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Conor Oberst closed out his recent US tour with a performance at the Rock the Garden festival, presented by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and MPR's The Current, earlier this month. The set, for which he was backed by the Felice Brothers, featured songs from his Nonesuch Records debut album, Upside Down Mountain, and more. Fans around the world can now watch their performance of "Hundreds of Ways" here and hear the full set at thecurrent.org.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour VideoVideoThursday, June 25, 2015|4 commentsPBS Broadcasts Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell White House Performance in "The Gospel Tradition"
Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris, and Rodney Crowell 's very special performance in The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House, from April, receives its TV broadcast premiere on PBS stations across the US this Friday, June 26, at 9 PM ET. They join President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and an esteemed group of performers, including Aretha Franklin, Darlene Love, and Lyle Lovett, to pay tribute to the fundamental role gospel music has played in the American musical tradition. Watch Giddens's concert performance of "Up Above My Head" here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoMonday, June 22, 2015|0 comments
Lianne La Havas has unveiled a music video for "What You Don't Do," the second single off her forthcoming album, Blood, which is due out later this year. The song has just premiered on BBC Radio 1 as Annie Mac’s Hottest Record. The video was directed by Leila and Damien De Blinkk. You can watch it here. Download the song, as well as the album's first single, "Unstoppable," when you pre-order the new album.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoFriday, June 19, 2015|0 comments
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 VideoVideoThursday, June 18, 2015|0 comments
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!.