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Iron & Wine released their sixth album of new material, <em>Beast Epic</em>, on August 25, 2017. Here's songwriter/lead vocalist Sam Beam and a full band playing "Call It Dreaming," "About A Bruise," and "Thomas County Law" in The Current's studio.
On Sept. 23, 2017, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with Josh Ritter, who performed at the Clown Lounge within the Turf Club in St. Paul. Ritter performed a number of songs from his latest album, 'Gathering,' which was released just one day before this MicroShow was recorded.
Anderson East and his band are touring the country, road-testing some recent singles from a not-yet-announced album. Traveling up through the Twin Cities between gigs in Madison, Wis., and the Wisconsin Dells, Anderson East and his band spoke with Mac Wilson and played some of the songs they've been woodshedding.
Following the release of Actual Wolf's 'Faded Days,' the lupine semi-local stopped by The Current to record a session with host Sean McPherson.