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

We Are the Willows, Peter Miller
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)
Top 89 of 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)
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan stopped by the Local Show to perform tracks off his latest <em>HELLA FRREAL</em> and to chat with host David Campbell. (10/27/2014)
Rising hip-hop act Allan Kingdom stopped by the Local Show to perform tracks off his <em>Future Memoirs EP</em> release and to chat with host David Campbell about Thestand4rd, his latest project with Twin Cities musicians Spooky Black, Psymun and Bobby Raps. (10/21/2014)
Ahead of the release of their forth studio album <em>Bring Me Home</em>, the Ericksons &#151; sisters Jenny Kapernick and Bethany Valentini &#151; stopped by the Local Show to perform songs off the new record and to chat with host David Campbell. (09/29/2014)
Toki Wright and Big Cats stopped by the Local Show to chat with host David Campbell about their forthcoming album <em>Pangea</em> and to perform three new tracks off the record live in The Current studio. (09/15/2014)
On a special back-to-school edition of <em>The Local Show</em>, Minneapolis rock band Stereo Confession stop into The Current's studio to talk to David Campbell about their forthcoming album, about how high school is going so far and about what they have planned for after graduation. (09/07/2014)
For a band who have yet to release an LP - or even an EP, for that matter - the young band Hippo Campus are doing pretty well for themselves. They're the toast of the local live music scene this summer, and they stopped by our studios to play a few songs and talk about their wild ride to critical and popular acclaim. (08/11/2014)
With the recent release of <em>Believe in Nothing</em>, Hollow Boys stopped by The Local Show to perform tracks off the new record live in The Current studio and to chat with host David Campbell. (08/04/2014)
Fresh off their gig at 10 Thousand Sounds Festival this past weekend, Sylvan Esso &#151; comprising Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn &#151; stopped in to The Current's studio to play some songs and to chat with David Campbell. (07/28/2014)
With the recent release of <em>Meat</em>, Alpha Consumer stopped by The Current to perform tracks off the new record live in our studio. Between songs, Jeremy Ylvisaker, Mike Lewis and JT Bates of Alpha Consumer chatted with Local Show host David Campbell about the record's title, Louie C.K. and their upcoming gig at the Red Stag Block Party. (07/15/2014)
With the recent release of his third album <em>Sings the Moon</em>, John Mark Nelson stopped by The Current before heading off to Paris to chat with Local Show host David Campbell and to perform tracks off the new record live in our studio. (07/14/2014)
Vita.MN's Are You Local? winners Black Diet stopped by the Local Show to chat with host David Campbell and to play tunes off their debut full-length <em>Find Your Tambourine</em>, plus a new single off their forthcoming untitled record. (04/27/2014)