Shazad Ismaily

Jonsi / Olof Arnalds collaborator Ulfur preps solo LP (listen to “Vakandi”)
Jonsi / Olof Arnalds collaborator Ulfur preps solo LP (listen to “Vakandi”)
Icelandic musician and composer Úlfur Hansson has made a name for himself over the last decade collaborating with Jónsi of Sigur Rós, Ólöf Arnalds, and Anna Von Hausswolff, and has had works commissioned by The Icelandic Symphonic Orchestra, the Kronos Quartet and l’Orchestre de Radio France. Now based out of NYC and going simply by Úlfur, he's set to release new solo album Arborescence on November 3...
pics: Laurie Anderson’s “Habeas Corpus” @ Park Avenue Armory w/ Merrill Garbus, Omar Souleyman & more
pics: Laurie Anderson’s “Habeas Corpus” @ Park Avenue Armory w/ Merrill Garbus, Omar Souleyman & more
You can't miss the no-joke political import of Anderson's collaboration with onetime Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed el Gharani. As he is barred from entering the US, Anderson's use of "telepresence" to stream his image live into an Upper East Side venue serves a refreshingly clear conceptual purpose...
Bonnaroo 2014 line-up announced! (Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave, Damon Albarn, Jack White, Elton John, Neutral Milk Hotel & more)
Bonnaroo 2014 line-up announced! (Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave, Damon Albarn, Jack White, Elton John, Neutral Milk Hotel & more)
Bonnaroo 2013 (more by Katherine Hansen) As mentioned, Bonnaroo 2014 happens June 12 - 15 in Manchester, TN. The fest has already been dropping hints as to who's going to play this year (Kanye and Elton John seem likely as headliners) but will finally spill the beans tonight via a web show called "Blam...