Thursday, October 31, 2013
It's that time of the month again for the new releases show on New Sounds, despite the fact that it's All Hallows' Eve. John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks, bins, and boatloads of new CDs which have come across his desk over the past month to present some of the finest (and scariest) new releases. He'll pick the lentils from the ashes to present the cream of this crop.
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
It's time to hear about some new releases! Sophie Harris of Time Out New York joins us to talk about what she's been listening to lately -- L.A. sister band HAIM, rapper Earl Sweatshirt and singer and songwriter Neko Case.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
In this episode: Lake Bell is the star (and director) of the new indie flick called In A World... She joins us to talk about her take on the voiceover industry.
Plus: We take a look at the biggest and/or best albums coming out this season, from pop superstars to up-and-comers, with New Jersey Star-Ledger's Tris McCall.
And: This past weekend, the dance music festival called "Electric Zoo" was abruptly halted, due to the deaths of two concert-goers. The cause appears to be an overdose of the drug MDMA, or "molly." We take a closer look.
Monday, June 03, 2013
Writer Lizzy Goodman shares three of her favorite new releases: Avalanche from the Danish electronic soul duo Quadron, Personal Record from the singer and songwriter Eleanor Friedberger, and the latest from Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City.
Monday, June 03, 2013
In this episode: A new book called Yes Is The Answer aims to explore why the genre known as “prog rock” is “maligned and misunderstood.” We hear about the intense love that fans have for the genre where rock meets psychedelia meets jazz.
Plus: We hear how an a cappella song originally from singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega, “Tom’s Diner,” became an improbable top-10 hit on the Billboard charts in our series “That Was a Hit?!?”
And: Writer Lizzy Goodman shares three of her favorite new releases from Vampire Weekend, Eleanor Friedberger, and Quadron.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
eMusic's editor-in-chief J. Edward Keyes joins us with some of the music that's been catching his ear lately, from the ambitious sounds of Swedish duo The Knife, the precise 1960s psychedelia of Amsterdam's Jacco Gardner, New York songwriter Laura Stevenson's great Crazy Horse-inspired sound, and the dark psych-metal musings of England's Uncle Acid.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
It's that time of the month again for the new releases show on New Sounds. John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks, bins, and towers of new CDs, records, and Bandcamp sites which have come across his desk or into his email over the past month to present some choice cuts.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
It's the most wonderful time of the month! For this program, John Schaefer presents the pick of the piles. What we can see from here includes some motoric music named for toy manufacturers, a soundtrack from Icelandic composer Johann Johannson, and some finger-style guitar from Ben Tyree. Then there's also new music by Tin Hat, with text by e.e. cummings, and some solo piano by Donnacha Dennehy from Lisa Moore's latest E.P.