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Arctic Monkeys; Players On Players With Erin McKeown And Wade Davis; Neil Young's Stereo System

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys (Zackery Michael)

In this episode: Acclaimed British indie rock band Arctic Monkeys gives a taste of its new album AM with an acoustic performance in the Soundcheck studio. 

Then, a new experiment straight from the Soundcheck test kitchen: Players On Players, in which we introduce a professional musician with a professional athlete and get them talking about the intersections of sports and music. In this initial segment, songwriter Erin McKeown chats with football player Wade Davis.

And, Eliot Van Buskirk, of Evolver.fm tooks at the uphill battle for Pono, the new high-quality music system developed by Neil Young.

Guests:

Arctic Monkeys, Eliot Van Buskirk, Wade Davis and Erin McKeown

Players On Players: Songwriter Erin McKeown Meets Football Player Wade Davis

In a new experiment straight from the Soundcheck test kitchen, Players On Players pairs a musician with an athlete to explore the intersection of music and sports. In this initial segment, songwriter Erin McKeown talks with football player Wade Davis.

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Arctic Monkeys: Multi-Layered Pop Nostalgia

Hear the balled-up energy and nostalgic pop of Arctic Monkeys in the Soundcheck studio.

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