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Conor Oberst has released the second video from his critically acclaimed new album, Upside Down Mountain. The video, for the fan-favorite “You Are Your Mother’s Child,” which premiered on Rolling Stone, was filmed on New York’s Fire Island and directed by Greg Marinaccio. Conor Oberst, backed by LA band Dawes, is currently touring the globe. He’ll be making a stop in NYC this month for performances on Late Show with David Letterman on July 28 and Central Park’s SummerStage on July 29.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, July 17, 2014|1 comments
In a new video, Robert Plant previews his new album, lullaby and… The Ceaseless Roar, due September 9. In the video, Plant leads viewers through the personal journey that led to the new album, from the Welsh borders, through the American South, and back home to the UK. "These songs are an ode to life and love," says Plant, "and the fragile adventure you set out upon unknowingly and unwittingly." Watch the video here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoThursday, July 10, 2014|0 comments
Randy Newman's debut performance on Austin City Limits will receive an encore broadcast when the show airs the 2011 episode on PBS this weekend. "With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores," says the show, "Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences." The show first aired in November 2011, the same week his latest album, Live in London, was released on Nonesuch Records. Watch a sneak peek from the show here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoTuesday, July 8, 2014|0 comments
The soundtrack to Richard Linklater's Boyhood is out this week on Nonesuch Records. The soundtrack spans the 12 years over which the groundbreaking film was shot, with songs ranging from the year 2000 to 2013, plus the Paul McCartney and Wings classic “Band on the Run” and the debut of "Summer Noon," a new song written by Jeff Tweedy and performed by his father/son duo, Tweedy. The video for the song, animated by Allison House, premiered this week. You can watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoMonday, June 30, 2014|0 comments
Robert Plant and his band the Sensational Space Shifters gave the Glastonbury Festival crowd "one of the most musically diverse sets of the day," says the BBC, including songs from his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar. They "concoct a fascinating hybrid of dub, jazz, afrobeat and blues well suited to such an eclectic festival," says the Telegraph, "and an appreciative audience swayed in the setting sun to blissful world groove ... Plant's still got the vocal chops and stadium charisma." The Guardian calls him "hero." Metro says "Plant still very much has the voice and all of the cool." Watch them perform a song off the new album here.