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: Contemporary covers


SOAK performs on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers'

There are so many Current-y covers coming out these days that we thought it was high time to put together a special Coffee Break of them. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what contemporary covers of new or old songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: The Greatest


Lana Del Rey

The morning crew can't stop obsessing over the song "The Greatest" by Lana Del Rey, so let's build a set of songs around it for today's 9:30 Coffee Break. What songs do you want to hear that mention the "greatest" or "great"?

Coffee Break: This sick beat


kleenex tissues

Thanks to Sean for today's Coffee Break idea - what songs or bands do you want to hear that mention a form of sickness?

Coffee Break: Material girl


The Mall of America

It's December 2 and it's Cyber Monday, following Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, and we have shopping on the brain. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention shopping, the mall, presents, commerce, etc.?

Coffee Break: Snow feelings


400 snow tree

The morning team made it safely to work this morning and we're hoping you did too, or that you are comfy and safe in your home avoiding the snow. We're wondering -- does the snow bring you joy? Rage? Does it make you feel #blessed? Are you scared of it? Frustrated by it? For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what are your snow feelings?

Coffee Break: Inspiration


Lizzo Coachella NPR

Last night, Lizzo put the following statement on instagram: "8 years of touring, of giving out free tix to my undersold shows, sleepless nights in my car, losing my dad and giving up on music, playing shows for free beer and food with $32 in my bank account, constantly writing songs, hearing 'no' but always saying yes. Glad I never gave up." So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear with an inspirational message?

Coffee Break: Calm before the storm


A woman walking the half mile from the Chicago Aquarium

The National Weather Service has posted a winter storm watch starting at 6 pm tomorrow for the Twin Cities which could see 5 to 7 inches of snow. In other words, today is officially the calm before the storm. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that reflect a calming, quiet, peaceful vibe?

Coffee Break: Friendsgiving


hot food, poultry

As we're gearing up for Thanksgiving, we want to spend some time feeling thankful for not just family but for "chosen family" - friends, pets, close coworkers, neighbors...the people that are in your lives because you want them to be. So for today's "Friendsgiving-themed" Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention friends or pets?

Coffee Break: World "Hello" Day


Hello robot

November 21 is World Hello Day - an annual reminder to greet the people around you and use communication to resolve conflicts. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that specifically say "hello"?