The two-time GRAMMY-winning keyboardist and his new band The Funk Apostles preview music from the group’s upcoming self-titled LP, which takes the dynamic blend of gospel, jazz and soul that earned him features on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, NPR, the New York Times Live and more to a whole new level.
An impressed Joseph Gordon-Levitt invited the Helsinki teenager to fly to LA to perform on his hitRECord TV special – and the Finnish multi-instrumentalist hasn’t looked back since. Her debut album was produced by Charles Newman (The Magnetic Fields) and is filled with indie-pop optimism and Regina Spektor-like cinematic arrangements.
Contact: Brooke Yen
Willie and Brent Stewart’s immersive ‘Grand Ole Opera,’ Pioneer Works’ latest musically minded exhibition, features a rotating cast of live performances from groundbreaking experimental and noise artists evoking a violent, sublime and modern Americana. Lighting Bolt performs.
The First Lady of Children’s Music celebrates 60 years as a Smithsonian Folkways artist with a 25-track collection of camp-song classics, featuring a group of children, parents and teachers from the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago and Tony and Kate Seeger from Camp Killooleet.
Contact: Andrea Evenson
Pioneer Works Presents Black Pus with Burning Star Core and Earth at ‘Grand Ole Opera’ (Brooklyn NY)
Willie and Brent Stewart’s immersive ‘Grand Ole Opera,’ Pioneer Works’ latest musically minded exhibition, features a rotating cast of live performances from groundbreaking experimental and noise artists evoking a violent, sublime and modern Americana. Black Pus with Burning Star Core and Eartheater perform.
The forthcoming short film and soundtrack – the first in a planned series of environmental recordings to be filmed at different locations around the world – is a thrilling sonic exploration under the endless Mojave Desert sky. When Sam Shepherd, one of London’s most sought-after DJs and producers, traveled to the desert with his band to rehearse between US tours, he was struck by the distinct sonic tapestry of the rock formations and valleys, so he set up a recording operation to harness the soaring and vast sound of the desert landscape.
Contact: Max Lefkowitz