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Thursday, March 28, 2013
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
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.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
By Hannis Brown : Q2 Music
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
By Otis Hart
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.
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!)
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."
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 ...
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 ...
Friday, October 17, 2008
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