Wednesday, December 09, 2009
By WNYC Culture
Angel Deradoorian, known first and foremost as a member of Dirty Projectors, went solo recently. Here's a video of Angel performing "Moon," from her solo album, Mind Raft.
Tuesday, December 08, 2009
Having Sheryl Crow on the program today means a chance to ask a few questions of the 9-time Grammy winner. Which is good, because I’ve had one for her from the first time I heard the first line of the first song on her first record.
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
Occasionally, when I'm backstage at one of WNYC's long-running "New Sounds Live" concerts, a musician will ask, "Don't you get nervous before these shows?" And my honest answer is, "No, I don't anymore. And I kind of miss it."
Monday, November 23, 2009
Cucu Diamantes joined us to talk about the release of her solo debut, ''CuCuLand." (June 26, 2009)
Thursday, June 11, 2009
The Decemberists joined Soundcheck to perform songs from their latest album, an hour-long, 17-track rock opera, The Hazards of Love. This story of star-crossed lovers and a shape-shifting beast is set to a score that recalls 1960s British folk-pop and bombastic '70s-style prog rock. Led by songwriter Colin Meloy, the quintet is joined today by vocalists Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond and Becky Stark of Lavender Diamond.
Friday, May 01, 2009
For decades, the term 'downtown' described the experimentalism of music, art and culture in lower Manhattan. On Wednesday, WNYC's Soundcheck explored how that shorthand definition is changing in a live broadcast from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Guests included rocker Lou Reed, indie new-wave artist Santigold and string quartet ...