John Schaefer


John Schaefer appears in the following:

The Many Layers of Bayonne

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The electronic composer and performer visits the Soundcheck studio.


At Trans-Pecos, Musical Life After Brooklyn

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Just over the county line in Ridgewood, Queens, this music venue pursues a quixotic quest: to offer the arts affordability, without causing gentrification.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Bowie's Record Player and Alan Vega RIP

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

This week, a peek at David Bowie’s art collection, Brazilian dance music from Mexico, and a tribute to the late Alan Vega.
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Ile: From Salty Hip Hop to Smooth Classics

Monday, July 18, 2016

The young but already road-tested Puerto Rican star visits the Soundcheck studio for her first U.S. solo performance.

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New Madrid Ties Your Brain in Knots

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Intelligent head-tripping with Athens indie crew, live on Soundcheck. 


Caveman Goes to 'War,' Melodies in Tow

Monday, July 11, 2016

Listen to the melodic New York indie rock heroes play new material in the Soundcheck studio.


Benjamin Clementine Builds a Nest in New York

Thursday, July 07, 2016

The high-flying, Mercury Prize-winning artist returns to the Soundcheck studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Cosmic Rihanna and Fly Fishing Atmosphere

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

This week, bad behavior by puppets and thespians leads to good music and fun videos; and proof that the universe belongs to Rihanna.
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Time is Very Much on Their Side: Why the Stones are Forever

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

John Schaefer talks to author Rich Cohen about his new book, 'The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones.'

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Paul Simon Could be Giving His Last U.S. Concert

Friday, July 01, 2016

The singer-songwriter told the New York Times he was ready to call it quits — making Friday's concert in Queens, perhaps, his last on U.S. soil.

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Fantastic Negrito, Reignited

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Fierce soul and trenchant storytelling from the re-born Oakland bluesman. 


Chuck Klosterman: Will Butthole Surfers Outlast The Beatles?

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The culture writer and critic joins Soundcheck to speculate about the deep future and talk about his new book, 'But What If We're Wrong?'

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Weekly Music Roundup: Erykah Badu Says 'So Long'

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

This week, a set of music videos that pay tribute to the past — 60s girl groups, 90s Britpop, world war veterans, and Miles Davis.
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Rogue Wave Rides a New High

Monday, June 27, 2016

The veteran California indie band plays new music on Soundcheck.


Ralph Stanley: 'It's According to the Spirit'

Friday, June 24, 2016

Soundcheck's John Schaefer reflects on the passing of the towering giant of American roots music.
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Moby, Before 'Porcelain' Broke

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The idiosyncratic DJ and off-and-on New Yorker talks about his new autobiography with Soundcheck's John Schaefer.

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Aoife O'Donovan Conjures 'Magic' Again

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The elemental folk and pop star performs live on Soundcheck.


Weekly Music Roundup: Girls Run the World

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

This week, turns out Beyonce is right – girls do run the world, from Yemen to Holland, from Japan to Austin.
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Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble: 'Strangers' No More

Monday, June 20, 2016

The eminent cultural and classical ambassador visits the Soundcheck studio with a bevy of friends.

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Keeping 'Cool' With Sam Cohen

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Stream a studio set and conversation with the prolific, psych-inclined indie songwriter.

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