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Public Service Broadcasting: A Space Age Electronic Dance Party

Friday, April 10, 2015

The London duo marries retro-leaning electronic dance music with archival broadcasts and clips from NASA communications on The Race For Space. Watch the band in the Soundcheck studio.


Josh Rouse Gets Back Together with Himself

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The restless songwriter visits the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new album, 'The Embers of Time.'

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Young Fathers: Status Quo Challenging Scottish Hip-Hop

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The Mercury Prize-winning hip-hop group performs songs from its just-released new album, White Men Are Black Men Too, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Telmary: Electrifying Cuban Hip-Hop

Friday, March 27, 2015

Listen to the Cuban hip-hop pioneer play in the Soundcheck studio.


Jen Larson And Deep River: Revitalizing Bluegrass In Brooklyn

Friday, March 20, 2015

Hear the bluegrass songwriter perform two of her own songs as well as a musical “gutpunch” from the repertoire of the celebrated Stanley Brothers.


Torres, Live In The Greene Space

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Listen to the powerful singer-songwriter preview songs from her new record, Sprinter, live in the Greene Space.

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Dan Deacon: Riffing With A New Voice

Monday, March 02, 2015

Watch the endlessly exuberant electronic musician perform songs from his latest album, Gliss Riffer, in the Soundcheck studio.


Emmy The Great: Elegant Pop And Poetic Wordplay

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Watch the Hong Kong-born, London-raised, Brooklyn based songwriter perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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BRONCHO: Indie Pop Hooks You Can't Stop Singing

Monday, February 16, 2015

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.


Father John Misty, Live In The Greene Space

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The expansive, melodic songwriter known as Father John Misty visits WNYC's Greene Space to play songs from his new record, I Love You, Honeybear.

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Buster Poindexter, Live In The Greene Space

Monday, February 09, 2015

Watch one of rock’s most influential singers perform a special intimate Soundcheck session from WNYC's Greene Space.
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Kevin Griffin Is A Man Of Many Voices, Musical Or Otherwise

Thursday, February 05, 2015

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. 


Mucca Pazza: Colorfully Clashing Marching Band Rock

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hear the colorful and sprawling marching band Mucca Pazza bring its wild circus show to the Soundcheck studio.


Watch: Elephant Micah, Live On Soundcheck

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Indiana songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and folklorist creates story songs rich with mystic and fable-like detail. Watch him perform in the Soundcheck studio. 


Watch: Echosmith, Live On Soundcheck

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

It's what all the cool kids are listening to. Watch Echosmith perform its latest single "Bright" in the Soundcheck studio.

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Watch: Strand Of Oaks, Live On Soundcheck

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Watch the Philadelphia band fronted by Timothy Showalter unleash its sonically adventurous and emotionally reflective anthems on Soundcheck at WNYC's Greene Space.


Watch: We Were Promised Jetpacks, In The Studio

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Watch the Glasgow alt-rock band We Were Promised Jetpacks perform in the Soundcheck studio. 

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The Barr Brothers: Delicately Planted Folk Rock

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Montreal-based folk rock band The Barr Brothers—which, yes, includes a female harpist with no relation to either brother—is playing live. Hear it on the WNYC Special stream.


The Touré-Raichel Collective: When Israeli Melodies And Malian Rhythms Collide

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hear the Touré-Raichel Collective perform selections from the duo's latest album, The Paris Sessions, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Hear: Until The Ribbon Breaks, In The Studio

Friday, November 14, 2014

The electronic pop band evokes the eerie tone of David Lynch with its spare, yet bass-heavy dance grooves. Hear the U.K. band perform in Soundcheck's studio.