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The Current's guide to music on TV: week of Oct. 16, 2017


HAIM press photo 2017

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. This week's highlights include Beck, Arcade Fire and HAIM on 'The Ellen Degeneres' show, and some Prince music on the prime-time series, 'Empire.' See the complete listings.

Listen to Live Current Volume 13


Live Current Volume 13

Each Fall, The Current collects some of the best live and in-studio performances of past year into one great album -- Live Current. This year, we release the thirteenth volume in the series.

Daptone Records announces final Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings album


Sharon Jones

A final statement by one of the most influential rhythm and blues voices of the 21st century, 'Soul of a Woman' was recorded on eight-track tape at Daptone's House of Soul studio in Brooklyn, N.Y. Listen to the first single from the album, 'Matter of Time.'

The Current's guide to music on late-night TV: week of Oct. 9, 2017


The Pretenders at Xcel Energy Center, December 2016

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on late-night TV, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. There's something every day this week, and highlights include Phoenix, Liam Gallagher, Wolf Parade, Vance Joy, Anderson East and The Pretenders.

Explore the music landmarks of Athens, Georgia


The Current explores the Athens music scene

Music fans everywhere have heard of Athens, Georgia — a place that launched the careers of artists such as R.E.M., the B-52's, Widespread Panic and the late Vic Chesnutt, and it remains the home base of bands like Of Montreal, the Drive-By Truckers and others. Explore Athens music landmarks with our video tour.

Meet Momoh, a Minneapolis rapper who made a come up in the tech corporate world


Momoh

Homi, a Minneapolis tech startup, recently took the innovative step of partnering with local rapper Momoh as a way to attract and connect with diverse communities while allowing Momoh to grow his fan base. The partnership seems to be working, and as Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis writes, the forthcoming album from Momoh and other Black Bag Entertainment artists looks to rise to new levels.