Giveaways

#MicroShow: The Record Company on May 29

The Record Company

The Record Company, a power-trio of raw roots rock musicians, are making a special stop in Minnesota and The Current and New Belgium Brewing Company have a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see them play a small venue... and the only way in is to win.

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The Current Sessions®

Lake Street Dive perform in The Current studio

Lake Street Dive in The Current studio

To be clear, Lake Street Dive didn't 'self produce' their latest album, 'Free Yourself Up.' 'We produced each other,' says drummer Mike Calabrese. 'And there really is no better producer for us as individuals than the other members of the band.' Lake Street Dive recently visited The Current to play songs from the new record, including the hit single, 'Good Kisser.'

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John Maus performs in The Current's studio

John Maus performs in The Current's studio

He grew up in Austin, Minnesota, and he's been back for about seven years. Recently, synthesizer icon John Maus stopped by The Current to perform "Episode," "Touchdown," "Pure Rockets," and "Quantum Leap."

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Naked Giants perform in The Current studio

Jade in the studio with Naked Giants

Seattle's Naked Giants are new enough to the music scene, they're still working out their reason for being. Drummer Henry LaVallee distills it to one accessible idea: "It's all about eliciting emotion," he says. Listen to Naked Giants perform a set of rocking tunes from their debut album 'SLUFF,' in an in-studio session hosted by Jade.

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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Synth rock

Robert Moog

Robert Moog, inventor of the Moog synthesizer, was born today in 1934. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs that feature the synthesizer would you like to hear?

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