John Schaefer appears in the following:
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The rock songwriter and ornithologist talks about his band's search for new sounds and a recent trip to South America in search of rare birds.
Weekly Music Roundup: The Beatles in the Air, Radiohead at the Movies, shirlette ammons Breaks Barriers
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
This week, a ghostly new tune from Radiohead, The Beatles are everywhere, and Damien Jurado's visions.
Monday, December 28, 2015
As PDQ Bach celebrates his 50th anniversary, creator and composer Peter Schickele talks about how to make serious music funny, and how to take funny music seriously.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
The Clubhouse is an artistic commune in a rambling Victorian home on a leafy street in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, that takes its inspiration from earlier examples of communal creativity.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The apostle of the Great American Songbook sings a few tunes from his wide-ranging annual holiday show, live on Soundcheck.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
This week, a new king of holiday songs, a new KING of boxing-inspired R&B, and old electronic music refuses to go away.
Monday, December 21, 2015
The young piano maestro tackles pieces from Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' live in the Soundcheck studio.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
The idiosyncratic Portland by-way-of L.A. band plays live on Soundcheck.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
This week, a Prince-ly surprise, an audio peek at The Revenant, and Adele’s NY residency.
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.'
Weekly Music Roundup: Bilbo Picks up the Pieces, Refugees on Video, Animal Collective at the Airport
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.