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Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten appears in the following:

Sharon Van Etten Plays Live; NY Philharmonic's Biennial; Enigma's 'Sadeness' Was A Hit?!?

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

In this episode: Since she last visited Soundcheck, Sharon Van Etten has opened up for The National, toured as a backup singer with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and recorded a Bruce Springsteen cover at the Stone Pony. Hear the singer-songwriter and her band perform songs from her just-released fourth album, Are We There, in the Soundcheck studio.

Then: New York Philharmonic music director and conductor Alan Gilbert talks about dreaming up the first-ever NY Phil Biennial, which kicks off this week. We take a listen to some of the new music that will be showcased.

And: Charts guru and writer Chris Molanphy explores the puzzling success of another chart-topping single -- this time, the sexy New Age, Gregorian chant-laden “Sadeness” by Enigma -- as part of our series That Was A Hit?!?

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Sharon Van Etten: From Bedroom Balladeer To Fearless Frontwoman

Thursday, May 22, 2014

While the songwriter's sonic scope may have widened, her songs have never been more intimate and revealing. Hear Sharon Van Etten and her band perform tracks from the new album Are We There.

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Best of Soundcheck: Sharon Van Etten

Monday, May 28, 2012

Singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten last joined us amid the zeitgeist for Epic, her 2010 album that inspired praise from critics – and cover songs from Bon Iver and The National. The Brooklyn-based musician and her band perform songs from her latest record, Tramp.

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Sharon Van Etten

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten last joined us amid the zeitgeist for epic, her 2010 album that inspired praise from critics – and cover songs from Bon Iver and The National. The Brooklyn-based musician and her band join us for a sneak preview of songs from her next record, Tramp. (UPDATE: Watch our video archive of the performance.)

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The Greene Space

Soundcheck in The Greene Space

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

2:00 PM

Host John Schaefer showcased two very different takes on American popular song. First, four-time Tony Award winner and television actor Audra McDonald took the stage with her “Porgy and Bess” co-star Norm Lewis and discussed her return to Broadway - and performed favorites from the newly reworked American opera. Then, ...

Summer Music: Sharon Van Etten's Mixtape

Friday, July 15, 2011

We're celebrating summer music here on The Takeaway. Throughout the month, we’ll be talking with different musicians about what songs say summer to them. Our guest today is New Jersey-raised and Brooklyn-based singer and songwriter Sharon Van Etten.

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In Studio: Sharon Van Etten

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Sharon Van Etten has one of those voices: full, a little rough around the edges, never earnest – the sort that sends a hush through a noisy, crowded bar.

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