Thursday, August 08, 2013
In this episode: Long running metal band Megadeth recently released their fourteenth studio album, Super Collider. Frontman Dave Mustaine talks about the very personal themes on this new record -- and some surprising influences.
And: This week's Check Ahead is from the fierce rock/R&B band Barrence Whitfield And The Savages. Soundcheck producer Gretta Cohn talks with the group's singer about the band's new album, Dig Thy Savage Soul.
Also: Timo Andres is a young pianist/composer whose influences include Mozart and Brian Eno. He'll play works by both of them, live in the studio.
Plus: More of your karaoke voicemails.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
The third installment of this season's Concerts from The Frick Collection features Swedish pianist Roland Pöntinen in his New York recital debut. Listen to the full performance.
Thursday, July 04, 2013
July 4th provides an ideal opportunity to focus on the adventurous life and original music of American pianist and composer, Louis Moreau Gottschalk. David Dubal takes us on a musical tour.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
Music from pianist/composer Neil Cowley, (otherwise known as Adele's pianist on "21") and the post-jazz/post-rock Neil Cowley Trio is front and center on this New Sounds program. Listen to their recent recording, "The Face Of Mount Molehill," which brings Eno alum guitarist Leo Abrahams, along with string quartet, The Mount Molehill Strings, into the proceedings. Reflective and stabby, lyrical yet rocking, there'll be generous sampling from it.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
In a companion to his weekly series "The Romantic Piano," piano authority David Dubal comes to The Greene Space at WQXR to discuss the milestones of the Romantic piano literature.