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The Strange Boys Shake Up A Classic Sound

Monday, September 20, 2010

In 1966, when Britain's The Troggs hit it big with their classic tune 'Wild Thing,' the members of the Austin-based garage rock bandThe Strange Boys had yet to be born. Thanks to the lasting power of records and a strong Texas scene, the group is now poised to inherit garage rock's musical legacy.

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How To Play A Cactus

Monday, July 19, 2010

'Our first cactus was in B flat' says Jason Treuting. And so goes Kurt's conversation with Matmos and So Percussion, two bands who've come together to make Treasure State, an album made using the sounds of aluminum sheets, pails of water and yes, a cactus.

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Harlan Ellison: Best Seller

Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Harlan Ellison is a lot like the stories he writes: intense, ingenious, and slightly deranged.  Ellison has made a career writing “speculative fiction” (a title he prefers to the more mainstream 'sci-fi').  He's also had a prolific career in Hollywood, working on groundbreaking TV shows like 'Star Trek', 'The Twilight Zone', and 'The Man from U.N.C.L.E.'.

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A Forgotten Form of Street Art

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Advertisements are a nuisance. The giant ones plastered on billboards and buildings all over major cities - those are eyesores. However, in the new short documentary "Up There," director Michael Murray may have just ...

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Musical Building Blocks

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of the jazz piano are probably smoky late night bars and cool cats in fedoras.

But would you think of quilting?

Jason Moran does. Along with critical acclaim for ...

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World Cup Worries

Monday, June 28, 2010

(Photo by Flickr user Axel Bührmann)

The 2010 World Cup is in full swing. And while the eyes of the world are trained on South Africa, not everyone in the host nation is sold on the event.

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Drink Bitches Brew

Friday, June 25, 2010

Last week, Delaware's Dogfish Head Brewery announced that they'd be commemorating the fortieth anniversary of Miles Davis's singular fusion album Bitches Brew with a beer of the same name. In addition to being ...

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Cure for Cabin Fever

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Rather abruptly, an icy, slushy, uncommonly frigid winter has melted into blue skies and mellow sunshine. In New York, we're taking advantage of the thaw to head to the High Line.

The High Line is the ...

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We Heart Glaser

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

We were thrilled to hear last week that graphic designer Milton Glaser has been awarded a National Medal of Arts. He's probably best known for his 'I heart NY' logo, along with countless designs of magazines, posters, interiors, hotels, shopping malls, and on and on. We celebrate his ...

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YouTune – Bill Flanagan’s “Evening’s Empire”

Friday, January 22, 2010

Ready to unleash your inner rock star? We want you to help bring a fictional rock band to life. This week, Kurt talked with author and MTV big wig Bill Flanagan. His new novel Evening’s Empire tells the rollicking story of The Ravons, an imaginary British ...

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Veteran Stories

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

If you don't know anyone who's served in the military, Veteran's Day is a holiday that's easy to disregard; even if you have the day off, for the most part, business continues as usual. We decided instead to take a moment to look back at some of the stories we've aired on Studio 360 that came from soldiers themselves.  Below, a sampling of our favorites.  Listening to these voices could be a nice way to pay tribute, and, maybe, help us get to know some vets a little bit better.

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