http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-to-play-slow-music-film-music-and-dog-music-for-sydney-festival-2010-06-04June 04, 2010|3 comments
Laurie Anderson's performances at Vivid LIVE, the festival she and her husband, Lou Reed, have curated in Sydney, Australia, continue through the weekend, including the multi-artist Slow Music Night, the canine-friendly Music for Dogs, and Day for Night Movies, a marathon screening set to live scores. Pink Paper gives four stars to Anderson's forthcoming album, Homeland, full of "beguiling, beautiful and mysterious listens" and "spine-chilling moments."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Reviewslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-homeland-video-series-featuring-fenway-bergamot-continues-with-pictures-and-things-2010-06-01June 01, 2010|0 commentsLaurie Anderson "Homeland" Video Series, Featuring Fenway Bergamot, Continues with "Pictures and Things"
The Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed-curated Vivid LIVE festival continues at the Sydney Opera House, with performances from Anderson through the weekend. Nonesuch is counting down to the June 22 release of her album Homeland with the second in a five-video series featuring Fenway Bergamot, Anderson's male alter ego. In today's segment, "Pictures and Things," he talks about the cultural shift toward abstraction and what Nixon has to do with it.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Videolaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-lou-reed-curated-vivid-live-festival-kicks-off-at-sydney-opera-house-2010-05-28May 28, 2010|0 comments
Vivid LIVE, the two-week festival of music, theater, and visual arts curated by Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed in Sydney, Australia, kicked off last night with a special lighting of the iconic Sydney Opera House featuring Anderson's art. Homeland, her forthcoming Nonesuch release, earns four stars in Uncut, which calls it "hauntingly powerful." Q picks the album track "Only an Expert," available now as a 12" vinyl single, as a Q50 Essential Track.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-launches-laurie-anderson-homeland-video-series-featuring-alter-ego-fenway-bergamot-2010-05-25May 25, 2010|0 comments
Laurie Anderson's latest Nonesuch release, Homeland, is out now. In the month leading up to release day, Nonesuch released one short video clip featuring Anderson's male alter ego, Fenway Bergamot, every Tuesday. In the inaugural clip, Bergamot revisits the early days of the 2008 financial crisis. BAM has announced that Anderson will give the NY premiere of her new work, Delusion, at the Next Wave Festival this fall.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Videolaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-discusses-her-new-album-homeland-w-billboard-2010-05-17May 17, 2010|2 comments
Laurie Anderson recently spoke with Billboard magazine about her forthcoming Nonesuch release, Homeland. "Co-produced by Lou Reed," says Billboard, "the album is defined by Anderson's provocative politics and technological innovations." She discusses the making of the album, her writing process, the Indaba Music remix contest for the track "Only an Expert," her alter ego Fenway Bergamot, and her upcoming role in the Coney Island Mermaid Parade.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-only-an-expert-remix-entries-due-at-indaba-music-then-the-voting-begins-2010-05-13May 13, 2010|0 comments
In the four weeks since word went out that Laurie Anderson was in search of a collaborator to remix "Only an Expert," off her forthcoming Nonesuch album, Homeland, via online music creation hub Indaba Music, remix artists have offered submissions in styles across the spectrum. Today is the last day to enter at indabamusic.com/remixla; submissions are due by 5 PM ET. That's when the work switches hands, and fans and judges vote for their favorites.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Web/Technologylaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-delusion-comic-provocative-deeply-touching-sf-chronicle-heads-to-berkeley-2010-05-07May 07, 2010|0 commentsLaurie Anderson's "Delusion," "Comic, Provocative and Deeply Touching" (SF Chronicle), Heads to Berkeley
Laurie Anderson brings her latest piece, Delusion, to Berkeley's Zellerbach Auditorium tonight and Saturday. It follows a performance at Stanford to which the San Francisco Chronicle gives its highest rating, describing Delusion as "one story, quip or rumination after another, to comic, provocative and deeply touching effect ... As much as Anderson's beguiling presence and creative mastery, it's the tension between its playful and somber sides that gives Delusion its poignant weight."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Reviewslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-brings-her-new-piece-delusion-to-the-bay-area-2010-05-05May 05, 2010|0 comments
Laurie Anderson is in the Bay Area this week, performing her latest piece, Delusion, at Stanford tonight and Berkeley this weekend. Anderson spoke with San Francisco Chronicle about Delusion and her forthcoming album, Homeland. She heads to Lublin, Poland, next week for the CODES festival and to Sydney, Australia, at the end of the month, where she is curating the Vivid Live Festival with Lou Reed.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tourlaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-andersons-only-an-expert-remix-search-at-indaba-music-reaches-midway-point-nears-1000-entries-2010-04-30April 30, 2010|0 commentsLaurie Anderson's "Only an Expert" Remix Search at Indaba Music Reaches Midway Point, Nears 1,000 Entries
It was just two weeks ago we announced the search for collaborators to remix Laurie Anderson's new song “Only an Expert,” off her upcoming Nonesuch release, Homeland, and the response has been great. The competition is set to increase as the May 13 cut-off date nears, and the public and the jury, including Anderson and Lou Reed, begin to review the submissions. Enter today at Indaba Music, and pre-order Homeland, along with a signed copy of the "Only an Expert" vinyl single, in the Nonesuch Store.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Web/Technologylaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-homeland-available-pre-order-nonesuch-store-exclusive-signed-12-single-only-an-expert-2010-04-20April 20, 2010|0 commentsLaurie Anderson's "Homeland" Available for Pre-Order with Nonesuch Store Exclusive Signed 12" Single, "Only an Expert"
Homeland, Laurie Anderson's first studio album in ten years, is due out on Nonesuch June 15 and is now available for pre-order at nonesuch.com. In a Nonesuch Store exclusive, the first 250 orders of Homeland include a limited-edition 12" vinyl single of the album track "Only an Expert," signed by Anderson. She recently spoke with the BBC World Service program The Strand, which calls her "one of the great artistic experimenters."