Monday, December 8, 2014|0 commentsRobert Plant's "lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar" Named Among Year's Best Albums by NPR Music, Sunday Times
Robert Plant's new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, has been named among NPR Music's 50 Favorite Albums of 2014. "These 50 albums helped define 2014 for us," says NPR. "They are how we'll remember the year. They're the ones we love well enough to share." Plant's album is a "sophisticated yet beautifully grounded and emotional set ... Artists half his age could envy the life still in the old cat." The Sunday Times of London includes the album on its list of the 100 Best Records of the Year.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News ReviewsArtist NewsMonday, December 8, 2014|0 commentsWatch: Jonny Greenwood, London Contemporary Orchestra Perform His Film Scores, Reich's "Electric Counterpoint" via Boiler Room
Jonny Greenwood joined London Contemporary Orchestra members for a performance at Albert Hall in Manchester earlier this year featuring his film scores to Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood and The Master; his own take on Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint; works by Messiaen, Michael Gordon, and more. Boiler Room.tv was there to capture the performance, and interview Greenwood and orchestra members, both of which you can watch here. Greenwood and LCO perform together again in Oxford in February.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoArtist News
Congratulations to all of the Nonesuch artists who were nominated for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, announced earlier today by The Recording Academy: The Black Keys, Nickel Creek, Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, John Adams, and Brad Mehldau. Together, these artists' Nonesuch releases have garnered a total of 11 nominations this year. The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on "Grammy Sunday," February 8, 2015, in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on CBS.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsArtist News
Robert Plant is featured on the cover of the December issue of Relix magazine. He talks with journalist Alan Light about his band, The Sensational Space Shifters, and their new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar. And for a limited time, Relix is offering a complimentary issue of the issue delivered in the US.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsArtist News
Punch Brothers, in their second year of residency at the Oberlin Conservatory, have been named Affiliate Scholars at Oberlin. A rare distinction at Oberlin, Affiliate Scholars are named in recognition of significant professional achievement and with the purpose of facilitating artistic or scholarly endeavor in association with Oberlin. As part of their residency, Punch Brothers engage with students through a wide range of activities, including coaching sessions, master classes, lectures, and performances.