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Dirty Projectors’ David Longstreth On Wonderful Rainbows, Being Vulnerable, And The Cowardice In Modern Music

Tomorrow, Dirty Projectors release their outstanding, prematurely beloved new LP Swing Lo Magellan. Tonight, the band performs a release show at Music Hall Of Williamsburg, and streams it live to YouTube at 10PM EST. And right now, we’re presenting the transcript of a conversation I had with principal Projector David Longstreth in Greenpoint a few… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 9, 2012 - 1:32 pm

Premature Evaluation: Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

Dirty Projectors’ Swing Lo Magellan is officially released next week, though the band’s streaming the record in its entirety, right now, over at NYTimes. This is great news. Open a tab, press play, let’s discuss. For those who’ve been following along, this is one of the year’s most anticipated records. For those new to the… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 2, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Rites Of Spring: A Benefit For Haiti

In March of 2009 Björk and Alex Ross and I got together to do an unannounced afternoon DJ set at Housing Works. Our theme was “bass” and we included live interactions from Mick Barr (on distortion-free guitar) and the composer Anna Clyne (a piece with cello and tape). It was a lot of fun and,… More »

By: brandon / April 8, 2010 - 10:16 am