yMusic at Castle Clinton in July (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Six-piece ensemble yMusic released their debut LP this past September, Beautiful Mechanical, with compositions by Shara Worden of My Brightest Diamond (whose new album yMusic played on), Annie Clark, Son Lux, and others. They'll celebrate the album with a record release show in NYC on Sunday (12/4) at Rockwood Music Hall. Tickets are on sale now.

They'll perform in NYC again with My Brightest Diamond when they open for The National at Beacon Theater (12/16). Tickets for that show are still on sale.

yMusic are also play the Ecstatic Music Festival with album collaborator Son Lux (Ryan Lott) and Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry on February 8 at Merkin Concert Hall. Tickets are still available. Stream the Son Lux-composed track "Beautiful Mechanical" off yMusic's album here.

Speaking of Richard Parry, he was spotted in the audience of the Little Scream show the other day at Pianos. He also happened to co-produce the new Little Scream record (which he also contributed to musically). Maybe he'll be there at The Rock Shop in Brooklyn tonight (12/2) too.

My Brightest Diamond also has an upcoming show at Merkin Concert Hall, but hers is part of New York Guitar Festival. She plays on January 17, performing an original score for Buster Keaton's silent film Balloonatic, aliong with Keller WilliamsRedhooker, who will both also be performing scores of Keaton films. Tickets are still available. Shara is also one of the performers for David Lang's Making Music piece, along with Bryce Dessner of The National, Owen Pallett, Nico Muhly and others, which is being presented at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on January 27. Tickets are on sale now.

All dates below...

yMusic -- 2011/2012 Tour Dates
12/04/11 New York, NY Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2
12/16/11 New York, NY Beacon Theater (with My Brightest Diamond)
02/08/12 New York, NY Ecstatic Music Festival at Merkin Hall

My Brightest Diamond -- 2011/2012 Tour Dates
12/16/11 New York City The Beacon Theater
01/17/12 New York City Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center
01/19/12 Indianapolis, IN Hilbert Circle Theater
01/25/12 Stanford University, California Dinkelspiel Auditorium
01/27/12 New York City Zankel Hall in Carnegie
02/02/12 - 02/04/12 London, UK Barbican