Sunday, January 19, 2014
M. Lamar combines the ecstatic mood of spirituals with the dark intensity of downtown punk theater, creating songs that address issues of his African-American heritage, American history, and today's social and gender politics. David Garland welcomes M. Lamar to the WNYC Studio to perform, and to talk about his piece Surveillance Punishment and the Black Psyche, and the many topics that inform and inspire his music.
Friday, May 17, 2013
In this episode: We spin some of our favorite recent performances recorded in the Soundcheck studio -- including those from the folk-pop band Ivan and Alyosha, string quartet Brooklyn Rider, rapper Talib Kweli, and electro-pop musician Jamie Lidell.
Hear something you like? Check out the full sessions with each artist or band by clicking on the links below.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Friday, October 29, 2010
Cloud Cult began 15 years ago as the solo work of Minneapolis-based songwriter Craig Minowa -- and quickly expanded to include not only an array of instrumentalists, but also live painting on stage. The experimental indie band joins us to perform songs from their eighth studio album, Light Chasers, live in our studio.