Celebrating 50 Years Of Musical Incompetence04/20/15
On April 24, 1965, Peter Schickele swung down a rope from the balcony at New York’s Town Hall, landing onstage without mishap. It was then that civilization began to collapse around him. For that was the day when Schickele, a gifted young composer,...
Public Service Broadcasting: A Space Age Electronic Dance...
Part musical group, part performance-art outfit, Public Service Broadcasting is the innovative and geeky work of Londoners J. Willgoose, Esq. and Wrigglesworth. The two earned their reputation for marrying looped dance beats and electronics with...
Josh Rouse Gets Back Together with Himself
The restlesssongwriter visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new album, 'The Embers of Time.'
Filmmaker Alex Gibney: "Sinatra Grew up with America"
The award-winning filmmakerturns his lens on the towering icon of the American songbook.
George Clinton on his Life Aboard the Mothership
With the airwaves full of new funky rhythms from Kendrick to D'Angelo, Soundcheck revisits its career-spanning interview with George Clinton.
Death Cab For Cutie Finds Art In Repairing Something Broken
Singer-songwriter Ben Gibbard and bassist Nick Harmer go deep on the indie rock band's latest record, Kintsugi.
Jen Larson And Deep River: Revitalizing Bluegrass In...
Hear the bluegrass songwriterperform two of her own songs as well as a musical gutpunch from the repertoire of the celebrated Stanley Brothers.
Unlikely Savior for the Music Industry: Your 12-Year-Old
As the music industry struggled to keep older buyers and fans, it's discovered that tweens are the ultimate renewable resourceaslong as the artists sort of act their age.
Torres, Live In The Greene Space
Listen to the powerful singer-songwriter preview songs from her new record, Sprinter, live in the Greene Space.
Dan Deacon: Riffing With A New Voice
Watchthe endlessly exuberant electronic musician perform songs from his latest album, Gliss Riffer, in the Soundcheck studio.
Kim Gordon: Redefining The 'Girl In A Band'
In her new tell-all memoir, the Sonic Youth co-founder reflectson her careerin music and art, and herlife afterthe endof her marriage and theband.
Emmy The Great: Elegant Pop And Poetic Wordplay
Watch theHong Kong-born, London-raised, Brooklyn based songwriter performs in the Soundcheck studio.
Lady Lamb Broadens Her Palette On 'After'
The contemplative and uninhibited songwriterreturns to perform songs from her upcoming album, After, in the Soundcheck studio.
BRONCHO: Indie Pop Hooks You Can't Stop Singing
With playful melodies you won't forget, the Oklahoma band plays songs from its 2014 album,Just Enough Hip To Be Woman, in the Soundcheck studio.
Jim Jarmusch: Walking The Tightrope
The filmmaker and musiciandiscusses walking the line between narrative and abstraction, his live scores for Man Ray's silent films, and previewshisupcoming opera on Nikola Tesla.
Buster Poindexter, Live In The Greene Space
Watch one of rocks most influential singers perform a special intimate Soundcheck session from WNYC's Greene Space.
Kevin Griffin Is A Man Of Many Voices, Musical Or Otherwise
From his "day job" as the lead singer of the alt-rock stalwarts Better Than Ezra, Griffin has become a respected Nashville-based songwriter for a huge array of artists.
Inside the Outsider Vision of Miranda July
The polymorphic artist and performer talks at length about her new book, 'The First Bad Man,' and explains why she might---just might---show up at the Oscars.
Mucca Pazza: Colorfully Clashing Marching Band Rock
Hear the colorful and sprawling marching band Mucca Pazza bring its wild circus show to the Soundcheck studio.
The Manic Musical Worlds of Nick Kroll
The multi-talented, many-facedcomedian visits the Soundcheck studio to talk about the colorful musical personalities that have studded the storyline of 'Kroll Show.'
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