MARNIE STERN, ‘YOU DON’T TURN DOWN’

The dexterous, finger-tapping guitarist extraordinaire Marnie Stern gives a glimpse into her colorful Upper East Side apartment in New York City and performs an intense, bare-bones rendition of “You Don’t Turn Down.” This video was created as a pilot for a new project for WNYC’s music program Soundcheck. ———- Marnie Stern’s Living Room Is A Kaleidoscope Burst Of Color …

EX COPS: ‘SPRING BREAK (HAPPY BIRTHDAY)’ @ SXSW

Watch the Brooklyn band perform “Spring Break (Birthday Song)” in a funky bookstore in Austin, Texas during South By Southwest 2013. This video was originally created for WNYC’s Soundcheck for its SXSW coverage. —– Ex Cops: Jangling Pop In A Bookstore by Michael Katzif / WNYC Soundcheck South By Southwest can be an unrelenting week …

WAXAHATCHEE: ‘SWAN DIVE’ @ SXSW

Watch an intimate, early morning performance of “Swan Dive” at a bar in Austin, Texas during South By Southwest. This video was originally created for WNYC’s Soundcheck for its SXSW coverage. Waxahatchee: Heart-Wrenching Intimacy On A Spring Morning by Michael Katzif / WNYC Soundcheck Finding time for quiet reflection is practically impossible in Austin, Texas …