The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Mike Doughty: Virtual Session


Mike Doughty joins Morning Show host Jill Riley from his home in Memphis to talk about his new project Ghost Of Vroom, his latest book I Die Each Time I Hear The Sound. Plus, hear performances of a few recent tracks and a familiar favorite.

Bartees Strange: Virtual Session


Bartees Strange joins Jade for a virtual session to play songs from his latest record, Live Forever, out now on Memory Music. They'll also be talking about leaving places that prevent you from feeling free, covering The National and SAMIA, and what he's working on in his studio for his family this Christmas.

Nilufer Yanya: Virtual Session


Nilufer Yanya joins Sean McPherson to play songs from her new EP, Feeling Lucky? which was released earlier this month. They'll be discussing the freedoms of releasing EPs over albums, why she loves writing angry songs, and recalibrating to a year without live shows.

Jade Bird: Virtual Session


Jade Bird joins Jill Riley of The Current's Morning Show to talk about moving to Austin, working with legendary Nashville producer Dave Cobb on her upcoming release, and what she's been up to this year.

Interview: Matt Berninger of The National talks about 'Serpentine Prison'


Last month Matt Berninger of The National released his debut solo record, 'Serpentine Prison' on Book Records, a new imprint formed by Berninger and Booker T. Jones with Concord Records. Jade caught up with Matt about working with Booker as a producer, and how he's been spending his free time lately.

Josh Ritter: Virtual Session


Josh Ritter joins The Current for a virtual session. Hear songs from his new EP, 'See Here, I Have Built You A Mansion,' plus a familiar favorite.

Virtual Session: Deep Sea Diver


Seattle's Deep Sea Diver join us to catch up with Jade and play a few songs from their latest record, 'Impossible Weight'.

Blu DeTiger: Virtual Session


Blu DeTiger joins us for a virtual session to perform a few tracks she's released this summer, and talks to us about sharpening her skills while playing bass over DJ sets in New York clubs pre-quarantine, finding success on Tik Tok, and what she'll be releasing later this fall.

Samia: Virtual Session


SAMIA shares songs from her upcoming record, The Baby, and talks to Jade about recording in Minneapolis with members of Hippo Campus, getting over fears of being alone, and what it's like to release a debut record during a pandemic.

Ondara: Virtual Session


Jade spoke to Ondara about how growing up in Kenya influences his view of America today, how Carl Sagan has inspired him, and what he'll be working on this fall.