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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
On Wednesday, December 11, download a special live performance of The Julie Ruin's song "Kids In NY" recorded in the Soundcheck studio.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
On Tuesday, December 10, download a special live performance of Bobby McFerrin's version of the spiritual "Joshua" recorded in the Soundcheck studio.
Monday, December 09, 2013
On Monday, December 9, download a special live performance of Iron And Wine's song "Winter Prayers" recorded in the Soundcheck studio.
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died Thursday at 95. One of the world's most respected statesmen, and an iconic symbol of hope and freedom for the world, Mandela was also a man who inspired a lot of music. Listen to a playlist of written for and inspired by the life and legacy of Mandela.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Soundcheck's House Of Horrors continues with a trip across the street to an actual house of horrors -- Blood Manor.
Monday, October 21, 2013
Every week brings a new batch of new music releases before you've even had a chance to catch up and digest the last ones. So to help, members of the Soundcheck team share some of their favorites of the week, including Lucius, The Dismemberment Plan, and Tim Hecker.
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Inspired by Soundcheck producer Katie Bishop's tale of canine separation anxiety woe, today on the show we attempt to get to the bottom of the question -- can music help a dog in distress?
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Seattle indie-pop band The Head and The Heart debuted in 2009 with a self-titled album that released on its own. Now, on the brink of releasing a followup record, Let's Be Still, the band stopped by the Soundcheck studios to play us some songs from its new album. We'll bring you the entire session in a couple of weeks, but today, hear a preview: a live performance of the song "Shake."
Friday, August 23, 2013
MTV's Video Music Awards air this Sunday and amongst the most obvious nominees -- Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" and Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" -- there are a few hidden gems, including Duck Sauce's "It's You." Director Phillip Andelman give us the lowdown on the video's initial concept and how they made it.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Two luminaries in jazz died this week: Cedar Walton and Piano Jazz host Marian McPartland. Both pianists had long, fruitful and intertwining lives.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Listen to We Partyin' Traditional Style!, the new album from the New Orleans trumpeter, bandleader and BBQ-lover Kermit Ruffins in its entirety.
Monday, April 08, 2013
Listen to an exclusive track stream of "Coney Island" from the ensemble's upcoming album Brooklyn Babylon.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Listen to an exclusive song premiere from violist Nadia Sirota's upcoming album, Baroque.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Hear Desfado, the latest album from Portuguese fado singer Ana Moura, in its entirety.
Monday, January 07, 2013
We ask the Aussie pop star five questions about our hometown, from her favorite park to favorite interaction with a New Yorker.
Tuesday, January 01, 2013
In an article on Salon.com last week titled “Did the American songbook kill jazz?,” arts reporter Scott Timberg explores the genre’s reliance on standards -- and the idea that constant (and often mediocre) recycling of old familiars like “Autumn Leaves” and “Stardust” has perhaps been the poison slowly sapping the energy out of jazz and its audience for the past forty years.
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Soundcheck producer Katie Bishop and digital producer Mike Katzif reveal some of their answers to Soundcheck's 2012 Music Survey, including two pop-based trends that they spotted. Plus, they share their favorite albums of the year -- Punch Brothers' Who's Feeling Young Now? and Exitmusic's Passage. And, John chimes in with one of his favorites from the year as well. See the rest of their survey responses here.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Soundcheck producer Katie Bishop shares her favorite and least favorite music of year.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
"He sees you when you're sleeping. He knows when you're awake."
Yikes. Voiceover from a horror film trailer? No! Those are just some mildly disturbing lyrics from the beloved Christmas classic, "Santa Claus is Coming To Town." Ah, the holidays. Filled with good tidings, joy, presents -- and plenty of unintentionally dark and disconcerting musical lyrics disguised under a blanket of cheery major chords.
This Thursday, Soundcheck contributor Faith Salie joins us to share three holiday songs that give her the willies. We want to know: What holiday songs freak you out?
Leave a comment below, or call us to sing your creepy carol at 866.939.1612.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Hear two new Whitehorse songs "Cold July" and "Jane" from the band's upcoming album.