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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Weekly Music Roundup: Rabbit Holes and Rhythmic Hopelessness

Monday, May 09, 2016

This week, new music from Radiohead; Pink goes down the rabbit hole; Anohni offers danceable hopelessness.
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'Amen and Goodbye' and Hello Again: Yeasayer Returns

Monday, May 09, 2016

The experimental Brooklyn rock band visits Soundcheck to play songs from its new record.

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Leyla McCalla: Swamp Music With Social Conscience

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The trail-blazing cellist and folk singer visits the Soundcheck studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Northern Beats, Western Pop, France

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

This week, an exclusive video premiere, the return of Minneapolis hip-hop, and a gospel apocalypse.
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Sarah Neufeld's Swooping, Minimalist Pop

Monday, May 02, 2016

The ebullient Arcade Fire violinist returns to the Soundcheck studio.

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Glenn Jones: Gorgeous, Fleeting, Primitive

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The "American Primitive" guitarist performs live on Soundcheck.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Lemonade, Work Songs, Sinking Stones

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

This week, musical takes on James Bond and Surrealism, and Beyonce reminds us there is life after Prince.
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Wide-Angle Wonder from Cloud Cult

Monday, April 25, 2016

The existentially-inclined rock band plays songs from its latest record. 

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10 Defining Moments In Prince's Career

Friday, April 22, 2016

Soundcheck's John Schaefer reflects on an epic career — and life. 
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HÆLOS Lights Up the Darkness

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Brooding, booming electronic rock outfit plays live on Soundcheck.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Sci-Fi Westerns and Hip Hop Epics

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

This week, a “Space Oddity”from The Flaming Lips, epic storytelling from a long-absent Boston rapper, and Rosanna Arquette’s bad (but musical) trip.
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The Very Spirited Strumbellas

Monday, April 18, 2016

Large Canadian ensemble with a big staff and bigger hooks plays live on Soundcheck.

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The Range Journeys to YouTube's Suggestive Horizons

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The electronic musician brings his video-inspired arsenal into the Soundcheck studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Lou Reed Meets Robin Williams, and Dylan Goes Old(er) School

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

This week, Bob Dylan’s in a “melancholy mood,” Rhiannon Giddens is on TV, and Matt Bennett no longer is.
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Metric: What Happens in Vegas...

Monday, April 11, 2016

The road-warrior Toronto rock band visits the Soundcheck studio.

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Sixteen Tons Puts a Swinging Spin on Folk Music

Thursday, April 07, 2016

A brassy take on the treasures of the Alan Lomax American roots music archive.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Colvin & Earle and Other Essential Mezcla

Monday, April 04, 2016

This week, a musical take on the immigrant experience, a new addition to the canon of male/female duets, and Kanye West is STILL releasing his new album. 
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'Heavy Meadow' From Sons of an Illustrious Father

Monday, April 04, 2016

The 'future folk' rock band performs live on Soundcheck.

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Colin Stetson Reimagines A Classical Phenomenon

Monday, April 04, 2016

“We all have those moments when we experience a piece of music that transforms us," says Stetson, "and this was one of those moments for me.”

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Don Cheadle and Ethan Hawke Bring Jazz to the Big Screen

Friday, April 01, 2016

Jazz legends Miles Davis and Chet Baker spent their careers orbiting one another from separate coasts. Now, their lives are the focus of two new biopics.

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