Theft of the Dial®

Every once in a while, The Current has the opportunity to bring in someone who we admire and respect enough to hand over control of the airwaves to them. Welcome to Theft of the Dial -- where you get to hear some of your (and our) heroes take over 89.3 The Current, play some of the music they love, and talk about why they chose it.

Theft of the Dial: Dan & Matt Wilson


Brothers Dan and Matt Wilson have been playing together since they were kids. Now they're taking over The Current to share their favorite songs with you.

Theft of the Dial: Walk the Moon


Walk the Moon

Cincinnati indie quartet Walk the Moon swung by The Current to take over our airwaves... and grace us with a lovely acoustic performance of their single "Tightrope"!

Theft of the Dial: Josh Hartnett


Minnesota-native and silver-screen star Josh Hartnett joined The Current to take over the airwaves and play a few of his favorite songs.

Theft of the Dial: Nada Surf


Nada Surf

Nada Surf has performed in The Current studio several times, but the alt-rock band brought their record collections instead of their instruments as they hijack the airwaves to share their hand-picked playlist.

Theft of the Dial: Mike Doughty


Mike Doughty

While in town to perform at Wits, singer-songwriter, author and self-described "Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982," Mike Doughty stopped by The Current to hijack our airwaves and spin some yarns about his favorite tunes.

Theft of the Dial: Dave Foley


Dave Foley

While in town to perform at Wits, comedian, writer and actor Dave Foley stopped by The Current to hijack our airwaves and spin some yarns about his favorite tunes.

Theft of the Dial: Lana Del Rey


Lana Del Rey

She has one of the best-selling albums of the year. She performed on SNL. Now Lana Del Rey is taking over The Current.

Theft of the Dial: Beach House


Beach House

Baltimore duo Beach House stopped by The Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat, take over our airwaves and play some of the songs they're feeling lately.

Theft of the Dial: Silversun Pickups


Silversun Pickups

Silversun Pickups lead singer, Brian Aubert, hijacks our airwaves to share his musical picks in this edition of Theft of the Dial

Theft of the Dial: Metric


Metric

Metric's most recent visit to the Twin Cities included a dynamite show to a packed-house at the State Theater in Minneapolis; but before they even did the soundcheck, they took over our airwaves.