R And B
The Ways 1976 Rocked America; Curtis Harding Exercises 'Soul Power' In Studio; James Fearnley's Years With The Pogues
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Singer and harmonica player John Németh makes vintage-sounding soul and blues tunes with help from his veteran band The Bo-Keys. Hear Németh and Bo-Keys front-man, Scott Bomar, discuss their new record, Memphis Grease, and the old music that inspired it.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Bernice is a band from Toronto, the project of imaginative songwriter and acrobatic singer Robin Dann. Dann says of the band, "We play indie R&B - songs that breathe, sometimes dance, and have plenty of soul and body feel." David Garland welcomes Bernice to the WNYC Studio for performance and conversation.
Friday, June 13, 2014
In this edition of "That Was A Hit?!?" we look back at a hit...that wasn't. Although we may now think of The Isley Brothers' "Shout!" as a classic, it was never formally considered a hit. Writer Chris Molanphy tells John Schaefer why.
Friday, April 25, 2014
A new book by longtime music critic Joel Selvin reveals a long-hidden story from the early years of rock and roll: that of Bert Berns, the man behind hits like "Brown Eyed Girl," "Under the Boardwalk," and "Take Another Little Piece of my Heart."
Tuesday, August 06, 2013
By Gretta Cohn : Associate Producer, Soundcheck
"We’re pretty much still the same band that rips the brain cells and throats of human beings every time we play." - Barrence Whitfield on his upcoming album.
Monday, October 17, 2011
From Tuesday through Sunday, more than 1,350 bands, DJs and comedians will perform at the annual CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival. Check out WNYC's trippy color-coded map to see our CMJ picks — from En Vogue to Mike Birbiglia to Dum Dum Girls — for each night of the festival.
Friday, May 16, 2008