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Beth Orton – “Mystery (Nico Muhly Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Beth Orton's 2012 release Sugaring Season yielded the exquisitely gorgeous "Mystery," one of those spare, ethereal folk songs that wrings so much grace from acoustic…
Chris DeVille | January 30, 2014 - 10:05 am

Shara Worden, Owen Pallett, Bryce Dessner, & Nico Muhly – “Pain Changes” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

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…
Miles Bowe | November 5, 2013 - 1:11 pm

Stream McSweeney’s Flaming Lips Radio Show Feat. Ed Droste, Will Sheff, Bill Callahan & More

Here's another thing that Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne can cross off of his increasingly insane to-do list: Record an hour-long radio drama about the…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2012 - 9:57 am

Watch Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, & Bryce Dessner Perform More Planetarium Songs

Last week, we posted video of Sufjan Stevens teaming up with the National's Bryce Dessner and indie-affiliated composer Nico Muhly to perform a gorgeous new…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2012 - 10:16 am

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly & Bryce Dessner – “Venus” (Live At MusicNOW)

Lately, there's been a whole lot of crossover between the worlds of indie rock and avant-classical, and three of the parties most responsible are Sufjan…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2012 - 10:02 am

Arcade Fire Return To SNL

It's late Saturday night, so can we group liveblog this? The ScarJo/Arcade Fire combo bodes well. I'm told we should expect "We Used To…
Scott Lapatine | November 13, 2010 - 11:46 pm

Premature Evaluation

The National – High Violet Premature Evaluation

We talk a lot about "anticipation" when it comes to new releases, but it feels like folks have been awaiting the National's High Violet with…
stereogum | April 20, 2010 - 5:14 pm

Nico Muhly and Jónsi Talk Composing, Collaborating, And “Going Apeshit on This Bitch”

The Reykjavík Grapevine caught Nico Muhly and Jónsi after the Icelandic Music Awards for a last-minute interview, and the resulting conversation between the two musicians…
jessica | April 13, 2010 - 11:03 am

Sam Amidon – “Relief” (R. Kelly Cover)

Although Sam Amidon's frequently contributed banjo and guitar to the whispered elegance of Thomas Bartlett's Doveman project, he's a fiddler first, and a man with…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2010 - 5:13 pm

Jónsi & Nico Muhly – “Go Do” and “Kolnidur” Live Video

Jónsi's released four videos of him and Nico Muhly doing undressed versions of songs from the Sigur Rós singer's upcoming album. From his "Time To
jessica | March 26, 2010 - 4:48 pm

New Jónsi – “Boy Lilikoi”

Sigur Rós's Jónsi Birgisson has a solo album on the way titled Go, which the band's site mentions "will be largely acoustic and feature string…
Amrit Singh | December 4, 2009 - 3:55 pm

New National Tunes, Peformance On Late Was The Night With Jimmy Fallon

Hey, it's a blog post relating to Dark Was The Night. Sunday night's live event around the indie-scene-portrait compilation was a certain success, and the…
Amrit Singh | May 7, 2009 - 9:34 am

Grizzly Bear/Final Fantasy With The Brooklyn Philharmonic @ BAM, Brooklyn 2/28/09

Well, that was wonderful. On Saturday night at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music, Final Fantasy and Grizzly Bear experimented with full sets of material accompanied…
Amrit Singh | March 1, 2009 - 6:04 pm