The Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen, from PRI and WNYC, is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Life is busy – so let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life.
July 2nd, 2015
Episode 66 of 201 episodes
In under two years, the 20-year-old dance-pop phenomenon Shamir Bailey has gone from recording songs in his bedroom to seeing his face on a billboard in Times Square. Kurt also talks to rock legend Leon Russell, the subject of a fascinating documentary that’s a time capsule from the weird rock scene of the 1970s. And the artist Laurie Frick turns our obsession with personal tracking into sculptures she calls “data selfies.”