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When NBA All-Stars Trade Free Throws for Freestyling

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Now that Kobe's retiring, will he decide to resurrect his rap career? Bryant is just one of many NBA All-Stars to have tried their hand at hip hop.

Ezra Furman Connects, Loud and Clear

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The genre-busting and gender-bending singer visits the Soundcheck studio.  
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Gig Alert: Rachel Grimes & Longleash

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Piano works old and new from Rachel Grimes and friends at Longleash.
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Hey Marseilles Flies a New Flag

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The sweeping Seattle rock band visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from its self-titled new record.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Roma, Celts, Dunedin, and Queen Bey

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

This week, revisiting a great gypsy singer, updating a classic rock sound, and the real winner of the Super Bowl.
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Monsieur Periné's Music Box

Monday, February 08, 2016

The musical polymaths bring their box of tricks to the Soundcheck studio.
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Gig Alert: David Bowie Tribute

Monday, February 08, 2016

Indie rockers unite in honor of the Thin White Duke. 
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Trixie Whitley's Hypnotic Return

Friday, February 05, 2016

The powerful vocalist and songwriter returns to the Soundcheck studio to play songs from 'Porta Bohemica.'
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Gig Alert: Gabriel Kahane & Brooklyn Rider

Friday, February 05, 2016

Idiosyncratic songwriter teams up with chamber musicians for an evening at National Sawdust.
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Gig Alert: Noura Mint Seymali

Thursday, February 04, 2016

The Mauritanian psych-blues star plays at Pioneer Works.
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Robyn Hitchcock Channels the Man Upstairs

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Veteran post-punk troubadour plays live in the Soundcheck studio.
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Johnny Gallagher's Most Personal Role Yet

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

The actor, singer, and playwright visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new rock album, 'Six Day Hurricane.'
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Gig Alert: The Pines

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Music for big skies and open horizons, tonight at Rockwood.
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Sonya Kitchell Returns With a 'Hurricane'

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The acclaimed singer-songwriter plays new music in the Soundcheck studio.
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Weekly Music Roundup: Russia Swings and England Shakes Again

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

This week, PJ Harvey returns, Leon Bridges’s musical prayer draws from the Baltimore Uprising, and an irresistible video from a group of Russian swing dancers.
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shirlette ammons Defies Musical Barriers

Monday, February 01, 2016

Genres cease to have meaning on the powerful new album from ammons.
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Walter Martin: Arts, Leisure, and Rhythm

Monday, February 01, 2016

A shuffling education in art history, live from the Soundcheck studio.
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Gig Alert: Nadia Sirota & Liam Byrne

Monday, February 01, 2016

New and old music for viol and viola, as part of the multi-night Fuse Project at Symphony Space.
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Gig Alert: Ecstatic Music Festival

Friday, January 29, 2016

Man Forever and Tigue hit The Greene Space to kick off the annual genre-busting confab. 
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Gig Alert: St. Lucia

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Ebullient Brooklyn synth-pop band readies a national tour with shows Friday and Saturday.
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The Mighty Swirl of The Besnard Lakes

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Listen to a live set and interview with the Montreal rock outfit from the Soundcheck studio.
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