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: Howling winds


Heavy snow and wind created challenging road conditions in Willmar, Minn.

Snow and howling winds are making it difficult to get around the Midwest today. In the metro area, winds could gust up to 55 mph at times. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention wind, cyclones, tornadoes, or maybe even have wind noise in them?

Coffee Break: Songs for National Library Week


View of library

April 7-13 is National Library Week, originally formed in 1958 to motivate people to read and to support libraries. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for National Library Week?

Coffee Break: Essential songs since 2000


We're about halfway through the time frame for submitting your Essential Songs since the year 2000, and the top 893 songs will air back during the May member drive. Here on Oake & Riley, we are just at a lost for how to get our own lists started, so let's do some brainstorming today. What are your essential songs since 2000?

Coffee Break: Nirvana covers


Kurt Cobain performs with Nirvana on 'MTV Unplugged' in 1993.

Kurt Cobain of Nirvana died today in 1994 at the age of 27. Despite releasing only three full-length studio albums in their seven-year career, Nirvana has come to be regarded as one of the most influential and important rock bands of the modern era. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what Nirvana covers do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Rodents


A black-tailed prairie dog looks around

April 4 is World Rat Day - a holiday designed to recognize the rat as a pet and companion animal for people of all ages. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs and bands do you want to hear that mention any type of rodent?

Coffee Break: Walk this way


Aerosmith

The first Wednesday in April is National Walking Day - a day in which The American Heart Association reminds people about the health benefits of taking a walk. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention walking?

Coffee Break: The birth of glam


Mott the Hoople is in town tonight with The Suburbs to play First Avenue so let's to take a trip back in time to the birth of glam rock. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what 70s glam rock do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Bats!


Bat

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bat songs or bat bands do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Bands with twins


Tegan and Sara

It's the Minnesota Twins Opening Day today and they will be matched against division rival Cleveland Indians at Target Field. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, in honor of the Twins, what bands do you want to hear that have twin band members?