A Bush Tetras Giveaway That’s Almost As Cool As They Are
Thanks to Bush Tetras and their label we’ve put together a killer prize pack for one lucky winner! It contains two different signed band photos by Brian Randall (outtakes from Rituals cover session), a signed 7″ single of “Too Many Creeps/You Can’t be Funky,” “Happy” CD, and a T-shirt! All you need…
Listen to “Wayward Free Radical Dreams” from Missy Mazzoli’s new album
Last month we posted the album trailer and a Lorna Dune remix from Missy Mazzoli’s forthcoming Vespers For A New Dark Age, and now you can listen to the album’s opening track, “Wayward Free Radical Dreams”:
Mazzoli will be celebrating the release of Vespers For A New Dark Age with a…
Win tickets to every show at LPR next week for #NotXSW
Not going to Austin next week? Neither are we. We’re celebrating all the great music and events going down in our own city by giving away a pair of tickets to every show on our calendar next week! That means Laura Welsh, The Baffler release party, Jozef Van Wissem,
David Kaplan on the New Dances of the League of David w/ Metropolis Ensemble
Metropolis Ensemble returns to LPR on March 22nd for the NY premiere of New Dances of the League of David. We asked pianist David Kaplan to share his thoughts on the upcoming event… Continue reading
Tune in to the 2015 WFMU Marathon and support amazing freeform radio
As big fans of WFMU, we’d like to take a moment and highlight the amazing freeform radio station’s annual marathon, which kicked off a few days ago and runs through March 22.
WFMU fills the airwaves with goodness all year long (like Morricone Island’s preview of our Glass &…
Stream Lighting Bolt’s vibrant new album “Fantasy Empire”
Back in January, when we heard that Brian Chippendale and Brian Gibson would be releasing the first Lightning Bolt album in over five years, we were filled with giddy excitement. That euphoric feeling went up a few more notches when we learned that the legendary noise rock duo would be coming to LPR…
Vocalist Laura Gibson to Join Portland Cello Project on April 16
We just had the pleasure of announcing that vocalist and friend of Portland Cello Project Laura Gibson is joining them for their performance at LPR on April 16th celebrating the music of Elliott Smith. You can preview the lovely combination of the two in the following video of them performing Beck’s…
Video: Lisa Moore performing Philip Glass live at LPR in January
Back on January 13th we kicked off our LPR (New)Classical Series with pianist Lisa Moore performing music by Philip Glass. Watch a few videos from the concert below. The pieces Moore performed appear on Mad Rush, her new solo album of Glass’ music on Orange Mountain Music.
Mixtape Mondays: Rami from PopGun
For this edition of Mixtape Mondays, we asked Rami Haykal of PopGun to take a crack at curating a playlist for us. Continue reading
Photos from Gregory Porter
Gregory Porter returned to Town Hall this past Valentines Day w/ Kate Davis for a sold out show! Check out the photos below, taken by Wil Gray Continue reading
Get a free download of Cathedrals’ new remix EP “Blush”
San Francisco electro pop-soul duo Cathedrals, who are playing LPR on Saturday, June 20, are offering a free download of their new Blush EP, which features remixes by Tunji Ige, BØRNS X Tommy English, NICITA, Clock Opera and TastyTreat.
Check out the Tunji Ige and BØRNS and Tommy English tracks…
Watch Kishi Bashi perform “Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It!” on Letterman
Kishi Bashi, who’s playing an LPR Presents string quartet concert at Brooklyn Masonic Temple this Friday 2/20, made his “Late Show” debut Monday, treating David Letterman and his audience to a performance of ”Philosophize In It! Chemicalize With It!” from his 2014 album Lighght.
Valentines…Smalentines – a playlist
Look, Valentines Day is NOT for everyone. Let’s take some time to remember those we hate, the heart breakers, the wrong doers…
Take a listen below a playlist curated by the LPR staff featuring some of their favorite songs that are pretty much the opposite of “lovey dovey”
Mohammed Fairouz Interviewed on The Green Room
Composer Mohammed Fairouz was recently a guest on The Green Room with Lara Downes, where he talked about inspiration, the life of a composer, and how his album, Follow, Poet, came about.
Follow, Poet is his latest album, released just a couple weeks ago by Deutsche Grammophon and features his works performed by Ensemble LPR. We will be celebrating the album with a performance by Ensemble LPR at (Le) Poisson Rouge on February 23. The program will feature Fairouz’s Audenesque from the album. Continue reading
Win a copy of Maria Isa’s “Valley of the Dolls”
Maria Isa will be gracing the LPR stage to celebrate her recent release, Valley of the Dolls on February 19th. In addition to celebrating the release, the event also serves as the official after party for the Viva Latino Film Festival. Read on for details on entering the contest! Continue reading
#LiveAtLPR Instagram round-up: December & January
Before we get too ahead of ourselves in this new year, let’s take a look back at our favorite snapshots from December & January on Instagram! Continue reading
Ensemble LPR & Mohammed Fairouz’s “Follow, Poet” Trailer
We’re excited to share the trailer for Follow, Poet, the Deutsche Grammophon debut from Ensemble LPR.
On it Ensemble LPR performs music by composer Mohammed Fairouz, including his Audenesque featuring mezzo soprano Kate Lindsay as well as readings by Pulitzer Prize winning poet and New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon.…
Watch the album trailer for Missy Mazzoli’s “Vespers for a New Dark Age”
Celebrated Brooklyn-based composer and pianist Missy Mazzoli will be releasing her new record Vespers for a New Dark Age at the end of March, and she and her group Victoire will be playing an album release show at LPR on Thursday, May 7 with Glasser and Noveller.
Watch the trailer…
Listen to a preview of “Glass & Blood: Concert Works from the Bloodiest Film Scores” on WFMU’s Morricone Island
The January 20th edition of WFMU’s excellent soundtrack music show Morricone Island featured pianist Michael Riesman and violinist Chase Spruill as guests, and together with host Devon E. Levins they spun a pretty amazing preview of Glass & Blood: Concert Works from the Bloodiest Film Scores by Philip Glass, which…
Mixtape Mondays: Chase Spruill on Philip Glass’ “Candyman” Score
“I had a pretty normal upbringing as a young kid in a military family, and my one and only flaw (okay, fine, I had many bratty childhood flaws) was that I’d like to sneak and watch really scary movies. Anywhere. TV. Movie theaters. Turns out I wasn’t nearly as good at sneaking around as…
Listen to the title track from Zs’ new album “Xe”
Brooklyn’s Zs comes to LPR next Wednesday, January 21 for the record release show of the band’s latest, Xe. We’ve been looking forward to this one for a while, and now the premiere of the album’s title track over at NPR has us even more excited.
Have a listen to…
New Video: Hessismore playing “Stupidface” live
Brooklyn-based nonprofit OMW just premiered a new live video of “Stupidface” by Hessismore, who are playing LPR this Thursday, January 15.
Mixtape Mondays: Justin Kantor on the LPR (New)Classical Series
I’ve created a playlist inspired by the upcoming (New)Classical series, which kicks off on Tuesday. I wanted to play off the themes of the series and also the onset of winter… the mix is solitary, pensive, and a little spiritual. It features composers born mid 19th century onward, who lean towards…
Mixtape Mondays: Mikkel of Hessismore
We asked leading man Mikkel Hess (of Hess is More) to compile a playlist for us, featuring music he is “generally excited about” + some Hessismore & Lorna Dune favorites. Continue reading
Don’t miss the fifth anniversary of Oh! You Pretty Things’ Bowie & Elvis live tribute
We’re looking forward to celebrating the birthdays of two of the biggest names in rock ‘n’ roll royalty later this month. On Sunday, January 18, Oh! You Pretty Things presents its fifth annual David Bowie and Elvis Presley live tribute at LPR.
The event will feature live sets by Michael T…