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Friday, April 30, 2010

Their famous treadmill video made OK Go one of the Internet's first viral sensations. Now, they've had to fight their own record company so fans could see their new, mind-boggling video online. Today on the show, OK Go plays live in our studio. Plus: British rocker Graham Parker tells us how a failed attempt to license his music for television inspired his latest album.

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Graham Parker

OK Go, on Going It Alone

In 2006, OK Go made music and internet history with the video for their song "Here It Goes Again." The clip, which featured the band performing a complex dance routine on a set of treadmills, received millions of views on YouTube and turned scores of new listeners on to their ...

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Graham Parker

A 35-year veteran of the music industry, British rocker Graham Parker recently took his first stab at penning music for television. When the two TV theme songs he submitted were rejected by the shows' creators, Parker decided he would make their loss his own gain. Thus was born Imaginary Television, ...

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Paquito D'Rivera

Gig Alerts: Paquito D'Rivera Sextet

The Cuban saxophonist and clarinetist will preview some new pieces with his specially selected sextet this weekend at the Jazz Standard. Download his upbeat track "Chiquita Blues."

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Hila Plitmann

Gig Alerts: Hila Plitmann

The soprano and new opera darling will star in Paola Prestini’s "Oceanic Verses" Saturday at New York City Opera's VOX Contemporary American Opera Lab at NYU. Download a track from her Grammy-winning recording of the John Corigliano opera "Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems Of Bob Dylan."

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Passe Montagne

Gig Alerts: Passe Montagne

The European experimental power trio play Zebulon Sunday night. Download their dynamic track "Lowcost Deluxe."

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