Tagged: Nico Muhly


Interview: Nico Muhly

The Met’s youngest composer takes us behind the scenes of the first internet-era opera October 21, 2013 marks the North American debut of Two Boys, an opera by Nico Muhly. At 32, he is the … read more »

POSTED October 18, 2013 12:32PM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS, MUSIC INTERVIEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,

Beat Construction: Antony and the Johnsons

This story will appear in FADER #81, on stands later this month. Antony and the Johnsons’ Cut the World is out today via Secretly Canadian and Ruff Trade. From otherworldly to orchestral. It’s a little … read more »

POSTED August 7, 2012 9:57AM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , ,

Staff Selects Playlist: Nico Muhly’s Double-Sided Brain

Every week, a different FADER editor compiles a playlist to highlight a new release and give you a guide to that artist’s web of influences and peers. These Staff Selects live in our Spotify app, … read more »

POSTED July 20, 2012 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,

Nico Muhly, “Part II: Material in a Handsome Stack” MP3

With his trilogy of Drones EPs, Nico Muhly—the prolific young composer and past collaborator with Philip Glass, Grizzly Bear and Usher—explores continuous sound combined with three instruments: piano, viola and violin. The second EP, Drones … read more »

POSTED July 10, 2012 1:15PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
Richard Gere, Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass, Suzanne Vega, Spalding Gray

Work in Progress: An Oral History of Philip Glass

Over the course of his decades-long career, Philip Glass has cast a wide net of friends and collaborators. From his start as the art world’s musical darling, composing minimalist works in lofts in the ’70s, … read more »

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Video: Usher, “Climax” (Prod. by Diplo)

Usher and Diplo’s Valentine’s Day jam, “Climax,” reconfigures its place in your life as Spring Fever anthem with this new, Sam Pilling-directed video. The clip is drama-packed and the narrative’s, uh, climax can make you … read more »

POSTED March 9, 2012 10:21AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Grizzly Bear Announces Veckatimest Tour

After the increasing success of 2006′s Yellow House, it looks like one of our favorite Brooklyn animal-themed-bands Grizzly Bear has come out of their studio recording-hibernation to announce the supporting tour for their highly anticipated new album, Veckatimest. read more »

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As If They Weren’t Pretty Enough, Grizzly Bear Woos BAM With Full Orchestra

On Saturday night all of swoopy-haired New York converged on the Brooklyn Academy of Music‘s Howard Gilman Opera House for a grand show of soft rock with Nico Muhly and the Brooklyn Philharmonic playing backup. … read more »

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FADER TV: Nico Muhly Cooks For Us

Composer, wearer of fierce clothing, fast talker and immensely wonderful chef Nico Muhly made us lunch the other day. It was really good. His new album, Mothertongue, is about using your voice, which is a … read more »