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Massive Attack's Movie Collaboration; A Look Back At The Runaways; Tired Pony Plays Live

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Cover to The Runaways' album 'Queens Of Noise.' Cover to The Runaways' album 'Queens Of Noise.'

In this episode: Documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis and Robert Del Naja, of electronic act Massive Attack, discuss their unsettling collaboration underway at the Park Avenue Armory.

Music writer Evelyn McDonnell talks about her new biography, Queens of Noise: The Real Story of the Runaways, about the influential 1970's punk band that sparked the careers of Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, Lita Ford and others.

And Tired Pony, the supergroup featuring members of R.E.M., Snow Patrol, The Minus 5, and Belle And Sebastian, perform live in the Soundcheck studio.

Guests:

Adam Curtis, Evelyn McDonnell and Tired Pony

The Runaways: Queens Of Noise

In Queens of Noise Evelyn McDonnell tells the short-lived but influential band, The Runaways.

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Inside 'Massive Attack v Adam Curtis'

Robert Del Naja of trip-hop pioneers Massive Attack have joined forces with British documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis for an immersive multimedia piece running at the Park Avenue Armory. Del Naja and Curtis talk about the genesis of the project.

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Tired Pony: A Supergroup With A Cinematic Sound

Hear Tired Pony perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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SWF is the recording moniker of Stevie Weinstein-Foner.

Check Ahead: SWF, 'Let It Be Told'

Hear Let It Be Told, the new album from SWF in its entirety.

 

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Download This: Typhoon

The chamber rock band Typhoon performs at Le Poisson Rouge Monday. Download "Young Fathers."

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