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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Weekly Music Roundup: Tunes Brighten a Twilit World

Monday, February 22, 2016

This week, the rise of super-short-form videos; plus a soulful look at the world’s problems, a sci-fi glimpse of the world’s future problems, and a song to make it all better.
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Trixie Whitley's Hypnotic Return

Monday, February 22, 2016

The powerful vocalist and songwriter returns to the Soundcheck studio to play songs from 'Porta Bohemica.'

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Johnny Gallagher's Most Personal Role Yet

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The actor, singer, and playwright visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new rock album, 'Six Day Hurricane.'

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Weekly Music Roundup: OK Go in Space, Kanye in the Garden, Clementine in NY

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

This week, a musical tribute to Eric Garner, OK Go defy gravity, and Kanye West wants us to know he’s still doing music, occasionally.
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Sonya Kitchell Returns With a 'Hurricane'

Monday, February 15, 2016

The acclaimed singer-songwriter plays new music in the Soundcheck studio.

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Carrie Rodriguez's Chicana Americana

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The Americana songwriter plays new songs partially inspired by her ancestry, live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Listen: Composer-Pianist Rachel Grimes and Longleash Piano Trio

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live present a live stream of composer-pianist Rachel Grimes with the piano trio Longleash from Merkin Concert Hall.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Roma, Celts, Dunedin, and Queen Bey

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

This week, revisiting a great gypsy singer, updating a classic rock sound, and the real winner of the Super Bowl.
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Monsieur Periné's Music Box

Monday, February 08, 2016

The musical polymaths bring their box of tricks to the Soundcheck studio.

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Listen Live: Bang on a Can Perform Shaw, Shouwang

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Feb. 6, the Bang on a Can All-Stars presented world premieres of music by Caroline Shaw and Zhang Shouwang alongside performances of Ornette Coleman and Julia Wolfe.

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Robyn Hitchcock Channels the Man Upstairs

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Veteran post-punk troubadour plays live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Russia Swings and England Shakes Again

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

This week, PJ Harvey returns, Leon Bridges’s musical prayer draws from the Baltimore Uprising, and an irresistible video from a group of Russian swing dancers.
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shirlette ammons Defies Musical Barriers

Monday, February 01, 2016

Genres cease to have meaning on the powerful new album from ammons.

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Walter Martin: Arts, Leisure, and Rhythm

Monday, February 01, 2016

A shuffling education in art history, live from the Soundcheck studio.

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The Mighty Swirl of The Besnard Lakes

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Listen to a live set and interview with the Montreal rock outfit from the Soundcheck studio.

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Watch: Man Forever and Tigue Launch 2016 Ecstatic Music Festival

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Q2 Music helps kick off the 2016 Ecstatic Music Festival with a videostream of percussion projects Man Forever and Tigue live from The Greene Space at WQXR. John Schaefer hosts.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Savages Invade, Bach Does String Theory, Iggy Pop Covers Up

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

This week, a sartorial surprise from Iggy Pop, string theory a la JS Bach, and the impending invasion of Savages. 
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No, Today's Music Doesn't Suck

Monday, January 25, 2016

Rock and pop critic Jim Fusilli talks about his new book, 'Catching Up: Connecting With Great 21st Century Music.'

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Ron Pope and The Nighthawks: Nashville, Ragtime, and Everything in Between

Thursday, January 21, 2016

The re-energized rock and folk singer plays live with his new band.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Skiffle Returns, as Does Kitchell

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This week, Sonya Kitchell’s Saharan Hurricane, a 200-year old murder in a new musical setting, and a jazz legend goes Americana.
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