Mary Lucia: Q&A with Eric Isaacson of Portland's Mississippi Records

Eric Isaacson

This week, Mary Lucia gets in touch with Eric Isaacson, a record store and record label owner from Portland, Ore. Eric talks about what it was like to build a business from the ground up with no real plan -- and how and why Peter Buck released a solo record on Eric's label.

Things are going right for Those Pretty Wrongs

Those Pretty Wrongs

In town to play a show at the 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis, Jody Stephens and Luther Russell, aka Those Pretty Wrongs, stopped by The Current to chat with Bill DeVille and to play a song from their self-titled album. Stephens, formerly of Big Star, and Russell, formerly of the Freewheelers, talk about their longtime friendship and how playing at Nashville venue The Basement has opened many doors for them.

Song Exploder: Solange breaks down 'Cranes in the Sky'

Solange performs

In a Song Exploder segment from sister station KPCC's The Frame, R&B singer-songwriter Solange Knowles breaks down her Grammy-nominated song 'Cranes In the Sky,' one of the many highlights from her highly regarded 2016 album, 'A Seat at the Table.'

Rising artist Angelica Garcia blends country, blues and rock

Angelica Garcia

Rising singer-songwriter Angelica Garcia joined 'New Hot' host David Safar for a conversation about her debut album 'Medicine for Birds,' what it was like working with the Civil Wars' former producer Charlie Peacock and the meaning behind her captivating single "Orange Flower."