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In this intimate interview series, the Current's Andrea Swensson sits down with musicians from the Twin Cities and beyond to talk about their real-life struggles and the music that makes it a little better. It's going to be O.K.

In this intimate interview series, the Current's Andrea Swensson sits down with musicians from the Twin Cities and beyond to talk about their real-life struggles and the music that makes it a little better. It's going to be O.K.
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United States

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In this intimate interview series, the Current's Andrea Swensson sits down with musicians from the Twin Cities and beyond to talk about their real-life struggles and the music that makes it a little better. It's going to be O.K.

Language:

English

Contact:

612-702-4479


Episodes

The O.K. Show, Episode 21: Davina Sowers

6/23/2016
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Davina and the Vagabonds frontwoman Davina Sowers deconstructs the stigma around mental illness and shares her addiction and recovery story.

Duration: 00:34:25


The O.K. Show, Episode 20: Natalie Grace McKay

6/9/2016
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Hardcore artist Natalie Grace McKay talks about carving out space for transgender performers and her journey to sobriety.

Duration: 00:33:39


The O.K. Show, Episode 19: P.O.S

6/1/2016
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Rapper P.O.S talks about the emotional and creative fallout of his recent kidney transplant.

Duration: 00:46:23


The O.K. Show, Episode 18: Gary Louris

5/25/2016
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The frontman for the Jayhawks opens up about his experiences with depression, addiction, and recovery.

Duration: 00:29:23


The O.K. Show, Episode 17: Michelle Leon

5/18/2016
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Bassist-turned-novelist Michelle Leon reflects on being a Babe in Toyland.

Duration: 00:30:37


The O.K. Show, Episode 16: Big Cats

5/11/2016
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Producer Big Cats talks to Andrea Swensson about the art of grieving publicly.

Duration: 00:30:16


The O.K. Show, Episode 11: Claire de Lune

12/23/2015
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Claire de Lune of the group tiny deaths opens up to Andrea Swensson about anxiety, impostor syndrome, and how she found herself through music.

Duration: 00:33:24


The O.K. Show, Episode 10: Dan Israel

12/16/2015
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Prolific singer-songwriter Dan Israel opens up about his divorce and his struggle to stay healthy.

Duration: 00:32:31


The O.K. Show, Episode 9: Lizzo

12/9/2015
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Minneapolis-based rapper Lizzo talks to Andrea Swensson about accidentally collaborating with Justin Vernon, making her new album, Big GRRRL Small World, and falling in love with herself.

Duration: 00:39:10


The O.K. Show, Episode 7: Mayda

11/4/2015
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St. Paul pop artist Mayda opens up about her health problems and journey as a Korean adoptee.

Duration: 00:40:46


The O.K. Show, Episode 6: Astronautalis

10/28/2015
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Hard-touring rapper Astronautalis talks about managing stress and staying creative under pressure.

Duration: 00:35:23


The O.K. Show, Episode 5: Lydia Liza

10/21/2015
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St. Paul singer-songwriter Lydia Liza talks to Andrea Swensson about feminism, anxiety, self-awareness, and the pressure we place on promising young artists.

Duration: 00:40:15


The O.K. Show, Episode 4: Irv Williams

10/14/2015
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Twin Cities saxophone legend Irv Williams reflects on turning 96 years old and fostering his lifelong love of jazz.

Duration: 00:28:54


The O.K. Show, Episode 3: Adam Levy

10/7/2015
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Honeydogs frontman Adam Levy speaks intimately about losing his son to suicide and channeling his grief into a beautiful new solo album.

Duration: 00:35:37


The O.K. Show, Episode 2: Mary Beth Mueller

9/30/2015
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Soul Asylum bassist Karl Mueller's widow Mary Beth talks about her punk rock roots in Minneapolis and her one-woman crusade against cancer.

Duration: 00:35:02


The O.K. Show, Episode 1: Charlie Van Stee

9/23/2015
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Minneapolis psych-pop songwriter Charlie Van Stee has a candid discussion about mental health with host Andrea Swensson.

Duration: 00:33:45