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Shara Worden's operatic bazooka of a voice has been on display on a lot of other people's indie rock records in recent years, and now she's back with another of her own. Next week, Worden's My…   Read Story »
"Pressure," the recent single from Shara Worden's operatic art-pop project My Brightest Diamond, ripples and clangs and flutters beautifully; it's the most percussive thing I've ever heard from this…   Read Story »
Shara Worden, better known as My Brightest Diamond, will put out the new album This Is My Hand next month. We've already heard the absurdly confident opener, "Pressure," which threw at us everything…   Read Story »
Shara Worden is getting ready to release her new album, This Is My Hand, and she's already shared the percussive, ferocious opener "Pressure." Before that, though, she's put together the EP None More…   Read Story »
Shara Worden has done some collaborations and covers recently, but for anybody hoping to hear that incredible voice being used in the service of something new with My Brightest Diamond, you're in for…   Read Story »
'Tis the season for covers of both the holiday and non-holiday variety. Here's one to round out your collection, My Brightest Diamond's rendition of "Make You Feel My Love" from Bob Dylan's 1997…   Read Story »
Composer David Lang recently put out Death Speaks, a record built around the lyrics of Franz Schubert, the master of the art song (and a re-appropriater of lyrics himself -- his musical version of…   Read Story »
In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that event, called Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (a…   Read Story »
The National just wrapped a five-night stand at the Beacon -- maybe you livestreamed the final night -- a run of shows which brings back memories to the Allman Brothers heyday. But it was a different…   Read Story »
In the video for My Brightest Diamond's "High Low Middle," Shara Worden incites what appears to be a community-center dance party by performing a glammed-up rendition of the song. It's probably the…   Read Story »