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Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo Debuts A New Song; Burning Man; Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo's new album 'Last Night On Earth' is out Oct. 8. Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo's new album 'Last Night On Earth' is out Oct. 8. (Leah Singer/Courtesy of the artist)

In this episode: Sonic Youth may be on hold for the time being, but that hasn't stopped the band's longtime guitarist Lee Ranaldo. Hear a sneak preview of Ranaldo's upcoming album, Last Night On Earth, with the new song "Lecce, Leaving." Plus he offers a playlist for our Pick Three series.

Then, a lookahead at the bonkers annual festival Burning Man.

And Ivan Neville brings his New Orleans funk band Dumpstaphunk to the Soundcheck studio for a raucous and gritty performance.


Ivan Neville and Lee Ranaldo

A New Song From Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo

Longtime Sonic Youth guitarist and composer Lee Ranaldo shares a track from his upcoming album, Last Night On Earth. Plus, he puts together a Pick Three playlist.


Your Burning Man Stories

Have you gone to Burning Man? If so, we want to hear from you with your memories, best or worst, from the festival. Give us a call, at 866-939-1612 or leave a comment.

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Dumpstaphunk: Dirty New Orleans Funk

Watch Ivan Neville's funk band Dumpstaphunk perform live in the Soundcheck studio.

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