Every year, Soundcheck presents "Critics Week," a series highlighting the best and worst of music of the year. Host John Schaefer is joined by music critics to discuss the year’s best- and worst- albums in pop, hip-hop, classical, opera, rock, jazz, world and Latin.
Even as record sales continued to plummet in 2008, the Internet was a hub of innovation for musicians and their fans. Today Eliot Van Buskirk of Wired.com discusses the most important online music stories from 2008.
WNYC’s online and on-air source to hear your favorite bands and discover new ones, with live in-studio performances, interviews, and tips on wading through New York’s ever-vibrant concert scene. Hosted by John Schaefer.