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 on the Road: Animal Humane Society


Steve Seel hugging Dog

On the last Friday of every month The Current's Morning Show takes its Coffee Break on the road. In January, they brought treats from Gigi's Cafe -- and a performance from Actual Wolf -- to the Animal Humane Society.

9:30 Coffee Break: Superbowl


Superbowl logo

Feel free to interpret the Superbowl theme however you like, songs about games, watching tv, football, advertisements, etc. What songs do you want to hear for the Coffee Break?

9:30 Coffee Break: Boastful Songs


Bragging Hot Dog

There are plenty of boastful songs out in the world. What song that features the performer bragging about themselves do you want to hear for our 9:30 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.