Tuesday, July 19, 2016|1 comments"The Randy Newman Songbook" Vinyl Box Set Due September 23 on Nonesuch; Vol. 3 to Be Released on CD, Digitally
Nonesuch Records releases a four-LP, vinyl-only, limited-edition The Randy Newman Songbook box set on September 23, 2016. Nonesuch's Randy Newman Songbook series—solo recordings of songs from throughout Newman's five-decade career—previously included two volumes, released on CD in 2003 and 2011; the box set marks their first release on vinyl. Sixteen additional songs from a newly released third volume, along with five bonus tracks, join those first two volumes in a new, thematic sequencing, to create this new complete Songbook box set. Pre-orders for The Randy Newman Songbook box set are available in the Nonesuch Store with an instant download of the album track "Guilty" and an exclusive, limited-edition print autographed by Newman. The Randy Newman Songbook, Vol. 3 also is available on September 23 as a stand-alone CD and digital album.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseWednesday, June 29, 2016|0 comments
Nonesuch releases Portuguese singer Mariza's newest album, Mundo, in the US on September 9, 2016. Mundo earned her the Songlines Best Artist of the Year award following its international release in 2015. The album features both new material and classics by Amália Rodrigues, Carlos Gardel, and more. "Mundo was an unalloyed triumph," says Songlinges, "her artistry hitting dynamic new heights and her voice expressing every emotional nuance." Pre-order to download the album track "Maldição" now. Mariza returns to North America this fall, with dates in Boston, NYC, San Francisco, and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseTuesday, June 28, 2016|0 comments
Nonesuch releases saxophonist Joshua Redman and pianist Brad Mehldau's Nearness, the longtime friends' and collaborators' first duo album, on September 9, 2016. Nearness, a selection of duets recorded live during their recent European tour, is available to pre-order now with an instant download of the album track “Ornithology." Redman and Mehldau are "among the most potent and influential jazz instrumentalists of their generation," says the Ottawa Citizen, creating "world-class improvising before rapt audiences."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseFriday, June 24, 2016|0 comments
Nonesuch Records releases Devendra Banhart's new album, Ape in Pink Marble, on September 23, 2016. The album, his ninth, was written, produced, arranged, and recorded in Los Angeles by Banhart with his longtime collaborators Noah Georgeson and Josiah Steinbrick, both of whom also worked on his most recent album, Mala. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an instant download of the album's opening track "Middle Names," which you can hear here, and a limited-edition, autographed print of a drawing by Banhart.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsAlbum ReleaseThursday, June 23, 2016|0 comments
Tyondai Braxton has released a new five-song EP, Oranged Out, via Bandcamp, proceeds from which will support the work of Everytown for Gun Safety. A video for the title track, by Grace Villamil, may be seen here. Braxton will mark the release with a performance at National Sawdust in Brooklyn on July 22. He also has a number of European dates, with more to be announced. Oranged Out EP is a collection of tracks from or near the time Braxton was working on his Nonesuch debut album, HIVE1.