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: Kindness and cheer


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The member drive is over, the weather is warming up, and we're headed into a lovely-looking weekend. For today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that exhibit kindness and cheer?

Coffee Break: Teenage Kicks


Patti Smith

Each Saturday morning, Jim McGuinn takes listeners on a trip into our collective retro past - from 1970s punk to '90s grunge, and everything that happened in between.

Coffee Break: When I write the book


Jill Riley and Jay Gabler

Jay Gabler is joining us not only for Rock and Roll Book Club today but also for the morning as it's the penultimate day of the winter member drive. In honor of Jay, what songs do you want to hear that mention books or writing?

Coffee Break: Mini tonal recall


Jade

In honor of Jade co-hosting the member drive with Jill today, we wanted to have a mini tonal recall this morning. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what '90s jams do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: I'll be there for you


the set of friends

Sixteen years after the last episode aired on NBC, the cast of Friends is reuniting for a one-off special in May on HBO Max and the internet is all atwitter about it. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature lyrics about friendship?

Coffee Break: Big Turn Music Fest


Mason Jennings

Jill and Jim are headed to Red Wing today for the Big Turn Music Fest so let's send them off with a set of songs to get them ready. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from bands playing this weekend's Big Turn Music Fest?

Coffee Break: New Hot with David Safar


David Safar

We have The Current's Managing Director David Safar with us today as we are on day 2 of the member drive. Since this drive is "music discovery" themed, and since David is our resident "New Hot" expert, we asked him to give us a list of new music that he's excited about. What new music should we add to David's list for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: New Americana with Bill DeVille


Bill DeVille at United States of Americana's 8th birthday party

We have DJ Bill DeVille with us today as we are on day 1 of the member drive. Since this drive is "music discovery" themed, and since Bill is our resident Americana expert, we asked him to give us a list of new Americana that he's excited about. What Americana artists should we add to his list for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Women's History Month artists


Babes in Toyland

To celebrate Women's History Month, we'll be spotlighting a series of incredible artists. But...which ones? That's where you come in. We're looking for your help to pick our featured artists for Women's History Month 2020. In the meantime, which iconic women artists would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Presidential name drops


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For today's 9:30 Coffee Break in honor of Presidents' Day, what songs do you want to hear from bands that share a name with a president?