Coffee Break

At The Current, it's no secret that we love our listeners. And we especially love when listeners write in with suggestions for the Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Power Pop for The Posies


The Posies were in town last night to play the Turf Club, but not before having a lovely meal with our own Brian Oake. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what power pop songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Self name-check


Christine and the Queens

Chris. Billy. Names you can regularly hear whispered around the halls of The Current as it's hard to resist a good name check every once in a while. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that name-check the artist of that song? It's ok if someone else is saying it, as long as the artist or band is mentioned in the song.

Coffee Break: Artists that have curated festivals


Lollapalooza 2015

Today in 1991, the very first Lollapalooza debuted. Originally dreamed up by Jane's Addiction singer Perry Farrell as a farewell tour, the touring festival ran annually until 1997, and was revived in 2003. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what artists and bands do you want to hear that have curated their own festivals?

Coffee Break: World Emoji Day


Chip Cramer and family carry prizes

July 17 is World Emoji Day, a "global celebration of emoji". Apple has released a pile of new emojis. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature an emoji?

Coffee Break: Sky full of song


Double rainbow in Bayfield

If you were able to look up into the sky you saw something spectacular after last night's storm - a double rainbow and gorgeous, colorful skies. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the sky, clouds, rainbows, etc.?

Coffee Break: Hometown


Aquatennial fireworks 2016

Rock the Garden, The Fourth of July, Aquatennial, Bastille Day...it seems like you can shake a stick and find a festival to attend in your own town right now. So today we're going to celebrate the nostalgia of hometowns. What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that mention home, hometowns, small towns, etc?

Coffee Break: More more more


Andrea True

In honor of one of Jill's favorite vinyl picks to play - Andrea True Connection's "More, More, More" - let's focus on abundance. What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that say more or not enough?

Coffee Break: Let's go camping


boundary waters camping

Jill and Anna recently returned from lengthy camping trips, and there's much to catch up on. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention something you might do or see while camping?

Coffee Break: Bowling


The Big Lebowski

'The Jesus Rolls,' a spin off of 'The Big Lebowski' featuring The Dude's bowling competitor, Jesus Quintana, has announced a release date of early 2020. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that mention bowling, pins, balls, or gutters?