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Spinning on Air Presents: Mixing Memory and Desire

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

7:00 PM

Join Jesse Paris Smith, Eric Hoegemeyer and Patti Smith for an evening of music and poetry honoring the chaos and transformation of spring. 

Watch a live video webcast at 7pm ET.

Patti Smith For Musician In Chief

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Over the next few weeks, Soundcheck is looking for our first Musician In Chief, in which special guests nominate musicians and make a case for why that artist should become commander in chief. Yesterday, Billboard's Joe Levy nominated Keith Richards. Today, we turn to KCRW DJ Anne Litt for her pick, Patti Smith.

START THE CONVERSATION: Who do you think should become the first "Musician In Chief"? Fill out THIS questionnaire into our comments section, or email your response to soundcheck@wnyc.org 

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Patti Smith Returns With 'Banga'

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

This summer, poet, author and songwriter Patti Smith released her first album of new material since 2004, Banga. The record takes its name from Russian novelist Mikhail Bulgakov's book The Master And Margarita, and it's a collection of 12 songs that brim with literary, religious, historical and musical references.

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Patti Smith, Best Coast And New Music

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Today on Soundcheck, a preview of new music releases with Joe Levy -- from a new Carly Rae Jepsen single to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music record Cruel Summer. Poet and rock legend Patti Smith discusses her latest album Banga, a record that takes its name from a Russian novel. And California surf rock band Best Coast drops by the studio to play songs from its excellent summer album The Only Place.

Patti Smith On The Making Of 'Banga'

Thursday, June 07, 2012

The poet, author and songwriter Patti Smith just released her first album of new material since 2004 - it's called Banga. She dropped by our studio to talk about the making of the album. Plus, she tells us about appearing in Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme...and we find out what she gave Johnny Depp for his birthday this year.

More with Patti Smith

Friday, August 27, 2010

Our extended cut of Kurt's conversation with Patti Smith, including three things you didn’t know about the rock legend: 1) mother turned her on to poetry; 2) writes detective stories; 3) enthusiastic golfer.

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Patti Smith

Friday, August 27, 2010

The "godmother of punk" started out in 1970s New York. But in "Dream of Life," a POV documentary that aired on PBS and that's up for an Emmy this weekend, Patti Smith shows sides of herself that the public rarely gets to see. Smith tells Kurt ...

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Talk to Me: Patti Smith Chats with Jonathan Lethem

Friday, May 07, 2010

Patti Smith spoke with Jonathan Lethem about writing, CBGB, and New York nostalgia for the PEN World Voice Festival. Listen to their conversation and Smith's song about William Blake.

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Leonard's Questions: Patti Smith

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Patti Smith is addicted to the music of Glenn Gould. She shared this, and more, after appearing on The Leonard Lopate Show.

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Just Kids

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Poet and performer Patti Smith discusses her long friendship with the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, which began with a chance meeting in Brooklyn in 1967. Her book Just Kids: From Brooklyn to the Chelsea Hotel, a Life of Art and Friendship. is an account life in New York in ...

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More with Patti Smith

Friday, December 25, 2009

Our extended cut of Kurt's conversation with Patti Smith, including three things you didn’t know about the rock legend: 1) mother turned her on to poetry; 2) writes detective stories; 3) enthusiastic golfer.

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Patti Smith

Friday, December 25, 2009

The "godmother of punk" started out in 1970s New York. But in "Dream of Life," a new POV documentary airing on PBS, Patti Smith shows sides of herself that the public rarely gets to see. Smith tells Kurt that it's also an account of ...

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