John Schaefer appears in the following:
Thursday, May 18, 2017
New Sounds' John Schaefer hosts a diverse cast of guitar slingers performing newly commissioned works and special collaborations.
Monday, May 15, 2017
On Jan. 9 we kicked off the 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival with a live stream of the Bang on a Can All-Stars annual People's Commissioning Fund Concert. Listen to the full show.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
There is a Jonathan Demme-sized hole in both the worlds of film and music worlds. We revisit this 2015 conversation with the director on Soundcheck.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
On the heels of their performance at the LA Phil's Reykjavík Festival, we invited Icelandic quartet Nordic Affect in for an intimate in-studio performance.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Carnegie Hall is kicking off a concert series curated by the Pulitzer Prize winning composer that shows how contemporary music has changed over the last half century.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Steered by composer David Moore, the group Bing & Ruth is equal parts chamber and ambient music. Watch the release party for their latest album from The Greene Space at WQXR.
Friday, February 03, 2017
Jordi Savall takes us through a musical history of Venice.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
On Jan. 25 at 7:30 pm, tune in for a live stream of indie rockers San Fermin and new-music mainstays Now Ensemble live from the Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Concert Hall.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Jaga Jazzist is a Norwegian ensemble that draws inspiration from jazz, vintage funk and Krautrock. We join the members backstage at Le Poisson Rouge for an interview and performance.
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Bruce Brubaker and Francesco Tristano, two virtuoso pianists from very different musical backgrounds, take the music of Philip Glass in an entirely new direction.
Monday, December 26, 2016
Prince. David Bowie. George Michael. Leonard Cohen. Sharon Jones. Merle Haggard. These are just a few of the musicians we lost in this past year.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
GABI is a composer and vocalist who brings together elements of classical music, electronica and the expressive vulnerability of the human voice.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Cultural offerings for the 2017 Winter season continue with a look at the must-see musical performances.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
For composer Daniel Wohl, the distinction between a physical performer and an electronic sound is inconsequential. For this episode of LPR Live, we take in excerpts from "Holographic."
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
John Schaefer, host of WNYC's Soundcheck and New Sounds, gives us a playlist for your visit to the polls and to get you through the day.
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Composer Dan Trueman is the inventor of a new instrument: the prepared digital piano. On this LPR Live, we hear So Percussion's Adam Sliwinski perform Trueman's 'Nostalgic Synchronic.'
Monday, October 31, 2016
The unconventional hip-hop artist and poet visits the Soundcheck studio.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
British trio's massive riffs stripped to their...skeletal form.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Port St. Willow, the project of Brooklyn-based Nicholas Principe, performed its second improvisational, atmospheric album "Syncope" at Le Poisson Rouge on November 17, 2015.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
German artist inspired by New Wave and electronic sounds visits the studio.