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The much-lauded film Boyhood was the focus of a TimesTalks conversation earlier this week. Filmmaker Richard Linklater and cast members Ethan Hawke and Ellar Coltrane spoke with New York Times reporter Cara Buckley about the unique project; you can watch the discussion here. Linklater is also the guest on the latest episode of WTF with Marc Maron. He talks with Maron about Boyhood and number of his other films.Read more|Journal Topics:Film VideoVideoWednesday, December 17, 2014|1 comments
Rhiannon Giddens, who appears and sings in Apple's new holiday commercial, is featured in a new video that goes behind-the-scenes of the commercial, in which a young girl discovers an old Voice-O-Graph recording of her grandmother at a younger age (Giddens) singing the Gershwins' "Love Is Here to Stay," and uses GarageBand to reimagine the song in a modern context. In the new video, Giddens takes viewers inside a vintage Voice-O-Graph booth and reflects on the power of music to bring people together across distances, generational and otherwise. Watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoMonday, December 15, 2014|1 commentsRhiannon Giddens Releases New Song, "Black Is the Color"; Her Take on Gershwins' "Love Is Here to Stay" in New Apple Holiday Commercial
Rhiannon Giddens has released a new song, "Black Is the Color," streaming now, and available as an instant download with pre-orders of her upcoming T Bone Burnett–produced debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn. You can listen to the song, as well as other instant download tracks “Don’t Let It Trouble Your Mind” and “Shake Sugaree,” here. Giddens appears and sings in a new Apple commercial, featuring her rendition of the Gershwin classic “Love Is Here to Stay.” The video finds a young girl discovering an old recording of her grandmother at a younger age (Giddens) singing, and then watches as the girl uses her iPad to reimagine the song in a modern context. Watch the commercial here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoTuesday, December 9, 2014|0 comments
In a new video, take a look inside Alpha Mike Foxtrot, Wilco's new four-LP box set, featuring 47 rare studio recordings pressed on 180 gram audiophile vinyl plus liner notes that include track-by-track recollections from Jeff Tweedy, notes by band members, dozens of archival and never-before-seen photos from a wide array of photographers chronicling all phases of the band’s career, plus a download of all rare studio cuts and 30 rare live cuts.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoMonday, December 8, 2014|0 commentsWatch: Jonny Greenwood, London Contemporary Orchestra Perform His Film Scores, Reich's "Electric Counterpoint" via Boiler Room
Jonny Greenwood joined London Contemporary Orchestra members for a performance at Albert Hall in Manchester earlier this year featuring his film scores to Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood and The Master; his own take on Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint; works by Messiaen, Michael Gordon, and more. Boiler Room.tv was there to capture the performance, and interview Greenwood and orchestra members, both of which you can watch here. Greenwood and LCO perform together again in Oxford in February.