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The Current highlights the best in new music and groundbreaking musicians who still inspire with Song of the Day, Album of the Week, March Music Madness, and the year-end Top 89. We also celebrate the past, present, and future of Minnesota music.

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Genesis Owusu - Waitin' On Ya

Genesis Owusu
Today's Song of the Day is "Waitin’ On Ya" from Genesis Owusu’s album, Smiling with No Teeth, out now. Genesis Owusu will be performing at The Current’s 17th Anniversary Party at First Avenue on Saturday, January 22nd with Low Cut Connie and Jade Bird. Read more

Meet Ben Farmer, a Minneapolis music wizard

Ben Farmer performing on keyboard.
In a biweekly series of features, we’re inviting Minnesota artists to introduce themselves to our audience. Today: Ben Farmer, a Minneapolis producer working at the intersection of music and technology.Read more

Erik Koskinen - Down in the Factory

Erik Koskinen
Today's Song of the Day is "Down in the Factory" a new (recently re-recorded) song from Erik Koskinen, out now. Erik Koskinen will be performing at the Uptown VFW on Friday, November 19th. Read more

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