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: Color for Berman


Silver Jews

David Berman of Silver Jews and Purple Mountains passed away yesterday. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break in his honor, what bands do you want to hear that have a color in their name?

Coffee Break: Iconic glasses


Buddy Holly close up

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what musicians do you want to hear that are known for their particular style of glasses?

Coffee Break: Hello


National Night Out

It's National Night Out - a community-building evening to meet neighbors and build camaraderie. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature some sort of greeting?

Coffee Break: Nude party


The Nude Party perform at The Current's Day Party during SXSW

The Nude party will be stopping by for a session today ahead of tonight's show at the 7th Street Entry, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention nudity?

Coffee Break: Twins


Chandra and Leigh Watson

There's a giant festival called "Twins Days" that is held annually on the first full weekend in August in Twinsburg - an actual town in Ohio. There are hot dogs. There is a raffle. There is a "double take parade". There is a talent show. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature twins in the band?

Coffee Break: I fought the law


walz

Many new laws go into effect today in Minnesota - ranging from a hands-free cellphone driving law to laws about slowpoke drivers, indoor vaping, intentional groping, granny cams in assisted living homes, and parental rights. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention "the law"?

Coffee Break: Samples


It's Fatboy Slim's birthday today, and we recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the release of Beastie Boys' 'Paul's Boutique' so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that sample other songs?

Coffee Break: Life in the fast lane


Lowry tunnel

Starting this Thursday, officers patrolling Minnesota roads can act on a new "slowpoke law", designed to keep the left lane open for passing under most circumstances. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear about driving fast, driving slow, life in the fast lane, etc?

Coffee Break: Danger Mouse collaborations


Danger Mouse

Brian Joseph Burton turns 42 today, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what collaborations and producer credits do you want to hear from Danger Mouse?