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: Grammy nominees


Childish Gambino

The nominees are out for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. Which songs from Grammy-nominated artists do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Motown


The Four Tops

Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown Records, turns 88 today. So for the 9:30 Coffee Break, what Motown songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Family bands


The Partridge Family

David Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge in the 1970s musical-sitcom The Partridge Family, passed away yesterday at the age of 67. In honor of David, and in honor of Thanksgiving and time spent with loved ones, what family bands do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Brit pop


Liam Gallagher

Brian and Jill interviewed Liam Gallagher yesterday and as we clean up the interview and get it ready for you to air tomorrow morning, let's listen to some on-theme music this morning. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Brit pop do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Brothers


Jackson 5

Malcolm Young, AC/DC guitarist and co-founder, passed away this weekend at age of 64. This afternoon, Jill and Brian will be interviewing Liam Gallagher of Oasis. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that feature brothers?

Coffee Break: Alt-country


Jeff Tweedy of Wilco

Last night we broadcast Wilco live from the Palace Theatre in Saint Paul on air and online and they are playing again tonight for their third night at the Palace. So for today's Coffee Break, what alt-country songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Giving


It's Give to the Max Day, a day to raise money for Minnesota nonprofits and schools. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that say "give" or mention giving or generosity?

Coffee Break: Recycled riffs


recycling

November 15 is America Recycles Day, which raises awareness about the benefits of recycling and buying products made with recycled materials. Let's take a musical twist on this topic - what songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that used recycled riffs?

Coffee Break: Shiny indie pop


bubble gum

For today's Coffee Break, what indie music do you want to hear with pop sensibilities and catchy choruses?