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Pat Metheny Unity Group, fresh off a months-long European spring tour, kicks off a US summer tour featuring music from its debut album, Kin (←→). The tour begins at the Mondavi Center in Davis, CA, Tuesday, followed by stops throughout the state and region before heading to the Midwest and East Coast. The band is joined for most of the dates by special guest Bruce Hornsby with Sonny Emory for the Campfire Tour 2014. The Unity Group heads to Asia this fall.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist NewsThursday, July 10, 2014|0 comments
Randy Newman's debut performance on Austin City Limits will receive an encore broadcast when the show airs the 2011 episode on PBS this weekend. "With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores," says the show, "Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences." The show first aired in November 2011, the same week his latest album, Live in London, was released on Nonesuch Records. Watch a sneak peek from the show here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoArtist NewsWednesday, July 9, 2014|0 commentsBAMcinématek Salutes Nonesuch Records' Movie Soundtracks with "Nonesuch Records on Film," September 8–25
In conjunction with Nonesuch Records at BAM, the Brooklyn Academy of Music's series of events celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records, BAMcinématek presents Nonesuch Records on Film, a salute to the label’s rich catalogue of movie soundtracks with a series featuring some of the most memorable film scores of the last 50 years from Leonard Rosenman, Alex North, Toru Takemitsu, Georges Delerue, and more. Special guest appearances include Philip Glass with a screening of Paul Schrader’s Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters and John Adams with Luca Guadagnino’s I Am Love.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News FilmArtist NewsTuesday, July 8, 2014|0 comments
The soundtrack to Richard Linklater's Boyhood is out this week on Nonesuch Records. The soundtrack spans the 12 years over which the groundbreaking film was shot, with songs ranging from the year 2000 to 2013, plus the Paul McCartney and Wings classic “Band on the Run” and the debut of "Summer Noon," a new song written by Jeff Tweedy and performed by his father/son duo, Tweedy. The video for the song, animated by Allison House, premiered this week. You can watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoArtist NewsTuesday, July 8, 2014|0 comments
Today marks the release of the soundtrack to Richard Linklater's Boyhood; the movie opens this Friday, July 11, in the UK, NYC, and LA before going wider across the US next week. Shot over 12 years with the same cast, Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child who literally grows up on screen before the viewers’ eyes. The New York Times calls it "one of the most extraordinary movies of 2014, or for that matter the 21st century so far." The film’s soundtrack spans the story’s 12 years, with songs ranging from the year 2000 (Coldplay’s “Yellow”) to 2013 (Yo La Tengo’s “I’ll Be Around”), plus the Paul McCartney and Wings classic “Band on the Run” and the debut of a new song written by Jeff Tweedy.