New Releases

Albums of the Week

New Releases featuring Rossini, Piano Duets and 'The South'

Sunday, June 16, 2013

A collection of releases this week takes us through some unknown Rossini, a showcase of piano duets and a musical journey through southern regions.



New Releases From Carly Rae To G.O.O.D. Music

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

It may have been a quiet summer for new releases, but it's gearing up to be a big fall. Joining us to discuss some noteworthy releases this week is Billboard editor and Soundcheck regular Joe Levy. We hear the latest from Carly Rae Jepsen, Pink, Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label and a reissue of Michael Jackson's Bad, which features a previously unheard demo from the late King of Pop.



Meet the Schaefer Reaction Simulator

Friday, August 10, 2012

While the host is away, the producers will play. Senior producer Joel Meyer and associate producer Katie Bishop introduce the world to the Soundcheck 5000 - a highly intelligent public radio robot (who can also be found on Twitter: @soundcheck5000). 

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Pick Three: Jim Farber

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

New York Daily News music critic Jim Farber joins us with three must-hear new releases in our weekly Pick Three.

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Pick Three: Sophie Harris

Monday, May 07, 2012

This week's Pick Three offer a trio of new releases that have gotten the stamp of approval from Time Out New York music writer Sophie Harris.

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Pick Three: Malcolm X Abram

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Malcolm X Abram, music staff writer for the Akron Beacon Journal, joins us from the heart of Super Tuesday for our weekly Pick Three.



Pick Three: Jim Fusilli

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

The Wall Street Journal's Jim Fusilli joins us with three must-hear new releases for our weekly Pick Three feature.



Pick Three: Gini Mascorro

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Gini Mascorro -- morning host and music coordinator for KXT in Dallas, TX -- joins us with three must-hear new releases.

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Spinning on Air

New Recordings

Sunday, August 15, 2010

New and not-yet-released music by some subtle song innovators, including Dark Dark Dark, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger (Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl), William Brittelle, Kayo Dot, Deer Tick, and more. Host David Garland shares the riches.

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The Takeaway

Movies: Twilight Eclipse, Cyrus, The Last Airbender

Friday, July 02, 2010

This week, moviegoers are can choose from abstinent vampires (again), a mamma's boy, and some racially questionable martial arts kids. We refer of course, to: "Twilight Eclipse," "Cyrus," and "The Last Airbender." Rafer Guzman, Takeaway contributor and Newsday critic, shares his opinions on the big releases, and lets us know what we should see and what we should avoid.