John Schaefer appears in the following:
Friday, February 26, 2010
Music people were upset last week when EMI, the music giant that owns the famed Abbey Road Studios in London, began floating the idea of selling the studios. After all, the Beatles made music, and music history, and one of the most famous album covers of all time, at Abbey Road – and they were just one moment in an almost 80-year history that began with the London Symphony Orchestra and continued right up to Radiohead in the past decade.
Thursday, February 25, 2010
The case of the gospel singer Tonex, whose career has crumbled since he revealed he was gay, sounds like something that happened decades ago, not something going on now.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
Does the music industry (and therefore, we music fans) lose something when there aren’t the old-fashioned talent scouts anymore?
Monday, February 22, 2010
Hey musicians: Have you had an experience with stolen instruments or musical gear? Tell Soundcheck about it.
Friday, February 19, 2010
So apparently it’s become almost impossible to find a name for your new band, given all the other new bands out there.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Do you have a favorite or perhaps unexpected example of scat singing? Probably not. But if you do, tell Soundcheck here.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
What do you think of the music in the Winter Olympics figure skating competition? Tell Soundcheck!
Friday, February 12, 2010
Are you a musician, or have you dated one? Is it different? Share your war stories with Soundcheck.
Thursday, February 11, 2010
There’s plenty of music about animals, much of it classier than the Beatles song referred to above. But when it comes to music with animals, that’s where trouble starts.
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
Soundcheck wants to know: Do you prefer drummers who stand out or drummers who work their magic in the background?
Monday, February 08, 2010
Soundcheck wants to know: How do we reconcile fame, celebrity, and the natural interest of the crowd with an individual’s right to privacy? Your guess is as good as ours.
Friday, February 05, 2010
Soundcheck wants to know what you think of arts programs in prisons? Yes, there are art programs in prisons.
Thursday, February 04, 2010
Do you have a favorite example of melismas being used - for good or evil? Tell Soundcheck.
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
Soundcheck is talking about video game music, and they want to know your opinion on the matter. Are game scores “serious” music?
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
Soundcheck wants to know what you think of the Super Bowl halftime shows in recent years? Getting better with age or just getting old?
Monday, February 01, 2010
What was your takeaway from last night’s Grammy Awards? Soundcheck wants to know.
Friday, January 29, 2010
Soundcheck wants to know if you have a favorite example of mellotron music.
Thursday, January 28, 2010
Soundcheck wants to know, which singers' voices do you think improved with age? Whose didn’t?
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
How would you, or how do you, deal with the sounds of a house of worship in your neighborhood?
Tuesday, January 26, 2010
The Soundcheck crew want to know what you think of the new VW record. But John Schaefer warns, don't think too much.