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Yo-Yo Ma Joins Rocker to Campaign for US Arts Funding

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Former Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum joined cellist Yo-Yo Ma on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to urge lawmakers to increase funding for the arts in a year of deep federal budget cuts.

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New Sounds

More New Sounds Covers

Sunday, April 22, 2012

It's an hour of cover songs, New Sounds-style, with many familiar tunes in unexpected arrangements. We'll hear Pink Floyd, Stravinsky, Black Sabbath and Satie for this program. Listen as Marco Benevento and Julio Resende rework Pink Floyd songs and the new music ensemble Fireworks presents a version of the Rite of Spring. Plus, the Bad Plus hits it with "Ironman" and Marc Sloan reworks Erik Satie's Gnossienes. And much more.

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Studio 360

Guns N' Roses Forever

Friday, June 08, 2007

Axl Rose, the songwriter and singer behind Guns N’ Roses, has been working on a new album for longer than many bands have existed. He’s still trying to top his biggest hit, 1989’s Sweet Child O’ Mine. How do great expectations turn into no expectations?

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Studio 360

Axl, Orson, Plastics

Friday, June 23, 2006

Kurt Andersen and Chris Elliott talk about the failures that inevitably shadow our triumphs. We’ll hear about Guns’n’Roses, which has been working on an infamous comeback record for longer than most bands exist. The playwright Austin Pendleton tells Kurt about the amazing rise and pathetic decline of Orson Welles. And we phone our listeners to hear about the bands, writers, and directors who let them down big time.

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Studio 360

Shark, Orson, Axl

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Kurt Andersen and Chris Elliott talk about the failures that inevitably shadow our triumphs. We’ll hear about Guns’n’Roses, which has been working on an infamous comeback record for longer than most bands exist. The playwright Austin Pendleton tells Kurt about the amazing rise and pathetic decline of Orson Welles. And ...

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Studio 360

Guns N' Roses Forever

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Axl Rose, the songwriter and singer behind Guns N’ Roses, has been working on a new album far longer than many bands have existed. Holed up in a mansion in Los Angeles, he’s still trying to top his hugest hit, 1989’s “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” How do great expectations turn ...

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