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'Dosa Hunt', Silversun Pickups In The Studio

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Wednesday, November 07, 2012

The South Indian crepe known as dosa is the subject of a new film, Dosa Hunt. The South Indian crepe known as dosa is the subject of a new film, Dosa Hunt. (.Hessam/flickr)

Today on Soundcheck: Billboard editor and bullpen member Joe Levy brings us three recent music releases he's excited about.

A mouth-watering chat about dosas, the South Indian crepe that's the subject of a short film called, Dosa Hunt. Yeasayer's Anand Wilder and Stereogum executive editor and the creator of the film Amrit Singh give us the low down on food and the film project.

And Silversun Pickups hit the studio to play songs from its latest album Neck Of The Woods.


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Silversun Pickups' 'Neck Of The Woods,' In The Studio

Silversun Pickups perform songs from its latest album, Neck Of The Woods, live in the studio.

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Putting The 'Indie' In Indian Cuisine

A new short film, Dosa Hunt from Stereogum executive editor Amrit Singh documents a quest by six indie musicians as they seek out the best dosa in New York City.


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