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Live Current, Volume 11

Live Current, Volume 11

Each fall, The Current collects the best in-studio performances into one great album, Live Current. This year, we're celebrating our 11th edition. You'll hear exclusive, in-studio recordings from the Decemberists, Brandi Carlile, Doomtree, Courtney Barnett, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, alt-J, Glass Animals, Lucius and more. Live Current Vol. 11 is available on LP and CD, and it's not available in stores. You can only get it when you support The Current with your contribution.

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At the end of May, MSU-Mankato band Navigating North drove through the night to North Carolina and recorded an entire EP, all in about 48 hours. The members of the band—Hailey Johnson, Josiah Jorgensen, and Jay Seaser—originally met as part of a worship team in the MSU campus ministry, the Navigators. The band happened organically, says Seaser. “We just started jamming…

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Daily Download: Antonin Dvorak - String Quintet in E-flat, Op. 97: II. Allegro vivo

Get a free MP3 of Antonin Dvorak - String Quintet in E-flat, Op. 97: II. Allegro vivo, performed by Vlach Quartet Prague.