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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-robert-plant-sound-opinions-quietus-2014-11-21
    November 21, 2014|0 comments

    Robert Plant is the guest on the latest episode of WBEZ's Sound Opinions, discussing his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, which MOJO has just named one of the Best Albums of 2014. You can listen to the episode and watch the full interview here. Plant also spoke with The Quietus about the new album, which the site calls "his most fully realized solo album to date" and "a superb melting pot of influences ... Plant is forging ever forward while still retaining the exploratory vision that made his former alma mater such a unique proposition."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/americana-music-honors-awards-pbs-austin-city-limits-robert-plant-ry-cooder-2014-11-20
    November 20, 2014|0 comments

    Austin City Limits (ACL) heads to Nashville for a special broadcast featuring performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 premieres this Saturday, November 22, on PBS and includes performances from Robert Plant (with Patty Griffin) and Ry Cooder (with Flaco Jimenez and as part of the evening's house band), among many others. The show was recorded live at the Americana Music Association's 13th Annual Honors & Awards ceremony at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium in September.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/robert-plant-perform-lollapalooza-2015-chile-argentina-brazil-2014-11-17
    November 17, 2014|0 comments

    Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, who are currently in the midst of a sold-out tour of UK and Ireland, will perform at the 2015 Lollapalooza Chile (March 14 & 15), Argentina (March 21 & 22), and Brazil (March 28 & 29) alongside fellow headliners Jack White, Calvin Harris, The Smashing Pumpkins, Foster the People, and more. The Telegraph gives four stars to Robert Plant and the band's sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London last week, saying Plant had "gathered together a brilliant musical gang to make old and new songs shine."

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-robert-plant-talks-bbc-radio-6-music-radcliffe-maconie-2014-11-12
    November 12, 2014|0 comments

    Robert Plant was a guest on BBC Radio 6 Music’s Radcliffe and Maconie this afternoon. He and his hosts discuss his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, his “amazing education in music” growing up, the songwriting process, the formation of The Sensational Space Shifters, and more. Listen to the conversation here. Plant and the band perform a sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London tonight, as part of their 13-city sold-out tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/robert-plant-kronos-quartet-toumani-sidiki-diabate-albums-songlines-best-2014-10-31
    October 31, 2014|0 comments

    Songlines has announced its list of the Best Albums of 2014, and featured in that top ten are three albums familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Robert Plant's label debut album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar; Kronos Quartet's A Thousand Thoughts, which led Songlines to call the group "one of the musical marvels of our ages"; and Toumani and Sidiki Diabaté's Toumani & Sidiki, about which the magazine says: "Every note in this rich tapestry of strings is exquisitely calibrated in the pursuit of perfection." 

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/robert-plant-perform-bbc-twos-later-jools-holland-2014-10-28
    October 28, 2014|0 comments

    Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters are on BBC Two's Later ... with Jools Holland tonight, performing "Little Maggie" and "Turn It Up" from the new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar. Tune in to BBC Two again this Friday night for the full, one-hour episode of Later to see them perform "Little Maggie" plus "House of Love" and "Whole Lotta Love." They kick off a sold-out tour of the UK and Ireland on 9 November.

     

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-robert-plant-colbert-report-2014-10-10
    October 10, 2014|0 comments

    Robert Plant was the guest on The Colbert Report last night. He joined his host for a conversation about his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, his endless musical quest, and more. Plant and his band, The Sensational Space Shifters, then gave an on-air performance of the new album's first single, "Rainbow," plus a web-exclusive take on "Little Maggie." You can watch the interview and performances here. Plant and the band closed out their North American tour with a late-night show at Brooklyn Bowl last night. Following their recent tour stop in LA, the LA Times concludes: "The singer and his Shape Shifters succeeded in fusing an untouchable legacy with a passion for experimentation."

     

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/robert-plant-sensational-space-shifters-brooklyn-bowl-2014-10-06
    October 06, 2014|0 comments

    Some 800 lucky fans will have the chance to see Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters in one of their most intimate gigs to date. This Thursday, October 9, 2014, they will play a late-night set at the Brooklyn Bowl. Heading straight to the venue after an appearance on The Colbert Report that night, they will take the stage just after midnight. The special event will feature a DJ set from Questlove to start off the night. Tickets will go on sale this Tuesday, October 7, at 3pm ET.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-robert-plant-nonesuch-records-bam-concert-npr-music-2014-09-29
    September 29, 2014|0 comments

    Robert Plant and his band The Sensational Space Shifters gave the culminating concert of the Nonesuch Records at BAM series celebrating the label's 50th anniversary, performing songs from his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, and several Led Zeppelin favorites. "Robert Plant was just brilliant Sunday night in Brooklyn," says NPR's Bob Boilen, who hosted NPR's live video stream of the event. "Plant and his Sensational Space Shifters played a stunning set of music that did what Robert Plant does best: mixing up American blues, British rock, North African rhythms and even some electronica with that voice, still filled with passion after all these years." Watch it again for a limited time here.

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  • http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-robert-plant-performs-tonight-show-starring-jimmy-fallon-2014-09-27
    September 27, 2014|2 comments

    Robert Plant was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. He joined his host for a chat and a performance of the classic doo-wop tune "Duke of Earl." Plant then joined his band The Sensational Space Shifters for a performance of "Rainbow" and "Turn It Up" (a web exclusive), off the new album lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar. Watch all three performances here. Plant's North American fall tour launch in Port Chester, NY, was a "shrewdly rollicking concert," says the New York Times, mixing songs from the new album and Led Zeppelin favorites. The tour continues with performances at BAM tonight and Sunday for Nonesuch Records at BAM; watch a live stream of Sunday's show via NPR Music.

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