In this episode: Roseland Ballroom is set to close on April 7, after Lady Gaga completes a run of high-profile concerts. Dating back to 1919, the various incarnations of the Roseland have played host to countless stars and myriad eras of New York music. Music writer Ira Robbins and listeners share their memories of a storied nightclub as part of Soundcheck's occasional series, Vanished Venues.
Then: Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the seminal L.A. punk band X, John Doe, is looking back at his 25-year-long solo career with a retrospective. Hear him perform in the Soundcheck studio.