Streams

 

 

Music

The Jonathan Channel

A Musicial Celebration: Jazz Appreciation Month

Monday, March 31, 2014

April is Jazz Appreciation Month and The Jonathan Channel has put together quite a celebration. This month we turn our focus to—you guessed it—Jazz! Throughout the month Jonathan Schwartz will share his thoughts on jazz; including a few writings, favorites lists and classic jazz recordings. In addition to the music picks of Jonathan Schwartz, guest DJs will drop in to the WNYC studios to share their thoughts on jazz and to play the music that has inspired them. 

Comment

Soundcheck

Forgotify Helps You Hear Lost Songs On Spotify

Monday, March 31, 2014

According to the streaming music service Spotify, nearly 20 percent of its catalogue -- close to four million songs -- have never been played. But now, a new service called Forgotify aims to get you listening to those songs. PopMatters columnist Ben Rubenstein delves into the finer points of the service.

Comment

World Cafe Next: Parker Millsap

Monday, March 31, 2014

The singer-songwriter's solo debut follows in the footsteps of fellow Oklahoman John Fullbright. Millsap represents himself awfully well for someone who's only 20.

Comment

Latitudes: International Music You Must Hear Now

Monday, March 31, 2014

Hear smash hits and intriguing tracks from Sudan, India, Nigeria and beyond — plus more than 900 versions of "Happy," filmed around the world, that will get you dancing.

Comment

The Jonathan Channel

This Week in Jazz: Staff Music Selections

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Jonathan Channel brings you great music - no matter where you are. Here are our staff picks for the week.

Comments [1]

The Haden Triplets: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 31, 2014

Separately, Petra, Rachel and Tanya Haden have worked on vastly different musical projects. But when they come together to cover classic country music, the result is a treat and a trip in time.

Comment

Question Of The Week: Which Recent Album Will Hold Up The Best?

Monday, March 31, 2014

Forget established classics. What recent album will best stand the test of time?

Comment

Soundcheck

Dan Wilson: A Sought-After Songwriter For Pop Music's Biggest Names

Monday, March 31, 2014

Songwriter Dan Wilson is best known for fronting Semisonic and writing songs for everyone from Adele to Taylor Swift. Hear him perform material from his new solo album, Love Without Fear, live in the Soundcheck studio.

Comment

Holly Williams On Mountain Stage

Monday, March 31, 2014

Though she comes from the country royalty of the Hank Williams lineage, Holly Williams has a voice that's uniquely hers.

Comment

New Sounds

Music for Voices and Strings (Special Podcast)

Monday, March 31, 2014

WNYC

For this New Sounds, listen to new music from violinist and vocalist Caleb Burhans. His latest release “Evensong” explores both the secular and sacred, along with works both instrumental and choral. Listen to his "The Things Left Unsaid," one of the instrumentals on the record. Also, hear music by Nico Muhly, which draws from both the minimalist tradition and Anglican hymns. Plus, an ambient-sounding work from Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti.

Special thanks to our hardworking New Sounds Assistant, Isabel Kim, for making this podcast possible.

Comment

Fresh Air

Fight Sound With Sound: Grateful Dead's Arena Combat

Monday, March 31, 2014

In 1974, sound engineer Owsley Stanley crafted a superior live experience with an enormous conglomeration of amps and speakers called the Wall of Sound. Dave's Picks Volume 9 captures this era.

Comment

KEXP Presents: Pontiak

Monday, March 31, 2014

Three brothers formed Pontiak a decade ago as a vehicle for their feedback-laden, neo-psych Southern-rock jams. Watch the band perform "It's the Greatest" in the KEXP studios.

Comment

Metropolis: 3/29/14

Monday, March 31, 2014

This week's two-hour show features new music from Brian Eno and Rac, plus great remixes by Girl Talk, Ewan Pearson, Breach and many more.

Comment

Hill Harper Moves To 'Fire And Desire'

Monday, March 31, 2014

Hill Harper is known for his TV roles in CSI: New York and Covert Affairs. He's also author of the advice book Letters to an Incarcerated Brother. Harper shares the songs that strike a chord with him.

Comment

First Listen: Todd Terje, 'It's Album Time'

Monday, March 31, 2014

The Norwegian DJ and songwriter, known for his singles, crafts a cohesive album that builds to near-perfection. Even the pessimists can find escape in his nostalgic, hopeful music.

Comments [1]

NYPR Archives & Preservation

The Place of Radio in Musical Education

Monday, March 31, 2014

From the April, 1941 WQXR Program Guide:

Mr. Hutcheson is President of the Juilliard School of Music in New York. In addition to being a great pianist and teacher, he is the author of numerous books on music, including the recently published "A Musical Guide to Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung."

Read More

Comments [1]

First Listen: Ratking, 'So It Goes'

Monday, March 31, 2014

The trio's debut album may be the most "New York" hip-hop project released in years.

Comment

Chamber Music Society

Mendelssohn and Dvořák, Music for Strings

Monday, March 31, 2014

Elliott Forrest co-hosts with Chamber Music Society's Co-Artistic Director David Finckel a weekly hour of live performances from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This week features a Mendelssohn quintet and a Dvořák terzetto.

Comment

Exploring Music

Portraits of African-American Artists, Part I

Monday, March 31, 2014

Host Bill McGlaughlin explores African-American music and the way it has reverberated through the Western classical tradition.

Comment

Pipedreams

Conventional Wisdom: A Chicago Collection

Monday, March 31, 2014

Pipedreams this week features unique recital performances from the 2006 National Convention of the American Guild of Organists in Chicago.

Comment