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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, The Scouting Report for the best new Minnesota music, March Music Madness, and the year-end Top 89. We also celebrate the past, present, and future of Minnesota music.

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Trousdale - Smart Iowa

Today's Song of the Day is "Smart Iowa" from Trousdale’s album, Out of My Mind, out now. Trousdale will be performing at the 7th Street Entry on Thursday, October 5th. Read more

Comparing 'Tim' and 'Tim (Let It Bleed Edition)' mixes

Four guys standing on a railway track near a grain elevator
The recent release of an expanded reissue of the Replacements’ 1985 album Tim has breathed new life into the band’s major-label debut. The Current’s Jill Riley and Jade dig into the who, what, how, and why of a new mix from Tim (Let It Bleed Edition). Read more

Slowdive - Kisses

Today's Song of the Day is "Kisses" from Slowdive’s album, everything is alive, out now. Slowdive will be performing at Palace Theater on Wednesday, October 4th. Read more

Low Cut Connie - Don't Get Fresh With Me

Low Cut Connie
Today's Song of the Day is "Don’t Get Fresh With Me" from Low Cut Connie’s album, Art Dealers, out now. Low Cut Connie will be performing at First Ave on Saturday, October 7th. Read more

Pert Near Sandstone - All Waves Break

Pert Near Sandstone
Today's Song of the Day is "All Waves Break" from Pert Near Sandstone’s album, Waiting Days, out October 20th. Pert Near Sandstone will be performing at First Ave on Saturday, December 2nd. Read more

Laura Veirs - Rocks of Time

Laura Veirs
Today's Song of the Day is "Rocks of Time" from Laura Veirs’ album, Phone Orphans, out November 3rd. Laura Veirs will be performing at Tackle HQ/McPherson’s Drum Shop on Saturday, September 30th. Read more


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