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Rufus Wainwright is the musical guest on #FallonTonight. Here's a link to that time he performed at the Fitzgerald Theater, including a sing-along with VocalEssence:
Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright has had a long, varied and celebrated career that has garnered him an avid and devoted fanbase. From his intricate, lovely lyricism to his iconoclastic, proud gay persona to his gifts as a pianist and composer, Wainwright has carved out a path as a uniquely vital artist.
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When Flavor Flav asks to be on the radio with you, you say, "YES!" The legendary rapper and musician dropped in to visit Sean McPherson during Radio Free Current on Saturday. Listen to their complete conversation, which includes chat about Miles Davis and about Prince, on our website:
Musician and rapper Flavor Flav of the legendary hip-hop group Public Enemy gave Radio Free Current host Sean McPherson and his listeners a wonderful surprise on Saturday, April 30: Flavor Flav arrived in the studio for a live conversation in which he talked about his music and about his memories of Prince. 'Being onstage with Prince is so electrifying,' Flav says. Listen to Sean McPherson and Flavor Flav's complete conversation.
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Weezer's tenth studio album, dubbed "The White Album," is our Album of the Week. Read David Safar's review, listen to tracks and submit your own rating for Weezer's "White Album."
Weezer fans have longed for the combination of the band's grunge-pop debut with the emo masterpiece, 'Pinkerton.' That combination isn't present on the 'White Album' as Cuomo leans more towards rock cliches than the brashness of his youth.
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Hear stories about #Prince from those who knew him; check out our Prince Remembered podcast:
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Our Honey Do this week wishes a happy birthday to Willie Nelson! Join Mac Wilson and Bill DeVille (who switch spots today, btw) to hear tracks by Willie throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. http://thecurrent.org/listen
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Jake Rudh will get 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 of your senses working overtime with an excellent Transmission that's all about XTC. Join Jake at 10 p.m. http://thecurrent.org/listen
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What will become of the memoir Prince was writing, set for publication in 2017? Tracy Mumford from MPR News' The Thread explores that question.
Prince announced just last month that he was working on a memoir to be published in 2017. Rolling Stone called it
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Between her sold-out shows at First Avenue, Courtney Barnett stopped in The Current's studio for a session hosted by Brian Oake and Jill Riley. Listen at 7:30 a.m., and find audio and photos on our website.
Melbourne may be half a world away from Minneapolis, but Courtney Barnett has found a loyal group of fans in the Twin Cities. 'From the first time we ever came here, I really did feel the love,' Barnett says, 'so thank you.' In the Twin Cities to play two sold-out shows at First Avenue, Courtney Barnett stopped at The Current studio for a session hosted by Brian Oake and Jill Riley.
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The Current, a non-commercial radio station based in  Minneapolis / St.Paul , plays the best new music next to the music you already love, from local to legendary, indie to influential.  On the air at 89.3 FM in the Twin Cities and streaming everywhere at TheCurrent.org.