In the final episode of a five-part series, Soundcheck highlights some of this year's most memorable live performances in our studio. We revisit sets from Aaron Neville, Justin Townes Earle, Ozomatli, Vijay Iyer and others.
This segment includes performances by soul and R&B singer Aaron Neville, Texas country-rockers the Old 97s, Nashville-bred songwriter Justin Townes Earle and the Vaudeville swing duo known as Two Man Gentlemen Band.
This segment includes performances by British pop band The Clientele, the DJ and producer Matthew Dear, Grammy winning Latin alternative group Ozomatli and Brooklyn rapper Blitz the Ambassador & the Embassy Ensemble.
As a belated Christmas gift to WNYC, Sharon Jones, the queen of Brooklyn's own Daptone Records, has offered an exclusive, limited time download of her Christmas tune “Ain’t No Chimneys.” Download it for free until Sunday night.
Tony-nominated and Emmy-winning actress and cabaret singer Liz Callaway headlines New Year’s Eve at the Metropolitan Room. You can download the track "Rain Drops Keep Falling_Singing In The Rain" from her 2010 release Passage of Time.
Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti headline a stellar bill out in Bushwick, Brooklyn Friday night at the 10,000 square foot venue at 234 Starr Street. Download one of the most indie-buzzed tracks of the year, "Round and Round."
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