In this epiosde: Bill Janovitz -- writer and founder the ‘90's alternative rock band Buffalo Tom -- talks about a new collection of essays about 50 Rolling Stones songs.
Plus: Last year the British post-punk band Savages was hailed as one of the best new bands in the U.K. — and at the time, only had one or two songs to its credit. Now that the group's brutal and elegant debut, Silence Yourself, is out, the reviews are in — and they are rave. They play live.
And: Columbia University’s Center for Ethnomusicology is voluntarily returning — to several Native American groups — a treasure trove of rare recordings of traditional songs and dances. Aaron Fox, Associate Professor of music at Columbia and former director of the Center, explains why.
Nightmarish stories of musical hallucinations, songs with the power to transcend language, & the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.