Watch the trailer for “Uncovered,” Maya Beiser’s new album of reimagined classic rock tunes
Cellist Maya Beiser will be celebrating the release of her new album Uncovered with a concert at LPR on Thursday, September 4th.
Uncovered features Beiser’s genre-shattering interpretations of classic rock tunes by Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Janis Joplin, Howlin’ Wolf, King Crimson, Muddy Waters and AC/DC. Here’s a peak…
Mixtape Monday: A Jimmy Scott Playlist by Sam Mickens
We are very excited to have the immensely talented Sam Mickens and Mike Pride’s from Bacteria to Boys here on Friday July 25th to pay tribute to the legendary jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott.
If you’re not familiar with Jimmy Scott’s music it’s time to get acquainted. Sam Mickens was awesome enough…
Listen to “This Right Here,” a new track from Marketa Irglova
Marketa Irglova (half of The Swell Season and Academy Award-winning co-star of Once) is set to release Muna, her second solo record, this fall. Below you can check out “This Right Here,” a new track from the album, and come October 10th you’ll have the chance to see Irglova live at LPR.…
Listen to S. Carey covering The Pines’ “Shiny Shoes”
We’re excited to have S. Carey back at LPR on Sunday, September 7th. The last time he stopped by was in April with White Hinterlands, and this time he’ll be co-headlining with another great act, Califone.
Meanwhile, S. Carey has also been on the road with Minneapolis’ The Pines…
Stream OOIOO’s new gamelan-inspired album “Gamel”
“Something happens during the opening minutes of OOIOO’s new album Gamel that, in a canny sense, raises it above all other records released this year: It levitates,” Doug Mosurock writes for NPR Music’s First Listen.
Earlier this month we posted the excellent Gamel tracks “Jesso Testa” and “Atatawa,” and…
Watch Jon Hopkins’ new video for “We Disappear” featuring Lulu James
After teaming up with Purity Ring last year to rework “Breathe This Air” from his acclaimed LP Immunity, British producer Jon Hopkins unveiled a new version of that album’s opening track “We Disappear” in May. Now he’s released the video for that cut, which features ethereal vocals from British neo-soul singer Lulu James. Check it…
Listen to new OOIOO tracks “Jesso Testa” and “Atatawa”
OOIOO, the group led by Boredoms drummer Yoshimi P-We, is coming to LPR on July 20th. They also have a new album called Gamel on the way, and what they’ve shared so far has us very excited.
Give “Jesso Testa” and “Atatawa” a listen and you’ll see why:
Here’s more on…
Listen: “Island Bounce” by FLOTE
Philadelphia producer FLOTE, of the trio Damn Right!, has a new album in the works and he was kind enough to leak a track to us here at LPR. Continue reading
Stream Meshell Ndegeocello’s New Album “Comet, Come To Me”
NPR is streaming Comet, Come to Me, the new album from the multi-talented Meshell Ndegeocello. It’s out next Tuesday, June 3, and Ndegeocello will be celebrating with a special release show at LPR!
Check out a couple tracks below and listen to all of Comet, Come to Me
Stream Plaid’s new album “Reachy Prints” and remix a track with their web app
The renowned British IDM duo Plaid (coming to LPR on July 18th) just released Reachy Prints, their first album since 2011′s Scintilli. It’s out on Warp, but you can stream the whole thing right now over at Clash, who also spoke with Plaid’s Andy Turner and Ed Handley.…
Listen to Yoni Wolf’s new mixtape “Old Dope”
WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf recently released Old Dope, a new mixtape of material he’ll be performing on his current solo tour, which stops at LPR this Thursday, May 22.
Noisey notes that, ”rather than do the same old song and dance he did as the front-dude of WHY?, he’s retrofitting his songs…
Listen: Jon Hopkins’ “We Disappear” feat. Lulu James
Jon Hopkins puts a fresh spin on an old favorite, “We Disappear”.” Continue reading
Stream Andrew Jackson Jihad’s New Album “Christmas Island”
Arizona folk-punk band Andrew Jackson Jihad (coming to LPR on June 14) are about to release their new album Christmas Island this coming Tuesday, but you can listen to it right here, right now (via The A.V. Club):
Here’s an excerpt from The A.V. Club‘s take…
The Making of Son Lux’s “Plan The Escape”
We’re big fans of the intricate compositions of Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott), who’s playing LPR on Tuesday, May 13, so naturally we were excited to see Lott post “Plan The Escape” (from last year’s Lanterns) on Soundcloud along with “some royal geekery about the song.” Listen to the track below…
Mixtape Mondays: Songs from Angus Andrew of Liars’ 13 Favorite Albums
Angus Andrew of Liars, who return to LPR on Thursday, May 8 after treating us to an awesome show last year, recently shared his 13 favorite albums with The Quietus. We enjoyed his list so much that we put together a mix of tracks from those LPs.
Listen to Deerhoof’s “Who Sleeps, Only Dreams” featuring Marc Ribot
Deerhoof and Marc Ribot, who are both playing LPR in the near future, teamed up for a limited edition split 7″ for Record Store Day, and here’s one of the tracks from that release:
“Who Sleeps, Only Dreams” takes “Qui Dorm, Només Somia” from Deerhoof vs Evil and swaps out…
Stream the Nels Cline Singers’ New Album “Macroscope”
NPR’s First Listen is streaming Macroscope,, the new album from the Nels Cline Singers, who play LPR on Thursday, May 1st.
“Nels Cline is a gateway drug in the best of ways,” writes NPR’s Bob Boilen. “He’s known as the guitar player for one of America’s best…
A Closer Look at Ken Vandermark’s Made To Break
Made To Break
Ken Vandermark’s Made to Break comes to LPR this Wednesday, April 23, so let’s take a look at what’s in store.
According to the group’s bio, Made To Break is Vandermark’s “newest ensemble and his most radical,” bringing together “elements of his interest and experience with the…
Listen to Son Lux’s new EP “Alternate Worlds” featuring Lorde and Rafiq Bhatia
Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) is bringing his superb blend of post-rock, electronica and hip-hop to LPR on May 13th for a show celebrating the release of his new EP Alternate Worlds. The vinyl edition is due out May 27, but you can scroll down and stream the entire EP right…
Yoni Wolf Interviews Son Lux
In what is nothing short of a music dork’s dream, Son Lux’s Ryan Lott got together with Why?’s Yoni Wolf as a part of the latter’s interview series The Wandering Wolf! Both are playing here next month (Son Lux on 5/13 and Yoni on 5/22) and this is…
Listen to the new Nels Cline Singers track “Canales’ Cabeza”
Here’s an excerpt from Premier Guitar‘s review of Macroscope, the new album from the Nels Cline Singers, who play LPR on Thursday, May 1st with Mary Halvorson:
“If the only thing you’ve heard from sonic alchemist Nels Cline is the indie-rock rumblings he adds to Wilco, you’re missing out…
Watch S. Carey Perform Alpenglow Live on The Current
S. Carey dropped by The Current recently to record a piano-only solo session, and the result is pretty fantastic. Check out the video below and listen to the whole thing over on The Current.
S. Carey plays LPR with White Hinterland on April 16th. Get your tickets now!
Stream NØMADS’ ‘Free My Animal’
NØMADS are very close to our heart here at LPR so we’re beyond excited to have them play our stage on April 12 for their record release show! In the meantime get excited with us by streaming their album Free My Animal in its entirety courtesy of WNYC’s Soundcheck.
Stream “Companion Piece” from the Nels Cline Singers’ New Album
The Nels Cline Singers are headed to LPR for a show on May 1st, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate May Day. A few of days before that, the trio will be releasing Macroscope, their fifth album. We’ve got the album’s opening track, “Companion Piece,” right here for…
Stream S. Carey and White Hinterland’s New Albums
The new albums from S. Carey and White Hinterland, who play LPR on Wednesday, April 16, aren’t due out until April 1st, but thanks to the powers of the Internet, you can listen to them right now!
S. Carey’s Range of Light is streaming via The New York Times‘…