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Devon Sproule: Tuneful, Tender, and Nimble

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Devon Sproule's singing is honest and moving, playful and powerful. Her songs are distinctive, personal, and highly melodic. David Garland welcomes her to the WNYC Studio.

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Gig Alert: Noah Gundersen

Monday, November 03, 2014

Soulful Seattle-area singer-songwriter performs tonight at Mercury Lounge. Download "Ledges."

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Vashti Bunyan's Disarmingly Lovely "Heartleap"

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Vashti Bunyan has released "Heartleap," her third album since 1970. Hear her talk with David Garland, plus highlights from the new album and performances recorded for Spinning On Air.

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Gig Alert: Shilpa Ray

Monday, August 25, 2014

The lyrically astute and powerful singer plays City Winery tonight. Download "Mother Is A Misanthrope."

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Gig Alert: Juana Molina

Friday, July 11, 2014

Argentine singer Juana Molina performs at The Greene Space tonight. Get a taste with "Wed 21."

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Grey Reverend: Songs, Skateboards, and Heroes' Lies

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Composer and singer L.D. Brown records as Grey Reverend, and his songs display his reverence for the grey areas of emotion and musical style. David Garland welcomes Grey Reverend to WNYC for this in-studio performance and conversation. Along with songs from his new album, A Hero's Lie, Grey Reverend brings us his thoughts and observations on flawed heroes, skateboarding, racism, songwriting, and much more.

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Gig Alert: Jan Bell & The Maybelles

Thursday, May 22, 2014

British-born singer and songwriter plays Appalachian-twinged Americana at Rodeo bar tonight. Download "Yorkshire Water."

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Gigstock Alert: Conor Oberst

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Indie folk troubador of note closes Soundcheck's Gigstock Festival at The Greene Space on Thursday.

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Gigstock Alert: James Vincent McMorrow

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Irish singer-songwriter plays Gigstock at The Greene Space on Thursday.

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Gig Alert: Alexandra Stewart

Friday, April 04, 2014

Indie folk songs with an electronic spine during the Pandora Showcase at Brooklyn Night Bazaar. Download "Soul Like A Ghost."

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Gig Alert: Julia Weldon

Friday, February 21, 2014

Soulful songwriter plays a Free Fridays show at the Knitting Factory. Download the track 'Meadow.'

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Gig Alert: Eleni Mandell

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

The singer-songwriter and mom to toddler twins plays at The Saint Tuesday night. Download her motherhood-inspired "Put My Baby To Bed."

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12 Days Of Soundcheck '13: Laura Mvula, 'Father Father'

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

On Wednesday December 18, download a special live performance of Laura Mvula's song "Father Father," recorded in the Soundcheck studio.

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Hear: Nick Lowe, Live On Soundcheck

Thursday, December 12, 2013

The British singer-songwriter Nick Lowe explains what's behind his new holiday album, Quality Street, and plays live in the Soundcheck studio.

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Gig Alert: Diego Garcia

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The singer-songwriter Diego Garcia performs at Highline Ballroom Tuesday. Download "Start With The End."

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Gig Alert: Sarah Blacker

Tuesday, August 06, 2013

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The singer songwriter Sarah Blacker plays at The Living Room Tuesday. Download "Pluggin Away."

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Singer-Songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Singer/songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche talks about her latest album, “Fairytale and Myth,” recorded with her mother, Suzzy Roche, and her upcoming New York shows.

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Gig Alert: Laura Stevenson

Friday, May 24, 2013

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Singer and songwriter Laura Stevenson plays Bowery Ballroom Friday night. Download "Runner."

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Angel Olsen: Beguiling Folk Songs, In The Studio

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Hear Angel Olsen peform selections from her superb sophomore album, Half Way Home in the Soundcheck studio.

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Gig Alert: Shooter Jennings

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

WNYC

Country singer Shooter Jennings plays the Bowery Ballroom Tuesday night. Download "Wild and Lonesome."

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