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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Guitar's Not Dead: How the Instrument is Making a Comeback

Monday, August 15, 2016

After a long absence in popular music, the six-stringed instruments — both the acoustic and electric variety — are having a revival.

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The UK Post-Punk Trio Shopping Refuses to Choose

Monday, August 15, 2016

British post-punk trio with giddy energy and timely ideas visits the Soundcheck studio.

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Savoir Adore: What Remains When Everything Changes

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The newly recalibrated dream-pop duo returns to the Soundcheck studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: In Search of Ocean

Monday, August 08, 2016

This week, a powerful protest song, Norah Jones and Regina Spektor reappear, and where the heck is that Frank Ocean record?
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Femi Kuti: Social Conscience with a Beat

Monday, August 08, 2016

The Afrobeat icon returns to the Soundcheck studio with his 11-piece band.

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Sara Watkins Plays a Guitar Named 'Pat'

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The Nickle Creek founder and genre-hopping artist plays new songs live in the Soundcheck studio. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Existential Dread with Catchy Packaging

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

This week, a Bowie tribute from his last band, a song you won’t be able to avoid, and a possible super-group.
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The Irresistible Lera Lynn

Monday, August 01, 2016

The torchy singer-songwriter visits the Soundcheck studio to play a live set.

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Miss Sharon Jones Gets Her Close-Up

Thursday, July 28, 2016

The funk and soul powerhouse visits Soundcheck with director Barbara Kopple to talk about the new documentary 'Miss Sharon Jones!'

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Weekly Music Roundup: Hidden Sounds, Strange Looks

Monday, July 25, 2016

This week, one of America’s most popular voices is stilled; one of England’s most distinctive voices returns; and Bowie’s “lost album” is on the way.
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Joseph Arthur Reanimates the Family Piano

Monday, July 25, 2016

The prolific songwriter and visual artist visits the Soundcheck studio to sing songs about 'The Family.'

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The Many Layers of Bayonne

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The electronic composer and performer visits the Soundcheck studio.

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At Trans-Pecos, Musical Life After Brooklyn

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Just over the county line in Ridgewood, Queens, this music venue pursues a quixotic quest: to offer the arts affordability, without causing gentrification.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Bowie's Record Player and Alan Vega RIP

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

This week, a peek at David Bowie’s art collection, Brazilian dance music from Mexico, and a tribute to the late Alan Vega.
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Ile: From Salty Hip Hop to Smooth Classics

Monday, July 18, 2016

The young but already road-tested Puerto Rican star visits the Soundcheck studio for her first U.S. solo performance.

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New Madrid Ties Your Brain in Knots

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Intelligent head-tripping with Athens indie crew, live on Soundcheck. 

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Caveman Goes to 'War,' Melodies in Tow

Monday, July 11, 2016

Listen to the melodic New York indie rock heroes play new material in the Soundcheck studio.

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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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