John Schaefer

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John Schaefer appears in the following:

Andrew Norman's Video Game-Inspired 'Gran Turismo' with Ensemble LPR

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

For this episode of LPR Live, we join the ambitious Ensemble LPR for a performance of music by composer Andrew Norman that draws its inspiration from a high octane racing-car video game.

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Hiss Golden Messenger, In the Studio

Monday, October 10, 2016

The lyrical folk and rock outfit brings its newly soul-infused sounds into the studio.

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Reuben Hollebon's Terminal Nostalgia

Thursday, October 06, 2016

The dark and lyrical British singer-songwriter visits the Soundcheck studio to play a live set from his debut, 'Terminal Nostalgia.'

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Weekly Music Roundup: Heavy (and Light) Entertainment

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Week of October 3: A Golden Suits premiere, a long-dead actor stars in a new music video, and the next step in artificial intelligence: songwriting.
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Peter, Bjorn, & John Reach Their Breakin' Point

Monday, October 03, 2016

Two-thirds of the infectious pop trio returns to the Soundcheck studio for a live set and conversation. 

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River Whyless Gathers Many Musical Tributaries

Thursday, September 29, 2016

West Africa meets Appalachia—the Asheville band visits the Soundcheck studio for a live set.

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Bing & Ruth's Family Reunion for Cult-Classic 'City Lake'

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

New School-formed Bing & Ruth brings their ambient electronic music and contemporary-classical minimalism to this episode of LPR Live, with two tracks from 2010's "City Lake."

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Weekly Music Roundup: Darker & Dirtier

Monday, September 26, 2016

Week of September 26: Leonard Cohen goes (even) darker, Dirty Projectors return, and hunting for the new Weeknd song.
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Nada Surf Swells Its Sound

Monday, September 26, 2016

Indie stalwarts visit the Soundcheck studio armed with some of the strongest songs of their career.

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Dar Williams, As Cool As She's Always Been

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The peerless singer-songwriter returns to the Soundcheck studio for a live set.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Postcards From Home, Here, and the Hereafter

Monday, September 19, 2016

Week of September 19: This week, the premiere of a new Yann Tiersen piece; an upset (again) at the UK’s Mercury Prize; and a fun new video from Beck.
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Bear's Den: Americana from Britannia

Monday, September 19, 2016

Reinvigorated British duo brings cinematic songs from their new record 'Red Earth and Pouring Rain' to the Soundcheck studio.

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Cymbals Eat Guitars Has a 'Pretty Year'

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Staten Island rock combo plays songs from their new record 'Pretty Years' live on Soundcheck. 

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Sounds and Rituals of Mourning Take over the Park Avenue Armory

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Artist Taryn Simon explores the unusual ways in which various cultures deal with grief and loss.

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Download: LPR Live Returns with Sarah Neufeld's 'The Ridge'

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The second season of Q2 Music's LPR Live podcast launches with composer and Arcade Fire violinist Sarah Neufeld. Her new album "The Ridge" melds elements of classical, folk and pop.

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Weekly Music Roundup: I Will Not Stop Singing (or Playing)

Monday, September 12, 2016

Peter Gabriel’s tribute to Edward Snowden, a musical postcard from an African prison, and a new banjo master is crowned.
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Parsonsfield: On Borders, Real and Imagined

Monday, September 12, 2016

Appalachian folk meets foot-stomping rock, live in the Soundcheck studio. 

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Hockey Dad: Late Summer Jams from Down Under

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Windang's favorite rock outfit plays live in the studio and talks about its new record, 'Boronia.'

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Fall Arts Preview: From Inuit Throat Singing to Bruce Springsteen

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Pharell Williams takes over BAM, "The Boss" releases a new record and Queens puts on a world class music festival — plus other music to look forward to this fall.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Beautiful People

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

This week, tragedy sparks a new Nick Cave song; Angel Olsen wows the critics; and Thom Yorke beams into a Mark Pritchard video..
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