Thursday, October 10, 2013
Soundcheck turns to guest judges -- comedian Julie Klausner and AutoTune The News' Evan Gregory -- to announce the finalists and winners of the Remix The Mayor Listener Challenge.
Monday, June 03, 2013
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Spring is officially here, but for one of our sister programs at WNYC, the season started a little early this year. Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen recently embarked on a listener challenge called “Remixing Spring.” Before the show announces the winner this weekend, Andersen joins Soundcheck in the studio to name his short list of entries.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Donna Summer's "I Feel Love" has gotten the treatment. So has Justin Bieber's "U Smile." And David Bowie's "Heroes." Those are just a few examples of songs that have been time-stretched by various producers and remix artists -- meaning that they've been lengthened (sometimes a lot) without any changes in pitch.
Monday, December 03, 2012
By Gretta Cohn : Associate Producer, Soundcheck
A remix is a remix is a remix. Unless it’s the German composer Nils Frahm reworking the Australian dance music duo The Presets. Listen to the premiere of the track "Promises."
Monday, July 02, 2012
Turning ideas into radio is one of the most exciting, frustrating, rewarding, and insanely fun things there is. Which got us thinking--why not ask you to join in on the fun? So we teamed up with Indaba for our first-ever remix competition. And now we get to play the winners.
Friday, March 09, 2012
Thumping beats, sweeping high-pitched melodies, and a dramatic climax – from this description, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (also known as the Eroica) sounds like it could be the next hot dance mix even before it's been remixed. Conductor Alan Pierson of the Brooklyn Philharmonic joins us to talk about the ensemble’s “Beethoven Remix Project” – and what it plans to do with five electronic remixes of the famous symphony.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Composer, vocalist, filmmaker and MacArthur Fellow Meredith Monk has created a unique body of work that uses the voice as an instrument. Now, her songs have been covered and remixed by a wide array of musicians, from Bjork to Caetano Veloso to DJ Spooky. Monk joins us to share her reaction to the surprising results on “Monk Mix.”
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
By Kelly Sullan
Don't be fooled by the first 20 seconds of this video-- it's is not just another cute toddler Youtube sensation. Prepare to be impressed and a little freaked out by some very slick video editing. The toddler noises and mugging for the camera get transformed into what could quite possibly be the next dance hall hit. If Kidz Bop were to cover Crystal Castles' "Vanished", it would sound something like this.