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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Critiquing the Critics

Friday, May 07, 2010

John Schaefer: Blogging isn't necessarily the same thing as music criticism.

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The Real "Soul" Music

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Forget recordings, says John Schaefer. The soul of Gospel music comes out in live performance.

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Searching for the Real Van

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

What do you think of Van Morrison? Tell Soundcheck here.

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CD Picks of the Week

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

This week’s picks include a look into obscure corners of the violin repertoire and yet another fine indie rock band from Montreal. 

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The Greene Space

Moby and Somi on Soundcheck

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

2:00 PM

Two weeks before he releases a new album of re-mixes of his own work –  “Wait For Me. Remixes!”--, Moby joins Soundcheck to play live, with "New African Soul" singer-songwriter Somi opening.

Parks and Silent Recreation

Monday, May 03, 2010

Does noise in the city parks bother you? Enough to keep you from using them? Tell Soundcheck.

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Barely Thinking About Baring it All

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Is nudity in music just a gimmick? Are Americans too hung up about it? Tell Soundcheck.

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Arts Salaries – Leading by Example

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Do you think the directors of arts institutions are fairly paid? Tell Soundcheck.

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Public Arts Funding

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Do you think public funding for the arts is important? Tell Soundcheck.

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In the National’s League

Monday, April 26, 2010

Where do you place The National in the indie rock world? Tell Soundcheck.

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The Greene Space

Soundcheck Live: The National and Rob Swift

Monday, April 26, 2010

2:00 PM

The National and Rob Swift perform live from the Greene Space on WNYC's Soundcheck with John Schaefer.

Alisa Weilerstein performs Bach Cello Suite

Friday, April 23, 2010

Alisa Weilerstein joins John Schaefer on WNYC's Soundcheck for a live performance of Bach's Cello Suite No. 3, "Prelude."

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The “Femcee” Problem

Friday, April 23, 2010

What do you think of women’s roles in hip-hop? Tell Soundcheck.

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Broadway’s Black Sheep

Thursday, April 22, 2010

What do you think of Stephen Sondheim’s work? Tell Soundcheck.

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Ska Version 4.0

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

I missed the first wave of ska in the 60s, but like almost everyone in the 70s I knew reggae because of Bob Marley.

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Why Lower Voices Are Better

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Every parent eventually faces the question, “Why is the sky blue?” from their kids. I heard it this past weekend from my 14-year old daughter.

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Teenage Wasteland

Monday, April 19, 2010

What do you think of the teen idol phenomenon? Tell Soundcheck.

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The Grand Plan That Wasn’t

Friday, April 16, 2010

Do you have a favorite independent label – one whose taste you generally trust? Tell Soundcheck.

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Some Notes on Program Notes

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Do you find program notes helpful before hearing a concert or a recording? Tell Soundcheck.

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Nirvana With Your Novocaine?

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Has music made your visit to the dentist any easier? What did you listen to? Tell Soundcheck.

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