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Mike Doughty

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Mike Doughty Goes to Hell

Friday, July 11, 2014

Composer and indie rocker Mike Doughty made a New Year’s Resolution to kickstart a long-delayed project: writing a rock opera based on the Book of Revelation. How’s it working out so far? Well, the Earth hasn’t opened up to swallow him yet.

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How to Compose Psychedelic Earthquakes

Monday, April 14, 2014

April Update: I finished a cut of the text, and, I have to say, I’m surprised that I didn’t have to get rid of much. Generally, I amalgamated angels — there are maybe two dozen individual angels with speaking roles — and I cut a large number of earthquakes. John the Revelator just could not get enough ...

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Mike Doughty’s Biblical New Year’s Resolution

Friday, January 10, 2014

What is the creative project you’ve been meaning to get done? Last year, we followed four listeners who, with our periodic encouragement/nagging, all reached their goals. When we put out the call for 2014, we heard from hundreds of people eager to throw their hat in the ring ...

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Mike Doughty

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Writer and musician Mike Doughty discusses his memoir, The Book of Drugs. In it, he describes his rise to prominence as the leader of the band Soul Coughing, his transformation into a solo performer, and his battle with addiction.  He’ll also talk about his latest albums, "The Question Jar Show" and "Yes and Also Yes."

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Mike Doughty: In Studio

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Musician and poet Mike Doughty launched the cult-rock band Soul Coughing and a solo career during the 1990s. All the while, he struggled with addictions to cocaine, heroin and alcohol. He recounts that time -- and the New York music scene of the ‘90s -- in the darkly comic memoir, "The Book of Drugs." And, he performs live.

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The Harmony of Amateur Hour

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

For adults, finding time to learn a musical instrument is tough enough. Finding a forgiving partner can be terrifying. Today: a reporter and a bestselling detective novelist reveal how they joined "piano parties" and something called The Really Terrible Orchestra. And later: we bite into "Golden Delicious," the latest solo ...

Mike Doughty

Thursday, May 08, 2008

The '90s alternative group Soul Coughing was a counterpoint to the grunge era, with lyrics inspired by Beat poetry and hip hop rhymes. Frontman Mike Doughty's second solo album, "Golden Delicious," lends that style to songs about the war in Iraq and explorations of '80s culture. He joins us for ...

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The Harmony of Amateur Hour

Thursday, May 08, 2008

For adults, finding time to learn a musical instrument is tough enough. Finding a forgiving partner can be terrifying. Today on Soundcheck: a reporter and a bestselling detective novelist reveal how they joined "piano parties" and something called The Really Terrible Orchestra. And later: we bite into "Golden Delicious," the ...