Covering all musical genres, "Soundcheck" celebrates the musical passions of performers, composers, and critics. Enjoy intimate conversations with, and live performances by, leading artists from around New York and around the globe. The show and its host, John Schaefer, strives to bring you up to date on the latest music industry news, trends and ideas, and gives you a chance to share your passion for music -- through frequent call-in segments.
About John SchaeferJohn Schaefer has hosted and produced the popular new-music radio program "New Sounds" since 1982, and also produces and hosts "New Sounds Live," an annual series of live broadcast concerts devoted to many types of new, unusual and overlooked forms of music. He has been heard regularly on the BBC, the ABC (Australia), Taipei Public Radio and Radio New Zealand. He was a contributing editor at "Spin" and "Ear" magazines, and is the author of "New Sounds: A Listener's Guide to New Music" (Harper and Row).
Little known facts about JohnIn May 2006, "New York Magazine" cited Schaefer as one of "the people whose ideas, power, and sheer will are changing New York" in its "Influentials" issue.
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