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Today marks the release of composer Steve Reich’s album Radio Rewrite on Nonesuch Records (October 6 in the UK). The album features the first recording of the 2012 title piece, which references two songs by Radiohead and is performed by Alarm Will Sound led by Alan Pierson; Electric Counterpoint (1987), performed by Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood; and Piano Counterpoint, a 2011 transcription by Vincent Corver of Reich’s 1973 Six Pianos, performed by pianist Vicky Chow.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-records-releases-steve-reich-radio-rewrite-september-30-2014-08-21August 21, 2014|0 comments
Nonesuch releases composer Steve Reich’s album Radio Rewrite on September 30, 2014. The album features the first recording of the 2012 title piece, which references two songs by Radiohead and is performed by Alarm Will Sound led by Alan Pierson; Electric Counterpoint (1987), performed by Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood; and Piano Counterpoint, a 2011 transcription by Vincent Corver of Reich’s 1973 Six Pianos, performed by pianist Vicky Chow. Steve Reich and Musicians join Philip Glass and his Ensemble for three performances for the Nonesuch Records at BAM 50th anniversary celebration; Alarm Will Sound also performs two concerts as part of the series, including Radio Rewrite.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/jonny-greenwood-join-premieres-there-will-be-blood-screenings-live-score-2014-05-06May 06, 2014|0 commentsJonny Greenwood to Join in Premiere "There Will Be Blood" Screenings with Live Score in London and New York
Jonny Greenwood will join in on the debut screenings of Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood with Greenwood's score performed live: with the London Contemporary Orchestra at the Roundhouse in London, August 6 and 7, and the Wordless Music Orchestra at the United Palace Theatre in NYC, September 19 and 20. Greenwood will play the ondes Martenot part of the score. He performs Steve Reich's Electric Counterpoint at Barbican Hall on May 18 as part of the Barbican's celebraton of Nonesuch Records' 50th anniversary.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Filmjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/barbican-present-explorations-the-sound-of-nonesuch-records-marathon-weekend-may-17-18-2014January 23, 2014|0 commentsBarbican to Present "Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records" Marathon Weekend, May 17 & 18, 2014
The Barbican's 2014 marathon weekend, May 17 and 18, will celebrate Nonesuch Records in the label's 50th anniversary year. Entitled Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records, this curated weekend of events includes five concerts taking place in LSO St Luke's, Guildhall School's new Milton Court Concert Hall, and the Barbican Hall, with performances from Jonny Greenwood, Kronos Quartet, Brad Mehldau, Timo Andres, Sam Amidon, Natalie Merchant, Rhiannon Giddens, Olivia Chaney, and others performing works by Greenwood, Mehldau, Andres, Steve Reich, John Adams, Philip Glass, Frederic Rzewski, Henryk Górecki, Donnacha Dennehy, and more. Satellite events will include Kronos at 40 (May 13) and Jeremy Denk (May 24) with further events to be announced.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/steve-reich-artist-in-residence-big-ears-festival-2014-jonny-greenwood-electric-counterpoint-2014-12-05December 05, 2013|0 commentsSteve Reich Named Artist in Residence at Big Ears Festival 2014; Jonny Greenwood to Perform "Electric Counterpoint"
Steve Reich has been named the Artist in Residence at the 2014 Big Ears Festival, which will be held in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 28–30, 2014. The composer will be in attendance, as Ensemble Signal will perform his groundbreaking 1976 piece Music for 18 Musicians, along with his new Radio Rewrite, inspired by two songs from Radiohead. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood will perform Reich’s Electric Counterpoint, and So Percussion will perform his 1971 classic Drumming. Weekend passes go on sale this Friday, December 6, at noon.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/years-best-album-lists-uncut-mojo-paste-the-black-keys-ry-cooder-dr-john-jonny-greenwood-punch-brothers-2012-11-27November 27, 2012|1 commentsYear's Best Album Lists from Uncut, Mojo, Paste Include The Black Keys, Ry Cooder, Dr. John, Jonny Greenwood, Punch Brothers
There's still more than a month to go before 2012 comes to a close, but already the music magazines have begun to weigh in on the year's best music. Uncut, Mojo, and Paste have all published their lists of the Best Albums of the Year, and included among them are a number of Nonesuch releases: the latest from The Black Keys, Ry Cooder, Dr. John, Jonny Greenwood, Punch Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and much more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Reviewsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/jonny-greenwoods-the-master-soundtrack-out-now-uk-superb-times-extraordinary-daily-telegraph-2012-11-05November 05, 2012|0 commentsJonny Greenwood's "The Master" Soundtrack Out Now in UK: "Superb" (Times), "Extraordinary" (Daily Telegraph)
Nonesuch Records wishes Jonny Greenwood a very happy birthday today, which also marks the UK release of his soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film, The Master. The Times of London, which gives the film a perfect five stars, exclaims: "Jonny Greenwood's score is superb." The Daily Telegraph, which gives The Master five stars as well, calls the score "extraordinary." Drowned in Sound says that "yet again Jonny Greenwood has excelled himself."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/jonny-greenwood-soundtrack-paul-thomas-anderson-film-the-master-out-now-vinyl-2012-10-22October 22, 2012|2 comments
Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film The Master is out now on vinyl, featuring 12 tracks pressed on 140-gram vinyl plus the full album on CD. Following the album's CD release in September, The New Yorker called the score "rich and inventive" and Rolling Stone said the film's "visual poetry is matched by Jonny Greenwood's haunting, hypnotic score."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/jonny-greenwood-soundtrack-paul-thomas-anderson-film-the-master-vinyl-due-october-22-preorder-2012-09-26September 26, 2012|0 commentsJonny Greenwood’s Soundtrack for Paul Thomas Anderson’s Film "The Master" Due on Vinyl October 22; Pre-Order Now
Nonesuch released composer Jonny Greenwood’s soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film The Master in the US on September 11 to critical acclaim, with The New Yorker calling the score "rich and inventive" and Rolling Stone saying the film's "visual poetry is matched by Jonny Greenwood's haunting, hypnotic score." Nonesuch will release the album on vinyl on October 22. The LP includes 12 tracks pressed on 140-gram vinyl plus the full album on CD. It is now available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsjonny greenwoodhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/jonny-greenwood-talks-npr-weekend-edition-writing-orchestra-new-film-score-the-master-2012-09-17September 17, 2012|0 commentsJonny Greenwood Talks to NPR's "Weekend Edition" About Writing for Orchestra, As in New Film Score for "The Master"
Jonny Greenwood, whose soundtrack to Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film The Master is out now, spoke with NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, about being both the guitarist for Radiohead and a highly respected composer. Says New York magazine of The Master: "While Anderson paints with light, composer Jonny Greenwood is painting with sound." The score "is positively marvelous," says MTV. It just may be the best score you'll hear all year ... as mercurial and multilayered as The Master itself."