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 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,…
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
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,…
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…
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…
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
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
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
Listen to this year’s NYC Winter Jazzfest artists on iTunes Radio
The 11th NYC Winter Jazzfest gets underway on Thursday, and this year the festival has its own station on iTunes Radio! Tune and listen to many of the amazing artists who will be performing.
You can also sample and purchase recordings by those artists in the Winter Jazzfest iTunes…
Mixtape Mondays: End of 2014
For this edition of Mixtape Mondays, we asked the LPR staff to pick a favorite track from an artist who graced our stage with their presence in 2014. Take a listen below: Continue reading
Listen to a playlist of music by the members of Blue Note supergroup Our Point of View
Blue Note Records continues its 75th anniversary celebrations with a very special concert this Friday at LPR. Together with leading jazz station WBGO, the label is presenting the only East Coast appearance by Our Point of View, a supergroup featuring six of the most exciting and innovative artists currently on the Blue…
Kendrick Scott & Marcus Strickland on Our Point of View
In anticipation of their show here on December 12 Kendrick Scott and Marcus Strickland stopped by WBGO to discuss the supergroup Our Point of View with Simon Retner.
Take a listen to the interview over here and make sure you get your tickets while you can.
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Mixtape Monday: Angie Pontani’s Holiday Playlist
We asked the fabulous Angie Pontani of Burlesque-A-Pades to put together a holiday playlist in anticipation of her troupe’s return to the LPR stage on December 5th! Enjoy!
Welcome to my holiday playlist! I’ve picked some classics from the crooners I love, some tracks that put me in the mood…