Listen to Ben Watt’s “Pearson Park – Deep Folk Mixtape, Vol. 4″
Ben Watt, who plays LPR on Tuesday, December 9, recently released “Pearson Park,” the fourth installment in his Deep Folk Mixtape series. Give it a spin below. Here’s some setup from Wondering Sound, who premiered the mix last Wednesday:
“Ben Watt is perhaps still best known for his work…
Angie Pontani talks with WNYC about Burlesque-A-Pades’ “A Christmas Shimmy”
On Friday, December 5 Burlesque-A-Pades kicks off its holiday tour with A Christmas Shimmy at LPR, and Angie Pontani of the World Famous Pontani Sisters spoke with WNYC about the show. She sums it up nicely:
“Burlesque is all about having fun, having a good time, enjoying yourself with family…
Photos from Nils Frahm @ Glasslands
Check out these photos from Nils Frahm @ Glasslands last night [taken by Lina Shteyn] Continue reading
Q2 Music visits Meredith Monk’s Tribeca loft for its “Q2 Spaces” video series
We’re huge fans of Q2 Music’s video series Q2 Spaces (see our posts on their visits to Jherek Bischoff’s unique Seattle digs and Timo Andres’ Bed-Stuy apartment), so we were excited to see that the latest episode takes you inside the Tribeca loft of composer Meredith…
LPR is seeking marketing interns for the Winter/Spring
Are you looking to gain experience, broaden your horizon exponentially, see awesome music (fo’ free!), meet new people, etc etc? Well do we have the opportunity for you! (le) poisson rouge is currently seeking marketing interns for the 2014/15 Winter & Spring semesters. Continue reading
Watch Daniel Lanois remix Tinariwen’s “Adounia Ti Chidjret” in the back of a ’72 Cadillac
Daniel Lanois and Tinariwen are playing Brooklyn Masonic Temple tonight (along with The Antlers and special guest Lonnie Holley), and we can’t think of a better way to prep for the show than watching this video of Lanois remixing Tinariwen’s “Adounia Ti Chidjret” while riding in the back of a ’72 Caddy.…
Listen to Lily & Madeleine’s interview and in-studio performance on WNYC
Indiana folk duo Lily & Madeleine, who play LPR this Thursday 11/6, dropped by the WNYC studio today. Listen to their interview and performance for Soundcheck below. The two sisters’ released their new album Fumes last week, and it’s a good one. Soundcheck explains why:
Win Agnes Obel’s “Aventine” / “Philharmonics” Double LP
Agnes Obel comes through LPR on Sunday, November 9 in celebration of her fantastic followup to Philharmonics, Aventine. Both albums are available as a double LP and we’re excited to announce that we’re giving away this bundle to one lucky ticket buyer! If you’ve bought tickets already you’ve been automatically entered…
Our Favorite Fliers: Terry Riley’s “In C”
Here’s Zan Emerson‘s minimalist poster for Terry Riley’s minimalist masterpiece “In C” which is being performed at LPR on November 4th in celebration of its 50th birthday. No matter what kind of music you generally find yourself listening to, seeing this piece performed live is essential for any and all music…
Meet the Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew
If you’ve been following us at all over the past few months you probably know that we’re presenting what should be a mind-blowing show with Nils Frahm and Dawn of Midi on November 21st. Having outgrown our stage here at LPR we’re bringing Mr. Frahm to an amazing church on the Upper…
Thoughts on Terry Riley’s “In C”
Darmstadt Essential Repertoire and LPR will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Terry Riley’s “In C” next Tuesday! We’ve asked some of the musicians performing next week to share their thoughts this important work. Continue reading
Stream the deluxe edition of Agnes Obel’s “Aventine” and listen to her mix of “Chamber Pop Influences”
Acclaimed Danish singer-songwriter Agnes Obel, who’s coming to LPR on Sunday, November 9, recently released the deluxe edition of her most recent album, Aventine, and you can stream the whole thing on her website.
Contest: Celebrating Terry Riley’s “In C”
In honor of the anniversary of “In C”, we are giving away an annual School of Fish membership to LPR! We want to hear what your favorite performances of this seminal piece have been over the years. Continue reading
Our Favorite Fliers: Elysian Fields
Another Elysian Fields show, another great poster from Lance Scott Walker! Don’t miss their return to our stage along with Charles Gayle on October 30th.
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Photos: PopGun presents La Femme + more [10/16]
Check out these rad photos from La Femme with Tiny Leg, Charly Bliss, and Ejecta a few weeks ago, presented by PopGun. (taken by Mark Shelby Perry) Continue reading
Stream Daniel Lanois’ new album “Flesh And Machine” and listen to his remix of The Antlers’ “Doppelganger”
NPR’s First Listen is streaming the new solo album from Daniel Lanois, who’s curating and performing a full set for Anti-Thesis at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple on Monday, November 10. Lanois’ record, Flesh And Blood, comes out next Tuesday, and it “defies categorization,” according to NPR’s Bob Boilen. Here’s more…
Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl wins Best Dance Party in the Village Voice’s Best of NYC
Congrats to Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl on winning Best Dance Party in the Village Voice’s annual Best of NYC issue!
We’re not surprised, considering the immense levels of ’80s awesomeness they bring to LPR every Saturday night. Here’s what the Voice had to…
Stream Lily & Madeleine’s new album “Fumes”
Indiana folk pop duo Lily & Madeline (who play LPR Thursday 11/6) are set to release Fumes on Sufjan Stevens’ Asthmatic Kitty label next week, but you can stream the new album right now via NPR’s First Listen.
Fumes is the followup to the two siblings’ self-titled 2013 debut, and NPR’s…
Nick Zammuto shares track-by-track notes on his band’s new album “Anchor”
Last week Nick Zammuto (formerly of The Books) started sharing a series of in-depth blog posts about his band’s new album Anchor. Covering a song per day, he’s current up to track 8, “IO.” In anticipation of Zammuto’s show at LPR this coming Sunday, October 26, we’ve highlighted some choice excerpts from his…
Photos from Felabration w/ Debo Band, Chop & Quench, & Questlove!
Felabration last week was quite a hoot! Check out these fun photos of everyone getting down to the music of Fela Kuti! (photos by Steven Trotman) Continue reading
Our Favorite Fliers: NPR Music 2014 Fall Showcase
Another CMJ, another amazing showcase from NPR Music! This one features Elle Varner, Lia Ices, B.J. The Chicago Kid, and Cayetana. It’s free with RSVP, so get on it and check out this fantastic eclectic night of music on October 22! In the meantime though take in this great poster for the…
We have new t-shirts!
A favorite from our buttons, our “sex, drugs, and classical music” design is now a t-shirt!
If you think rock stars have all the fun then you’ve obviously never hung out with the classical crowd at LPR. This shirt is dedicated to all the badass folks from the classical world who have…
Listen to “Base Phive Futur Cossacks,” a new song from Secret Chiefs 3
Secret Chiefs 3 bring their diverse and far-out musical explorations back to LPR next Tuesday, October 21. The band, who played LPR back in 2011, also just released a new record, Perichoresis, and you can listen to one of its tracks below.
Before you delve in, though, we should…
Watch video of La Femme playing at France’s Levitation Festival
La Femme play LPR tomorrow! For an idea of what’s in store, watch this video of the French band performing at last month’s Levitation (a festival in France organized by the same people behind Texas’ renowned Austin Psych Fest):
La Femme boast “an addictive sound pulling from psychedelic pop, surf…