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: Ani DiFranco


March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Friday, March 27, we're shining a light on Ani DiFranco.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Kate Bush


March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Thursday, March 26, we're shining a light on Kate Bush.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Janet Jackson


Janet Jackson is a music icon: a singer, songwriter, and ultra-stylish live performer who became one of her generation's biggest pop stars and, in collaboration with her longtime producers Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, did more than any artist other than Prince to put the Minneapolis Sound on the musical map.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Dessa


March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, March 23, we're shining a light on Dessa.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Carole King


March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Friday, March 20, we're shining a light on Carole King.

Musicheads Essentials: St. Vincent


March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Thursday, March 5, we're shining a light on St. Vincent.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Amy Winehouse


Amy Winehouse is important because in her all-too-short career, she established her one-in-a-million voice on a series of records that introduced soul music to a whole new generation around the world, bringing in modern hip-hop influences and embracing a confrontational and risque spirit that wouldn't have flown in the mid '60s.