Q&A: Crushed Out share nicknames, inspirations, beaches & more
We’re excited to have Brooklyn electrified honky-tonk surf duo Crushed Out on our bill for the third installment of On The Rise at LPR on Wednesday, September 16! We caught up with husband-wife/bandmates Moselle Spiller and Franklin Hoier and asked them a few questions about Crushed Out’s music, creative chemistry and more fun…
Listen to Micachu & The Shapes’ latest single, “Sad”
Good Sad Happy Bad, the new album from Micachu & The Shapes, is due out via Rough Trade on September 11, and the band will be celebrating the release with a show at LPR on Saturday, September 12!
Micachu (aka Mica Levi) and The Shapes (keyboardist Raisa Khan and drummer Marc…
Listen: “Yacha” (Peaking Lights Dub Mix) by Sinkane
Aaron of Peaking Lights digs Sinkane’s sweet psychedelia and we do too! The full “Mean Dub” remix EP is set to release on August 21st. In the mean time, enjoy summer, sit back, relax, or have a little too much fun to “Yacha” by Sinkane X Peaking Lights! Continue reading
Listen: “Oh Baby” by Micachu & The Shapes
Micachu & The Shapes are back with their highly anticipated follow-up to 2012′s Never. Good Sad Happy Bad is due out in the fall and we’ll be celebrating with them & the PopGun crew! Take a listen to “Oh Baby”… Continue reading
Listen to Ky-Mani Marley’s new track “Fancy Things”
Ky-Mani Marley, who’s playing LPR on Monday, June 29, has a new album called Maestro on the way this summer, and he recently premiered the track “Fancy Things” over at The FADER.
Watch Josh Rouse’s new video for “New Young”
Josh Rouse, who’s playing LPR on Saturday, June 13, recently debuted a new video for “New Young” from his latest album The Embers Of Time. Check it out:
Here’s a description of the video from The Bluegrass Situation, who premiered the video yesterday:
“Visions of the Northern California…
Stream Rana Santacruz’s new album “Por Ahí”
Brooklyn-based Mexican native Rana Santacruz takes the stage at LPR as part of our Cinco de Mayo concert next Tuesday, May 5. He’ll be releasing his new album Por Ahí the same day, but you can stream it right now over at NPR!
NPR’s Felix Contreras calls…
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…
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.