Local Current

About Local Current

Because Minnesota music is vital to The Current and our fair state, we created Local Current, a 24/7 stream of music dedicated entirely to musicians from Minnesota, available via our webstream, mobile apps or HD Radio in the Twin Cities at 89.3 HD2.

Local Current is made possible in part by the Minnesota Legacy Amendment's Arts and Culture Heritage Fund.

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Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell of Overcoats, portrait at The Current

Overcoats leap into The Current studio with new music


The New York band anchored by duo Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell visited The Current for a session featured on New Hot. Elion and Mitchell spoke to host Jade about their evolution as artists and about what they're looking forward to next.

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Michigander perform in The Current studio

Michigander bring their music and home-state pride to The Current studio


It's right in the name: Michigander not only wear their roots proudly, but they were even inspired by fellow Michigan band White Stripes. 'It was pretty cool to think some band from Michigan and not from California or New York is a real rock band,' front man Jason Singer recalls. 'That was pretty significant.' Listen to Michigander's complete session at The Current.

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