#Current15: Live Current, Vol. 12 (2016)

'Live Current Vol. 12'
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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats - Look It Here (Live Current Vol. 12)
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  • Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats - Look It Here (Live Current Vol. 12) 02:59
  • Houndmouth - Sedona (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:41
  • The Tallest Man on Earth - Fields of Our Home (Live Current Vol. 12) 04:29
  • Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield - Baby Britain (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:14
  • CHVRCHES - Leave a Trace (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:57
  • BORNS - 10,000 Emerald Pools (Live Current Vol. 12) 02:59
  • The Staves - Black and White (Live Current Vol. 12) 02:38
  • Alvvays - Archie, Marry Me (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:08
  • Shakey Graves - Dearly Departed (Live Current Vol. 12) 04:30
  • Catfish and the Bottlemen - Kathleen (Live Current Vol. 12) 02:42
  • Lizzo - My Skin (Live Current Vol. 12) 05:07
  • George Ezra - Budapest (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:20
  • Laura Marling - How Can I (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:09
  • Frank Turner - The Next Storm (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:23
  • FIDLAR - 40 oz. on Repeat (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:48
  • Skylar Gudasz - Thirteen (Live Current Vol. 12) 03:04
  • Death Cab for Cutie - Black Sun (Live Current Vol. 12) 05:00

Each year The Current pulls together the best live tracks from our studio session archive and make a compilation, check out the edition from 2016.

To celebrate #Current15, on January 14, you can hear Jade and Mary Lucia spin tracks from Live Current, Volume 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

You'll hear exclusive, in-studio recordings from Death Cab for Cutie, Laura Marling, Frank Turner, Lizzo, Catfish and the Bottlemen and more. For die-hard fans, this is the album that truly makes your collection complete while supporting the songwriters, performers and The Current.

Live Current Vol. 12 is available on CD at Public Media Market.

Live Current, Vol. 12 Tracklist

1. Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats – "Look It Here" Stream the full in-studio session »
2. Houndmouth – "Sedona" Stream the full in-studio session »
3. The Tallest Man on Earth – "Fields of Our Home" Stream the full in-studio session »
4. Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield – "Baby Britain" (Elliott Smith cover) Stream the full in-studio session »
5. CHVRCHES – "Leave a Trace" Stream the full in-studio session »
6. BORNS – "10,000 Emerald Pools" Stream the full in-studio session »
7. The Staves – "Black and White" Stream the full in-studio session »
8. Alvvays – "Archie, Marry Me" Stream the full in-studio session »
9. Shakey Graves – "Dearly Departed" Stream the full in-studio session »
10. Catfish and the Bottlemen – "Kathleen" Stream the full in-studio session »
11. Lizzo – "My Skin" Stream the full in-studio session »
12. George Ezra – "Budpest" Stream the full in-studio session »
13. Laura Marling – "How Can I" Stream the full in-studio session »
14. Frank Turner – "The Next Storm" Stream the full in-studio session »
15. FIDLAR – "40 oz. on Repeat" Stream the full in-studio session »
16. Skylar Gudasz – "Thirteen" (Big Star's Third) Stream the full in-studio session »
17. Death Cab for Cutie – "Black Sun" Stream the full in-studio session »

#Current 15 on air
From January 6 - 24, the 9:30 Coffee Break will ask listeners to share their favorite songs from the past 15 years, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jade and Mary will play back some of their favorite session tracks, and at 6 p.m. Mark will air the Top 15 songs of each year, selected from your votes in our Top 89 countdown from each year. The Current App hosts a stream dedicated to The Current's first 15 years filled with musical highlights since 2005.

Donate to The Current and support the soundtrack of music discovery and hand-picked playlists for music lovers everywhere.

CDs of Live Current, Volume 12 are available for purchase via Public Media Market.

14 Photos

  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats - 18
    Nathaniel Rateliff performs in The Current studio. (MPR photo/Nate Ryan)
  • The Tallest Man on Earth-6
    Kristian Matsson, aka The Tallest Man on Earth, performs in The Current studio. (MPR photo/Nate Ryan)
  • Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield
    Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield with engineer Mike DeMark, host Bill DeVille and assistant program director Lindsay Kimball (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • CHVRCHES
    CHVRCHES performing live in The Current studio (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • BORNS
    BORNS in The Current studio (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • The Staves
    The Staves performing live in The Current studio (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • Alvvays
    Alvvays' pianist Kerri MacLellan and guitarist/lead vocalist Molly Rankin performing live in The Current studio (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Shakey Graves
    Shakey Graves performs in The Current studio (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Catfish and the Bottlemen
    Catfish and the Bottlemen's Benji Blakeway (bass) and Van McCann (vocals/guitar) performing live in The Current studio (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Lizzo
    Lizzo performing live in The Current studio (MPR Photo / Nate Ryan)
  • George Ezra
    George Ezra in The Current studio (MPR / Leah Garaas)
  • FIDLAR brothers Elvis and Max Kuehn
    FIDLAR brothers Elvis (L) and Max Kuehn in The Current's studio. (MPR photo/Nate Ryan)
  • Big Star's Third - 11
    Chris Stamey, Skylar Gudasz and Charles Cleaver of Big Star's Third perform in The Current's studio. (MPR photo/Nate Ryan)
  • Death Cab for Cutie
    Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard in The Current studio (MPR / Nate Ryan)