Mark Wheat Feature Archive

Fresh off a triumphant run at this year's South by Southwest, Courtney Barnett delivers the best debut of the year. (03/23/2015)
Ahead of Gang of Four's show at the Varsity Theater, founding member Andy Gill and new frontman John Sterry stopped by The Current to chat with host Mark Wheat. (03/13/2015)
Former Rock the Garden headliner jumps to #1 as this year's lineup is announced; five acts are inducted to the Chart Show Hall of Fame including Belle and Sebastian and Modest Mouse, who will headline this year's festival on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. (03/11/2015)
En route to SXSW and touring in support of their forthcoming full-length debut <em>My Love Is Cool</em>, London's Wolf Alice stopped by The Current studio to chat with host Mark Wheat and to perform tracks live in The Current studio. (03/11/2015)
Before their gig at the Cedar Cultural Center, The Church laughed it up with Mark Wheat and played songs from their new album 'Further/Deeper.' (03/06/2015)
Minnesota's Hippo Campus climb to #1 after signing to Grand Jury Records; Modest Mouse near first Chart Show Hall of Fame induction; new entries include Alabama Shakes, Glass Animals and Hot Chip. (03/04/2015)
alt-J are at #1 for the third week in a row; Seth Avett and Jessica Lea Mayfield are the highest new entry; The Black Keys and Jack White have new entries; Alvvays jump ahead of the Decemberists, who they'll be opening for on their upcoming tour. (02/25/2015)
alt-J grab the top spot only beating Belle and Sebastian by the narrowest of margins; six brand new songs debut by artists including Father John Misty, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Robert DeLong and more. (02/18/2015)
Each week during The Chart Show, Mark Wheat takes a moment to acknowledge those listeners around the world who are listening to The Current stream. Here's a map that charts those global listeners. Not on here? Send your global-shout-out request. (02/12/2015)
alt-J are back on top with a song off their sophomore record <em>This Is All Yours</em>; Courtney Barnett, JD McPherson and Bjork make debuts. (02/11/2015)
Each week during The Chart Show, Mark Wheat takes a moment to acknowledge those listeners around the world who are listening to The Current stream. Here's a map that charts those global listeners. Not on here? Send your global-shout-out request. (02/05/2015)
The Decemberists shoot up the Chart along with Modest Mouse; St. Vincent solidifies her standing; Father John Misty is inducted to the Hall of Fame; Punch Brothers, Laura Marling, Glass Animals and Hozier make Chart debuts. (02/04/2015)
Each week during The Chart Show, Mark Wheat takes a moment to acknowledge those listeners around the world who are listening to The Current stream. Here's a map that charts those global listeners. Not on here? Send your global-shout-out request. (01/28/2015)
alt-J are back on top this week; the highest new entry this week is from Beck; Sleater-Kinney drop off the Chart along with the Black Keys, Conor Oberst and Brandi Carlile. (01/21/2015)
Each week during The Chart Show, Mark Wheat takes a moment to acknowledge those listeners around the world who are listening to The Current stream. Here's a map that charts those global listeners. Not on here? Send your global-shout-out request. (01/21/2015)