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Sara Watkins brings her US tour as special guest of Jackson Browne to a close this weekend. Before then, they give an intimate acoustic performance at the historic Paramount Theater in Denver tonight, which will be broadcast live at 10 PM ET on AXS TV. Watch a preview of the event here. Watkins launches a seven-city West Coast headline tour with Aoife O'Donovan in December and heads to the UK and Ireland in January.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Video TelevisionArtist NewsTuesday, November 13, 2012|0 comments
Today marks the release of Punch Brothers’ new five-song EP, Ahoy!. Recorded during the Nashville sessions for their critically acclaimed 2012 album Who’s Feeling Young Now?, these tracks also were produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse). This EP includes songs by Josh Ritter, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Punch Brothers, and Mclusky, along with one traditional tune, arranged by Punch Brothers. The band's recent tour stop in Edinburgh led the Herald to exclaims that "this was the sort of event for which the term gig of the year was coined."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsArtist NewsTuesday, November 13, 2012|1 comments
Björk’s music video for “Mutual Core,” from her album Biophilia, directed by LA filmmaker Andrew Thomas Huang, premiered today on MOCAtv, a new online contemporary art video channel from The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA). The Guardian describes "Mutual Core" as “the world’s first song about tectonic plates set to a ravey mesh of bleeps and whooshes.” Watch the video here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoArtist NewsTuesday, November 13, 2012|0 comments
Lianne La Havas stopped by Minnesota Public Radio's The Current yesterday to discuss her recently released debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough?; her performance at the Mercury Awards, for which she was shortlisted; meeting Prince on her last visit to the Twin Cities; and much more. She also performs three songs off the new album. Listen to the complete show and watch La Havas' performance of the title track in The Current studios here. La Havas makes her debut on Conan this Wednesday night. Her Spotify Session is out today.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News RadioArtist NewsTuesday, November 13, 2012|1 commentsNatalie Merchant's "Leave Your Sleep" Picture Book, Illustrated by Barbara McClintock, With CD, Out Now
The new picture book from Natalie Merchant and award-winning children's book illustrator Barbara McClintock based on Leave Your Sleep, Merchant's double-album of classic children's poetry adapted to music, is out today. Frances Foster Books, an imprint of Farrar Straus Giroux and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, has published this beautiful hard-cover, 48-page, full-color book including a CD with 19 songs. It is now available in the Nonesuch Store.