Following the release of Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell tribute album featuring Hot Chip, Sufjan Stevens, Phosphorescent, Blood Orange and 16 more via Red Hot Organization and Yep Roc; BAM is hosting an evening of performances in honor of the late composer, cellist and electronic musician. Paying tribute to Russell is Devonté Hynes, Richard Reed Parry, Jake Shears of the Scissor Sisters, Sam Amidon, Cults, Lonnie Holley, Redding Hunter, Little Scream, Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down and Rubblebucket.
In 1933, John A. Rice left Rollins College amid controversy and created Black Mountain College--a liberal arts scene in North Carolina based on John Dewey's principles of progressive education. Enlightened scholars, poets and artists to come down from the mountain would include: Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers, Jacob Lawrence, Merce Cunningham, John Cage and Cy Twombly, to name but a few.
UPDATE: Richard Reed Parry has canceled his UK/Europe tour dates due to health issues following his tour with Arcade Fire to promote Reflecktor. Parry announced the tour cancellation via his Facebook page.
Stay tuned to Sounds of New York City this week for a conversation featuring Richard Reed Parry, of Arcade Fire, with progressive designers John Maeda and Hiromi Ozaki. Set up by SONOS Studio with a weeklong residence at SoHo, workspace collective NeueHouse explores music, art and technology. The series also includes live performances and conversations with Flight Facilities, Best Coast, Devonte Hynes, Aloe Blac, Mikky Ekko and Spoon’s premiere of a multi-channel video in partnership with artist JD Walsh.
Richard Reed Parry performed pieces from his solo debut LP, Music for Heart and Breath, with Nico Muhly and the yMusic Ensemble at Roulette in Brooklyn.
We recently caught up with Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry in transit to the Hollywood Bowl for a few quick quips on his album "Music For Heart And Breath," released this summer on Deutsche Grammophon Records.
Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry has finally released tour dates to support his solo debut album of classical compositions, 'Music For Heart and Breath' out on Deutsche Grammophon.
The latest seed to come to indie classical fruition is, fittingly, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry. Producer and multi-instrumentalist for the Grammy-winning gang of a band, Parry himself just released Music For Heart and Breath on Deutsche Grammophon--an LP of his own compositions featuring the Kronos Quartet.
Grammy award-winning ensemble eighth blackbird will present their long-awaited production of 'Colombine's Paradise Theatre,' a staged theatrical work by composer Amy Beth Kirsten, at MCA Chicago on September 12.
eighth blackbird's performances at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago on March 8 and 9 will hold some of the group's favorite music, including works by György Ligeti and Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry.