Chip Cramer and family carry prizes

July 17 is World Emoji Day, a "global celebration of emoji". Apple has released a pile of new emojis. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature an emoji?

Coffee Break: Sky full of song


Double rainbow in Bayfield

If you were able to look up into the sky you saw something spectacular after last night's storm - a double rainbow and gorgeous, colorful skies. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the sky, clouds, rainbows, etc.?

Coffee Break: Hometown


Aquatennial fireworks 2016

Rock the Garden, The Fourth of July, Aquatennial, Bastille Day...it seems like you can shake a stick and find a festival to attend in your own town right now. So today we're going to celebrate the nostalgia of hometowns. What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that mention home, hometowns, small towns, etc?

Coffee Break: More more more


Andrea True

In honor of one of Jill's favorite vinyl picks to play - Andrea True Connection's "More, More, More" - let's focus on abundance. What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that say more or not enough?

Coffee Break: Let's go camping


boundary waters camping

Jill and Anna recently returned from lengthy camping trips, and there's much to catch up on. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention something you might do or see while camping?

Coffee Break: Bowling


The Big Lebowski

'The Jesus Rolls,' a spin off of 'The Big Lebowski' featuring The Dude's bowling competitor, Jesus Quintana, has announced a release date of early 2020. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that mention bowling, pins, balls, or gutters?

Coffee Break: Touch


Crowds at sunset during Rock the Garden

Summer is heating up. Legs are sticking to seats, bug bites are itching, and the risk of chafing is high. So, for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs or bands do you want to hear that feature touch?