Interviews

Interview: The Art Of The Revolution


The Art of the Revolution is a new collaborative album that will release on Feb. 15, 2021. Ahead of this community project's release, The Local Show's Andrea Swensson speaks to some of the collaborators on the project: Taylor Seaberg, Queen Drea, Kashimana Ahua and Nathaniel Nelson.

Listen to Looch: interview with rock photographer Bob Gruen


Mary Lucia interviews rock photographer and author Bob Gruen about his new autobiography, 'Right Place, Right Time: The Life of a Rock and Roll Photographer.' Gruen talks about the many artists he's worked with and befriended over the years, from John Lennon and Yoko Ono, to the Sex Pistols, to Sean Lennon and Mark Ronson.

James Mercer of the Shins talks about 'The Great Divide'


Jill Riley of The Current's Morning Show interviews James Mercer of the Shins about the band's new single, 'The Great Divide.' Mercer also talks about how he's been spending his time during the pandemic, and about what the Shins have been doing in support of Save Our Stages.

Listen to an interview and brand-new song from Morris Day


As Purple Current marks the end of Daylight Saving Time with 25 Hours of The Time, host Sean McPherson connected with legendary frontman Morris Day, who shares some stories about his career and also talks about the new song, 'Cooler Than Santa Claus,' a funky holiday number making its Purple Current debut today.

Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes talks about making 'Shore'


Mary Lucia interviews Robin Pecknold of Fleet Foxes about his latest release, 'Shore.' Pecknold talks about what it was like to work with a range of different artists, and how the pandemic changed his mindset about this album release.

Interview: an October check-in with Lucius


Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe of Lucius check in with The Current's Jill Riley to talk about what they've been up to during the pandemic so far. They also share some memories of performing in the rotunda of the Minnesota State Capitol building back in 2017.

Interview: Scott Avett of the Avett Brothers talks about 'The Third Gleam'


On Friday, Aug. 29, the Avett Brothers will release their eight-song collection, 'The Third Gleam.' In the run-up to the release, Scott Avett of the Avett Brothers connected with Jill Riley of The Current Morning Show to talk about the new EP and about how life has been going in 2020.