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  • Thursday, September 17, 2020
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    Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joachim Cooder has released "Over That Road I'm Bound to Go," the latest track from his forthcoming Nonesuch debut album, Over That Road I'm Bound, due October 2. You can watch a video here and download the track with pre-orders of the album, along with the previously released tune "Come Along Buddy."

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Wednesday, September 16, 2020
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    Yola was on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, for a special performance of Nina Simone’s "To Be Young, Gifted and Black," recorded from the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. You can watch the performance here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2020
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    "I started thinking about old-time music, because I was bringing my kids to see my parents, and my dad was playing the banjo in his chair, playing these old songs," Joachim Cooder says in a new video about the making of his upcoming album, Over That Road I'm Bound. "I started playing along with him, and slowed it down a little ... and thought, 'This would make a really great record.'" You can see what else he has to say about the album, including working with his band Ry Cooder, Rayna Gellert, Juliette Commagere, Sam Gendel, and others, here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Monday, August 31, 2020
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    Tigran Hamasyan, whose new album, The Call Within, was released on Friday, has released a video for the album track "The Dream Voyager." The video features collages by Nanuka Tchitchoua and animation by T. Wade Ivy. You can watch it here. "This song is dedicated to my father, who has an ability to see places in his dreams where he has never been before," Hamasyan says. "Every once in a while, he visits these places following the memory of the details of his dreams."

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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    Yola gave an NPR Music Tiny Desk Home Concert outdoors in Nashville accompanied by guitarist Jordan Tice of Hawktail, performing songs from her debut album, Walk Through Fire, and more. You can watch it here. "Yola is an electrifying performer," says NPR's Bob Boilen. "This is a rare Yola moment in her temporary quarantine home, so put the whiskey aside, grab a glass of iced tea and chill."

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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    Tigran Hamasyan, whose new album, The Call Within, will be released on Nonesuch Records this coming Friday, has released a video of him performing the album track "New Maps" at the piano, set to the other elements from the album recording, featuring Evan Marien on electric bass and Arthur Hnatek on drums. You can watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Monday, August 24, 2020
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    David Byrne’s American Utopia will debut October 17 at 8pm ET/PT on HBO and HBO Max. The special event, directed by Spike Lee, presents a one-of-a-kind, dynamic film that gives audiences access to Byrne’s critically-acclaimed Broadway show that played to sold-out, record-breaking audiences. The filmed version was recorded during its late 2019 to early 2020 run at Broadway’s Hudson Theatre in New York City. You can watch a first look from it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Film Television Video
  • Friday, August 21, 2020
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    Composer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Parker and drummer Jamire Williams performed the inaugural concert of With Love From LA, a new monthly online series for which they recently participated in a conversation. You can watch the masked, socially distanced, outdoor concert here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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    Composer Sarah Kirkland Snider has released 'Kyrie,' the opening movement on her upcoming album, Mass for the Endangered, due September 25, along with a video for it by CandyStations, aka Deborah Johnson, who is making a video for each track on the album. The 'Kyrie' video features original artwork and hand-drawn animations by Nathaniel Bellows, who also created the libretto for Mass for the Endangered and its cover art. You can watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
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    Yola was the guest on the latest episode of Conversations With Annie Lennox, an IGTV interview series from Lennox. "We have a great deal in common," says Lennox in her introduction, "because she is a British singer-songwriter, and she describes herself as genre-fluid, which I love ... She's one of the most powerful and extraordinary singers/performers that I've ever seen, and she is a total powerhouse." You can watch their conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020
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    Composer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Parker spoke with drummer Jamire Williams and host Mark de Clive-Lowe for the inaugural episode of With Love From LA, a new monthly online series spotlighting "some of our favorite independent LA creatives." "They are both some of the best jazz-adjacent creative improvisers I’ve ever heard," de Clive-Lowe told Los Angeles magazine of his first guests. You can watch the conversation here, and catch Parker and Williams in concert for the series next Wednesday.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020
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    John Adams's 2007 piece Doctor Atomic Symphony was given a live score reading with conductor David Robertson and other members of the Juilliard faculty and musicians, hosted by Adams's publisher, Boosey & Hawkes. The participants commented in real time as pages from the score went by, set to a 2018 live concert recording of the Juilliard Orchestra conducted by the composer himself. You can watch it here. Nonesuch released the premiere recording of Doctor Atomic Symphony in 2009, performed by Robertson and the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Video Web

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