John Schaefer appears in the following:
Monday, June 10, 2013
Soundcheck host John Schaefer was recently asked for his three favorite songs, and his head nearly exploded.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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.
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.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Before Kaizers Orchestra disbands this week, watch the Norwegian band's creepily infectious video for its song "Begravelsespolka."
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.
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.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
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.
Monday, April 22, 2013
Soundcheck host John Schaefer recalls when the unpredictable rock icon appeared on The Dinah Shore Show.
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.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Soundcheck host John Schaefer remembers his first time watching a music video, and it was an "Aha!" moment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Check out this 6-minute animated tale of mayhem, poultry, and rhythm.
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.
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
David Bowie unveils a birthday surprise for his fans, a new song and his first album in nearly ten years, The Next Step.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Soundcheck host John Schaefer says the best “End of the World” songs are the ones that leave you to imagine what’s happening.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Scott Walker found early success as part of the Walker Brothers, who were one of the biggest pop acts in the U.K. in the mid-1960's. But over the years, Walker has moved further and further from the harsh glare of the pop spotlight and into someplace far darker. The musician joins us in the studio to discuss his first new album in many years, Bish Bosch.