Archive for May, 2013

New Music: Boards of Canada, A Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater Duet, Thundercat, More

Last month the Scottish electronic duo Boards Of Canada released a series of mysterious recordings of a voice reading a set of numbers. Clever fans soon realized that the numbers were a code that, once entered, in order, online, revealed a video announcing Tomorrow's Harvest, the group's first new album in eight years. On this week's All Songs Considered we finally get a preview of the album... | Read More

Road Trip: Lost World of Interiors

It%26rsquo;s worth the 90-minute excursion to Beaumont to take in the Texas debut of Sally Chandler%26rsquo;s %26ldquo;The Lost World%26rdquo; exhibition. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) is the second stop of this design-centric show, which launched at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans last spring. Chandler%26rsquo;s romantic vision embraces 86 paintings and drawings... | Read More

Road Trip: Lost World of Interiors

It%26rsquo;s worth the 90-minute excursion to Beaumont to take in the Texas debut of Sally Chandler%26rsquo;s %26ldquo;The Lost World%26rdquo; exhibition. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) is the second stop of this design-centric show, which launched at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans last spring. Chandler%26rsquo;s romantic vision embraces 86 paintings and drawings... | Read More

Road Trip: Lost World of Interiors

It%26rsquo;s worth the 90-minute excursion to Beaumont to take in the Texas debut of Sally Chandler%26rsquo;s %26ldquo;The Lost World%26rdquo; exhibition. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas (AMSET) is the second stop of this design-centric show, which launched at The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans last spring. Chandler%26rsquo;s romantic vision embraces 86 paintings and drawings... | Read More

New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More

This week on All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton offer up a musical sampler of many styles from around the world. There's an upbeat, atmospheric cut with amazing harmonies from the magnetic Laura Mvula, a voice you'll hear a lot more of this year; Firehorse's blazing combination of neo-soul, hip-hop and electronic beats; a heavy, hypnotic track from New York duo Small... | Read More

New Music: Baths, Jim Jarmusch, Sam Phillips, More

We kick this week's show off with a lot of noise from filmmaker (and past guest DJ on All Songs Considered) Jim Jarmusch and his gloriously gritty side project called SQÜRL. The band, with Carter Logan and producer/engineer Shane Stoneback, originally formed to score the 2009 Jarmusch film The Limits Of Control. SQÜRL has a new, self-titled EP coming out this month and we've got a... | Read More

Art Notes

Eight to see: Make tracks to Project Row House for Round 38, a smartly curated convergence of eight talents in seven row houses that are provocative, compelling and poignant, dealing out themes global (Rahul Mitra), local (Thomas Sayers Ellis), cosmic (Kenya Evans, M%26rsquo;kina Tapscott), architectural and iconic (Sean Shim-Boyle), nature-based (J%26uuml;rgen Tarrasch), print-related (Darin... | Read More

Art Notes

Eight to see: Make tracks to Project Row House for Round 38, a smartly curated convergence of eight talents in seven row houses that are provocative, compelling and poignant, dealing out themes global (Rahul Mitra), local (Thomas Sayers Ellis), cosmic (Kenya Evans, M%26rsquo;kina Tapscott), architectural and iconic (Sean Shim-Boyle), nature-based (J%26uuml;rgen Tarrasch), print-related (Darin... | Read More

Art Notes

Eight to see: Make tracks to Project Row House for Round 38, a smartly curated convergence of eight talents in seven row houses that are provocative, compelling and poignant, dealing out themes global (Rahul Mitra), local (Thomas Sayers Ellis), cosmic (Kenya Evans, M%26rsquo;kina Tapscott), architectural and iconic (Sean Shim-Boyle), nature-based (J%26uuml;rgen Tarrasch), print-related (Darin... | Read More

Art Notes

The Instigators: We%26rsquo;re just back from the buzz of the Dallas Art Fair where %26mdash; besides the conversations, connections and visual banquet %26mdash; we were all smitten by the meaning and message of Seven at the Dallas Contemporary. Meeting legendary Seven founder Joe Amrhein of Pierogi and his artist Brian Conley was truly a highlight. In the spirit of taking the Fair + Seven... | Read More

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