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Lianne La Havas has unveiled a new remix of "Green & Gold," a track off her Grammy-nominated album, Blood. The song was remixed by Donnie Trumpet and Nate Fox, who, as The Social Experiment, joined Saturday Night Live musical guest Chance the Rapper on the show this past weekend. You can hear "Green & Gold (Donnie Trumpet & Nate Fox Remix)" here. La Havas, who closed out her 2015 tour in Brussels last night, will return to the US for a series of fully sold-out intimate solo club dates in February.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsArtist NewsTuesday, December 15, 2015|0 comments
NPR Music has announced its Favorite Songs of 2015, including tracks from eight Nonesuch Records releases from The Arcs, Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Kronos Quartet, Lianne La Havas, Punch Brothers, St Germain, and The Staves, as well as Mbonwana Star's World Circuit release. These are across a broad range of genre lists, including rock, folk/Americana, country, electronic, world, and classical. You can hear them here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News ReviewsArtist NewsTuesday, December 15, 2015|1 comments
Laurie Anderson will present her own two-hour special on BBC Radio 6 Music on December 25 at 7 PM GMT as part of the station's annual Wise Women strand, followed that same evening by her three choices of archive programs: Lou Reed's New York Shuffle, Bob Dylan's Big Freeze, and 6 Music Live Hour with Tracy Chapman, Amy Winehouse, and Lou Reed. Anderson's is the first of three Wise Women evenings, followed by Róisín Murphy on the 26th and Peaches on the 27th.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsArtist NewsMonday, December 14, 2015|0 comments
Lake Street Dive has released a short video trailer for their forthcoming album, Side Pony, featuring music from the album's title track and a quick look inside the recording studio. The video was made by Matthew Beighley using Greg Liszt's footage from the album recording sessions at the Sound Emporium in Nashville with producer Dave Cobb. You can watch it here. Side Pony, Lake Street Dive's Nonesuch debut album, is due February 19 and is available to pre-order now.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoArtist NewsFriday, December 11, 2015|0 comments
The new six-song recording by The Arcs, entitled The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. I, featuring Dr. John and David Hidalgo, which was first released as a limited-edition vinyl 10" as part of Record Store Day's Black Friday event, is now available digitally; a limited quantity of the 10" vinyl is also now available in the Nonesuch Store. The disc is the first in a series of collaborative "Inventors" recordings to be released by The Arcs. The band is currently touring the US with music from Yours, Dreamily, its debut album.