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Steve Reich Rewrites Radiohead; HAIM Plays Live; Chuck Klosterman On Villains

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Monday, November 11, 2013

In this episode: Steve Reich, the composer that reinvented orchestral music discusses his newest composition, Radio Rewrite, a work inspired by the music of Radiohead.

Then, music has played a pivotal role in the work of Chuck Klosterman, who wrote about hair metal in his first book, Fargo Rock City. Today, he joins us to talk about villains, as dissected in his new book, I Wear The Black Hat.

And, the Los Angeles-based power pop group HAIM perform in the Soundcheck studio.

Guests:

HAIM, Chuck Klosterman and Steve Reich

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Steve Reich Rewrites Radiohead

The composer that reinvented orchestral music on his new composition inspired by Radiohead.

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Haim: A Power Pop Force On The Rise

Hear the Los Angeles-based power pop group HAIM perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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