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Black Mountain Songs

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

For this New Sounds, John Schaefer talks with co-curators of “Black Mountain Songs,” Richard Reed Parry and Bryce Dessner, and Brooklyn Youth Chorus Director Dianne Berkun-Menaker.

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Soundcheck

Respiratory Rhythms Guide Richard Reed Parry's Minimalist Compositions

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

In his new solo project, Arcade Fire's multi-instrumentalist says he wanted his classical compositions to sound as human as possible. 

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New Sounds

New Releases, July 2014

Monday, August 04, 2014

For this New Sounds, listen to the latest from Zion80, a horn-driven Jewish Afrobeat party band led by guitarist Jon Madof. The name is a nod to the band Africa 70, which was the great Afro-pop band put together by Fela Kuti in Nigeria. On their latest release, Zion80 take on more Jewish-themed music - in this case, Madof’s creative arrangements of 8 tunes from John Zorn’s “Book of Angels” from Masada Book II.

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Q2 Music Album of the Week

Richard Reed Parry Taps Performers' Inner Metronomes in 'Music for Heart and Breath'

Monday, July 21, 2014

Richard Reed Parry, a composer and member of the rock band Arcade Fire, writes classical compositions based the actual pulse of the performers themselves. Stream his "Music for Heart and Breath" all this week. 

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New Sounds

Ecstatic Music Festival: Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux, with yMusic, Part 2

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Listen to part 2 of the New Sounds Live/Ecstatic Music Festival concert recorded on February 8, 2012 in which the extremely talented and equal-opportunity music genre sextet yMusic performs new works by Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott.)  Hear the remaining parts of works for heart and breath by Richard Reed Parry, involving yMusic wearing and playing to stethoscopes. 

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New Sounds

New Sounds Live from Ecstatic Music 2012

Sunday, June 15, 2014

From the New Sounds Live concert series recorded in 2012, the extremely talented genre-blind sextet yMusic performs new works by Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott.)  Hear some new works by Richard Reed Parry, including a piece for stethoscopes & yMusic.  Parry is a multi-instrumentalist with the Grammy-winning rock band, Arcade Fire, and the co-founder of the post-rock outfit Bell Orchestre.

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Chamber Folk Pop

Saturday, May 31, 2014

For this New Sounds program, hear music that falls in the space between classical and pop, as well as in the small hollow between chamber music and folk.  There’s electronic chamber pop music by composer Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) for yMusic, the versatile composer/performer collective, and some post-rock from the Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist, Richard Reed Parry, in the guise of the  ensemble, Bell Orchestre.   We'll also expand the folk umbrella to include traditional instruments of Korea and Japan making chamber music.

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New Sounds

Ecstatic Music Festival: Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux, with yMusic, Part 2

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Listen to part 2 of the New Sounds Live/Ecstatic Music Festival concert recorded on February 8, 2012 in which the extremely talented and equal-opportunity music genre sextet yMusic performs new works by Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott.)  Hear the remaining parts of works for heart and breath by Richard Reed Parry, involving yMusic wearing and playing to stethoscopes.  

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New Sounds Live from Ecstatic Music 2012

Monday, June 03, 2013

From the New Sounds Live concert series recorded last year, the extremely talented genre-blind sextet yMusic performs new works by Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott.)  Hear some new works by Richard Reed Parry, including a piece for stethoscopes & yMusic.  Parry is a multi-instrumentalist with the Grammy-winning rock band, Arcade Fire, and the co-founder of the post-rock outfit Bell Orchestre.

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New Sounds

Chamber Folk Pop

Friday, May 17, 2013

For this New Sounds program, hear music that falls in the space between classical and pop, as well as in the small hollow between chamber music and folk.  There’s electronic chamber pop music by composer Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) for yMusic, the versatile composer/performer collective, and some post-rock from the Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist, Richard Reed Parry, in the guise of the  ensemble, Bell Orchestre.   We'll also expand the folk umbrella to include traditional instruments of Korea and Japan making chamber music.

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Maverick Mixtapes

Maverick Mixtapes: Richard Reed Parry

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

For Maverick Mixtapes, we asked musicians from different musical backgrounds to curate an hour of music that they deemed best fit the ideal of an "American Maverick." Today's featured musician is composer and multi-instrumentalist Richard Reed Parry, of Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre.

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New Sounds

Ecstatic Music Festival: Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux, with yMusic, Part 2

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Listen to part 2 of the New Sounds Live/Ecstatic Music Festival concert recorded on February 8, 2012 in which the extremely talented genre-blind sextet yMusic performs new works by Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott.)  Hear the remaining parts of works for heart and breath by Richard Reed Parry, involving yMusic wearing and playing to stethoscopes.  Parry is the multi-instrumentalist (redhead) with the Grammy-winning rock band, Arcade Fire, and the co-founder of the post-rock outfit Bell Orchestre.  

 

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New Sounds Live from Ecstatic Music 2012

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

From the New Sounds Live concert series recorded earlier this month, the extremely talented genre-blind sextet yMusic performs new works by Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott.)  Hear some new works by Richard Reed Parry, including a piece for stethoscopes & yMusic.  Parry is a multi-instrumentalist with the Grammy-winning rock band, Arcade Fire, and the co-founder of the post-rock outfit Bell Orchestre.  

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New Sounds

Chamber Folk Pop

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

For this New Sounds program, hear music that falls in the space between classical and pop, as well as in the small hollow between chamber music and folk.  There’s electronic chamber pop music by composer Son Lux (aka Ryan Lott) for yMusic, the versatile composer/performer collective, and some post-rock from the Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist, Richard Reed Parry, in the guise of the  ensemble, Bell Orchestre.   We'll also expand the folk umbrella to include traditional instruments of Korea and Japan making chamber music. 

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Q2 Music

Richard Reed Parry, Son Lux and yMusic: Live from Merkin Concert Hall

Monday, February 06, 2012

On Wednesday, February 8 at 7:30 pm ET, Q2 Music presents a live audio Webcast of Son Lux, Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry, and new-music heavyweights yMusic as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival.

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New Sounds Live

Ecstatic Music Festival: Richard Reed Parry & Son Lux, with yMusic

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

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The versatile and stunning sextet, yMusic, performs new works by Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire / Bell Orchestre) and Son Lux utilizing the organic processes of the human body.

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