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July 31, 2006



How do unknown local artists get on The Current?

How do unknown local artists become introduced into The Current's music library? I know one with that listeners would definitely enjoy, but he's not found a way in for his music.

Levi
Cottage Grove, MN



Dear Levi, local music is an important part of The Current's format, and we welcome unsolicited submissions. I can't guarantee that your disc will be played, but I can guarantee that someone on the music staff will give it a fair listen.

You can send a copy of your CD, along with a cover letter and any promotional materials you have, to:

Melanie Walker
89.3 The Current
480 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101

Michael Popham
Minnesota Public Radio Member Listener Services