Born and raised in Tracy, Minn., Dennis Morgan is a songwriter who has had a quite a bit of success in Nashville since the late 60s. Besides Bob Dylan, Morgan is the only other Minnesota-born writer on the Country Songwriters Hall of Fame. Morgan spoke to Bill DeVille on United States of Americana.
Klara and Johanna Söderberg of First Aid Kit augment their magical sibling harmonies with a fuller sound and richer arrangements -- which may not have been possible without their connection to Omaha's Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis.
On tour supporting his album 'In the Silence', Asgeir and his band stopped in to The Current studios to play some songs and to chat with Bill DeVille.
In town to play a sold-out show at the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, sisters Klara and Johanna Soderberg -- better known as First Aid Kit -- stopped in to The Current's studio to chat with Bill DeVille and to play some brand-new songs and a longstanding favorite.
With a voice like Ray LaMontagne's, it would be easy for him to keep making the same album over and over. But this album might be the freshest and most adventurous of LaMontagne's career.
On the week of the release of his new album, 'Upside Down Mountain', Conor Oberst joined Bill DeVille down the line to talk about the record and about his upcoming First Avenue shows.
On the day of the release of the Black Keys' new album, 'Turn Blue', The Current's Bill DeVille talks to one-half of the Nashville-by-way-of-Akron-Ohio duo.
On tour promoting his emerging career, Max Frost and his band stopped in to The Current's studio for a live interview and performance hosted by Bill DeVille.
Touring in support of 'So Long, See You Tomorrow, their fourth album in five years, Bombay Bicycle Club stopped in to The Current's studio to play some songs and to chat with Bill DeVille.
In town for a double-bill show with Blitzen Trapper, Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers stopped in to The Current's studio to play some songs off their new album, 'English Oceans', and to chat with The Current's Bill DeVille.
For Johnny Cash fans like Bill DeVille, today's release of Johnny's lost album, 'Out Among the Stars', is huge news. Bill DeVille shares some of the album's backstory and gives his review.
Drive-By Truckers are back with the tenth album of their nearly 20-year career, and this might be one their finest. The Truckers sing about what they know: real people with real-life problems in small-town America. They deliver their music with conviction, simplicity and grit.
Bruce Springsteen is back with one of the more interesting albums he's recorded. His 18th studio album is a kind of an "odds & sods" collection, and the first culled from older material.
Brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey of The Cactus Blossoms stopped in to The Current's studios to play a few songs and to talk with Bill DeVille as part of the fourth-anniversary show of <i>United States of Americana</i>.
Weekend host and Time Machine pilot Bill DeVille's picks for the best music of 2013.