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Raising Musical Prodigies, Delta Rae In The Studio, Internet Radio Fairness Act

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Delta Rae (Smallz and Raskind)

Today on Soundcheck: National Book Award-winning author Andrew Solomon discusses the challenges of parenting musical prodigies, which is the subject of his latest book, Far From The Tree.

Then, North Carolina band Delta Rae bring its big voices to the studio.

And, Billboard editor and Soundcheck regular Joe Levy breaks down the dollars and cents of the Internet Radio Fairness Act.

The Challenges And Joys Of Parenting Musical Prodigies

National Book Award-winning author Andrew Solomon joins to discuss his new book, Far From The Tree, and shares how the families of musical geniuses such as Joshua Bell and Lang Lang struggled to cope with their children's tremendous talents.

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Delta Rae: Big Voices Tackling Big Issues

The North Carolina band stopped by the studio to perform songs from their debut album, Carry The Fire.

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Internet Radio Fairness Act

A new, and divisive bill in Congress -- called the Internet Radio Fairness Act -- would change the way that services like Spotify and Pandora pay musicians for streaming their music. Billboard editor and Soundcheck regular Joe Levy joins us to break down the dollars and cents of it all.

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The Internet Radio Fairness Act, Explained... Sort Of

A bill before Congress is both controversial and really, really boring. John Schaefer explains.

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Gig Alert: Trixie Whitley

Blues/rock singer/songwriter Trixie Whitley plays at Mercury Lounge Wednesday night. Download the song "Breathe You In My Dreams."

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Exclusive Download: Portland Cello Project Teases Beck's 'Song Reader'

Hear one band's take on the first "single" from Beck's upcoming sheet music collection.

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