Mark Wheat Feature Archive

The two women behind the band Boy have only released one full album to date, 2011's <em>Mutual Friends</em>, but it's made a pretty big splash. In town for sold-out gigs at Bryant Lake Bowl and the Cedar Cultural Center, the band stopped by The Current studios to chat with Mark Wheat and play a few of their songs. (03/18/2013)
From Iceland to right here in the Great Midwest, this week's Chart Show is counting down the hits from around the globe! (03/07/2013)
I love this band. I love this album. I love the fact that they had the audacity to call it: "Love." Simple word, deepest concept. (03/04/2013)
Philly rocker Kurt Vile has been a psych-rock and folk-influenced racket for the better part of a decade now, both as a founding member of the indie-rock band The War on Drugs (which he left in 2008) and also as a solo artist. (03/04/2013)
Despite the warm temps outside, the support for the Top 3 refuses to melt away on this week's Chart Show! (02/28/2013)
Last week's massive Hall of Fame induction made room for a record breaking five new entries on this week's Chart Show. (02/21/2013)
A surprise surge takes Metric to the top and two songs get sent to the Chart Show Hall of Fame. (02/07/2013)
Yo La Tengo's 13th album is centered on the relationship of Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley, who've been married for the band's nearly 30-year history. (01/14/2013)
Last week's CD of the Week artists seem to have caught our audiences imagination, Alt-J's "Breezeblocks" is the highest new entry, while this week's CDotW helps get Muse back into the lower reaches. (01/10/2013)
Did a new year mean a new #1 song? Find out on this week's Chart Show! (01/03/2013)
The last chart of the year sees a big re-shuffle at the top and 3 new entries. (12/20/2012)
This week's new #1 artist has spent most weeks on the chart this year. (12/13/2012)
Beards, blue jeans, sweaters and flannel. Field Report came to The Current dressed in the winter uniform of the Midwest. (11/16/2012)
David Letterman. Conan O'Brien. The Current. That's a killer itinerary of live performances for a single week. Fresh from her Late Show performance last week, English folk and soul singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas performs in The Current studio. (11/12/2012)
Neil Young dislikes mp3s and took pains to make this record as analog as possible, believing this to be the only way that fans can hear his soul, the time he puts into making his music and the wisdom of a life lived playing and performing. (11/05/2012)