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  • Best of Soundcheck 2019, Part 2 December 30, 2019

    Hear music by Helado Negro, Bombay Bicycle Club, Nathalie Joachim &amp; Spektral Quartet, The Comet Is Coming, and India.Arie in Part 2 of 2019's best in-studio performances for Soundcheck. (episode)

  • Best of Soundcheck 2019, Part 1 December 26, 2019

    Hear music by Combo Chimbita, Kate Tempest, Emily King and yMusic, Matmos, and Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom in Part 1 of 2019's best in-studio performances for Soundcheck. (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Larkin Poe and Demaro December 23, 2019

    Week of Dec. 23:&nbsp;This week, Jamaican musician Demaro is ready to make a difference; Larkin Poe is ready to do laundry; James Blunt is ready for his close up. (article)

  • Banjo Master Tony Trischka and Friends Celebrate the Winter Holidays December 23, 2019

    Banjo master&nbsp;Tony Trischka and sacred harp tunester Tim Eriksen,&nbsp;with a crew of folks playing fiddle, mandolin, bass and drums,&nbsp;perform seasonal and wintry Americana in-studio. (episode)

  • Black Violin Challenges Stereotypes With "Classical Boom" Sound December 19, 2019

    From J.S. Bach to Biggie Smalls, the classical-meets-hip-hop duo Black Violin continually challenges stereotypes. They perform music from their latest, Take The Stairs, in-studio. (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Three New Collaborations and Varo December 16, 2019

    This week, old songs made new by Varo, and new collaborative songs from Rhiannon Giddens and Sxip Shirey, Anoushka Shankar and Alev Lenz, and&nbsp;Norah Jones with Wolff Parkinson White. (article)

  • Black Belt Eagle Scout Shares Community With Songs December 16, 2019

    The Portland, OR-based multi-instrumentalist Black Belt Eagle Scout plays songs from her latest record, 'At the Party With My Brown Friends,' in-studio. (episode)

  • Guitarist Thurston Moore's Spirit Counsel, In-Studio December 12, 2019

    Radical guitarist Thurston Moore&nbsp;and musical co-conspirators present altered guitars with electronics, in tribute to notable artists and musicians like Glenn Branca, in-studio.&nbsp; (episode)

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Khruangbin with Leon Bridges and Marieme December 9, 2019

    This week, an unexpected collaboration from Leon Bridges and Khruangbin, big bright sounds from Marieme, and dark brooding ones from Bambara. Plus, Flying Lotus and&nbsp;rapper Denzel Curry. (article)

  • Vintage and Modern Philly Soul From Son Little December 9, 2019

    Philadelphia-based Son Little is a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose&nbsp;music blends Philly soul with R&amp;B and classic rock. He plays tunes&nbsp;from &ldquo;Aloha&rdquo; (due Jan. 2020), in-studio. (episode)