Watch: DJ Scribe & Jon Oliver (I Love Vinyl) on Fuse
Check out I Love Vinyl’s own DJ Scribe and Jon Oliver talk about why they truly love records on Fuse TV’s Crate Diggers.
If you share the same love of vinyl that these guys do, join us every 4th Saturday of the month in The Gallery at LPR for: I Love Vinyl w/ DJ Scribe …
iDrawing Marc Ribot, John Medeski
Julia, on her iDrawing blog, did some cool iPad drawings of last week’s Marc Ribot, John Medeski, and William Parker show. Take a look at one of them below.
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Islands: A Super Brief Video History
Art-popping show-stoppers Islands are going to be playing a show at LPR on Saturday…. Before you lace up your dancing shoes, you might want to acquaint yourself with the pretty drastic ways the Quebecois group has evolved since the turn of the millennium.
What is now Islands was once The Unicorns. Notable for their
Win a Copy of “Bach Sonatas” from Lara St. John and Marie-Pierre Langlamet
On February 29th Lara St. John and Marie-Pierre Langlamet will be celebrating the release of their new recording Bach Sonatas… at LPR.
To celebrate the release of the new album we’re going to give away a pair of tickets and an autographed copy of their album to one of you fine folks. Lara St. John
Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree
Yoko Ono spent this past Saturday night celebrating her 79th birthday at (Le) Poisson Rouge. It was a celebration complete with a live performance by the Plastic Ono Band, and other friends throughout the night. As a part of her birthday party Yoko Ono set up her installation called “Wish Tree” in the (Le) Poisson
Listen: “Delicious Descant”, Julia Holter & Linda Perhacs
Check out this hauntingly beautiful new(ish) track from Julia Holter & Linda Perhacs. It is like a new age hymn, complete with faint swells & droplets of electronic tones…listen to it below (via Gorilla vs. Bear)
Click here to listen to “Delicious Descant” …
Lovely, isn’t it? If you like what you hear, don’t miss
Our Favorite Fliers: Elysian Fields
Every time they play here Elysian Fields have great fliers, and they’ll be back here on February 24th…. This one is designed by Lance Scott Walker, who has done many of the Elysian Fields posters and fliers we’ve had around the venue.
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School of Seven Bells will be on Jimmy Fallon tonight, plus exclusive photos
School of Seven Bells, whose new album Ghostory is now available for pre-sale, will be performing on the Jimmy Fallon Show tonight. Check their site to find out what time that’ll be where you are.
And don’t forget that they’ll be playing LPR on May 5th… with Exitmusic.
Here are a few exclusive photos from
Listen: FACT mix 316 w/ Julia Holter
Check out this mix that Julia Holter put together for FACT Magazine, track listing below:
Click here to listen (via FACT Magazine…)
(throughout) Mark So – Two Hours (Side A) – :00-31:19
1. Jmy dancing (00:00 – 00:43)
2. radio (00:34 – 00:59)
3. walking on Hollywood Blvd. (00:59 – 01:46)
Photos from Ceremony/Pissed Jeans/The Rival Mob/Kim Phuc/Hoax/Gods and Queens
Check out these photos from last week’s sold out and absolutely WILD Ceremony show @ LPR. Photos courtesy of LPR photographer Adam Siegel
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Unsound Labs Kickstarter
The Unsound Festival is doing a Kickstarter project… for their Unsound Labs project. They’re a great festival that promotes excellent artists and innovative thinking in music. Take a look at the video and consider chipping in a bit to help them get over the top on this campaign. posted by dustin
Listen: Four Tet “A tribute to Jef Gilson”
Although made many years ago, Four Tet felt it was appropriate to share this with the public to honor the late Jef Gilson. The track is comprised of samples from Gilson’s music/and other music released by his label, Palm. Check it out below…
Four Tet… will be performing at LPR on Saturday, March 10th. I
Watch Bill Frisell’s Tiny Desk Concert
Since we posted the Tiny Desk Concert with Red Baraat… yesterday I thought it made sense to post this one with Bill Frisell, who did a Tiny Desk Concert earlier this month. In the All Songs Considered offices he played some new arrangements of Beatles songs for solo guitar. He’ll be coming to LPR to
Red Baraat on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts
Check out this killer, lively set from Red Baraat in the All Songs Considered offices for the Tiny Desk Concert series. Just one good reason why you really shouldn’t miss Red Baraat’s Festival of Colors… on March 5th.
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On Mates of State’s “Mountaintops”
Mates of State‘s latest release, 2011′s Mountaintops, has drawn disparate opinions from the musical powers that be. While Spin suggests that the duo’s forays into more soulful, minor key laments highlight the two lovers’ growing disillusionment, Pitchfork… lauds the band’s success in creating their own caffeinated, sugar-coated niche. One idea, however, suffuses nearly
Rich Medina Gives a TED Talk
Rich Medina, who you can catch every Wednesday in the Gallery at LPR for Props, gives a TED Talk about loving Philadelphia as an artistic hub and how he came to be playing music.
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Staff Recommendations: Zan Emerson on Ceremony, Pissed Jeans, The Rival Mob, and more
“One of the best surprises I’ve had while working here is how great our space is for hardcore shows. Some venues really work better than others for such hot, sweaty intensity, and generally the nicer spaces in this city with tall ceilings and half-decent sound systems just don’t feel right to me. Here though, it
Our Favorite Fliers: Ceremony and Pissed Jeans
Not only is Saturday’s show going to be great, it’s got a great minimalist poster, and, according to Matador Records on Twitter…, there will be 18″ x 24″ silkscreened versions of this poster available at the show for $10. The posters were designed by Matt De Jong, and the physical versions are silkscreened by
“A Blessing on the Moon” Sneak Peek
Contemporary composer Andy Teirstein‘s newest opera “A Blessing on the Moon” will hitting the main stage at (le) Poisson Rouge on Monday at 6:30. This performance is a preview of the opera’s world premiere… in Vancouver on February 11th. In perfect time with Teirstein’s heavily folk-influenced, yet modern style, the work will
Listen: “In the Same Room” Julia Holter
Check out this track off of Julia Holter’s album, Ekstasis, to be released in early March. (via RVNG Intl.). “In the Same Room” serves as the perfect soundtrack to your day dreams. Julia will be performing live at LPR on Tuesday, March 6th… with pianist Sarah Cahill. If you like what you hear, join
Madam Trashy’s “Book of Dead”
Madam Trashy, who had their CD release show at LPR a while back, released their new music video for “Book of Dead” this morning. The band features a member of tech department, Garth MacAleavey, and the video features the Clowns About Town crew as well, which has a few members of our staff involved.posted by…
Our Favorite Fliers: WHY? and Danielson
This flier was designed by LPR’s Zan Emerson, who has been featured in this series a couple of times.
WHY? and Danielson are performing at LPR on March 16th… as a part of Carnegie Hall’s American Mavericks Series.
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