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Esmé Patterson Explains Why 'Caroline' Cut Her Hair With 'The Glow'

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A new video from the Denver singer-songwriter's latest album, Woman To Woman, responds to The Beach Boys' classic song "Caroline, No." 
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Studio 360

Five Things You Had To See Online This Week

Thursday, June 19, 2014

This week in “Thanks, Internet” — floppy disk drive jams, MS Paint World Cup recaps, OK Go makes another masterpiece, farewell to funnies, and the most important six seconds of Summer 2014.

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Radiolab

Stochasticity, the Theme Song

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Our friends Higher Mammals created a music video to celebrate our Stochasticity episode. We hope you find it completely random!

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Features

Punk, Shoes and Videos Take Museums This Spring

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Music video enthusiasts, fashion lovers, and punk rock aficionados: This spring season of museum offerings has something for each of you, from a shoe show, to a punk exhibition, to a retrospective that pays homage to the art of the music video.

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Q2 Music

Brooklyn-Based Build Premieres New Video for 'Ride'

Thursday, February 21, 2013

The newest video by New York new-music ensemble Build highlights what the band is all about: hypnotic repetitions, stripped-down chord progressions and a driving back-beat. Watch the premiere of Ride.

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Radiolab

Dancing on the Radio

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

We love working with Pilobolus for our live show In the Dark--they're a brain-bending dance troupe that makes for a rockstar team of collaborators. We first discovered them when we stumbled across an interactive music video they did with OK Go -- it's called "All Is Not Lost," and it's crazy fun.

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Features

Destroyer's Music Video: The French Film Reference Everyone Missed?

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Vancouver indie band Destroyer is known for writing inscrutable lyrics. But when the group released its music video for "Savage Night at the Opera," it was surprising how few noted where the inspiration for the video came from.

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Soundcheck

MP3: The Fiery Furnaces - "The End is Near"

Thursday, June 11, 2009

The time has come for Soundcheck's music video contest, featuring The Fiery Furnaces' 'The End is Near,' the first single from their upcoming album, I'm Going Away. Download the song above.

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Soundcheck's Video Contest, Starring the Fiery Furnaces

Thursday, June 11, 2009

We want you to make the next Fiery Furnaces video. Grab their single "The End is Near" (from their new album I'm Going Away) here for free, play it a couple (hundred) times, then launch your favorite video editing program and get going! You've got until 11:59pm on August 31 to perfect your vision.

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Inspiration Information: Five Videos to Watch

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

The Fiery Furnaces

Photo courtesy of Thrill Jockey Records

So, you're interested in making a music video for our Fiery Furnaces video contest. That's good to hear. But the competition will be fierce. The Furnaces' fanbase is as artsy as it gets. You'll need all the ideas you can conjure.

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Soundcheck

The State of the Music Video

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

As we broadcast live on June 11 from the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, we look at the art of music videos -- and where videos are headed. Our guests include Rik Cordero, who has directed videos from Jay-Z, Nas, Q-Tip, John Legend and others, and Idolator.com editor Maura Johnston. (Think you know how to make a video? Enter the Soundcheck Music Video Contest, starring the Fiery Furnaces!)

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Ani DiFranco: "November 4th, 2008"

Friday, November 21, 2008

Barack Obama's Election Night victory inspired many to take to the streets and celebrate. Folk-rock icon Ani DiFranco was among them -- and she wrote a song about the evening. After her interview and live performance on Soundcheck, she shared some insight into "November 4th, 2008."

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Soundcheck

Democracy Songs

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Soundcheck asked our Election Day guests to compile a list of three songs that somehow capture the spirit of Democracy. Here's the list submitted by Daphne Brooks, associate professor of English and African American studies at Princeton University.

Nina Simone, "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be ...

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Soundcheck

Video Poll Winner

Friday, October 24, 2008

The King Left

On Monday's show, we asked you to view 10 videos and tell us which one was the most innovative in a music video poll. Listeners could also nominate their own 'candidate.'

Now, after a week of polling, ...

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Soundcheck

Music Videos: Cast Your Vote

Monday, October 20, 2008

No, I wasn’t watching when MTV famously launched its network with the Buggles’ version of the song “Video Killed the Radio Star.” But a friend who lived in south Jersey had cable (NYC was one of the last places on earth to be wired for cable), and I spent a ...

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Soundcheck

Music Video Poll

Friday, October 17, 2008

Tell us which of the following 10 videos is the most innovative and clever. Or add your own choice!

To vote: Click next to your favorite video, then click the "VOTE" button at the bottom of the page.

You can add a "write-in" vote at the bottom of ...

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