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Infographic: Rock and Pop Hits of Summer 1993

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Here's a look at the pop, dance, and rock hits that made Billboard's 1993 end-of-year "Hot 100" list. Billy Joel's,  "The River of Dreams," Soul Asylum's, "Runaway Train," and Michael Jackson's, "Will You Be There," are among the timeless classics and one-hit wonders highlighted below that graced the airwaves during the summer of 1993. Check out pics of all the pop and rock artists that made the list and brush up on details for songs released during the summer. (Details include position on the Billboard list, artist name, song title and single release date). 

Rock/pop hits, summer '93

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Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament And Joseph Arthur Are RNDM

Monday, November 26, 2012

Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament joins forces with Soundcheck regular Joseph Arthur and drummer Richard Stuverud to play songs from their new project, RNDM (pronounced “R-N-D-M”.) We hear how the group came together -- and why RNDM’s onstage attire includes orange ski masks.

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Oliver Sacks on "Hallucinations," RNDM, Boredom-Fighting Apps

Monday, November 26, 2012

Today on Soundcheck: Dr. Oliver Sacks discusses why we hallucinate sounds, from voices to cell phone ringers to music -- even when we're completely sane. 

Plus, we hear a live performance in the studio from the band RNDM -- the trio made up of singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur, bassist Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam, and drummer Richard Stuverud. 

And, just in time for those endless holiday shopping lines, Evolver.fm founder Eliot Van Buskirk  delivers some boredom-slaying musical apps