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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Benjamin Clementine Builds a Nest in New York

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The high-flying, Mercury Prize-winning artist returns to the Soundcheck studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Cosmic Rihanna and Fly Fishing Atmosphere

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

This week, bad behavior by puppets and thespians leads to good music and fun videos; and proof that the universe belongs to Rihanna.
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Time is Very Much on Their Side: Why the Stones are Forever

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

John Schaefer talks to author Rich Cohen about his new book, 'The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones.'

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Paul Simon Could be Giving His Last U.S. Concert

Friday, July 01, 2016

The singer-songwriter told the New York Times he was ready to call it quits — making Friday's concert in Queens, perhaps, his last on U.S. soil.

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Fantastic Negrito, Reignited

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Fierce soul and trenchant storytelling from the re-born Oakland bluesman. 

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Chuck Klosterman: Will Butthole Surfers Outlast The Beatles?

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The culture writer and critic joins Soundcheck to speculate about the deep future and talk about his new book, 'But What If We're Wrong?'

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Weekly Music Roundup: Erykah Badu Says 'So Long'

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

This week, a set of music videos that pay tribute to the past — 60s girl groups, 90s Britpop, world war veterans, and Miles Davis.
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Rogue Wave Rides a New High

Monday, June 27, 2016

The veteran California indie band plays new music on Soundcheck.

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Ralph Stanley: 'It's According to the Spirit'

Friday, June 24, 2016

Soundcheck's John Schaefer reflects on the passing of the towering giant of American roots music.
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Moby, Before 'Porcelain' Broke

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The idiosyncratic DJ and off-and-on New Yorker talks about his new autobiography with Soundcheck's John Schaefer.

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Aoife O'Donovan Conjures 'Magic' Again

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The elemental folk and pop star performs live on Soundcheck.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Girls Run the World

Monday, June 20, 2016

This week, turns out Beyonce is right – girls do run the world, from Yemen to Holland, from Japan to Austin.
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Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble: 'Strangers' No More

Monday, June 20, 2016

The eminent cultural and classical ambassador visits the Soundcheck studio with a bevy of friends.

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Keeping 'Cool' With Sam Cohen

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Stream a studio set and conversation with the prolific, psych-inclined indie songwriter.

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John Doe Goes West, Again

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The iconoclastic songwriter returns to the Soundcheck studio to talk about the early days of LA punk. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: A Song for Orlando?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

In the wake of the Orlando shooting, an eerily relevant song; plus a world premiere and a new look for True Detectives’ Lera Lynn.
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Martin Creed Understands

Monday, June 13, 2016

The artist and provocateur performs live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Young Magic's Healing and Horizonless Pop

Thursday, June 09, 2016

A precocious collection of sounds, samples, and beats, live on Soundcheck.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Hello to Adu, Welcome Back Maxwell

Monday, June 06, 2016

This week, Maxwell returns, the triumph and trials of Sharon Jones, and Leila Adu bridges the classical/pop divide.
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Herb Alpert: 'I'm Playing Better Than Ever'

Monday, June 06, 2016

The legendary trumpeter visits the Soundcheck studio to talk about his residency at the Cafe Carlyle. 

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