WNYC and Q2 are now streaming the complete set from Icelandic composer Daníel Bjarnason. He performed at LPR on March 3 to celebrate his first disc, Processions, through the Bedroom Community label.
At the March 3 show, which you can listen to it in its entirety below or at the Q2 website…, Bjarnason brought
Spinner posted an interview with Canadian DJs Jokers of the Scene… from this year’s SXSW:
Our sound was mainly born out of parties that we used to throw. We started initially with club edits, and were approached early by A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs who run the Fool’s Gold label. We go all over the place,
There she was Monday night at Le Poisson Rouge in the West Village, performing songs from her debut album in a voice that can go from retro-breathy chanteuse to rootsy belter in a few notes. It was the fourth stop in a whirlwind mini-tour that included Nashville, where she and Mr. White live with their…
LPR will be hosting a benefit on May 6 for New Zealand artist Chris Knox who suffered a series of strokes last year. Many of the aritsts performing at this show have contributed to a fantastic tribute/benefit album for Knox that was recently released.(Click here… to check out Jeff Mangum covering Chris Knox from that
Stars… latest album, The Five Ghosts, is set to be released on June 22nd. You don’t have to wait til then to hear it though, as they’ll be playing it in full every night of their upcoming tour! They’ll also be selling pre-release edition of the album at the shows, and you can vote on
The ongoing collaboration between WNYC, Q2, and LPR has brought a fantastic recording of Alarm Will Sound performing the music of Caleb Burhans. The Feb. 23 performance was gorgeous. Listen to a sample below and then go to this Q2 page… to hear the entire concert.
By the Throat performs the promise of its title, but also is a lot more than that—its a set of a pieces that cycle off a main motif which bleed into a variety of states of mind. It does what I wish music would do more often, providing a state of estrangement in its uncanny
Anita Tijoux recently made her stateside debut at SXSW before heading to LA to begin a tour in support of her new album, 1977. Here’s what the LA Weekly… had to say:
This collection of Native Tongues-inspired throwback rap seeks introspection over outwardly directed aggression. In truth, Tijoux has a lot to think about–she was
We’d all like to thank Claudia Acuña… and the rest of the performers, as well as everyone who attended the Music for Chile benefit at LPR this past Saturday. It was a wonderful show, and your support is greatly appreciated.
Photos: Lev Radin
WNYC… and Q2 have just posted the recording from the 2010 Unsound Music Festival at LPR from February 11th. The show is the minimal electronic producer Jacaszek accompanied by LPR regulars ACME. It is an incredibly beautiful performance. Perfect for a semi-rainy Tuesday afternoon.
Q2 & LPR are working together to bring a series of
Florence & the Machine perform their new single “Dog Days are Over” on GMTV just before they take off for their American tour which will bring them to LPR on April 8 (sorry it’s sold out already).…