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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/chris-thile-curate-kennedy-center-american-strings-festival-june-2016-2015-03-04
    Wednesday, March 4, 2015|0 comments

    Chris Thile will curate The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' American Strings: A Tradition of Innovation, a festival of performances, workshops, jam sessions, and panel discussions exploring the idea that tradition is innovation that lasts. American Strings will guide audiences from the origins fueling new traditions in American string music to the artistry and diverse styles in today’s creative landscape. The week-long survey, held June 20–26, 2016, in Washington, DC, will culminate in a star-studded performance with Chris Thile and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/chris-thile-curate-kennedy-center-american-strings-festival-june-2016-2015-03-04
    March 04, 2015|0 comments

    Chris Thile will curate The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' American Strings: A Tradition of Innovation, a festival of performances, workshops, jam sessions, and panel discussions exploring the idea that tradition is innovation that lasts. American Strings will guide audiences from the origins fueling new traditions in American string music to the artistry and diverse styles in today’s creative landscape. The week-long survey, held June 20–26, 2016, in Washington, DC, will culminate in a star-studded performance with Chris Thile and the National Symphony Orchestra.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-the-staves-perform-make-it-holy-live-2015-03-04
    March 04, 2015|0 comments

    The Staves unveiled a live performance of "Make It Holy," off their forthcoming Justin Vernon–produced album If I Was. You can watch it here. The album version is available to download now with album pre-orders, along with three additional tracks: "Blood I Bled," "Steady," and "Black & White." The Staves will perform at the Eaux Claires Festival, curated by Vernon and Bryce Dessner, held in Eau Claire, July 17 and 18, as will Sam Amidon, among others.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/rhiannon-giddens-solo-debut-album-tomorrow-my-turn-now-vinyl-2015-03-03
    March 03, 2015|0 comments

    Rhiannon Giddens' solo recording debut, Tomorrow Is My Turn, produced by T Bone Burnett, was released last month on CD and digitally and is now available on vinyl. The LP edition is pressed on 140-gram, audiophile vinyl and includes a CD of the complete album. The New York Times calls it "a showcase for Ms. Giddens’s glorious voice," and Rolling Stone dubs her "one of the most promising voices in American roots music." Rhiannon Giddens was the guest on NPR's World Cafe yesterday; her spring tour begins later this month at the Big Ears Festival.

  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/jonny-greenwood-soundtrack-paul-thomas-anderson-film-inherent-vice-vinyl-2015-03-03
    March 03, 2015|0 comments

    Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film, Inherent Vice, is out now available on two-LP, 140-gram vinyl. An adaptation of the Thomas Pynchon novel, Inherent Vice, is set in the tail end of the psychedelic ’60s. The soundtrack features nine compositions by Greenwood, an unreleased Radiohead tune performed by members of Supergrass, plus other recordings from the movie’s era. The New York Times calls it an "excellent playlist." Additional performers include The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Neil Young, Can, and The Marketts, among others.

  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-release-tyondai-braxton-label-debut-hive1-may-12-2015-02-25
    February 25, 2015|0 comments

    Nonesuch releases HIVE1, the label debut from Tyondai Braxton, on May 12, 2015. Written and recorded throughout 2013 and 2014, the recording comprises eight pieces that were originally conceived for a performance work called HIVE that debuted at New York’s Guggenheim Museum in 2013. The work evolved into HIVE1, which is available to pre-order with an instant download of the album track Scout1. Braxton will perform HIVE each day of his three-day residency at the Knoxville Museum of Art as part of the Big Ears festival in March. 

  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-robert-plant-performs-turn-it-live-2014-itunes-festival-2015-02-25
    February 25, 2015|1 comments

    Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters performed songs from his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, at the 2014 iTunes Festival in London last September. Their live take on the album track "Turn It Up" from the festival premiered via The Guardian, which says Plant's new album and tour made for "one of the marvels of 2014." Watch the performance here. Robert Plant and the band will tour Latin America in March and play a number of festivals in the US and Europe this summer.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/conor-oberst-tour-australia-new-zealand-2015-02-24
    February 24, 2015|0 comments

    Conor Oberst kicks off a tour of Australia and New Zealand, featuring music from his 2014 Nonesuch Records debut album, Upside Down Mountain, with a performance at The Triffid in Brisbane Wednesday night. The tour includes multiple shows in Melbourne and Sydney, a stop in Auckland, and a culminating set at the Golden Plains Festival. The Felice Brothers join as special guests. In June, Oberst will play The Governors Ball in New York City.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-album-phosphorescent-blues-now-vinyl-2015-02-24
    February 24, 2015|0 comments

    Punch Brothers’ T Bone Burnett–produced new album, The Phosphorescent Blues, which was released late last month on CD and digitally, is now available on vinyl. The double LP, pressed on 140-gram audiophile vinyl, includes four additional tracks not available elsewhere. The band continues its North American tour in Asheville, North Carolina, tonight, followed by stops in the days ahead in Atlanta, Nashville, and Chicago, where the Chicago Reader calls the new album "stunning."

  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/boyhood-wins-academy-award-independent-spirit-awards-2015-02-23
    February 23, 2015|0 comments

    Congratulations to Boyhood's Patricia Arquette, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards last night. The night before, Arquette had won the award for Best Supporting Actress at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and Richard Linklater won for Best Director. Paul Thomas Anderson's film Inherent Vice received the Independent Spirit Awards' Robert Altman Award, given to one film’s director, casting director, and ensemble cast. The soundtracks to both films are available now on Nonesuch Records. 

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-north-american-tour-2015-02-20
    February 20, 2015|0 comments

    Punch Brothers kick off a North American tour featuring music from their new album, The Phosphorescent Blues, with three nights at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, starting tonight (Chris Thile's birthday). The tour includes stops in Nashville, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver; four dates in California; three in Texas; and more, with supporting sets from Gaby Moreno, Michael Daves, and Gabriel Kahane along the way. The vinyl edition of The Phosphorescent Blues is due out Tuesday.

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