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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Missed It Then, Love It Now: Wye Oak, 'Civilian'

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Somehow Soundcheck host John Schaefer missed the Wye Oak's superb 2011 album Civilian the first time around, but loves it now.

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David Bowie's Hidden Agenda In 'Valentine's Day'

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The new video for David Bowie's "Valentine's Day" may appear to be simple. But looks can deceive.

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The Greene Space

Soundcheck Live: Tig Notaro, Robert Randolph and Jeff Richmond

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

7:00 PM

An evening of music, storytelling and conversation. Hosted by Soundcheck's John Schaefer. Watch on-demand video of the entire event.

The Perils Of Picking Just Three

Monday, June 10, 2013

Soundcheck host John Schaefer was recently asked for his three favorite songs, and his head nearly exploded. 

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The Greene Space

'The Rite of Spring' Goes Solo

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

7:00 PM

Q2 Music and Soundcheck mark the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" with performance by pianist Vicky Chow and conversation with Sarah Fishko on her exploration of the era, "Culture Shock 1913." Watch on-demand video here.

Ray Manzarek, The Doors' Founding Keyboardist, Dies At 74

Monday, May 20, 2013

Ray Manzarek, founding member of the legendary rock and roll band The Doors, has died at the age of 74, after a long battle with bile duct cancer.

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Kaizers Orchestra's Devilishly Good Video

Monday, May 13, 2013

Before Kaizers Orchestra disbands this week, watch the Norwegian band's creepily infectious video for its song "Begravelsespolka."

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The Rite of Spring Goes Solo

Monday, May 13, 2013

On Wednesday, pianist Vicky Chow celebrated the centennial of the premiere of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring with a live performance from The Greene Space. Watch the full event.

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On-Demand Audio: John Corigliano's 75th Birthday Concert

Monday, April 29, 2013

On Monday, a star-studded line-up celebrated John Corigliano's 75th birthday at LPR. Listen to the archive of Q2 Music's live audio webcast of the event.

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Iggy & The Stooges, Live In Concert

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Join NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck for a First Listen Live concert from proto-punk band Iggy & The Stooges, broadcast from New York City. Watch the group rip through songs from its new album, Ready to Die, as well as a handful of old favorites. (Language Advisory: This was a live event, and therefore unpredictable.)

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Iggy And The Stooges, Live In Concert

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Join NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck for a First Listen Live concert from proto-punk band Iggy & The Stooges, broadcast from New York City. Watch the group rip through songs from its new album, Ready to Die, as well as a handful of old favorites. 

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When Iggy Met Dinah

Monday, April 22, 2013

Soundcheck host John Schaefer recalls when the unpredictable rock icon appeared on The Dinah Shore Show.

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Daddy Dearest: John Schaefer's Weird Kiddie Playlist

Monday, April 15, 2013

Who says kids have to listen to "kiddie music"? Soundcheck host John Schaefer shares a playlist of some songs he played for his own daughters.

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Mistaken Memories Of Medieval Music Videos

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Soundcheck host John Schaefer remembers his first time watching a music video, and it was an "Aha!" moment. 

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NY Philharmonic Gives Four Premieres

Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Tonight at 8 pm, Q2 Music streams the next installment of the New York Philharmonic's CONTACT! series, with premieres of works by Unsuk Chin, Poul Ruders, Yann Robin and Anders Hillborg.

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Remembering Van Cliburn, A Larger-Than-Life Pianist And Cold War Icon

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The legendary pianist and Cold War icon Van Cliburn died of bone cancer in his Fort Worth, Texas, but leaves behind a powerful legacy.

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Listen: Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert

Thursday, February 07, 2013

On March 14, Q2 Music and New Sounds Live presented a live webcast of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, featuring new works by Anna Clyne, Dan Deacon, Tyondai Braxton and others. Listen to the whole show on demand.

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Listen: Clogs, Sarah Kirkland Snider and Orchestra for the Next Century

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

On Feb. 6, Q2 Music presented a live webcast of indie favorites Clogs and Orchestra for the Next Century, and the premiere of Sarah Kirkland Snider's new song cycle, Unremembered. Listen to the full show.

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A Taste Of Sundance

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Check out this 6-minute animated tale of mayhem, poultry, and rhythm. 

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Listen: Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Causing a Tiger and Face the Music

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Tonight at 7:30 pm, Q2 Music presents a live audio webcast of singer-instrumentalist Carla Kihlstedt with the International Contemporary Ensemble, live from the Ecstatic Music Festival.

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