The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Blu DeTiger: Virtual Session


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: 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


Ondara

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.

Early Eyes: Virtual Session


Early Eyes - Virtual Session

Get a peek into the world of singer/songwriter Jake Berglove of Early Eyes as he joins The Current's Jade for a virtual session. The two chat about Berglove's aspirations for the future of Early Eyes, where he'd like to perform post-pandemic and the excitement of signing to a label.

Delta Spirit: Virtual Session


Delta Spirit: Virtual Session

Connecting from Nashville, Delta Spirit join Jade for a virtual session where they'll be playing songs from their latest record, What Is There, and talk about staying connected as a band when you're geographically separated.

Virtual Session: Songhoy Blues


Songhoy Blues - Virtual Session

Connecting with us from Bamako, Songhoy Blues' Oumar Toure caught up with Jill Riley and performed a few songs from their upcoming record, Optimisme, out October 23.

Dehd: Virtual Session


Dehd - virtual session graphic

Dehd are a three-piece band out of Chicago comprising bassist and frontwoman Emily Kempf, guitarist Jason Balla and drummer Eric McGrady. In July, the band released 'Flowers of Devotion,' their third full-length release. Frontwoman Emily Kempf joins The Current's David Safar to talk about the album and to introduce three performances by the full band.

Virtual Session: Rufus Wainwright


Rufus Wainwright - Virtual Session

From his home in the storied musical neighborhood of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles, Rufus Wainwright joins Jill Riley of The Current to chat and play a few songs from his latest record, Unfollow The Rules.

Virtual Session: Ron Gallo


Ron Gallo - Virtual Session

Ron Gallo joins Jade for a virtual session to play a few songs from his 2021 record Peacemeal, and to talk about the new levels of honesty they've found from people during quarantine.

Virtual Session: Beabadoobee


Beabadoobee - Virtual Session

Beatrice Laus, known as Beabadoobee joined us from London to talk to Mary Lucia about her influences, what led her to writing music, and her thoughts on Charlie Brown. She'll also be performing songs from her upcoming record, Fake It Flowers.