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: The world of Lizzo


Lizzo Coachella NPR

Lizzo rolls into town this week for two sold out shows - one tonight and one Friday - at The Armory. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from Lizzo and her various past and present projects?

Coffee Break: Featured players


Derrick Stevens

Today in 1989, Paula Abdul reached No. 1 on the U.S. album chart with 'Forever Your Girl', which included four No. 1 singles: the title track, plus "Straight Up," "Cold Hearted" and "Opposites Attract". Who is featured on "Opposites Attract"? Our coworker Derrick Stevens. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature someone from outside of the band?

Coffee Break: Go Twins!


A crowded stadium watches as Minnesota Twins swings

The Minnesota Twins will play the New York Yankees tonight in game one of the best of five playoff series at Yankee Stadium. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear to help root on the Twins?

Coffee Break: Technology


Computers

October 3 is National Techies Day, which aims to encourage students to consider a career in technology. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention a form of technology? Think computers, virtual reality, robots, the internet, machines, etc.

Coffee Break: Vampires


A still from 'Nosferatu'

Today in 1983, Bonnie Tyler was at No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" - a song that was originally written to be a vampire love song in a Nosferatu musical. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are inspired by vampires?

Coffee Break: Sweater weather cozy time


sweater

It's October 1st. The weather has drastically dropped. It's officially Fall. And Jill is rocking a glorious knee-length flannel. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what music do you want to hear that makes you feel cozy?

Coffee Break: Memorable SNL performances


Billie Eilish on 'Saturday Night Live' season 45 premiere

Billie Eilish kicked off season 44 of Saturday Night Live as the musical guest this weekend, performing inside of a tiny, rotating version of SNL's Studio 8H. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from artists who gave memorable performances on SNL?

Coffee Break: Searching


U2 perform at U.S. Bank Stadium

In honor of Google's 21st birthday, what songs do you want to hear that mention searching, looking and finding?

Coffee Break: One-hit wonders


It's National One-Hit Wonder day today, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what one-hit wonders do you want to hear?