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Musicheads® Essentials is a web feature that gives the Current staff a chance to share some of our favorite albums of all time with our listeners. Join us each week as a different Current host or staff member picks an essential album from their collection and tells you why they love it.

893 Essential Songs Since the Year 2000


We hope you had as much fun listening as we did putting the countdown together. View the final tally and nerd-out with playlists, spreadsheets and more.

893 Essential Songs


A musicheads guide to the listener-generated list of 893 essential songs.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Motion City Soundtrack


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Wednesday, April 29, we're shining a light on Motion City Soundtrack.

Musicheads Essential Artist: The Time


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Tuesday, April 28, we're shining a light on The Time.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Babes in Toyland


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, April 27, we're shining a light on Babes in Toyland.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Poliça


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Friday, April 24, we're shining a light on Polica.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Prince


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Tuesday, April 21, we're shining a light on Prince.

Musicheads Essential Artist: Semisonic


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, April 20, we're shining a light on Semisonic.

Musicheads Essential Artist: The Jayhawks


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Wednesday, April 15, we're shining a light on the Jayhawks.

Musicheads Essential Artist: The Replacements


April is Minnesota Music Month. To celebrate, each weekday this month we'll be spotlighting a different artist with special coverage on air and online. For Monday, April 13, we're shining a light on the Replacements.