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In Depth: Polyphonic Press On Foo Fighters’ “Sonic Highways”

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In this video, Jeremy Boyd of Polyphonic Press takes a look at the Foo Fighters’ latest album, “Sonic Highways.”

As Jeremy explains, the album–which was released last month–is comprised of songs recorded in eight great American cities (Chicago; Arlington, VA; Nashville; Austin; Joshua Tree, CA; New Orleans; Seattle and New York City). The recordings were made at studios and/or places and with musicians associated with that city.

Below is “Something From Nothing,” the song from the album centered in Chicago. Here is the Rolling Stone review of the album.

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