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Thomas Dolby Reveals His 'Invisible Lighthouse'

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Hit maker Thomas Dolby's new film and live music project, The Invisible Lighthouse, springs from his potentially dangerous — and probably illegal — attempts to document the destruction of a structure that he holds dear.

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Fiddler On The Roof; Thomas Dolby; Meat Puppets Live In Concert

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

In this episode: Columbia University journalism professor Alisa Solomon joins us to talk about her book, Wonder Of Wonders: A Cultural History Of Fiddler On The Roof.

Plus: Thomas Dolby, the offbeat genius behind the ‘80s new wave hit “She Blinded Me With Science,” tells the story of his recent invasion of an off-limits lighthouse island.

And: The influential alt-rock band Meat Puppets recently played a Soundcheck-presented show at Brooklyn Bowl in Williamsburg (which we previewed) as part of the CBGB Festival. Hear excerpts from the group's performance.

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Thomas Dolby's 'Dieselpunk Dystopia'

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Last February, Thomas Dolby  joined us in the Greene Space for a special preview of his new record "A Map of the Floating City." Now, he returns with the completed project, which takes fans on a journey through a world he calls “Dieselpunk Dystopia.”  We'll catch up with pop's mad scientist.

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Pop's Mad Scientist Returns

Monday, July 04, 2011

Thomas Dolby blinded us with science in the 1980s. He hit us with ringtone technology in the last decade and a psychedelic iPhone app called “Toad Lickers” in 2010. Now, he’s released his first new album in almost 20 years. We’ll hear some of these new songs as Dolby and special guests Ethel and Rachelle Garniez perform in The Greene Space. Check out the video below with Soundcheck host John Schaefer providing the "Science!" during Thomas Dolby's performance of his classic hit.

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Pop's Mad Scientist Returns

Friday, February 25, 2011

Thomas Dolby blinded us with science in the 1980s. He hit us with ringtone technology in the last decade and a psychedelic iPhone app called “Toad Lickers” in 2010. Now, he’s putting out his first new album in almost 20 years. We’ll get a sneak preview of songs as Dolby and special guests Ethel and Rachelle Garniez perform for our live audience in The Greene Space. Check out the video below with Soundcheck host John Schaefer providing the "Science!" during Thomas Dolby's performance of his classic hit.

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The Greene Space

Soundcheck Live

Friday, February 25, 2011

2:00 PM

In his only New York City appearance, Thomas Dolby ("She Blinded Me With Science") will give an exclusive sneak preview performance of songs from his first album of new material in 20 years, A Map of the Floating City, with string quartet Ethel and Rachelle Garniez.