Tag Archives: Son Lux

Matthew Neenan: “I Always Need to Try New Things.”

Source: Jump Philly

BalletX begins their summer series next Wednesday, featuring three pieces, including two world premieres.  Choreographer Jodie Gates, a former principal dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet, returns to Philadelphia with a brand new piece. The music for the performance was created by Ryan Lott of the electronic trio Son Lux. Matthew Neenan, who co-founded BalletX with Christine Cox in […]Matthew Neenan: “I Always Need to Try New Things.”

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (3/3)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include the highly impressive debut by Holly Macve, and four long-running indie rock bands.

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yMusic made a new LP w/ Son Lux and Doveman (watch the trailer), touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The indie chamber ensemble of choice’s new record will be out in February, the same month they play National Sawdust in Brooklyn.

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yMusic touring, playing Sufjan Stevens, Chris Thile & more at Carnegie Hall

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The December NYC show also includes songs by Son Lux, Missy Mazzoli and Caroline Shaw. In April, they play Hamburg with Anohni.

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Ecstatic Music Festival: 2017 lineup & tickets (Sleigh Bells, Kronos Quartet, San Fermin & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2017 Ecstatic Music Festival runs Jan 9 through May 13 at The Kaufman Center in NYC.

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What’s Going on Wednesday?

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Bat for Lashes, Robyn, The Monkees, Gold Panda, Damien Jurado, Kaytranada and more NYC show options for your Wednesday night.

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Moogfest 2016 in pics (Grimes, Blood Orange, Gary Numan, Laurie Anderson & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2016 edition of Moogfest went down in Durham, NC, last weekend, right before what would have been Bob Moog’s 82nd birthday.

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Tattoos, Psychedelica, and Family Dynamics: a Q&A with Ryan Guldemond of Mother Mother

Source: Rock On Philly

Sometimes it’s greener on the other side. Just above the border in Vancouver, Canada, Mother Mother have been engineering energetic, danceable tunes for nearly ten years, straddling a thin boundary between synth pop and indie rock. The five-piece is currently on a U.S. tour, stopping in Philadelphia to play at The Barbary on June 18th. In the meantime, Rock On Philly got to chat with the man behind Mother Mother’s infectious, wailing vocals, Ryan Guldemond.
Rock On Philly: Have you played shows in Philly before?
Ryan Guldemond: Yeah, we’ve played Philly a couple times. Once at World Cafe Live opening up for Canadian ...

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Jack Garratt – Worry

Source: All Things Go

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Jack Garratt‘s entrance in 2014 has been a welcomed one. The London artist is bringing a new brand of slick, emotive and outrightly infectious produced tracks to the table. His latest song “Worry” — which will appear on his debut EP due out July 14th – is laden with flickering synths and heartwarming vocals, and will pick you up by the time its 4:01 length passes. Although he’s a newcomer to the scene, there’s a lot other artists can learn from Mr. Garratt’s incredible attention to detail. Stream “Worry” below.

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New Music: Son Lux & Lorde – “Easy (Switch Screens)”

Source: The Swollen Fox

Son Lux Alternate WorldsLorde and Son Lux have teamed up for a re-working of the latter’s “Easy Switch,” a song the former has covered during recent concerts. The new version, titled “Easy (Switch Screens),” comes from an upcoming four-track Son Lux release called Alternate Worlds. You can stream the EP here and pick up a vinyl copy after its release on May 27th.

Lorde will be playing at the Tower Theatre this Saturday; tickets are sold out. Son Lux will play at the Firefly Music Festival in Delaware this summer.

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Playlist: Swollen Fox Radio, 02.12.14

Source: The Swollen Fox

Robert EllisSince I started doing these weekly playlists last September, I’m not sure I’ve faced a week with more options to choose from within the set categories. In the Upcoming Shows category (the main focus of each playlist), we’ve got six different shows for one night alone. Next Friday (February 21st) is the special evening, with headline sets around town due from RDJ2, Delta Rae, Robert Ellis, Wild Cub, Sam Roberts Band, and Katie Frank. A whopping seven other artists (across five shows) included on the playlist are in town earlier in the week.

There’s also a full Best New ...

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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Lost It To Trying” by Son Lux

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Photo courtesy of the artist http://sonlux.tumblr.com/

Photo courtesy of the artist http://sonlux.tumblr.com/

This week’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week is by musician and producer Ryan Lott, who performs and records as Son Lux. Lux recently released an excellent new album, Lanterns, on the Indianapolis indie-rock label Joyful Noise Recordings. Lott is classically trained and accomplished at mixing together indie-rock, post-rock, hip-hop, and electronica, dotting his sonic landscape, often with dense detail. Lanterns features contributions from Chris Thile (The Punch Brothers), Peter Silberman (The Antlers), DM Stith, Lily & Madeleine, Darren King (Mutemath), and yMusic (Dirty Projectors, Bon Iver). Thick with colorful sounds ...

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My Morning Download: “Lost It To Trying” by Son Lux

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Photo courtesy of the artist http://sonlux.tumblr.com/

Photo courtesy of the artist http://sonlux.tumblr.com/

Musician and producer Ryan Lott makes music as Son Lux, and he recently released his excellent new third album, Lanterns, on Joyful Noise Recordings. Lott is classically trained and adept at co-mingling indie-rock, post-rock and electronica with flair and ambition. Lanterns features contributions from Chris Thile (The Punch Brothers), Peter Silberman (The Antlers), DM Stith, Lily & Madeleine, Darren King (Mutemath), and yMusic (Dirty Projectors, Bon Iver). Dense with colorful sounds and creative musical ideas, and fitting somewhere in a landscape that includes the bands Dirty Projectors, Radiohead, Flying Lotus and Sufjan ...

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