2015 is starting to feel like the "year of the reunion" for a lot of bands who haven't recorded or toured in a while. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, which bands reuniting in 2015 would you like to hear?
As part of our #Current10 celebrations, many of the staff at The Current are sharing their favorite memories. Morning Show co-hosts Jill Riley and Steve Seel have fond memories of Janelle Monae, their first week as a team, and a random dancing five-year-old.
As baby boomers reach retirement and beyond, younger generations will need to think about the care of their aging parents. Policy and a Pint: <em>How are we taking care of Mom?</em> looks at how the changing demographics are shaping how we think about aging in the 21st century.
What songs from concept albums do you want to hear for today's coffee break?
Host Steve Seel shares his top 10 songs of 2014.
With travel on the minds of many of us, we thought we'd have a travel tie-in for today's 9:30 Coffee Break. What songs with planes, trains or automobiles do you want to hear for today's Coffee Break?
What songs do you want to hear from bands whose name is a collective/unit/project/outfit for today's coffee break?
If you're lucky to be working only a three-day week this week, then admit it, you might not be planning to put in a whole lot of effort at your job over the next three days. So how about an 'easy' coffee break?
Montreal band Stars have released their seventh album, but on their most recent visit to The Current, they opened the in-studio set by covering "Here Comes a Regular" by the Replacements. "It is one of the greatest sad songs ever written," says Stars' vocalist Torquil Campbell. Check out the full session.
Before making his <a href="http://www.witsradio.org/episodes/kondabolu-ok-go/">Wits debut tonight at the Fitzgerald Theatre with musical guest OK Go</a>, stand-up comedian Hari Kondabolu sat down to chat with Steve Seel of The Current's Morning show.
After playing a show at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis, Sydney-based band The Preatures stopped in to The Current's studio to play some songs off their album, 'Blue Planet Eyes', and to talk to Steve Seel.
At the Austin City Limits Festival on Sunday, Oct. 12, Steve Seel attended what may well be the very last Replacements' gig ever. Read and listen to his recap of the historic show.
Do you ever wonder why politicians running for office do exactly what they do, say exactly what they say? Steve Seel hosted a Policy and a Pint conversation in September with a couple of actual, real-live political spin-doctors and our audience at the the Amsterdam Bar and Hall to get to the bottom of the spin inherent in political messaging.
Minneapolis graphic designer and illustrator Jesse Lindhorst was selected to create the artwork for Live Current Volume 10. Lindhorst talks with the Morning Show about his process and inspiration.
Morrissey is a man with high purpose, albeit one with the darkest of gallows humor. As usual in Morrissey's world, we get a real problem answered with melodrama. But wait. Isn't high art often just as melodramatic? Morrissey is indeed in league with the likes of operatic masters.