Kronos Quartet

Hot off of their last recording with The National’s Bryce Dessner debut composer record Aheym, The Kronos Quartet return with their new headlining album A Thousand Thoughts, due out this April. The first revealed track off the record has … [Read More]

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best of 2014

The end of 2013 is upon us but with the new year comes a renewed sense of hope for the future of classical music and its varying sub-genres. Scouring through the upcoming news/rumors/press release babble, our editorial staff have chosen … [Read More]

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Bryce Dessner

The new video for the Kronos Quartet’s performance of Bryce Dessner’s (of The National fame) original composition “Tour Eiffel” provides a heartbreaking visual narrative for the story of Kim Sanders, a retired Dallas Homicide detective, as he takes a road … [Read More]

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Bryce Dessner

An unlisted teaser for The National’s Bryce Dessner’s upcoming new classical album on Deutsche Grammophon was released today. The video provided by Dessner’s management officially confirms that indeed it will be Dessner’s first recorded release written for orchestra.

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Bryce Dessner

Lead singer Bryce Dessner of The National and lead guitarist/keyboardist of Radiohead Johnny Greenwood, two of the biggest names in the indie/alt world team up for an interesting combo album featuring classical compositions from both figures.

Set to be released … [Read More]

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Kronos Quartet

In what could be mistaken for an old-school Windows 95 screen saver, Kronos Quartet released their new video for “Aheym” off their upcoming album with The National’s Bryce Dessner.

This is the first unveiling of music from the album itself … [Read More]

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bryce dessner / the national

Bryce Dessner, composer & guitarist from The National, will make his debut record as a composer featuring four new self-written works performed by himself and the Kronos Quartet, as well as an appearance by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus. For both … [Read More]

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