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Cheek to Cheek with Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Sunday, November 09, 2014

This week, we are taking a look at the new album, Cheek To Cheek. The record features American Songbook favorites sung by Tony Bennett and pop icon Lady Gaga.  

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Tony Bennett And Lady Gaga Sing 'Cheek To Cheek'

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The latest music project from Lady Gaga is a duets record with iconic crooner, Tony Bennett. But is the album a stunt? Writer Nick Messitte weighs in.

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Roseland Ballroom: Your Stories

Friday, April 04, 2014

Say goodbye to Roseland Ballroom by sharing a memory of a great concert, a great run-in or a legendary evening. Post your story below, tweet us @Soundcheck or leave us a voicemail at 866-939-1612

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Watch Lady Gaga's Keynote From SXSW

Friday, March 14, 2014

Watch live video of the South By Southwest 2014 Keynote with Lady Gaga from Austin, Texas.

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With 'Artpop's Low Sales, Is Something Amiss In Gaga Land?

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Despite a heavy promotional push, Lady Gaga's new album ARTPOP hasn't performed as well as expected sales-wise. Is something amiss in Gaga land?



The Stone Roses Return; Lady Gaga's 'Artpop'; Chet Faker Plays Live

Thursday, November 21, 2013

In this episode: For a certain generation of rock fans, little induces nostalgia like The Stone Roses, the influential Britpop band from in the late 1980's and early '90s. But the band collapsed amid legal wrangling and personality clashes, leaving many fans wonder what could've been. But last year, The Stone Roses surprised everyone by reforming and embarking on a reunion tour -- which is the subject of a new documentary, The Stone Roses: Made Of Stone.

Then, a look at the what the low sales for Lady Gaga's newest album ARTPOP means for the pop star.

And the soulful electronic musician and singer Chet Faker performs in the Soundcheck studio.


Here's The Thing

Danny Bennett

Monday, September 02, 2013

Danny Bennett has spent the past thirty years managing the career of his dad, Tony Bennett. As Danny says, “I don’t just handle a career, I manage a legacy.” 

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How Lady Gaga Became A Star; Breaking Bad Composer Dave Porter; Brett Dennen, Live

Monday, August 26, 2013

All this week on Soundcheck, we'll be streaming each show live at 2 p.m. ET. 

In this episode: In 2006, DJ and writer Brendan Jay Sullivan met a go-go dancer and aspiring musician named Stefani Germanotta. Sullivan tells the story of their friendship and her transformation into pop megastar Lady Gaga in his new book Rivington Was Ours: Lady Gaga, The Lower East Side And The Prime Of Our Lives.

Then, as the meth trade-driven crime drama Breaking Bad marches its way to the series' finale, we talk with Dave Porter, the composer of the show's haunting original score.

And folk-pop singer Brett Dennen performs songs from his upcoming release, Smoke And Mirrors, in the Soundcheck studio.


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Albums, Anniversaries, And Music Trends To Watch In 2013

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Matthew Perpetua, editor of Buzzfeed Music, previews some of the music to look forward to in the coming year.

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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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Radio Rookies

Coming Out in The Age of Lady Gaga

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bebe tells her uncle that she's bisexual, but he suspects Bebe is just trying to be cool and doesn't understand the weight of her words. 


Some Grammy Thoughts

Monday, February 14, 2011

John Schaefer reacts to the Grammys' surprises.

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'Dead' Celebrities in New York Pull for Children's Lives

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Twenty nine celebrities including humungo-New York stars like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats are planning their "cyber deaths" on December 1 to raise money for AIDS efforts in Africa and India.


It's A Free Country ®

Bullhorn: Gaga for Gaga

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

As Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert prepare to take Washington, we certainly should appreciate the satire, the cynicism even, as healthy for our democracy. After all, Stewart's viewers are engaged on some level. They are not completely disengaged from the political process. The same can be said of Glenn Beck's followers. And if Lady Gaga’s fans pick up the phone and call their senators, whatever their motivation, at least they are dialing into the process. The question is whether we are engaged enough.

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Girl Power and the Grammys

Monday, February 01, 2010

What was your takeaway from last night’s Grammy Awards? Soundcheck wants to know.