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St Germain (aka Ludovic Navarre), who will release his first album in 15 years with a self-titled record due October 9, has unveiled the music video for "Real Blues," the first single off the album. The video, directed by Charlotte Vasseneix, features the street artist GREGOS hanging casts of Navarre's face throughout the streets of Paris. Watch the video, which premiered via Resident Advisor, here. Get the song now with pre-orders of the album.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoArtist NewsFriday, June 19, 2015|0 comments
Songlines magazine has posted its list of the Top 25 Mali Albums, originally from the July 2013 issue of the magazine, and included are several artists and albums familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Ali Farka Toure, Toumani Diabaté, Amadou & Mariam, Rokia Traoré, Oumou Sangare, and Fatoumata Diawara. "Mali remains a wellspring of great music and culture," says Songlines. "After much deliberation, we are proud to present the top 25 albums to come from Mali, reminding us that there is an endless amount to celebrate in its music."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News ReviewsArtist News
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell take the music of their acclaimed new duo album, The Traveling Kind, and their 2013 Grammy Award-winning album Old Yellow Moon, to Australia for a six-city tour, starting at Perth Concert Hall this Saturday, June 21. The tour continues with stops in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong, and Gold Coast. "The way their voices blend is pure delight," exclaims the Australian in a four-star review of The Traveling Kind. "Both fall effortlessly in behind the other, never upstaging and always supporting." Following the Australia tour, Harris and Crowell take the tour to Europe and North America for dates through the summer and into the fall.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist News
The Black Keys recently gave an intimate performance for fans at the iHeartRadio Theater in New York City, featuring songs from their latest album, Turn Blue, and favorites from throughout their career. Watch the performance tonight, June 18, at 10 PM ET, via iheart.com.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist News
Wilco has released a full-length documentary film entitled Every Other Summer, about the band's music and arts festival, Solid Sound. Directed by Christoph Green and Brendan Canty of Trixie Films and shot in 2013, it documents the three-day event, which takes place at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. The film features appearances and performances from a number of festival artists including Sam Amidon, who returns to Solid Sound next weekend with Bill Frisell. The two give a free set in Brooklyn's Prospect Park tonight for Celebrate Brooklyn!.