Dirty Projectors


12 Days Of Soundcheck '13: Dirty Projectors, 'Impregnable Question'

Monday, December 16, 2013

On Monday, December 16 download a special live performance of the Dirty Projectors' song "Impregnable Question," recorded in the Soundcheck studio.



Olga Bell with Music that Challenges

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Composer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Olga Bell has collaborated with Osvaldo Golijov, Philip Glass and the hip hop group Das Racist. She also sings and plays keyboard with Dirty Projectors. Listen to her Mixtape.



Dirty Projectors: Pushing Musical Boundaries

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Watch the inventive indie rock band Dirty Projectors perform 'Impregnable Question' live in the Soundcheck studio.


Spinning on Air

Session Highlights

Sunday, November 04, 2012

David Garland presents some highlights from recent years, including Laura Marling, Sufjan Stevens, Antony and the Johnsons, Dirty Projectors, Michael Gira, Diane Cluck, The Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, and others-- even a portion of Christian Marclay's on-air improvisation on multiple turntables from November, 1987.

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Studio 360

Women Directors, Dirty Projectors

Friday, July 13, 2012

Are we entering a golden age for women directors in Hollywood? Kurt Andersen talks with Sarah Polley and Lynn Shelton about how the industry has changed, and where the glass ceiling remains. We’ll hear a report from Comic-Con, the bleeding edge of American pop culture. And Dirty Projectors, who make ...

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Spinning on Air

Dirty Projectors 2012

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Composer Dave Longstreth first brought his band Dirty Projectors to Spinning On Air back in 2005. Now, seven years later, they're back in the studio to perform songs from their newest album, "Swing Lo Magellan." David Garland talks with Longstreth and members of the group about the music, how they created it, and the ideas behind it.

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Spinning on Air

Dirty Projectors 2005

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Dave Longstreth brings his band Dirty Projectors (Longstreth singing and playing acoustic guitar, two female singers, cello, and double bass) into the WNYC studio for a live set, and for conversation with host David Garland. This show first aired April 08, 2005.

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Spinning on Air

Mount Wittenberg Orca and More

Sunday, October 03, 2010

A human and a family of whales view each other over a distance; that's the inspiration for "Mount Wittenberg Orca," a song cycle Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors wrote for his group and singer Björk. Distance and connectedness are themes in new songs by Antony and the Johnsons, Owen Pallett, ...

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Stream It Here: Angel Deradoorian of Dirty Projectors

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Angel Deradoorian, known first and foremost as a member of Dirty Projectors, went solo recently.  Here's a video of Angel performing "Moon," from her solo album, Mind Raft.