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Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters performed songs from his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, at the 2014 iTunes Festival in London last September. Their live take on the album track "Turn It Up" from the festival premiered via The Guardian, which says Plant's new album and tour made for "one of the marvels of 2014." Watch the performance here. Robert Plant and the band will tour Latin America in March and play a number of festivals in the US and Europe this summer.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoFriday, February 20, 2015|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens recently stopped by Q104.3 in New York City for an appearance on Out of the Box. She spoke with host Jonathan “JC” Clarke about her recently release solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, and about working with producer T Bone Burnett on that and the Lost Basement Tapes project. She also performs the song “Angel City,” which closes out Tomorrow Is My Turn. Watch the interview and performance here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radio VideoVideoThursday, February 19, 2015|0 comments
The Staves unveiled a live performance of "Black & White," off their forthcoming Justin Vernon–produced album If I Was. You can watch it here. The album version is available to download now with album pre-orders, along with two additional tracks: "Blood I Bled" and "Steady." The Staves will perform at the Eaux Claires Festival, curated by Vernon and Bryce Dessner, held in Eau Claire, July 17 and 18, as will Sam Amidon, among others.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoWednesday, February 11, 2015|1 comments
Rhiannon Giddens, whose debut solo album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, was released yesterday on Nonesuch Records to critical acclaim, celebrated the record's release with a performance of the song "Waterboy" on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman last night. "Oh my god," Letterman exclaimed following the performance. "Oh my god, that was unbelievable." Watch for you yourself here. "Tomorrow Is My Turn confirms the arrival of a significant talent whose voice and distinctive approach communicate the simmering emotion at the core of the songs," says the Wall Street Journal. "Thus, she may prove indispensable."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoWednesday, February 11, 2015|0 comments
Punch Brothers recently stopped by the CMT studios for a Live @ CMT session, performing what CMT Edge calls a "sparkling" set of four songs off their new album, The Phosphorescent Blues: “Julep,” “Magnet,” “I Blew It Off,” and “Boll Weevil.” You can watch the performances here. The band was featured on NPR's World Cafe yesterday. They spoke with host David Dye, who calls them "some of the very best acoustic musicians anywhere," and performed three songs from the new album: "I Blew It Off," "Magnet" and "Boll Weevil."