The first woman (among several) to run for president was Victoria Woodhull, whose campaign back in 1872, before women were even allowed to vote, was greeted with nastiness from detractors and the press that rivals … well, politics today actually. Composer Victoria Bond and librettist Hilary Bell have crafted a two-act opera that depicts Woodhull’s historic run. It was acclaimed inContinue reading “Mrs. President … The Opera … Comes to New York”
This haunting video, accompanied by A Winged Victory for the Sullen playing Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie’s piece “The Few Of Us Left,” is of the great salt flats of Bolivia. A new film Salero, out December 1st, details the imperiled lives of those who mine the salt flats. Not only is their way of life precarious, but thoseContinue reading “A Winged Victory for the Sullen – “The Few of Us Left””
Perhaps best known currently as the drummer for the James Corden show, Guillermo E. Brown is a fine songwriter, singer, and drummer. I first learned of his work in the latter context: as a free jazz player, he contributed to recordings on the Thirsty Ear’s Blue Series. Recording under the moniker Pegasus Warning, Brown has just released his secondContinue reading ““Building a Bridge” by Pegasus Warning”
Cello ensemble Break of Reality covers a song from Radiohead’s latest LP …
An excerpt from Andrew Bird’s Live from the Great Room series: a duet with Matt Berninger (the National) covering Lou Reed’s “Perfect Day.”
No One’s Ever Changed out November 18 via Black Rd. Spelling Reform is certainly close to a Doppelganger of Mountain Goats!
Jason Stein – bass clarinet Paul Giallorenzo – keyboards Chad Taylor – drums Marshall Allen – EVI
ODESZA’s Foreign Family Collective has released the latest single from Norwegian electronica collective Autolaser called “OffOffOff.”
“Fighting Duran” is a track from Julia Holter’s film soundtrack for Bleed for This. A soundtrack album will be out on November 18th via Milan Records.