With Record Store Day happening on Saturday, April 19, 'Teenage Kicks' Host Jacquie Fuller is building a playlist around the first full-length purchases by MPR staff. What was your first album purchase?
The latest in our series of musical reminiscences comes from Michael McKinney of St. Paul, Minn., who remembers being introduced to Jane's Addiction by a co-worker.
The next in our series of musical reminiscences comes from LIsa Heyman of St. Paul, Minn., whose story includes a funny mondegreen related to a track by the Police.
The latest in our series of musical reminiscences comes from Amy Glaser of Hudson, Wis., who thinks of a dear friend whenever she hears this track by R.E.M.
The latest in our series of musical reminiscences comes from Dan Sampson of Hopkins, Minn., who thinks back to the punk-rock scene in Green Bay, Wis.
In the latest entry in our series of musical reminiscences, Sara Turman of St. Louis Park, Minn., shares a memory of Nirvana's song "Smells Like Teen Spirit".
In the latest entry in our series of musical reminiscences, Ted Griner of South Saint Paul, Minn., shares a good memory of U2's song "Bad".
The fourth in a series of musical reminiscences, Sara Hauber of Chicago shares a memory of being transfixed by a track by the 'Mats.
The third in a series of musical reminiscences, Brian Stewart of Red Wing, Minn., shares a vivid recollection of the dramatic tension that builds between two classic songs by The Cars.
Saturday morning and Teenage Kicks host Jacquie Fuller sums up 2013 in music in three words: estrogen, nostalgia and mania.
Each week, I get at least one great email from a Teenage Kicks listener about a memory that's associated with a particular song. I want to start sharing those memories on air, so this week on Teenage Kicks, I'm launching what I hope will be a regular feature: Music Memory. We'll make the most of freedom by looking at Jake Mohan's memory of "Everybody Wants to Rule the World."
Arcade Fire's new album <i>Reflektor</i> is a 75-minute, two-disc hot mess. And it's a whole lot of fun.
A minor edit turns into an extended remix.
What songs have lyrics so beautiful you'd call them poetry? Teenage Kicks on April 6, 2013 is exploring the poetry of modern rock in honor of National Poetry Month.
Beck's 2012 album was only released as sheet music, but The Current rounded up a collective of local musicians to record it to tape. Tune-in Wednesday, March 6 at 9 p.m. to hear it all.