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Why Aren't Festivals Showcasing More Female Musicians?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

When this year's lineup for Coachella was unveiled, many noticed how few women were on the bill. Feminist music writer Katie Presley explains why festivals are such a dudefest.
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Soundcheck's Summer Essentials: 14 Ways To Have The Best Three Months Ever

Friday, May 23, 2014

Despite the rumors that the weather is going to be ridiculously awful this summer (who started those rumors anyway?), we're pretty sure it's going to be the best summer ever. Here are 14 ideas to jumpstart your summer '14 to-do list — concerts to attend, movies to watch, books to read and albums to hear. 

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Beer On Your Shoes? Grime On Your Headphones? Get Your Music Cleaning Questions Answered

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Got beer on your shoes after that last concert? Wondering if it's time to part ways with some of your CDs from high school -- or finally find some proper storage? Need to get grime off of your earbuds? Music fans, it's time to do some spring cleaning. We get help from cleaning expert (and realist) Jolie Kerr. 

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New Documentary Tells 'A Burning Man Story'

Friday, August 16, 2013

The new documentary, Spark: A Burning Man Story, delves inside the boardrooms and into the fray itself. Co-director Steve Brown joins Soundcheck in the studio to discuss the project and the storied annual gathering.

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A Burning Man Story; Julianna Barwick; On The Road With Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, More

Friday, August 16, 2013

In this episode: Later this month, hordes of art and experience pilgrims will descend upon the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada for the annual Burning Man festival. A new documentary goes inside Burning Man – both to its boardrooms and into the festival fray itself.

Plus: Brooklyn-based singer and composer Julianna Barwick makes lush, haunting soundscapes by layering her own voice. Hear her perform songs from her upcoming new album Nepenthe in the Soundcheck studio.

And: Author Michael Walker talks about his book, What You Want Is in the Limo: On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born.

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    Your Burning Man Stories

    Tuesday, August 13, 2013

    Have you gone to Burning Man? If so, we want to hear from you with your memories, best or worst, from the festival. Give us a call, at 866-939-1612 or leave a comment.

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    The Brian Lehrer Show

    At the Renaissance Faire

    Tuesday, November 27, 2012

    Rachel Lee Rubin, professor of American Studies at University of Massachusetts Boston and author of Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture, looks at what the phenomenon of "the faire" says about American culture at large.

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    Radio Rookies

    Radio Rookies Joins Hive Learning Network NYC at World Maker Faire NYC 2011

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011

    DIY (Do It Yourself) galore at World Maker Faire NYC 2011

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