On Soundcheck you'll find in-studio performances by everyone from indie rockers to string quartets to jazz ensembles. When artists visit our studios, they are in peak form and often present special tracks, fan favorites and brand-new songs. In case you missed them, here are highlights culled by the Soundcheck staff.
The Dublin-based singer-songwriter Conor O’Brien performs under the name Villagers. He joins us to play live in our studio.
Unlike many musicians whose musical careers began early in life, Linfinity front man Dylan Von Wagner didn’t start playing music seriously until his late 20s. From this latent interest in music sprouted Linfinity. This strangely-named sextet blends rock and Americana to create a sound that is both unique and unsettling.
Singer-songwriter Jace Everett grew up playing country music in church in Texas and later moved to the twang-capital of the nation: Nashville. But his most famous song is actually connected with vampires in Louisiana – he wrote "Bad Things," theme song for the HBO series “True Blood.”
Sasha Dobson came on the New York music scene in the past decade as a budding young jazz singer, with a particular gift for scatting and improv. But on her latest album, “Burn,” she’s emerged as a folk rocker with a strong taste for country and blues, with influences ranging from Lucinda Williams to Elliott Smith.
Cumbiambas are outdoor parties that happen in Colombia. The New York-based band La Cumbiamba eNeYé transforms that celebratory music with contemporary sounds from all over the world – the band members come from Latin America, Middle East, the US and Europe.
After working as a session singer for artists like Shakira and Julio Iglesias, Raul Midòn became a singer-songwriter and guitarist with a unique percussive, flamenco/jazz guitar style.
The 22-year-old Korean-born violinist sports a punk-rock look and an unconventional repertoire. He joins us to perform live.
Somi is a New York City-based singer-songwriter who describes her sound as “New African Soul” — an ethereal blend of American jazz, soul and East African rhythms.
The platinum-selling electronic artist and New York's foremost "New African Soul" singer join us for live performances and conversations in the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space.
In 2006, OK Go made music and internet history with the video for their song "Here It Goes Again." The clip, which featured the band performing a complex dance routine on a set of treadmills, received millions of views on YouTube and turned scores of new listeners on to their ...