Listen to Max Richter and ACME performing music from “Memoryhouse” live at LPR
Last month acclaimed composer and pianist Max Richter teamed up with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) to perform music from Memoryhouse, Richter’s 2002 solo debut.
Listen to a recording of that sold-out concert via WQXR’s Q2 Music
Watch Esperanza Spalding talk about her upcoming Emily’s D+Evolution Tour
Grammy-winning jazz artist Esperanza Spalding embarks on her Emily’s D+Evolution Tour in a couple weeks, and she’ll be stopping at LPR for a show on Friday, May 15!
Q & A: GABI talks live set-up, opera & more
We’ve been giving Sympathy several spins in the office since it’s release and are very excited to celebrate with GABI this coming Wednesday at LPR. We had quite a few questions for composer/songstress Gabrielle Herbst in which she happily obliged, check it out… Continue reading
Watch GABI’s new “Falling” video
GABI plays a record release show at LPR next Wednesday, April 22, and now, in addition to streaming her new album Sympathy, you can watch her new video for the track “Falling”. Here’s what Stereogum says about it:
“The video captures the bleak landscape well,…
#LiveAtLPR Instagram round-up for February & March
Spring has sprung (we think?) With that comes a new batch of our favorite Instagram shots from the past two months. Continue reading
Watch David O’Doherty perform a song on Conan last night
Irish funny man David O’Doherty, who’s coming to LPR on Tuesday, April 28, was on “Conan” last night. And he and his Casio keyboard were pretty great!
Watch Lightning Bolt’s new video for “The Metal East”
Last week Providence’s Lightning Bolt (playing LPR Saturday 5/16) debuted a new video for “The Metal East,” the opening track from Fantasy Empire, the duo’s first album in more than five years.
Made by NYC-based illustrator/animator Lale Westvind, it’s an wild four-minute visual trip that perfectly complement’s Lightning Bolt’s…
Stream GABI’s new album “Sympathy”
GABI (aka Gabrielle Herbst) is coming to LPR on Wednesday, April 22 for a record release show, and, while her new album Sympathy isn’t due out until April 7, you can stream the whole thing right now. Yesterday The FADER debuted the record along with a interview with GABI, in which she…
Listen to “The Leaving” from Julian Cubillos’ new album
NYC-based, LA-bred songwriter Julian Cubillos, who is celebrating his third studio album Evil with a release show this Saturday, April 4 at LPR, recently shared a track from the new record. Check out “The Leaving”:
On Saturday Cubillos will be joined by a number of acts associated with the
Mixtape Mondays: LPR Interns’ Spring Break Playlist
Since it’s Spring Break season, LPR’s interns decided to put together a playlist of songs we’ll be rocking to during our week away from the pressures of college. Whether you spend this time on a road trip with friends, partying on a beach, or wishing you were back in your college days to…
Stream Missy Mazzoli’s new album “Vespers For A New Dark Age”
We’ve already posted the album trailer and opening track from Missy Mazzoli’s Vespers For A New Dark Age, and now you can stream the entire album over at NPR’s First Listen!
On Thursday, May 7, Mazzoli will be teaming up with two other amazing acts, Glasser and Noveller,…
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