John Schaefer appears in the following:
Monday, December 14, 2015
The ethereal Wisconsin artist Josh Scott returned to the fray this year after a lengthy absence, and he plays some of his new songs on Soundcheck.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
On what would have been his 100th birthday, WNYC celebrates Frank Sinatra's mark on the American songbook.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The growling troubadour plays a mix of new and old songs, and talks about his annual autism benefit show at The Town Hall, live on Soundcheck.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
This week, a first look at the next Grammy awards, a South American rhythm takes over the world, and the band whose new album is also a movie.
Monday, December 07, 2015
The comedian picks a playlist to go along with his new Adult Swim project, 'Neon Joe, Werewolf Hunter.'
Thursday, December 03, 2015
The singer-songwriter gives Soundcheck a tour of his latest album: the recording of his opera 'Prima Donna.'
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
This week, a musical response to Europe’s refugee crisis, a moment in music history, and Bilbo Baggins’ favorite songwriter.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The comedy and song duo plays songs from its annual holiday show live on Soundcheck.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
New Yorker staff writer and author John Seabrook talks about the modern hit factory.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The intricate, transporting guitar duo plays songs from their new record 'Ambsace' in the studio.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
This week, an early look at some promising albums from 2016, including a veteran English chamber pop band and an Arcade Fire member going solo.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The polyvocal Sydney trio plays anthemic songs from its debut record, 'For The Company.'
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Catch a live set in the Soundcheck studio featuring the stirring Louisville five-piece.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
This week, music before and after tragedy; an unexpected name-check as Missy Elliott returns; and David Bowie is still keeping secrets.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The veteran songwriter and burgeoning Broadway darling visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new album.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The blissed-out rapper and songwriter performs live on Soundcheck.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Soundcheck's John Schaefer looks back at the New Orleans legend's sound and legacy, and recalls a special visit in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
This week: the return of Santigold, the sort-of return of a great old Cuban band, and a new type of music video.
Monday, November 09, 2015
The smoldering pianist plays songs from his full-length debut 'At Least For Now' live on Soundcheck.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
The playful and experimental folk musician visits Soundcheck for conversation and a live set.