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Laurie Anderson's new film, Heart of a Dog, which opens in cinemas in the UK and Ireland this Friday, was shown in select screenings last week: one at the Brighton Festival, of which she is guest director, and two in London, including one for a very special audience of dogs (and their human companions). The Guardian was at that last event and has published a video taking a look behind the scenes. You can watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, May 5, 2016|0 comments
Sam Amidon and guitarist Bill Frisell are the guests on the eTown radio show. Following Frisell's set, Amidon makes his eTown debut performing three songs from his latest album, Lily-O—"Down the Line," "Walkin' Boss," and "Your Lone Journey"—as well as "Another Man Done Gone," from an earlier album, and joins host Nick Forster for a conversation about his life and music. The show closes with a group performance of "I'll Fly Away." You can listen to the complete show and watch the performances here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radio VideoVideoMonday, April 25, 2016|0 comments
Michael Daves celebrated the release of his new two-album set, Orchids and Violence, with a series of live NYC performances, culminating at The Bell House in Brooklyn on March 5. As on the album, the concerts featured both acoustic and electric takes on mostly traditional bluegrass songs, including Ralph Stanley's "Pretty Polly." You can now watch videos of both version of the song from the concert here. Daves and friends will mark the May 6 release of the album's vinyl edition at Littlefield in Brooklyn on May 19.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, March 31, 2016|1 comments
Lake Street Dive has unveiled the video for "I Don't Care About You," off the album Side Pony. The video, filmed by Greg Kaplan at the famed Electric Lady Studios in NYC, premiered via Shazam yesterday and can now be seen here. Members of the band will take part in a Reddit AMA this Friday, April 1 (no fooling); fans can ask them anything at reddit.com/r/music at 1 PM ET. The band kicks off its European tour next week and resumes its US tour in late May.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, March 24, 2016|4 comments
Rhiannon Giddens brings a successful tour of Australia to a close at Byron Bay Bluesfest on Friday. While on tour, Giddens visited Warner Music Australia to perform "Up Above My Head," off her album Tomorrow Is My Turn. You can watch it here. She also stopped by ABC Radio National's The Music Show to discuss the album and perform "Water Boy." The Sydney Morning Herald gives four stars each to her Sydney and Melbourne concerts, describing the show as "brilliant American music without borders." Giddens kicks off the next leg of her US tour in early April.