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: Opening Day


An opening week logo is displayed at Citi Field in New York.

It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what baseball songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Strong debut albums (round 2!)


Elvis Costello 1977 short

Yesterday we put the spotlight on strong debut records in honor of the 1987 release of Guns N' Roses' 'Appetite for Destruction' and we barely felt like we were able to scratch the surface of a great Coffee Break. So let's get into round 2 today.

Coffee Break: Strong debut albums


Guns N' Roses

Today in 1987, Guns N' Roses released their debut album, Appetite for Destruction, on Geffen Records. With over 30 million copies sold worldwide, it is one of the best-selling records of all time, and is the best-selling debut album of all time. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear off of strong debut records?

Coffee Break: Totally nude


The Wallets

Last night, the Minneapolis Park Board's Administration and Finance Committee approved a measure that is the first step to letting anyone go topless on city park property without being ticketed. In honor of the approval, what songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that have to do with nudity?

Coin-operated Coffee Break


Blue Piggy Bank With Coins

Due to the pandemic, there is a nationwide coin shortage. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention any type of coins?

Coffee Break: Bastille Day


Eiffel Tower with fireworks on Bastille Day

Let's celebrate Bastille Day by listening to music by French artists for today's Coffee Break. What songs by French artists do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: International Rock Day


A tall stack of rocks is silhouetted against a blue sky.

July 13 is International Rock Day -- we're talking the stone variety. As in, minerals, sediment, Earth, etc. But we aren't geologists over here...our specialty is music. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention rock music?

Coffee Break: Featuring Mavis Staples


Mavis Staples

Today is Mavis Staples' birthday, she turns 81 this year. Throughout her career, Staples has collaborated with scores of artists both classic and contemporary, with a discography that spans over 60 years. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from or featuring Mavis Staples would you like to hear?

Coffee Break: Happy Birthday, Jack White


Jack white detroit baseball

Today Jack White turns 45 and we're going to celebrate his wide ranging catalog. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs from Jack White would you like to hear?