Barnburners: Teen Daze — a.k.a. the Vancouver, British Columbia-based electronic musician and producer Jamison — visits walks around the grounds and the woods, transforms the barn into a lovely performance space and plays a set of spacious synth-driven songs.
Thundercat played live in the Soundcheck studio today and you can listen to the set and interview right HERE.
Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, Hiatus Kaiyote makes a sort of enigmatic, genre-defying music that the band calls “future soul,” a fun blend of electronic sounds, African grooves, silky smooth neo-soul, and hip-hop beats.
Most of the members of The Districts only just graduated high school a few months ago, but already the young band is on the verge of signing to a major indie label. More
Watch Lou Reed perform “Romeo Had Juliette” on Soundcheck in the Greene Space. (April 29, 2009)
Watch Moby perform “The Perfect Life” (with impromptu choir— and a baby!) live in the Soundcheck studio.
WAKE UP!!! Kid Koala performs live in the Soundcheck studio with Deltron 3030. Hear the interview and the whole set here: Soundcheck.org
Tired Pony is kind of a supergroup made up of R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, Iain Archer (Snow Patrol), Richard Colburn (Belle And Sebastian), Scott McCaughey (The Minus 5), Troy Stewart and producer and multi-instrumentalist “Jacknife” Lee. The group has a new album: The Ghost Of The Mountain. Watch them perform “All Things At Once” live in the Soundcheck studio.
Brooklyn-based artist Katie Merz listens to a lot of WNYC. Sometimes, while she’s doing it, she draws up cartoon portraits to match the voices she hears. Some are spot-on, some are comically far off, but they’re all pretty good. You can see more here.
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Peter Buck about to go on with Tired Pony in the Soundcheck studio.
Live on Soundcheck Today (Monday 9/9) At 2PM ET: Okkervil River!
To hear Okkervil River’s session, click on the player at 2 p.m. ET.
Watch Sufjan Stevens perform “Pleasure Principle” live in the Soundcheck studio.
Watch Dr. Dog perform “That Old Black Hole” live in the Soundcheck studio.
Listen to Julianna Barwick perform her hypnotic and sweeping choral music live in the Soundcheck studio.
The synth-pop ensemble Future Bible Heroes just released Partygoing, its first full-length album since 2002’s Eternal Youth. The band joined Soundcheck for a live performance: LISTEN HERE!