Thursday, October 03, 2013
In this episide: Bo Burnham is a comedian, songwriter and actor who rose to fame via YouTube. His work has since been featured on Comedy Central and MTV. He joins us with a new book of funny, musical poetry called Egghead.
Plus: Norwegian singer-songwriter Jenny Hval joins us to play songs from her album Innocence Is Kinky.
And:New York City Opera announced this week that it is filing for bankruptcy and effectively closing its doors. We get a reflection from Fred Plotkin of WQXR’s Operavore blog.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
It's that time of the month again for the new releases show on New Sounds. John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks of new CDs, Soundcloud files, and the highly anticipated digital submissions which have come across his desk and into his inbox over the past month to present some of the finest new releases. He'll skim off the cream. He'll pick the lentils from the ashes. You get it.