http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/sweeney-todd-out-on-dvd-todayMarch 31, 2008|0 comments
The Tim Burton-directed film version of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd, starring Johnny Depp as the Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Helena Bonham Carter as his cohort in crime, is available now on DVD. The special collector's edition includes an in-depth look at the Sondheim musical, behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the film, and the history of the legend of the Demon Barber, among a number of additional special features.Read more|Journal Topics:Video Filmhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-bring-elegently-sculpted-work-to-ann-arbor-tonightMarch 31, 2008|0 comments
Looking forward to tonight's Punch Brothers performance at The Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the Detroit Free Press calls the band's Nonesuch debut, Punch, "one of the best records so far this year, an elegantly sculpted work that doesn't let its high-end chops overshadow its heart."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Reviewshttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/ny-times-the-black-keys-danger-mouse-collaboration-proves-potent
With just one more day to go before the release of Attack & Release, The Black Keys new album, the band will be live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic today. The New York Times says of the collaboration with Danger Mouse: "Happily, the results are not just evident but potent. While the sound of this blues-rock duo has been fleshed out, none of its grit has been glossed." The Cleveland Plain Dealer gives the album an A, exclaiming: "The results are splendiferous." The Akron Beacon Journal, calls it "the band's most interesting collection of songs and sounds."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Reviews Radiohttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kd-lang-concert-to-air-on-canadian-tv-tomorrow-night
The Bravo! Canada network's award-winning series Live at the Rehearsal Hall will feature k.d. lang and her band in concert performing songs from Watershed and favorites from throughout her career. The show will debut tomorrow night, April 1. Past episodes of the series have featured a broad array of artists, including Beck, Feist, Rufus Wainwright, and Philip Glass.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Televisionhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/boston-globe-laurie-andersons-homeland-may-be-her-most-intruiging-work-yetRead more|Journal Topics:On Tour Reviewshttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/guardian-four-stars-for-brad-mehldau-trio-state-of-the-art-live-album
This week marked the release of the Brad Mehldau Trio's two-disc Live set, recorded during the group's weeklong residency at the Village Vanguard in October 2006; The Guardian (UK) gives four stars to the latest album from this "prodigiously gifted pianist" and his trio, offering what audiences have come to expect from Brad, namely "state-of-the-art contemporary jazz piano."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Reviewshttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-sun-uk-five-stars-for-the-black-keys-enthralling-attack-release
The Black Keys' tour is now under way, with the second of two stops in Arizona slated for tonight at Tempe's Marquee Theatre, and their new album, Attack & Release, hits stores this Tuesday. The Sun gives it a perfect five stars, calling it "probably greatest album by the duo." The Independent gives the album four stars, crediting Danger Mouse with adding "layers of character and mystery to the duo's core blues-rock."Read more|Journal Topics:Reviewshttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kd-lang-to-perform-on-the-tonight-show-tonight
The US leg of k.d. lang's Watershed tour ended earlier this week with two shows at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts, but today offers two chances to catch k.d. on TV.
Tune in to Live with Regis & Kelly this morning for an encore broadcast of k.d.'s recent performance on the show. And tonight, k.d. and the band will perform live on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.Read more|Journal Topics:Televisionhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/new-yorker-blog-chris-thile-stands-above-most-composers-of-his-generationRead more|Journal Topics:Reviewshttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-black-keys-new-album-playing-on-jukeboxes-nationwide-nowMarch 25, 2008|0 comments
The Black Keys' new Danger Mouse-produced album, Attack & Release, will be available in less than a week, but you don't have to wait that long to play it. More than 10,000 internet-connected AMI jukeboxes in bars across the country are featuring the album in advance of the release, so ask your favorite bartender if your local watering hole is one of them. Also on the jukeboxes will be clips from the "Strange Times" video.