The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Dessa - The Making of 'Sound the Bells'

Dessa Sound the Bells Making Of

How do you make a catalog of deftly delivered rap hits a classical collaboration? Dessa walks through the process of making 'Sound the Bells,' her new album of her greatest hits with the Minnesota Orchestra providing the score behind the celebrated singer and rapper.

MaLLy retraces 'The Journey to a Smile' on the Local Show


It's been five years since Minneapolis rapper MaLLy has put out an album, and he's been through a lot in those five years. What has he been up to? 'Transformation, practicing a sober and clean life, meditation, and Buddhism — really just focusing on the music,' he told Andrea Swensson on the Local Show.

Big Thief explore new sounds live in The Current studio

Big Thief in The Current studio

Ahead of their sold-out show at First Avenue, Big Thief stopped by The Current studio to perform a live three-song set. As early as soundcheck, it was evident that this was not going to be a run-of-the-mill performance.