On The Current’s Morning Show, Jill Riley got in touch with Minnesota rock auteur and musical wellness advocate Mark Mallman to talk about the psychological and physiological benefits of listening to happy music. Jill Riley: We thought since we’re going to get into the Coffee Break and try to kick off a week with some […]
As Minnesota prepared to shelter in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Morning Show host Jill Riley caught up with Dessa. Jill Riley: Calling in from, well, her apartment in Minneapolis, I’ve got Dessa on the line. Dessa, how are you doing? How are you feeling? Dessa: Hey, good morning Jill. I’m […]
As the Twin Cities, along with much of the rest of the world, hunker down at home to slow the spread of COVID-19, photographer Lucy Hawthorne visited several local music venues to document closed doors, empty streets…and signs of hope.
Morning Show host, Jill Riley, has been spending a lot of time chatting on the phone with various musicians to see how they are holding up in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Riley had a chance to talk with Colin Meloy of the Decemberists about how he is coping, performing virtually via social media, […]
My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is one of the many musicians who, due to the spread of COVID-19, are now contemplating how to proceed personally in their careers, as well as how to proceed as industry. James checked in with Morning Show host Jill Riley to talk about the temporary loss of live shows, […]
Throughout the last few weeks, the spread of the coronavirus has disrupted many lives, and has caused anxiety in just about everyone. Morning Show host Jill Riley checked in with Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs over the phone. Garbus discussed how she’s been processing her emotions through staying on a routine, practicing meditation, and being present […]
If you have a music video you’d like to be considered for an upcoming feature, send it my way at firstname.lastname@example.org! Dave Simonett: “By the Light of the Moon” Trampled by Turtles frontman Dave Simonett released his debut album under his own name, Red Tail, earlier this month. The serene tenderness of his song “By […]