Interviews

Interview with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco


Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy is a busy person: whether we're talking about his solo records, his book, the upcoming Sky Blue Sky Festival or the forthcoming Wilco album, 'Ode to Joy,' releasing Oct. 4. Jade recently had the chance to talk with Jeff Tweedy about his many creative pursuits.

Listen to Looch: The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard


The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard

Progenitors of garage and psychedelic rock, The Seeds were hugely influential to punk and modern rock. Mary Lucia speaks with Neil Norman, the director of the documentary 'The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard,' which is showing Wednesday, July 10 at The Trylon Cinema.

Stiff Little Fingers' founder Henry Cluney lives in Rochester, rocks everywhere else


Mark Wheat with Stiff Little Fingers' founder Henry Cluney

Henry Cluney, founding member of the seminal Belfast punk-rock band Stiff Little Fingers, has lived in Rochester, Minn., since 1997, but continues to tour the world as a solo performer and as a member of his new band, XSLF. Cluney visited The Current studio to talk to Mark Wheat about his music career and about how he came to live in Rochester.

SOAK talks 'Grim Town' and more at Bonnaroo


SOAK aka Bridie Monds-Watson

Northern Irish musician SOAK (aka Bridie Monds-Watson) is back with her second album, 'Grim Town,' and is touring heavily in support of it. During Bonnaroo, SOAK stopped at The Current's booth to talk to Jade about the new record and about the mental acuity that can be stirred by the olfactory system.

Shovels and Rope talk about 'By Blood' and about raising kids on tour


Jade talks with Shovels and Rope at Bonnaroo

During The Current's live broadcasts from Bonnaroo, Shovels and Rope, the Charleston, S.C., husband-and-wife duo comprising Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, stopped by to talk about their new album and about what it's like raising kids as touring musicians.

Interview: Scott Devendorf of The National


Scott Devendorf

Ahead of headlining Rock the Garden on June 29, Scott Devendorf, bass-player for The National, sat down with The Current's music director David Safar to talk about the band's latest release, I Am Easy to Find.