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

Milky Chance
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. (05/22/2015)
The Replacements
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)
Celebrating the release of their new concept album <em>Picture (Portrait)</em>, Minneapolis' We Are the Willows stopped by The Current to perform tracks off the record live in-studio and to chat with the Local Show's host David Campbell. (12/10/2014)
Anticipating the release of her sophomore album <em>Lustrous</em>, Duluth resident Sarah Krueger stopped by The Current studio to perform tracks off the new record and to chat with the Local Show's host David Campbell. (12/02/2014)
David Campbell shares his top songs (local and national) and albums of 2014. (12/01/2014)
With the recent release of his solo album <em>In Real Time</em>, Rogue Valley's Chris Koza stopped by The Current studio to record tracks off the new record and to chat with Local Show host David Campbell about what's to come for the local musician. (11/04/2014)