John Schaefer appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Arcade Fire succeeds while sticking to their guns.
Monday, August 16, 2010
It may aspire to art, but songwriting is all about craft.
Friday, July 30, 2010
John Schaefer says Detroit rocks, and raps, and funks...
Thursday, July 29, 2010
John Schaefer says "I have nothing to say, and I am saying it."
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
John Schaefer likes the White House's new approach to live music.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Female pop singers get into sci-fi. John Schaefer asks, what took you so long?
Friday, July 23, 2010
For much of my adult life, I’ve lived in spitting distance of Prospect Park. That’s assuming I can spit the length of two city blocks, which, since I’ve never attempted it, has never been disproved. The point is, living near an open space in New York City means that occasionally, you will be treated to the sounds of an outdoor summer concert – whether you want it or not.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
John Schaefer remembers discovering Fela Kuti's music.
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
John Schaefer wonders if digital instruments are the real threat to musicians' jobs.
Monday, July 19, 2010
Drug use at rock concerts is apparently news to some LA officials.
Friday, July 16, 2010
John Schaefer wonders how musicians manage when they become parents.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
If Duke Ellington signifies something about America, who else does too?
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
"Do we need Lilith Fair" is the wrong question.
Monday, July 12, 2010
Aside from the obvious (and pretty important) similarity that they’re both women vocalists and songwriters, Liz Phair and M.I.A. have little in common.
Friday, July 09, 2010
Two countries fight for the World Cup. Can their music predict the outcome?
Friday, July 09, 2010
The World Cup finals are on Sunday. Spain will face the Netherlands. But do you care? If you’ve gotten wrapped up in World Cup fever this year, call us up and tell us why. Or if the vuvuzelas, crowded bars, and distracted co-workers are driving you nuts, tell us why you can’t get into it. Call and make your case for why it’s worth getting in to World Cup soccer, or for why you should avoid the whole production all together.
Thursday, July 08, 2010
The year's only half over but the cream is already rising to the top.