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Lizzy Goodman

Lizzy Goodman appears in the following:

New Music: 'Yeezus' And More

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Music writer Lizzy Goodman gives her preliminary opinion of Kanye West's Yeezus and two other new releases.

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'20 Feet From Stardom'; 'Yeezus'; Julie Feeney’s Colorful In-Studio Set

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

In this episode: A new film, 20 Feet From Stardom shines the spotlight away from the headliners and onto their backup singers. We talk with the director of the documentary, Morgan Neville, and two backup singers who star in the film, Darlene Love and Merry Clayton.

Plus: It’s Yeezus Day! We get an early take on Kanye West’s brand new album — as well as two other new releases — from music writer, Lizzy Goodman.

And: Irish singer-songwriter and snazzy dresser, Julie Feeney, joins us to perform a live set of songs from her new album, Clocks, in the studio. 

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    New Releases From Quadron, Eleanor Friedberger And Vampire Weekend

    Monday, June 03, 2013

    Writer Lizzy Goodman shares three of her favorite new releases: Avalanche from the Danish electronic soul duo Quadron, Personal Record from the singer and songwriter Eleanor Friedberger, and the latest from Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City.

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    Big Songs, Big Hype (Oh Yeah, They're Women)

    Saturday, May 04, 2013

    Three heavily hyped new bands have little in common, except being led by women. How important is that?

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    Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Audacious And Awkward Rock Stars

    Wednesday, April 03, 2013

    Karen O, the kinetic singer of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, is notorious for her explosive and commanding on-stage performances. But as music writer Lizzy Goodman wrote in a new profile of the band for The New York Times Magazine, O and her bandmates -- guitarist Nick Zinner and drummer Brian Chase -- are surprisingly awkward and shy.

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    Sitting Down With Yo-Yo Ma; Abigail Washburn Plays Live; Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the "Class of 2001"

    Wednesday, April 03, 2013

    In this episode: The world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma was recently awarded the Vilcek Prize for Contemporary Music, which recognizes immigrants who have made significant contributions to the American arts. He stops by to tell us about it.

    Plus: Singer, songwriter, and clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn joins us to talk about her new staged piece, “Post-American Girl,” which is based on her 17-year relationship with China. And, she plays live.

    And: writer Lizzy Goodman joins us to talk about her recent New York Times Magazine profile of the band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. 

      Pick Three: Lizzy Goodman

      Tuesday, February 28, 2012

      Music writer Lizzy Goodman joins us with three must-hear new releases in our weekly Pick Three.

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      Nude Awakening

      Thursday, April 29, 2010

      R&B singer Erykah Badu was recently charged with disorderly conduct after stripping naked for her new music video. Elsewhere, rockers like Flaming Lips and Matt and Kim have recently decided to bare all, and several productions at the Metropolitan Opera have featured at least partial nudity. All of this comes ...

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      Smackdown: Springsteen

      Tuesday, January 27, 2009

      Today our Smackdown series enters dangerous territory with a debate over Bruce Springsteen, his new album, and his place in pop music. Phil Freeman of Metal Edge magazine and Lizzy Goodman of Blender magazine join us to spar over "Working on a Dream" and the legacy of the Boss.

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      Pop Acts to Watch in 2009

      Thursday, January 08, 2009

      From venerable acts such as Bruce Springsteen and U2 to whippersnappers like The Fray and Lily Allen, the coming months boast a slew of fresh releases from an array of pop and rock artists. Blender magazine’s Lizzy Goodman joins us for a preview.

      Soundcheck blog: John Schaefer on music ...

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      Smackdown: Chinese Democracy

      Tuesday, November 25, 2008

      Seventeen years. Thirteen million dollars. One Axl Rose. This week, the once-mythical Guns 'n' Roses album "Chinese Democracy" finally sees the light of day. But was it worth the wait? In another Soundcheck Smackdown, Lizzy Goodman of Blender magazine and rock writer Sean Manning ("Rock and Roll Cage Match") square ...

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      The Video Vote

      Friday, October 24, 2008

      For the past week, Soundcheck listeners have been voting on 10 innovative videos handpicked by Lizzy Goodman of Blender magazine – or nominating their own picks. Now, it's time to hear the results of democracy in action: Lizzy joins us again to unveil the winner of our Music Video Poll.

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      Radio Picks the Video Star

      Friday, October 24, 2008

      Earlier this week, Soundcheck began polling listeners on a list of 10 innovative music videos handpicked by Blender magazine's Lizzy Goodman. Now, Goodman returns to reveal the results of our music video poll. And: The psychedelic Swedish band Dungen mines the prog-rock greats of the '70s on their ...

      The Rise and Fall of "TRL"

      Monday, October 20, 2008

      When it launched in 1998, the video-countdown show "Total Request Live" was notable for the way it interacted with fans and drew A-list pop stars. Now, MTV is ending the show. Meanwhile, music videos are enjoying a golden age. J. Max Robins of the Paley Center for Media and Lizzy ...

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      On and Off the Charts

      Thursday, August 14, 2008

      In the first of a new series, Soundcheck looks at the artists who are reigning atop the Billboard albums chart -- and what their rankings tell us about the state of pop music. Joining us is Lizzy Goodman of Blender magazine.

      Our blog: Do the Billboard charts matter ...

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      Soundcheck's Summer Song Poll

      Friday, July 25, 2008

      Every year, popular and critical opinion somehow converge to settle on a "summer song." In 2007, it was Rihanna's "Umbrella." The year before, it was "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley. The practice stretches back to the very dawn of pop radio. Yet defining the essence of a "summer song" is a ...

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      Crowning 2008's Song of the Summer

      Friday, July 25, 2008

      Every summer, one song seems to blast from every beach radio, car stereo, and block-party boombox around the city. Blender editor at large Lizzy Goodman joins us to crown this summer’s biggest jam. Also: Singer-songwriter Brendan James went from a check-out clerk at Urban Outfitters to a favorite of Carly ...

      Artists To Watch in 2008

      Tuesday, January 08, 2008

      It's time to dump all those "best-of-the-year" lists in the recycle bin. Blender magazine editor at large Lizzy Goodman joins us to preview artists to watch in 2008.

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