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New Sounds

Hot Brass Band Party

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Listen to as much brass band music as we can handle on this New Sounds program.  From Egypt to Rajastan, from New Orleans to Benin, there's party music aplenty.

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New Sounds

Hot Brass Band Party

Friday, August 09, 2013

Listen to as much brass band music as we can handle on this New Sounds program.  From Egypt to Rajastan, from New Orleans to Benin, there's party music aplenty.

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New Sounds

New Orleans on the Mind

Thursday, June 13, 2013

WNYC

It’s been a tumultuous time at the New Sounds office.  In recent weeks, we sent off an intern to school in New Orleans, and welcomed a new summer intern.  Thanks to their help, the New Sounds Assistant, or the "staff" has had time to hoard things and perhaps consider sharing them with John Schaefer for New Sounds (or Soundcheck.)  Here are some things to get excited about that might not all be New Sounds material.

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Soundcheck

Daft Punk: Making The Uncool Cool Again

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

SPIN editor Chris Weingarten shares with Soundcheck host John Schaefer some of his thoughts behind the album. 

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Soundcheck

Paul Williams And Daft Punk's 'Random' Collaboration

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Award-winning composer, Paul Williams, collaborated with Daft Punk for their new album, Random Access Memories. Williams wrote the lyrics for the tracks "Beyond" and "Touch," which he also sings. 

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Soundcheck

Audra McDonald Goes Back Home: Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories; Paul Williams

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In this episode: Actress and soprano Audra McDonald recently starred in Broadway's revival of Porgy and Bess. Now, she's back with her first solo album in 7 years, Go Back Home, featuring songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein and Stephen Sondheim, among others.

Plus: Spin editor Chris Weingarten gives his take on the new Daft Punk album, Random Access Memories, which has spawned a heavy favorite for the “song of the summer” title.

And: Songwriter and Muppet pal Paul Williams recently teamed up with the masked men of Daft Punk to work on their new album. He joins us to talk about the results.