John Schaefer

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Weekly Music Roundup: Yves Tumor and Amanda Palmer

Monday, February 24, 2020

New Sounds
Week of Feb. 24: This week, a crisis response from Amanda Palmer, a warning from Lanterns On The Lake, a reassurance from Dan Deacon, and arresting, slinky, demonic funk from Yves Tumor.
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Listen: Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Perform Beethoven at Carnegie Hall

Monday, February 24, 2020

WQXR brings you Beethoven's 8th and 9th Symphonies in the first Carnegie Hall Live broadcast of 2020.

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'Cambodian Rock Band' Looks Back To A Country’s Swingin’ Past — And Its Darkest Hour

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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A survivor of the “killing fields” of the Khmer Rouge returns to Cambodia for the first time, trying to stop his American-born daughter from prosecuting a notorious war criminal. 

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Weekly Music Roundup: Black Belt Eagle Scout, Ghostpoet, Sam Lee

Monday, February 03, 2020

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Week of Feb. 3: This week, Black Belt Eagle Scout looks at nature, Ghostpoet looks ahead to a dim future, and Sam Lee looks beneath an old folk tradition.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Algiers, Myrkur, and Eminem

Monday, January 20, 2020

New Sounds
Week of Jan. 20: This week, new songs from Eminem and Algiers tackle modern problems; a new song from Lankum looks back at an old one. Plus, dark folk music by Myrkur. 
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Weekly Music Roundup: Larkin Poe and Demaro

Monday, December 23, 2019

New Sounds
Week of Dec. 23: This week, Jamaican musician Demaro is ready to make a difference; Larkin Poe is ready to do laundry; James Blunt is ready for his close up.
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Music of the 2010s

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

As the decade comes to an end, let's reflect on the music it gave us.

Weekly Music Roundup: Khruangbin with Leon Bridges and Marieme

Monday, December 09, 2019

This week, an unexpected collaboration from Leon Bridges and Khruangbin, big bright sounds from Marieme, and dark brooding ones from Bambara. Plus, Flying Lotus and rapper Denzel Curry.
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Why Streaming Music "Year End" Lists Strike a Chord

Friday, December 06, 2019

"New Sounds" host John Schaefer stops by to talk about why most-listened-to lists allow music fans be their own critics.

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Martin Scorsese & Robbie Robertson: A Match Made In Hollywood

Friday, November 29, 2019

"The Irishman" is full of music, carefully chosen by this music-obsessed director and his longtime musical consigliere.

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Weekly Music Roundup: Reggie Watts, Bonny Light Horseman, and Xenia Rubinos

Monday, November 25, 2019

New Sounds
This week, new songs from the creator of Hadestown, Anaïs Mitchell, late night TV show bandleader Reggie Watts, the mercurial Beck. Plus, new music from Xenia Rubinos and Antibalas.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Offering Thanks and Brian Shankar Adler

Monday, October 21, 2019

New Sounds
Week of Oct. 21: This week, music inspired by film noir, telenovelas, and Moroccan trance – but first, a word of thanks to the New York Public Radio and New Sounds community.
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'Largest Hip Hop Festival in the World' Is in NYC for First Time This Weekend

Friday, October 11, 2019

Headliners this weekend include Wu Tang Clan, the Bronx's Casanova, ASAP Rocky and Lil Uzi Vert.

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Weekly Music Roundup: The Comet Is Coming and Songs of the Bardo

Monday, September 30, 2019

New Sounds
Week of Sept. 30: Two different takes on “spiritual jazz”: one by Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, and Jesse Paris Smith and one by The Comet Is Coming, plus new The New Pornographers.
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Weekly Music Roundup: FKA twigs, Angel Olsen and Luke Temple

Monday, September 16, 2019

New Sounds
Week of September 16: This week, new music from FKA twigs, Angel Olsen, Perfume Genius, and Luke Temple.
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Weekly Music Roundup: The Hold Steady, Ala.Ni, Ikebe Shakedown

Monday, August 19, 2019

Week of Aug. 19: This week, The Hold Steady channels Led Zeppelin; the singer Ala.Ni celebrates our differences; and another lost album by John Coltrane is found.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Rare "Barbershop Gospel" Reissues, iLe, and Bat for Lashes

Monday, August 12, 2019

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Week of Aug. 12: This week, reissued "barbershop gospel" rarities, a Springsteen soundtrack, new songs from Bat for Lashes and iLE, along with Bon Iver’s 8-part surprise.
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Weekly Music Roundup: HAIM, Dizraeli, and Penguin Café

Monday, August 05, 2019

New Sounds
Week of Aug. 5: This week, HAIM celebrates summer, songs about penguins by Penguin Café, the decidedly NOT-punk IDLES, and a band whose name means 'remove worry.'
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Weekly Music Roundup: Wilco, Resavoir, and Beyoncé

Monday, July 22, 2019

New Sounds
Week of July 22: This week, sounds from West Africa, and Chicago, courtesy of Beyoncé, Wilco, and more, and music from Senegal by Shaheed & Dixa, Featuring Marieme.
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The Secret Sound Of The Vessel Orchestra

Friday, July 12, 2019

Look around you.  Chances are there’s something nearby — a jar, a vase, a bottle, a glass — that is silently singing. 

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