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: Bands with a social message


The Clash

It's International Clash Day, and for this morning's Vinyl Tap we played Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from bands with a social message?

Coffee Break: So long, farewell


Long lines form at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

The party is over and thousands of people are headed home after yesterday's Big Game. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that say goodbye?

Coffee Break: Boston bands


Pixies

The New England Patriots are playing in this weekend's Super Bowl and it's time to celebrate the music from the place the team is based - Boston. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Boston bands do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Philly bands


The War on Drugs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

The Philadelphia Eagles are headed this way for Super Bowl LII and we want to take today's 9:30 Coffee Break to celebrate bands from Philly. (Bet you can guess what tomorrow's Coffee Break topic will be!)

Coffee Break: Former halftime performers


Prince plays Super Bowl XLI

Justin Timberlake is in town to perform at Sunday's big game and some people are as excited to see what he has in store as they are to see if the Philadelphia Eagles or the New England Patriots take home the trophy. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from former halftime performers?

Coffee Break: Football vernacular


football

People are arriving for this weekend's big game, and Minnesotans are beginning to hide. It's all happening, people! So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that include football vernacular?

Coffee Break: The calm before the storm


Tornado in Mike Olbinski's 'Vorticity'

Everything is pretty much normal in the Twin Cities...for now. In a few days, football fans from all over the country (and specifically Philadelphia and New England) will be converging upon our fair cities for the big game. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that start out calm but get CRAZY by the end?

Coffee Break: Australia Day


Amy Shark performs in The Current studio

It's Australia Day - the official national day of Australia. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Australian musicians do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Signature songs


Lynyrd Skynyrd

Today in 1975, a year and a half after its initial release, Lynyrd Skynyrd peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with "Free Bird", which became the band's anthem.