Composer News 2020

Westminster Choir, conducted by Joe Miller, will be performing my Psalm 96 setting on their West Coast Tour. The choir is celebrating its centenary in 2020 and commissioned the piece to mark the milestone. (Dates below) Friday, January 10 • 7:30 p.m.Plymouth Church – United Church of ChristSeattle, WALEARN MORE Sunday, January 12 • 4Continue reading “Composer News 2020”

Westminster Choir Premieres New Carey work

This past summer, Joe Miller, Director of Choral Activities at Westminster Choir College, commissioned a piece from me to celebrate the centenary of both the college and Westminster Choir. They will premiere my setting of Psalm 96 on November 9th in Massapequa, New York and November 10th in Princeton (Details below). Appear and Inspire: 100Continue reading “Westminster Choir Premieres New Carey work”

Elliot Root – “Stay” (YouTube audio)

Elliot Root’s debut album Conjure is out August 25th via E.R./Thirty Tigers. Check out a YouTube audio stream of the lead off single “Stay,” and mark your calendar for one of the tour dates, below. ELLIOT ROOT on TOUR * with Rainbow Kitten Surprise August 11 Boulder, CO Non-Comm Radio Summit August 25 Clinton, MSContinue reading “Elliot Root – “Stay” (YouTube audio)”

The Dream Syndicate: “Glide”

The Dream Syndicate. Photo: Chris Sikich. How Did I Find Myself Here?,  The Dream Syndicate’s first LP since 1988 will be released via Anti on September 8th.   THE DREAM SYNDICATE – 2017 TOURING SCHEDULE: Sept 29 Portland, OR – Star Theater Sept 30 Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern Oct 14 Oslo – Rockefeller Oct 15Continue reading “The Dream Syndicate: “Glide””

Thursday: Sarah Cahill plays Harrison at LPR

Pianist Sarah Cahill appears at LPR on April 6th at 7 PM as part of her tour celebrating the music and birth centenary of composer Lou Harrison. She and I touched base earlier this week as she was preparing for her trip to the Northeast.   Hi Sarah. Thanks for taking time to talk withContinue reading “Thursday: Sarah Cahill plays Harrison at LPR”

Moon Duo: “Lost in Light” (Soundcloud)

Moon Duo’s Occult Architecture, Vol.2 is out on May 5th, 2017 via Sacred Bones. Moon Duo Tour Dates: Sat. March 11 – Mexico City, MX @ Festival NRMAL Wed. Mar. 15 – Newcastle, UK @ Northumbria University Thu. Mar. 16 – Manchester, UK @ Band On The Wall Fri. Mar. 17 – London, UK @Continue reading “Moon Duo: “Lost in Light” (Soundcloud)”

WHY? – “Proactive Evolution ” (Soundcloud)

The band WHY?’s latest LP, Moh Lean, came out this past Friday on Joyful Noise. WHY?’s first release in four years, it supplies a shot of optimism during times that surely need it. Upcoming Tour Dates: 03/16 – Cincinnati, OH – The Woodward Theater 03/17 – Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall 03/18 – Minneapolis, MNContinue reading “WHY? – “Proactive Evolution ” (Soundcloud)”

Francois Couturier and Anja Lechner at Greenwich Music House (Concert Review)

  Francois Couturier and Anja Lechner Greenwich Music House New York February 18, 2017 By Christian Carey   Five Things to Like About Francois Couturier and Anja Lechner in duo performance   Versatility — These are two musicians who are able to play in a plethora of styles: classical, jazz, world music, et cetera. IContinue reading “Francois Couturier and Anja Lechner at Greenwich Music House (Concert Review)”

Temples: “Certainty” (SoundCloud)

Temples’s album Volcano is out March 3rd via Fat Possum Records. Check out lead-off track “Certainty” below. They are also extensively touring (dates below). TEMPLES TOUR DATES: (new shows in bold) Wed. Feb. 22 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel * Fri. Feb. 24 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom * Sat. Feb. 25 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’sContinue reading “Temples: “Certainty” (SoundCloud)”

Jens Lekman: “What’s That Perfume You Wear?” (Video)

Jens Lekman has announced his new album, Life Will See You Now, will be released on February 17th via Secretly Canadian. He’s shared a video of the leadoff single, “What’s That Perfume You Wear?” and is touring in support of the recording, both in the United States and Europe (dates below).   Jens Lekman Tour Dates Thu. FebContinue reading “Jens Lekman: “What’s That Perfume You Wear?” (Video)”