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

9:30 Coffee Break: Strange Songs


Give a big thanks to Lou out in Providence, Rhode Island for today's Coffee Break suggestion. It's songs with strange in the title for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.

9:30 Coffee Break: Falsetto


The Darkness group photo

The Darkness are back in town to play a show at First Avenue. Their singer, Justin Hawkins' falsetto reminds us that there is a plethora of amazing head singers out in the world. Let's put together an entire set of songs featuring falsetto for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.

9:30 Coffee Break: Bubblegum Pop


Bubble wrap appreciation day

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break let's put together a set of bubblegum pop songs in honor of National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day.

9:30 Coffee Break: Tool Songs


tool belt

Here's the task for today's 9:30 Coffee Break: songs that feature a type of tool in either the title or prominently featured in the lyrics.

9:30 Coffee Break: Winter Carnival


Winter Carnival

We've been struck with a little bit of cabin fever and the cold gusts of wind might do the trick to get us through these next few weeks of hyper cold weather. How about a Winter Carnival themed 9:30 Coffee Break? The songs can cover any Winter Carnival theme (royalty, skating, outdoors, etc.). What should we play?

9:30 Coffee Break: Stores and Shopping


woman with shopping bags

Thanks to Bobbi in Eagan for today's suggestion and let's get to work on a 9:30 Coffee Break featuring songs about consumption, shopping and stores.

9:30 Coffee Break: One Album


Postal Service 2013

Let's put together a list of songs from bands that only put out one album (and an album that still sounds great today) for today's 9:30 Coffee Break.

9:30 Coffee Break: Eight


How about a 9:30 Coffee Break to celebrate our 8th Birthday? Let's put together a set of songs that have the number eight (or 8) in the song title or that feature the number prominently in the lyrics.

9:30 Coffee Break: Songs for Lance


Lance Armstrong Oprah

Since it's on many people's minds already let's dedicate today's 9:30 Coffee Break to Lance Armstrong. Feel free to get creative in your dedications for Lance.