Kristoff Krane

Kristoff Krane performs in The Current Studios


Kristoff Krane's sophomore release is not only a collection of songs, but a collection of discs. Releasing two CDs at the same time might be considered ambitious, but for Kristoff Krane it seems pretty normal.

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Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger: Old 'Exile,' New Lyrics


The "exile" began in 1971, when ' members owed more taxes than they could pay in England, so they picked up and left the country. Of course, it was The Rolling Stones, so that meant quite a luxurious lifestyle. In the basement of a sprawling mansion in the south of France, the band recorded Exile on Main Street.

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Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid

Album Review: Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid


The most ambitious and challenging album of the summer might end up being the sophomore release from the little known pop sensation Janelle Monae. She's far from being a household name but has spent the past seven years building the support of artists like Big Boi, Saul Williams and Sean "Diddy" Combs.

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The Current Sessions®

Watch Sleater-Kinney live in concert at the Palace Theatre

Sleater-Kinney live at the Palace Theatre with graphic layer

Touring in support of their 10th studio album, 'The Center Won't Hold,' Sleater-Kinney are playing a sold-out concert at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The Current will be on hand to provide a live video stream of the concert, expected to begin approximately 9:15 p.m. Central.

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The Current Rewind

The Current Rewind: The Peters Brothers' anti-rock crusade

The Current Rewind

A family of pastors hell-bent on saving souls. A pro-sticker Washington wife. A B-horror blood-gusher with a heart of gold. Plus...Prince's photographer? This episode's cast of characters is just a peek at the wild ride of the Peters Brothers, the evangelical trio who hosted record burnings and condemned rock music throughout the 1980s. But for all the Peters' popcorn-worthy stunts, you could say darkness was at play.

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KISS was one of the bands targeted by the Peters Brothers.

Playlist: The rock that fueled the Peters Brothers


In the '80s, controversial St. Paul ministers the Peters Brothers traveled around America preaching about the dangers of rock music. From shock-rock to suggestive pop, this playlist compiles some of the songs that fueled the Peters Brothers' protests against rock & roll.

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9:30 Cusack Break

John Cusack

John Cusack is in town for tonight's screening of his 1989 film "Say Anything" at The Ordway. Who is interviewing him for the crowd after the show? None other than superfan Jill Riley. So for today's 9:30 Cusack Break, what songs do you want to hear that have appeared in John Cusack films?

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