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Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/15/2010

On air: Chris Richards discusses "The rap sheet's sad toll" on the Michael Eric Dyson show

Gucci Mane, T.I., Lil Boosie and Lil Wayne have all served time in correctional facilities in 2010. (Photo illustration by Victoria Adams Fogg) Two weeks ago, WaPo pop music critic Chris Richards wrote about the spate of superstar rappers...

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Categories:  On air | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Lil Boosie, Lil Wayne, T.I., Tupac Shakur

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 11/02/2010

On air: Allison Stewart on WNYC's "Soundcheck" to talk about political campaign songs

Even without Diddy reminding/threatening us this year, we're pretty sure you're aware it's election day. A few months ago our Allison Stewart wrote a piece on this blog about the most inappropriate campaign songs of the season. And today she'll...

By Click Track  |  12:05 PM ET, 11/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  On air

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 08/17/2010

On air: Chris Richards on WNYC's "Soundcheck Smackdown" to talk more trash about Arcade Fire

Bomb "The Suburbs." (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards Last week, the producers at WNYC's Soundcheck program emailed me to point out, "As you may be aware, you're basically the only person in the world who didn't like the Arcade Fire's...

By Chris Richards  |  11:35 AM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  On air | Tags:  Arcade Fire

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/15/2010

On air: Chris Richards talks summer concert season woes on CNBC's "Street Signs"

By Chris Richards As the summer concert season soldiers on, ticket sales are looking lousier and lousier. Industry trade mag Pollstar dropped some startling new numbers recently, to which we say, "Yeesh." I spoke with Pollstar editor Gary Bongiovanni for...

By Chris Richards  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  On air

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/13/2010

On air: Chris Richards talks about the bummer-summer concert season on WNYC

Weak ticket sales forced the Eagles to scrap a local concert date this summer. (Tracy A. Woodward/TWP) By Chris Richards I'll be on WNYC's Soundcheck to discuss this summer's dismal concert season, oh, in about three minutes. (I wrote about...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/16/2010

On air: Chris Richards talks SXSW on WNYC's "Soundcheck Smackdown"

Click Track is headed to the SXSW music festival in Austin, TX tomorrow morning, but before we go, I'll be speaking with the fine folks at WNYC, today at 2 p.m. For WNYC's weekly "Soundcheck Smackdown" feature, I'll be arguing...

By Chris Richards  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  On air | Tags:  WNYC