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Sideshow Podcast: Tobias Jesso Jr. vs. the World

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

In 2012, Tobias Jesso Jr. got dumped, was hit by a car, and found out his mom had cancer. He went home, started writing songs, and everyone loved them, from Adele to Jimmy Fallon.
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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Aretha Franklin, Noah Ritter, and George Takei win the Internet this week.
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New Sounds

Keyboard Works

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  Listen to their recent recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount ...

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New Sounds

Keyboard Works

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  Listen to their recent recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount Molehill Strings, into the proceedings.  Reflective and stabby, lyrical yet rocking, there'll be generous sampling from it.

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Soundcheck

The Savior Of Lost Voices: A Vocal Surgeon's Story

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Back in 2011, things looked murky for British singer Adele, even though she was selling millions of copies of her album 21. A benign polyp on a vocal cord had reduced her voice to a raspy whisper, and it was uncertain whether her singing career could continue. Pioneering vocal surgeon Steven Zeitels gets profiled by The New Yorker.

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The New Yorker: Out Loud

John Colapinto on vocal-cord injuries

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

John Colapinto on vocal-cord injuries

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Adele's '21' Tops Year-End Album Sales (Again)

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Joe Levy of Billboard joins us to explain year-end sales numbers for the music industry. 

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Slate Culture Gabfest

The Culture Gabfest: What Is Stuffed Inside of What Is Stuffed Inside of What Edition

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Slate critics Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens and Julia Turner discuss the new James Bond film "Skyfall" and a list of the ten best American essays since 1950, plus Dan Pashman from The Sporkful podcast and blog joins them to discuss his new Thanksgiving cr

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Soundcheck

Neil Cowley Trio's Non-Standard Standards

Monday, November 12, 2012

The British pianist who played on Adele's hit "Rolling In The Deep" brings his jazz combo to the studio.

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Soundcheck

The Music Of James Bond, From 'Dr. No' To 'Skyfall'

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Skyfall opens on November 9th -- and like every good James Bond movie, it has a killer theme song and soundtrack. Film historian Jon Burlingame, whose new book is called The Music of James Bond, joins us to look at fifty years of spy music.

 

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Adele, Meet James Bond

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the first James Bond film and the franchise is being celebrated with a DVD box set, a documentary, a film festival at the Museum of Modern Art, and most importantly, a new movie, Skyfall. Naturally, no new Bond movie would be complete without a new James Bond song for the opening credits. And this time around its by the British superstar Adele. How does it hold up compared to past Bond songs?

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Soundcheck

Adele's New Bond Song, Patti Smith For Pres, And Marco Benevento

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Tonight, Anne Litt nominates Patti Smith for President. Adele returns with the latest Bond song. Marco Benevento performs live in the studio. And we get to know hip hop artist Chief Keef.

New Sounds

Keyboard Works

Friday, March 23, 2012

Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program.  There's a brand-new recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount Molehill Strings, into the proceedings.  Reflective and stabby, lyrical yet rocking, there'll be generous sampling from it. 

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Transportation Nation

Adele Has It All: 6 Grammys...And a Great Bike

Thursday, February 16, 2012

She does have it all.

From Adele's website last January: "this is me on my new bike i got today, you can tell by my face i REALLY like it! the bell sounds like a door bell…like ding dong not prbprbpbrpbrpbr."

Now that Adele's won six Grammys, the captioning contest is on. (We found the this captioned version on Metapicture.)

This version is popping up on facebook.

How would you caption the picture? Comment below!

 

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Soundcheck

Tragedy, Then Triumph at the Grammys

Monday, February 13, 2012

Sophie Harris of Time Out New York joins us to recap last night’s Grammy Awards. And, we discuss how the telecast and artists handled the death of singer Whitney Houston.

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Top of the Karaoke Charts

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

In 2011, Adele dominated Billboard charts – and karaoke joints. According to a survey by a British market-research group, one in four karaoke singers sang an Adele hit last year. Today, we ask the ever important question: Is Adele good karaoke? Plus, more news and trends from the karaoke front with writer Brian Raftery and NYC Karaoke League founder Cullen Shaw.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gaga vs. Beyoncé vs. Adele

Friday, June 24, 2011

Sasha Frere-Jones, pop music critic for the New Yorker magazine, compares the current leading ladies of pop. 

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Features

Live on Soundcheck: Adele

Thursday, February 10, 2011

After she won her Grammy, Adele said, "I remember a lot of people saying 'I don't think her songs are as good as her voice is.'" So, she made a conscious effort to focus on her songwriting. This song was one of the first ones she wrote for her album 21, and she says it is representative of her as a person: "A boisterous, cheeky song: that's 'Rolling In The Deep.'"

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