David Campbell

David Campbell

Host, The Current
Minnesota Public Radio
dcampbell@mpr.org


David Campbell is host of Radio Free Current, Saturdays 7 to 11 p.m. and The Local Show, Sundays 6 to 8 p.m. You can also hear him on The Current on Thursdays, 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Campbell is a long-time veteran of the Twin Cities scene. A fan, musician, record store clerk, record label staffer, and a 10-year staffer of KQRS and Drive 105's Homegrown, Campbell's love for Minnesota music makes him a perfect fit for The Current.

David Campbell Feature Archive

Black Diet
Black Diet stopped by The Current to chat with <em>The Local Show</em>'s David Campbell and to record tracks off their new album <em>The Good One</em> live in-studio. (07/21/2015)
Motion City Soundtrack
Anticipating the release of their forthcoming sixth studio album, Motion City Soundtrack stopped by The Current to chat with David Campbell of <em>The Local Show</em> and to perform live in-studio. (07/13/2015)
Al Church and his band in The Current studio
Al Church stopped by The Current to chat with David Campbell and play a few songs from his new album. (06/08/2015)
Hot Chip has stopped by The Current's studio to play some of their own music, but when they played the First Avenue mainroom last week in support of their latest <em>Why Make Sense?</em>, we instead asked them to take over our airwaves and to play songs by some of their favorite artists. (06/05/2015)
Milky Chance stopped by The Current to record an in-studio session before their (very) sold out show at Mill City Nights in Minneapolis. Clemens Rehbein, Philipp Dausch and Antonio Greger told host David Campbell all about their road to success in the States and beyond. (05/29/2015)
Each day during Minnesota Public Radio's Spring Member Drive, The Current will highlight a different artist who has made a significant contribution to the music world and a lasting impression on the music we listen to today. We call them Musicheads Essential Artists, and today we're highlighting the Replacements. (05/16/2015)
Read Selena Carlson's profile of one of Minnesota's great journeymen musicians, and hear Charlie Parr perform in our studios. (04/28/2015)
Anticipating the release of <em>Ripple</em>, their first release on the Twin Cities-based record label Forged Artifacts, Panther Ray stopped by The Current to perform in-studio and to chat with <em>The Local Show</em>'s host David Campbell. (04/27/2015)
Ahead of a sold out show in the First Avenue mainroom with Sup Pop lablemates King Tuff, Josh Tillman&#151;aka Father John Misty&#151;stopped by The Current studio to perform tracks off his latest album <em>I Love You, Honeybear</em> and to chat with host David Campbell. (04/06/2015)
On the heels of releasing his visual album <em>American Dreamer</em> and anticipating the release of his EP of the same name, Frankie Lee and friends stopped by The Current to perform tracks off his <em>American Dreamer</em> EP and to chat with <em>The Local Show</em>'s David Campbell. (03/30/2015)
Anticipating the release of their debut self-titled album, Eau Claire's Aero Flynn stopped by The Current studio to perform tracks off the new record and to chat with the Local Show's host David Campbell. (03/09/2015)
Currently working on his follow up to the successful <em>Spectrophilia</em> EP, Tickle Torture's Elliot Kozel and company stopped by The Current studio to perform tracks off the new record and to chat with the Local Show's host David Campbell. (03/02/2015)
Before their sold out gig in the 7th St. Entry, Wales' Catfish and the Bottlemen stopped by The Current to perform tracks off their debut record, <em>The Balcony</em>, and to chat with host David Campbell. (02/23/2015)
Rupert Angeleyes' Kyle Sobczak and company stopped by the Local Show to perform tracks off the latest <em>Young Sunset</em> live in The Current studio. (02/09/2015)
Taggart and Rosewood are Totally Gross National Product's latest mystery, but you'll hear some similarities to their labelmates. The duo stopped by the Local Show to perform tracks off their debut <em>The Killingest</em> for a performance unlike any other recorded in The Current studio. (02/02/2015)