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Southern piano man Ben Folds and NYC classical sextet yMusic are teaming up for an album this year. No title or release date has been listed, but the trailer below offers a preview of the music and a…   Read Story »
As previously speculated, Beck is finally releasing an official version of his 2012 sheet music album Song Reader at the end of the month. Beck will only be performing one song ("Heaven's Ladder")…   Read Story »
Last night, Dirty Projectors brought their endlessly tricky chamber-pop to the stage at the Late Show With David Letterman, playing the Swing Lo Magellan single "About To Die" while the classical…   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 »
Annie Clark, better known to most of us as St. Vincent, has composed a piece called "Proven Badlands" for the orchestral ensemble yMusic. The track is as playful and prettily fierce as anything you'd…   Read Story »
Shaky YouTube video of Sufjan Stevens performing a haunting "John Wayne Gacy, Jr." at MusicNOW in Cincinnati is what first put the festival in the back of my mind. (That and the city's historic…   Read Story »