The Secret Sisters

The Secret Sisters keep it human and honest


Dealing with pain and frustration -- and being honest about it -- resulted in 'You Don't Own Me Anymore,' the beautiful new album from Laura and Lydia Rogers, aka The Secret Sisters. Before a show at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, the Secret Sisters visited The Current for an in-studio session hosted by Mac Wilson. Listen to the complete session.

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At Prince’s favorite record store, fans celebrate release of ‘Purple Rain’ deluxe edition


Eight-year-old Cristiano first heard Prince just after the music icon died. His dad, Chris Provenzano, started playing all Prince’s old records around the house. Now, Cristiano has a Purple Rain t-shirt. For the boy’s birthday, the Chicago father and son drove up to see the Prince-themed Twins game against the White Sox last week and got a VIP tour of Paisley Park.…

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Tony Mosley, aka Tony M. of the New Power Generation

Theft of the Dial: Tony M. of The New Power Generation


On Thursday, June 22, at 8 p.m., Tony M. of Prince's band, The New Power Generation, takes over the airwaves in the latest Theft of the Dial. Sitting down with The Current's Production Manager, Derrick Stevens, Tony M. talks about how he began working with Prince during the production of 'Purple Rain' and later with The NPG, and he plays some of his favorite tracks, including those that influenced his own music career.

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Hip-hop artist Mac Miller

The Most Underrated Rapper in the Game


Pennsylvania hip-hop artist Mac Miller is the most underrated rapper in the game, asserts Jeffrey Bissoy-Mattis. 'The Pittsburgh native has been slept on for far too long, and I think it's about time we give him the respect and recognition he deserves,' Bissoy-Mattis writes. Learn more about Mac Miller, and check out some of his tracks.

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Am I a millennial…or a perennial?


I don’t go a day without listening to music. Whether it’s in my headphones or in any Bluetooth speaker I can find, I’ve got to get my fix. My music choice in the morning is essential to how I’ll feel for the rest of the day. A lot of people look at my age and my…

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The Current Sessions®

Justin Townes Earle sings about the things beyond our control


Justin Townes Earle's new album, 'Kids in the Street,' looks at those things in life we cannot control, like the gentrification he's seen in the Nashville where he grew up. 'But it was something that required less venom, less of the bitter, more of the sweet, which takes a long time to see in that situation,' Earle says. Justin Townes Earle visited The Current for a session hosted by Bill DeVille.

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The Secret Sisters keep it human and honest


Dealing with pain and frustration -- and being honest about it -- resulted in 'You Don't Own Me Anymore,' the beautiful new album from Laura and Lydia Rogers, aka The Secret Sisters. Before a show at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, the Secret Sisters visited The Current for an in-studio session hosted by Mac Wilson. Listen to the complete session.

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Pokey LaFarge takes his St. Louis-made album on the road

Pokey LaFarge performs in The Current studio

After spending most of 2016 in or near his hometown of St. Louis, Mo., Pokey LaFarge is now touring in support of his new album, 'Manic Revelations.' Before his first-ever show in the First Avenue Mainroom, LaFarge visited The Current for a live in-studio session hosted by Jade.

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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Songs made famous from a movie

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This morning Jill and Brian played Paul Westerberg's "Dyslexic Heart" and fondly remembered the song's use in 1992 movie "Singles". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that were made famous from a movie?

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Bobby Womack

Today in Music History: Remembering Bobby Womack


MCA bought Motown Records; The Who's bass player was chosen as the best; The Jackson 5 was at the top of the charts with "The Love You Save"; Black Flag played their final gig, and Bobby Womack passed away, Today in Music History.

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