John Schaefer appears in the following:
Monday, May 28, 2018
Week of May 28: This week, returns for Buddy Guy and Jake Shears, a benefit song from Hurray For The Riff Raff for Puerto Rico, and an expansive hip-hop/orchestral collaboration.
Friday, May 25, 2018
The museum has had an impressive collection of musical instruments for well over a century, but for much of that time it was one of the hidden treasures. No longer.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
1978 in music and television with Kurt Andersen and John Schaefer
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Listen to the sounds of deterioration and decay with disintegrating and layered works by William Basinski, Grant Cutler, Annie Gosfield, Prefuse 73, and a classic by Alvin Lucier.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Week of May 21: This week, Neko Case gets dark, Fantastic Negrito gets darker, and Nine Inch Nails… You get the idea.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Come see host John Schaefer, classical guitarist Pepe Romero, and musician Marija Temo pay tribute to the music of Spain.
Monday, May 14, 2018
This week, shades of blue from the Ruen Brothers and from Kelsey Lu, and a message from Sioux sacred lands by Gang Gang Dance.
Monday, May 07, 2018
This week, the lighter side of Dirty Projectors, Childish Gambino’s dark view of America, and Red Baraat’s color-coded dance music and a wicked cover of a classic Iron Maiden song.
Friday, May 04, 2018
Max Richter's "Sleep" is designed for the drowsy. But if you want to stay up and listen all night long, it's for you too.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Next spring, New York will get a major new cultural and performing arts center at Hudson Yards. But this week and next, New Yorkers can get a preview of what's to come.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Week of April 30: This week, Van Morrison looks back at the '30s; Hatchie looks back at the '80s; and Lisa Gerrard looks to Bulgaria.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Week of April 23: A gem from the Prince archives, a throaty tale from Okkervil River, Bogotá's Monsieur Periné, and guitar music from Botswana that has to be seen to be believed.
Monday, April 16, 2018
Week of April 16: This week, new works by Kamasi Washington and Jenny Hval; a new video from Brooklyn-via-San Juan group Balún, and some musical advice on Making America Great Again.
Monday, April 09, 2018
Week of April 9: This week, new/old music from Lithuania, psychedelia from France, a new track from A$AP Rocky, and deep wonderful weirdness from wherever SOPHIE is from.
Friday, April 06, 2018
Pianist Cecil Taylor, one of the fathers of free jazz, passed away last night at the age of 89. In this 2007 interview with John Schaefer, Taylor discussed how mutation is everything.
Monday, April 02, 2018
Week of April 2: This week, new music from The Weeknd, Sons of Kemet, and Brazilian Girls.
Saturday, March 31, 2018
It happens every day — darkness scatters as the sun rises, and color returns to the world. Even though it is, literally, an everyday occurrence, it’s also a magical one.
Monday, March 19, 2018
Week of March 19: This week, musical reactions to a troubled world from Pussy Riot, Roger Waters, and Yo La Tengo. Plus new videos from Tinariwen and Courtney Barnett.
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Ireland is a deeply musical place, but it doesn’t have much of a reputation for classical music. That is changing though, with a vibrant scene centered in Dublin.
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Look in any greeting card store and you’ll see cute, chubby little angels smiling and gazing upwards beatifically. But what about in music? Are angels always so ... nice?