In this episode: The late actor and director Dennis Hopper, known for his roles in films like Apocalypse Now and Easy Rider, used music to great effect in his work. We talk with the author of a new book called Hopper: A Journey Into the American Dream.
Plus: The SXSW music festival is underway in Austin, Texas. We’ll talk with Soundcheck’s digital producer Mike Katzif about the bands he’s looking forward to seeing down there this year.
And, the band Eels stops by our studio to play music from their new album, Wonderful, Glorious.