Album of the Week: Sylvan Esso, 'Free Love'

Sylvan Esso, 'Free Love'

On Sylvan Esso's third studio record, the musical conversation between Nick Sandborn and Amelia Meath reflects, waits, and listens. Ideas about authenticity, celebrity, and self shift and filter over the course of their new album, Free Love.

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Interview: #MeTooMPLS artists on the power of community

Flyer art for MeTooMPLS album.

Watch Andrea Swensson's interview with a selection of artists contributing to the compilation: Averil Bach, Mary Bue, Elska, Annie Fitzgerald, JOUR, Annie Mack, Mayda, Linnea Mohn, Sarah Morris, r0, Tina Schlieske, Ashleigh Still, and Katy Vernon.

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Help us find the Top 89 Cover Songs of All Time

Top 89 Cover Songs

The Current is on a mission to find the best cover songs of all time, and we need your help! Tell us your favorite covers, then listen on Tuesday, Oct. 13, as we count down the Top 89 Covers, as voted by you.

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The Current Sessions®

Virtual Session: Beabadoobee

Beabadoobee - Virtual Session

Beatrice Laus, known as Beabadoobee joined us from London to talk to Mary Lucia about her influences, what led her to writing music, and her thoughts on Charlie Brown. She'll also be performing songs from her upcoming record, Fake It Flowers.

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Virtual Session: Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors - Virtual Session

2020 has seen the dawning of a new venture for Dirty Projectors: five EPs that center the lead vocals of each member. David Longstreth and veteran percussionist Mike Johnson will each have their own EPs, and new members Maia Friedman, Felicia Douglass, and Kristin Slipp will each have a chance to leave their mark on the band's discography as well.

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Virtual Session: Bully

Bully - Live Virtual Session

Bully's Alicia Bognanno joins Sean McPherson of The Current to perform a few songs and talk about recording Sugaregg in Minnesota's Pachyderm Recording Studio studios, and relinquishing her usual duties as producer.

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Coffee Break: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Day

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Mayors Jacob Frey and Melvin Carter have declared today as "Ruth Bader Ginsburg Day" in honor of the passing of the Supreme Court justice. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear in honor of RBG?

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Liam Gallagher

Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Liam Gallagher


Bobby Vinton's 'Blue Velvet' topped the singles chart; Jeannie C. Riley had a hit with the country song 'Harper Valley PTA'; Barry White scored his one and only No. 1 single; Dire Straits had a video-powered hit song; and Liam Gallagher was born, Today in Music History.

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