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The Current's Reddit AMA: 10 Best Comments

Did Current listeners pay for Billy Idol's performance at Turf Club? Find out within.

Did Current listeners pay for Billy Idol's performance at Turf Club? Find out within.

Earlier this week, 89.3 the Current decided to open up to the masses as part of their rather large, 10-day 10th anniversary celebration. Unlike their public music meetings over at Amsterdam, the notorious Ask Me Anything forum on Reddit allowed for direct interactions with the station under the cloak of anonymity.

Both superfans and (mostly polite) antagonists came out to cheer and jeer. Everything from Thin Lizzy to Hozier to the shrinking (or not shrinking) playlist got some time in the conversation, which is up in full here. Here are our favorite exchanges.

In case it wasn't already obvious, Mark Wheat's fans are passionate.

Already been hearing that Leon Bridges song a lot, but here are some other acts the Current is high on for '15.
Wheat's fans have nothing on Seth Avett obsessives.
[mic drop]
Again with the Mark Wheat? Let the man have some privacy.
[page]If Rock the Garden turned into a holographic affair, here's what might happen:
The inevitable question of what to do with Lorde tied in with the inevitable question of what to do with Go96.
Maybe this will calm the Billy Idol dissenters.
Enough with the banjos already.
There's always someone who requests "Freebird."

Check out the rest of the Current's AMA dialogue here.

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