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: Songs your dad hates


Dirty Dancing

In 1987, Jill Riley's childhood home was filled with the Dirty Dancing soundtrack, and her dad thus retreated to the garage for about a year. Whether it's punk rock, novelty soundtracks, kiddie bop, or screamo, surely we all played something that irked our dads. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that your dad hated?

Coffee Break: Panic


Thanks to Loran for writing in with today's theme idea -- songs that are NOT about keeping calm. What songs can you think of for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that mention panic, freaking out, hysteria, etc?

Coffee Break: Deathbed playlist


cemetary

Thanks to Jesse for today's (morbid, but great) theme idea. A U.K. palliative care doctor has started paying attention to the music his patients request to be played as they are passing on. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, tell us -- what's the last song you want to hear before you die?

Coffee Break: Fruit bands


The Cranberries Dolores O'Riordan

Today in 2018, Irish musician and singer-songwriter Dolores O'Riordan from The Cranberries died. We'll save our Irish musician Coffee Break for St. Patrick's Day in March, but for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that have a fruit in their name?

Coffee Break: Artists that were in 2+ successful bands


Nirvana

Dave Grohl was born today in 1969, making him 50 on this very day. He is the lead singer and founder of the Foo Fighters (which he formed in 1994) and was the drummer for Nirvana (joined in 1990). So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what artists do you want to hear who were in more than one successful band?

Coffee Break: Dairy


Organic milk

Today in 1878 is said to be the day the first glass bottle milk deliveries began in the United States, making today National Milk Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention some form of dairy - milk, cheese, cream, butter, ice cream, etc.?

Coffee Break: The world of Bowie


Rock legend David Bowie performs

Three years ago today, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, artist and actor David Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home two days after releasing the album 'Blackstar' and two days after his 69th birthday. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from the world of Bowie - originals, covers of of his music, songs he had a hand in, etc.?

Coffee Break: Bonnaroo 2019


Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

The 2019 lineup for Bonnaroo has been announced and it's eclectic as it is relevant to the music that The Current loves to play, including local favorites. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from 2019 Bonnaroo artists?

Coffee Break: Artists that have been on Sesame Street


Chance the Rapper

Chance the Rapper recently made an appearance on Sesame Street in a "T is for Theater" sketch with Cookie Monster and Elmo, and it's purely adorable. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from artists that have been on Sesame Street?

Coffee Break: The song that best describes your workout


Class members punch under colored strobe lights.

The new year has begun and gyms are flooded with well-meaning post-holiday resolution-keepers. So we're wondering - what songs can you think of for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that best describe YOUR workout?