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Yoko Ono At 80; Rachel Kushner Picks Three; Golden Suits In The Studio

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Yoko Ono (Courtesy of the artist)

In this episode: The legendary artist, musician, and activist Yoko Ono discusses her new album, Take Me To The Land Of Hell.

Plus: Rachel Kushner, author of the critically-acclaimed novel The Flamethrowers, shares a Pick Three of some of her favorite music.

And: Golden Suits is the solo project from Fred Nicolaus of Department of Eagles, though "solo" is a weird way to describe a record that includes half of Grizzly Bear as well as members of Milagres and Ava Luna. Nicolaus joins us with his band to play live.

 

Guests:

Golden Suits, Rachel Kushner and Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono At 80: Dancing Through Life

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Watch Golden Suits perform live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Download This: Electric Six

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Kaben from Brooklyn

Yoko Ono sounds as good as she did at 80, as she did when she is 70; well, if the sound she is trying to generate is that of a crazed homeless person, covered in urine, screaming on the street; she nails it.

Sep. 25 2013 09:14 PM

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