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Listen to Looch: a new documentary about the Bee Gees
Mary Lucia talks about 'The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart,' a new documentary streaming on HBO Max.
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Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie - three live performances for The Current (2019; 2020)
Congratulations go out to Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie, whom The New Yorker named its Pandemic Person of the Year for December 21.
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Sharon Van Etten - three songs for The Current (2011; 2012; 2019)
Two years ago, Sharon Van Etten's "Remind Me Tomorrow" was our Album of the Week. We've enjoyed a number of performances by Sharon Van Etten at The Current. Here are three, stretching back to 2011.
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Caroline Polachek - three songs in The Current studio (2019)
One year ago today — on December 23, 2019 — Caroline Polachek visited our studio to perform solo piano versions of three of her songs. And it was awesome! Here are those three performances.
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Dan Auerbach - three live performances (2017; 2018)
On Friday, Dec. 18, the Black Keys released a deluxe 10-year anniversary edition of their breakthrough album, "Brothers." The Black Keys comprise the duo Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney.
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Jade Bird - three songs at a MicroShow (2018)
Jade Bird recently performed a virtual session and was interviewed by Jill Riley.
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Nilufer Yanya - Virtual Session
Nilüfer Yanya joins Sean McPherson to play songs from her new EP, Feeling Lucky? which was released earlier this month.
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Jade Bird - Virtual Session
Jade Bird joins Jill Riley of The Current's Morning Show to talk about moving to Austin, working with legendary Nashville producer Dave Cobb, and what she's been up to this year.
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Andrew Bird - two songs at the Palace Theatre (2019)
The Current's Song of the Day for Thursday, Dec.
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Spoon - three songs from a Microshow (2017)
Three years ago, on Jan. 8, 2018, we aired a Microshow by Spoon's Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel, recorded at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Minn., just a few weeks earlier.
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Listen to Looch: 'Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President'
Mary Lucia talks about a new documentary from CNN Films, 'Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President.' The film shows how Carter's lifelong passion for music gave him an unexpected edge as a presidential
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JD McPherson - three from 'Socks' at The Current (2018)
In 2018, JD McPherson and his band released "Socks," an album of instant holiday classics.
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Nicholas David - two songs at The Current (2013)
Seven years ago this week, Nicholas David visited The Current studio to play a set of songs ahead of his show at First Avenue.
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The Hold Steady - three songs for The Current (2008; 2012)
Watch three performances by The Hold Steady, two recorded in our studio in 2008, and one from Rock the Garden 2012.
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Billy Bragg - two performances for The Current (2008; 2016)
Sunday, Dec. 20, was the birthday of Billy Bragg! Billy has visited our studio a handful of times, but we only have a couple videos to share.
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Howler - two songs at The Current (2012)
Nine years ago this week, Minneapolis band Howler performed a session in our studio. Later that summer, they would play at Rock the Garden.
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Preservation Hall Jazz Band - three at the Dakota Jazz Club
This week in 2018, we aired a MicroShow performance recorded by the Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis.
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Field Report - two in The Current studio (2012; 2014)
Seven years ago, Milwaukee band Field Report's "Marigolden" was our Album of the Week.
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Bartees Strange - Virtual Session
Bartees Strange joins Jade for a virtual session to talk about leaving places that prevent you from feeling free, covering The National and SAMIA, and what he's working on in his studio for his
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S. Carey - three songs at The Current (2014; 2018)
Ten years ago, Sean Carey — drummer and keyboardist for Bon Iver — visited The Current studio for the first time with his own solo project, which operates under the moniker S. Carey.
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Actual Wolf - three songs at The Current (2014; 2017)
Watch three performances by Actual Wolf, aka Eric Pollard, recorded in The Current studio in 2014 and 2017.
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Lissietwo from My Wild West at The Current
Five years ago, singer-songwriter Lissie visited our studio to perform songs from her then-forthcoming album, "My Wild West." It was a pivotal time for Lissie; she had not long beforehand moved back
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Listen to Looch: 'Pretend It's a City'
Mary Lucia talks about a brand-new series from Netflix, directed by Martin Scorsese, that captures the observations and wit of New York City writer and humorist Fran Lebowitz.
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Ryan Mach on 'Icehouse Live Series: Volume I'
Ryan Mach, a musician and sound engineer, curated a new compilation of live recordings from the Minneapolis venue Icehouse.
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Soulful Holidays on Purple Current
Purple Current has put together a soulful playlist to help you celebrate the holidays.
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