Gretta joined Soundcheck in 2010, having spent several years as a freelance radio documentary producer. Her stories on birders, fishermen, nurses, performance artists and even the Yale Whiffenpoofs have aired on a variety of outlets, from WNYC's Studio 360 to APM's The Story. She holds a B.A. in American Studies from Brown University and studied radio production at The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. She was a cellist in the rock band Cursive from 2001-2005.
There's A Last Time For Everything, is a lovely, song-rich new collection from the indie folk singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche.
On the tuneful and buoyant new album from the indie-Americana band.
Watch the new video from the Argentine “digital folklorico” trio Tremor.
On In Deep Owl, the haunting, hard-hitting solo debut from Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd.
On the heavy and melodic new album from the Atlanta-based rock band.
Every week or so we bring you a Check Ahead -- a brand new album we think you should hear, before it’s released. This week, we’re featuring the upcoming album from Barrence Whitfield and the Savages: Dig Thy Savage Soul. Soundcheck producer Gretta Cohn talks with the group's fierce frontman about about cases of mistaken identity, the band's long history, and the new record.
"We’re pretty much still the same band that rips the brain cells and throats of human beings every time we play." - Barrence Whitfield on his upcoming album.
7 Cities is the bluesy, gritty new album from the Midwestern roots rockers Moreland & Arbuckle.
Amethyst is the cosmic new record from the experimental pop band Happy Hollows.
The To Do List, which opens July 26, is a coming of age film set in the summer of 1993. Writer and director Maggie Carey talks about the soundtrack to her new comedy.
The Los Angeles-based folk rock band Dawes plays songs from their new album, Stories Don't End in the Soundcheck studio.
Hear a wistful new song from the jazz-pop band Leftover Cuties.
On June 4th, long-running metal heroes Megadeth release their fourteenth studio album, Super Collider. Hear the atom-smashing song 'Forget To Remember."
On Melissa Ferrick's ambitious and emotional new record "written around a lot of love."
On the entrancing new album from the India-born, New York-based vocalist Falu and her band.
Hear a brand new song from the Brooklyn-based electro-folk duo Savoir Adore.
On the enchanting new album from the Portland dream-pop band Radiation City.
On the new EP from the rootsy, idiosyncratic singer and songwriter.
On the hypnotic new album from the electro soul duo.