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: World Emoji Day


Chip Cramer of Big Fork carries his Midway prize.

Today is World Emoji Day - an unofficial holiday celebrated on July 17 that recognizes Shigetaka Kurita, a Japanese designer that developed the tiny graphic images in 1999. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention a particular emoji?

Coffee Break: Songs for France


World Cup

France is celebrating today as they are the champions of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, winning 4-2 against Croatia yesterday in the final match of the series. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from French artists?

Coffee Break: A trip to Belgium


Romelu Lukaku of Belgium

Tomorrow Belgium and England will battle for third place in the World Cup championship. We play songs from England all the time but for today's Coffee Break, we're taking you on a trip to Belgium. If you have artists to suggest, go for it, otherwise sit back, relax and enjoy this "always learning" moment.

Coffee Break: Feet don't fail me now


Paul Pogba, Adil Rami and Samuel Umtiti of France celebrate.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is upon us and last night, Croatia defeated England to advance to the World Cup Final where they will face off with France.

Coffee Break: Big, big love


Thanks to Loran for writing in with today's theme. He says, "There are a lot of love songs. Some are subtle, but how about a set of love songs that go BIG with their expression of love?" That's just what we'll do, Loran. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that talk about grand gestures, and big expressions of love?

Coffee Break: Abrupt cutoffs


Abbey Road

Thanks to Todd for writing in with today's theme idea. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear with abrupt cutoffs?

Coffee Break: Morning ritual


A plate of buttered waffles made in an Easywork waffle iron.

Thanks to Loran for writing in with today's theme. Since we've been camping in the woods of Wisconsin and we had various fill-in hosts last week due to summer schedules, we're finally back to our normal morning lineup today. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that describe any part of the morning ritual?

Coffee Break: Kiss


Mike Liay kisses his dog Archie's head in his backyard.

Jill Riley wants you to know that it's International Kissing Day today and Brian Oake wants you to know that kissing has MANY health benefits. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention kissing?

Coffee Break: Dos and don'ts


Nina Simone

Thanks to Osborne for writing in with today's theme. He said, "Every day we have many rules to follow and many decisions to make." So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention "do" or "don't" in the title?

Coffee Break: Red, white and blue


Beer Dabbler

As tomorrow is the Fourth of July, you'll be hearing a lot of patriotic music over the next few days. But let's take a slightly different spin on this topic today. For the 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention red, white or blue?