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Kid Millions - photo by Lisa Corson A Q&A with Man Forever’s Kid Millions

Kid Millions
After tearing it up improv-style with J. Spaceman back in September (get the live recording of that performance on vinyl this Saturday), drummer and composer Kid Millions (aka John Colpitts of Oneida, Spiritualized and many other awesome collaborations) will return to LPR on Monday (4/21) for a…

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interplanetaryfolk Interview with Craig Leon

Craig Leon will be gracing LPR with his presence on April 30th to celebrate the Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 1: Nommos / Visiting, set to release at the end of June. Mr. Leon took some time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions regarding the release, the upcoming performance with ACME, and more! Continue reading

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S. Carey - Range of Light Check out some of S. Carey’s Beautiful Instagram Photos

We’ve previously shared a few tracks and videos from S. Carey, who just released the album Range of Light and plays here this Wednesday with White Hinterlands, but did you know that he’s also got quite an eye for beautiful scenery and other stunning images from nature? Over the past few weeks…

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@benedict_evans Instagram round-up for February and March!

Spring has sprung kiddos! Check out our favorite shots from the last of February>March! Keep tagging #LiveAtLPR for a chance to get featured on the blog! Continue reading

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Son Lux Listen to Son Lux’s new EP “Alternate Worlds” featuring Lorde and Rafiq Bhatia

Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) is bringing his superb blend of post-rock, electronica and hip-hop to LPR on May 13th for a show celebrating the release of his new EP Alternate Worlds. The vinyl edition is due out May 27, but you can scroll down and stream the entire EP right…

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artworks-000075325418-whj5j5-t200x200 Yoni Wolf Interviews Son Lux

In what is nothing short of a music dork’s dream, Son Lux’s Ryan Lott got together with Why?’s Yoni Wolf as a part of the latter’s interview series The Wandering Wolf!  Both are playing here next month (Son Lux on 5/13 and Yoni on 5/22) and this is…

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The Nels Cline Singers Listen to the new Nels Cline Singers track “Canales’ Cabeza”

Here’s an excerpt from Premier Guitar‘s review of Macroscope, the new album from the Nels Cline Singers, who play LPR on Thursday, May 1st with Mary Halvorson:
“If the only thing you’ve heard from sonic alchemist Nels Cline is the indie-rock rumblings he adds to Wilco, you’re missing out…

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Liars - Mess on a Mission Watch the New Video for Liars’ “Mess on a Mission”

Here’s the new music video for “Mess on a Mission” by Liars, who are coming back to LPR on Thursday, May 8.
Produced by Urban Outfitters and directed by Luis Cerveró (a member of the mighty Barcelona-based film collective CANADA), the video places Liars’ Angus Andrew, Aaron Hemphill and…

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WQXR Instrument Drive Donate Your Used Musical Instruments to the WQXR Instrument Drive

Got any spare musical instruments lying around?
Consider donating them to the WQXR Instrument Drive, which runs through Monday, April 7. Here are more details from our friends at WQXR, along with a video showing how your donation could help change a student’s life:
“Music has the power to change lives. Students…

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Screen Shot 2014-04-01 at 6.47.27 PM Watch S. Carey Perform Alpenglow Live on The Current

S. Carey dropped by The Current recently to record a piano-only solo session, and the result is pretty fantastic. Check out the video below and listen to the whole thing over on The Current.
S. Carey plays LPR with White Hinterland on April 16th. Get your tickets now!

NOMADS_LaraQuinones_wide Stream NØMADS’ ‘Free My Animal’

NØMADS are very close to our heart here at LPR so we’re beyond excited to have them play our stage on April 12 for their record release show! In the meantime get excited with us by streaming their album Free My Animal in its entirety courtesy of WNYC’s Soundcheck.

IMG_6814 Photos from Terry & Gyan Riley

Check out these photos from this past Sunday featuring father/so team Terry Riley on piano and Gyan on guitar. Photos by Steven Trotman Continue reading

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The Nels Cline Singers Stream “Companion Piece” from the Nels Cline Singers’ New Album

The Nels Cline Singers are headed to LPR for a show on May 1st, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate May Day. A few of days before that, the trio will be releasing Macroscope, their fifth album. We’ve got the album’s opening track, “Companion Piece,” right here for…

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- IMG_9977 Photos from Lady Rizo

Check out these photos from Lady Rizo’s 4th Annual tribute to Nina Simone! (Photos by Mark Shelby Perry)
posted by M.B.D.

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carey-hinterland Stream S. Carey and White Hinterland’s New Albums

The new albums from S. Carey and White Hinterland, who play LPR on Wednesday, April 16, aren’t due out until April 1st, but thanks to the powers of the Internet, you can listen to them right now!
S. Carey’s Range of Light is streaming via The New York Times‘

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Liars Mess Watch “Mess (Not Explained)” From Liars

Liars have been posting all sorts of strange short videos to their YouTube channel over the last week, re-imagining and re-contextualizing music from their new LP Mess.

Take a look at the yarn-strewn eight-minute video they posted today below, featuring snippets of many tracks from Mess. They’ll be at…

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S. Carey and White Hinterland Listen to new tracks from S. Carey and White Hinterland

When S. Carey and White Hinterland play LPR on Wednesday, April 16, they’ll both be riding high on new albums that are due out on the first of the month.
Jagjaguwar will be releasing S. Carey’s “very California-inspired” Range of Light, and this week he debuted the video for…

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localempire10 Watch the trailer for Local Empire’s 10th Episode, “Lawless”

The SantaCon-battling, winter sport-inventing sketch comedy troupe Local Empire returns to The Gallery at LPR next Tuesday (3/25).
Local Empire funny men Addison Anderson, Colin Drummond, and Michael Molina will present episode 10 of their monthly video series, which is titled “Lawless” and features nine new sketches.…

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Trust Listen to the new Avalon Emerson remix of Trust’s “Rescue, Mister”

Interview debuted a new Avalon Emerson remix of Trust’s “Rescue, Mister” this week, along with a Q&A with Trust mastermind Robert Alfons. Head over the magazine’s website to listen and read.
Trust’s new album Joyland came out on Canadian imprint Arts & Crafts earlier this month, and Alfons will bring Trust’s…

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buttons_item_grande LPR buttons now on sale!

LPR staff has been rocking these new buttons since the second they got in and now you can too! All 1.25″ buttons are on sale in our online store now, both individually and as a three pack. They’re perfect for the hardcore chamber musician in your life or just to…

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CP8A5808 Photos from Ensemble LPR

Check out these lovely black & white photos from Ensemble LPR‘s performance a few weeks ago… Continue reading

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Ensemble LPR with André de Ridder Listen to Ensemble LPR Perform Music by Jonny Greenwood, Bryce Dessner & Bartók

On March 7 Ensemble LPR teamed up with conductor André de Ridder to perform a suite from Jonny Greenwood’s There Will Be Blood score, the US premiere of Bryce Dessner’s Lachrimae, and Béla Bartók’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta live at LPR (check out some photos). Now Q2

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XR Xenias Rubinos covers Outkast

Watch Xenia Rubinos seemingly effortlessly dish out her own version of Outkast’s “B.O.B.” Continue reading

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liars-mess Listen: Liars’ New Album “Mess”

Today is a great day! Why you might ask? NPR Music is streaming Liars’ upcoming album Mess in its entirety! Following up 2012′s WIXIW this release sees the band changing their approach yet again, but the result is just as challenging and fun as any of their prior releases. Check it out…

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Dandelion-Gum Mixtape Mondays: A Mix by Kate Casanova

We are beyond excited to have visual artist Kate Casanova back for another solo exhibit in The Gallery at LPR. Titled Ornament, the show utilizes arresting videos, sculptures, collages, and photographs to explore the subject of subverting out traditional ideas of how humans and nature interact.
In anticipation of her show we asked…

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