Musicheads®

Musicheads® Essentials is a web feature that gives the Current staff a chance to share some of our favorite albums of all time with our listeners. Join us each week as a different Current host or staff member picks an essential album from their collection and tells you why they love it.

Musicheads Essential Artist: The Time


The Time, a smooth-talking funk group, were Prince's first successful protege act and launched the careers of Morris Day and the chart-topping producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Babes in Toyland


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, April 27, we're shining a light on Babes in Toyland.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Prince


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Tuesday, April 21, we're shining a light on Prince.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Semisonic


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, April 20, we're shining a light on Semisonic.

Musicheads Essential Artist: The Jayhawks


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Wednesday, April 15, we're shining a light on the Jayhawks.

Musicheads Essential Artist: The Replacements


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, April 13, we're shining a light on the Replacements.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Low


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Friday, April 10, we're shining a light on Low.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Hüsker Dü


St. Paul trio Husker Du shaped the sound of punk rock as it exploded out of Minnesota and laid the groundwork for grunge and alternative rock music.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Atmosphere


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Tuesday, April 7, we're shining a light on Atmosphere.