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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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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Until The Ribbon Breaks: Elusive And Cinematic Electronic Pop

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.

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La Mecánica Popular: Fluorescent Psychedelic Salsa

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

La Mecánica Popular infuses the traditionally colorful sound of Latin salsa with a shot of fluorescent psychedelia. Hear the band perform live on the WNYC Special stream.

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Watch: Idina Menzel Performs 'If/Then' Live On Soundcheck

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Tony Award-winning actress who sang "Let It Go" in Disney's Frozen performs songs from her current Broadway show, If/Then, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Suzanne Vega: An Idiosyncratic Songwriter Returns

Monday, November 10, 2014

Hear the acclaimed singer-songwriter perform songs from her latest album, Tales From the Realm of the Queen of Pentacles.

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Watch: Benjamin Booker, In The Studio

Friday, November 07, 2014

The young songwriter has already won over fans with his ferocious guitar playing and distinctive gravelly voice on his self-titled album. Watch him perform in the Soundcheck studio.

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Noah And The MegaFauna: Dark And Whimsical Swing

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The Los Angeles jazz-infused indie rock band performs in the Soundcheck studio. 

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Lily & Madeleine: A Folk Duo Wise Beyond Their Years

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Sister act Lily & Madeleine — 17 and 20 years old, respectively — sound wise beyond their years with their own brand of enchanting folk pop.

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Watch: Ex Hex, In The Studio

Monday, November 03, 2014

On its debut album, Rips, the D.C. punk band fronted by guitarist Mary Timony plays gleefully fast three-chord rockers with an unrelenting and refreshing enthusiasm.

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Buscabulla: Reinventing The Caribbean Cool

Friday, October 31, 2014

Puerto Rican-turned-Brooklyn band Buscabulla performs its Caribbean electro-psych grooves in the Soundcheck studio.

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Watch: Twin Peaks, In The Studio

Friday, October 24, 2014

Watch the Chicago garage rockers plays songs from its latest album, Wild Onion, in the Soundcheck studio. 

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Adult Jazz: Exploring Intricate Long-Form Pop

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The young Leeds quartet performs songs from its album, Gist Is, in the Soundcheck studio.

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James: Ruminating On Life And Death And Pop

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The British band known for its 1993 song "Laid" performs songs from its latest album, La Petite Mort, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Little May: Lovely And Lonely Folk Pop From Sydney

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Australian folk pop trio performs songs from its self-titled EP in the Soundcheck studio.

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Thurston Moore: After Sonic Youth, A New Chapter Begins

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Sonic Youth guitarist and his band performs songs from his latest solo effort, The Best Day, in the Soundcheck studio.

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