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2011 Year in Review: Best of Soundcheck Live (The Video Edition)

Monday, December 26, 2011

From pop sensations like Foster the People to world music powerhouses like Tinariwen, WNYC's Soundcheck studios have seen some hot live acts in 2011.

But there is no need to go paging through YouTube armed with Boolean search terms.

We have assembled our Top 10 (make that Top 12!) Soundcheck music videos from the past year, just for you.

Adele: "Rolling In the Deep"
February 10, 2011

Foster the People: "Pumped Up Kicks"
September 28, 2011

Sufjan Stevens: "Pleasure Principle"
July 22, 2011

Iron and Wine: "Half Moon"
January 5, 2011

James Farm: "Polliwog"
June 15, 2011

Tori Amos: "Nautical Twilight"
September 28, 2011

Rebirth Brass Band: "I Like It Like That"
April 8, 2011

Wild Beasts: "Loop the Loop"
July 13, 2011

Julie Feeney: "Impossibly Beautiful"
June 1, 2011

Tinariwen: "A Dunya"
July 19, 2011

Imelda May: "Mayhem"
July 21, 2011

Colin Stetson: "Judges"
Soundcheck June 15, 2011

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Comments [1]

Anna from New York, NY

I don't remember Tori Amos from the broadcast. Too bad St. Vincent is missing from this list - it was on the broadcast and "Cheerleader" has been stuck in my head ever since.

Thanks for a great job pulling together some real gems! Rebirth Brass Band and St. Vincent are next on the shopping list.

Dec. 28 2011 07:09 PM

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