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John Schaefer

John Schaefer appears in the following:

Weekly Music Roundup: A Rock Statesman, a Reticent Pop Star, and a Huge Album Remade

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

This week – digging into Elvis Costello’s archives, a love song for the survivors of the Apocalypse, and redefining “covers.”
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Seinabo Sey: At Home Anywhere, Ruling Airwaves Everywhere

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The singer and songwriter of Swedish and Gambian descent visits the Soundcheck studio to talk about a global childhood and her forthcoming record. 

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Albert Hammond, Jr.: A Moment of Poignant Clarity

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Albert Hammond Jr. performs songs from his new solo album 'Momentary Masters' live in our studio.

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Publicist UK: Urgent Underground Rock

Monday, September 14, 2015

Hear the all-star rock band perform songs off their debut album 'Forgive Yourself.'

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Gracie and Rachel: Intimate Orchestral Pop

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Watch a live performance from the powerful Brooklyn violin-piano duo.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Chris Walla Splices Tape; Puppets Fall in Love Too

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

This week, a touching musical memorial, robot puppets, and a new generation of ambient music.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Remixing Racist Film; Mike Krol Cleans the Streets

Tuesday, September 01, 2015

This week John gives us a few clues from Phillip Glass, Air Waves, and DJ Spooky as to where his vacation spot is. 
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Lou Barlow: Bracing For Change

Monday, August 31, 2015

Hear the lo-fi hero and veteran of Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh perform songs from his latest solo album. 

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Forró In The Dark: A Charismatic Update on a Brazilian Classic

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The New York based Brazilian ex-pats perform songs from their new album 'Forro Zinho' live in the studio.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Smiths Go Acoustic; Franz Schubert Celebrates Freedom

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

This week, meet the Wizard of Oz-tralia and celebrate "free" in more ways than one.
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The Damned: Still Around and as Furious as Ever

Thursday, August 13, 2015

 A new documentary revisits the first and forgotten punk band, The Damned. 

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Weekly Music Round Up: Vampires, Kings, and Lonely Wandering

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

This week, the Comeback Kids: Joanna Newsom, Carole King, and Alice Cooper. Plus some irresistible sing-along songs.
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Sharkmuffin: Jagged, Riotous Power Pop

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Listen to Brooklyn's sharp-edged Sharkmuffin live in the studio.

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Check Ahead: Ancient Warfare, 'The Pale Horse'

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Hear Ancient Warfare’s dark new album 'The Pale Horse' before its August 11 release.
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Documentary 'We Like It Like That' Remembers The Peak Of Boogaloo

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Boogaloo was the reigning Latin music of 1960's New York City and a new documentary remembers the legends of the genre. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Return of Pavement's Slacker Vocals and Darlene Love

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

This week, songs to fix the midweek blues, and a first glimpse at the return of a legendary voice.
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Emily King: Soulfully Honing Her Craft

Friday, July 31, 2015

Emily King performs songs from her new neo soul album 'The Switch' live in studio. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Evil Twin Of Brian Eno; Haunting Music From Atlantic City; Art Rock That Rocks

Monday, July 27, 2015

This week’s roundup includes punk documentaries, a few ghostly tunes and a self-proclaimed flower alchemist.
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George Ezra: Soulful, Global Folk-Pop

Friday, July 24, 2015

Hear singer-songwriter George Ezra perform songs from his new album, Wanted on Voyage, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Ethan Lipton And His Orchestra: Comedy Fit For Lounging

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Hear musical hilarity ensue in a live performance by Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra.

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