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Arthur Russell

Arthur Russell
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Arthur Russell archive acquired by NY Public Library

The NYPL plans on digitizing unearthed tapes, photos and more, and making it available to the public.

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Moogfest Day 3 - Saturday May 21, 2016
photo by Daniel White
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Moogfest 2016 in pics (Grimes, Blood Orange, Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson & more)

The 2016 edition of Moogfest went down in Durham, NC, last weekend, right before what would have been Bob Moog's 82nd birthday.

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Jose Gonzalez at Beacon Theatre
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Jose Gonzalez w/ yMusic @ Beacon Theatre (pics / setlist)

Jose Gonzalez's minimal beauty backed by chamber ensemble yMusic made for a very memorable evening.

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Dev Hynes, Sam Amidon, Thao Nguyen, Richard Reed Parry, Cults & more paid tribute to Arthur Russell at BAM (pics)

Mr. Russell's eerie, solitary side was assigned to Lonnie Holley, singing in a bluesy, abstracted tone (and sometimes whistling) over clusters sustained on an electric keyboard; to Sam Amidon, who played terse banjo parts and sang with quizzical innocence; and to Richard Reed Parry, playing bass and singing just above a whisper...

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posthumous Arthur Russell album, ‘Corn,’ coming in June (stream a track)

Arthur Russell died in 1992 but left a lot of music unreleased. That includes Corn, an album featuring nine tracks Russell recorded in 1982 and 1983 that was intended for a 1985 release that never happened...

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Dev Hynes, Sam Amidon, Cults, Richard Reed Parry, Kurtis Matronik, Thao Nguyen & more playing Arthur Russell tributes

Like last year, the 2015 Red Bull Music Academy will host a two-night tribute concert at BAM. Last year was William Onyeabor, and this year they'll be paying tribute to the late, great Arthur Russell whose music spanned folk, classical, dance and areas in between...

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Photo by Greg Cristman | www.gregCphotography.com
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Red Bull Music Academy NY returns – 2015 lineup & schedule (return of the Storm Rave, GHE20G0TH1K, a Kid Millions commission & much more)

The Red Bull Music Academy will once again take over NYC this year from May 1-30 with several very cool events and various venues.

This year includes a night of all African electronic artists at Villain, a GHE20G0TH1K's biggest ever party which will happen at BK Bazaar with a big lineup including New Orleans Bounce 'sissy rapper' Sissy Nobby's first-ever NYC appearance, the premiere of a new Kid Millions (of Oneida) piece with 20 musicians, a conversation with A$AP Rocky, a PC Music showcase with all their artists and SOPHIE at BRIC House, a conversation with George Clinton, the biggest-ever Nothing Changes party at Output with Merzbow and many others, a Tri Angle Records 5th anniversary party on Wall Street with most of the label's roster, the return of Frankie Bones' Storm Rave party, the debut of FKA twigs' new live show with dancers and more, an Arthur Russell tribute with Dev Hynes, Cults, Phosphorescent (UPDATE: Phosphoresent was initially listed as part of this but is no longer on the lineup), Sam Amidon, Little Scr...

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The Twilight Sad streaming Arthur Russell cover, touring in 2015 (dates)

The Twilight Sad in Boston in 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)

Earlier this year, The Twilight Sad dropped their latest album Nobody Wants To Be Here and Nobody Wants To Leave on FatCat, and it was recently named #1 Album of the Year by Drowned In Sound...

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Hot Chip share “Go Bang” cover from Arthur Russell tribute

Hot Chip at Coachella 2013 (more by Wei Shi)

We've already heard Sufjan Stevens' contribution to Red Hot's upcoming Arthur Russell tribute LP (due 10/21 via Yep Rec), and now Hot Chip have shared their cover of "Go Bang," via Pitchf...

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Sufjan Stevens releases “A Little Lost” cover from upcoming Arthur Russell tribute album (listen)

Sufjan in Prospect Park in 2011 (more by Jessica Amaya)

Sufjan Stevens is among the impressive group of musicians contributing to Red Hot's Arthur Russell tribute album (due out 10/21 via Yep Roc), and his cover of "A Little Lost" just premiered over at Pitchf...

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