Hear guitarist Benjamin Verdery perform live in the Soundcheck studio at 2 p.m. ET.
Folk artist Sam Amidon performs in the Soundcheck studio.
Hear the British soul singer and her band perform live in the Soundcheck studio.
Watch the Brooklyn-based electropop band play "This Moment" in the Soundcheck studio.
Hear the British electro pop act perform live in the Soundcheck studio.
Pianist Anthony de Mare performs the music of Stephen Sondheim.
Hear folk singer Aoife O'Donovan perform in the Soundcheck studio.
Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux performed in the studio of WNYC's Soundcheck on Thursday. Listen to that performance.
The Canadian-born songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachel Zeffira trained as an opera singer -- where a premium is put on projection. But for her solo debut, The Deserters, she's crafted a hushed orchestral pop sound that revolves around her dreamy, haunted whisper of a voice. Hear her performance in the studio, including the songs "Silver City Days," and "Waiting for Sylvia." Plus, a stream of Zeffira and her ensemble's lovely cover of the Beatles' "Because."
Hear the inventive saxophonist perform live in the Soundcheck studio.
String quartet Brooklyn Rider's sixth album, A Walking Fire, is taken from a poem by the 13th-century poet Rumi. "A Walking Fire" is also the title of the final movement of one of the pieces on the album, written by Brooklyn Rider violinist Colin Jacobsen, titled "Three Miniatures For String Quartet." We hear that piece performed live in the studio, along with two others, taken from an album that includes works by the Russian composer and violinist Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin and Bela Bartók.
The violinist and songwriter Marques Toliver makes a compelling hybridized sound, where classical, pop and R&B meet.
Hear the singer-songwriter perform live in the Soundcheck studio at 2 p.m.
Hear Sam Beam of Iron and Wine perform a solo acoustic set live in the Soundcheck studio.
Hear Steve Martin, Edie Brickell and The Steep Canyon Rangers, perform live in the Soundcheck studio.
Carl Hancock Rux and members of his band performs selections from his latest album, Homeostasis, live in the Soundcheck studio.
Hear the hooky folk pop band Ivan & Alyosha perform in the Soundcheck studio.
English electro musician Jamie Lidell has a new home in Nashville, and he’s already used it to his full advantage; it's where he recorded his latest, self-titled album. Maybe it was the homey vibes that catalyzed the sound of the record, which draws heavily from Lidell’s childhood idol, Prince. Lidell and his band come to the Soundcheck studio for a live performance and interview.
Hear guitarist William Tyler bring his virtuosic fingerpicking style to the Soundcheck studio to play songs from his new record, Impossible Truth.