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29 May 2008

MOTHERTONGUE AVAILABLE NOW!

 

Mothertongue is Nico Muhly’s 2nd album for Bedroom Community, his debut album Speaks Volumes was also our very first release.

Mothertongue features 3 works, each composed for a different vocalist: Abigail Fischer, Helgi Hrafn Jónsson and our very own Sam Amidon.

 

 

Nico Muhly’s 2nd album titled Mothertongue is now available digitally at our store as well as iTunes stores worldwide, before the official release. To order a physical copy of the CD you can click HERE - we will start shipping copies as soon as stock arrives, which is expected to be in the 1st week of June. 

 

BUT WAIT here is the best deal: buy a digital download + a physical copy now at the Bedroom Community Digital Store, this way you get your download immediately (DRM-free, 320Kbps, iPod-compatible MP3) and we’ll ship the CD to your home in a matter of days! 

Can’t get any better than that I guess??

 

Mothertongue will hit the shops in Europe on June 16th, and in the US on 22nd July, via Brassland. As before the Bedroom Community Shop will ship orders anywhere in the world, so go ahead and order your copy today.

 

And as if that is all.. Here is a recent profile on Nico and Mothertongue, written by Simon Reynolds for The Times.

10 May 2008

VALGEIR SIGURDSSON AND SAM AMIDON TOUR EUROPE IN MAY.

 

Sam and Valgeir head out on a joint-headline tour that starts tonight (Saturday, May 10th) in Reykjavík, Iceland. Both artist will be performing full sets from their recent Bedroom Community albums All is Well andEkvílibríum, respectively. 

 

In a true Bedroom Community fashion Valgeir will join Sam’s line-up and vice versa, and they will also be accompanied by 3 Icelandic musicians: Una Sveinbjarnardóttir on violin/mandolin, Sigríður Sunna Reynisdóttir on accordion/electric piano and Rebekka Bryndís Björnsdóttir on bassoon/cello.

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27 April 2008

CATCH NICO MUHLY IN CONCERT IN N.Y.C.

 

Merkin Hall, NYC - Thursday, 8th May at 8:00 PM

Nico is performing at Merkin Hall, in a double-bill with composer Phillip Bimstein.  NIco is going to be performing two large works: Mothertongue, for mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer, and Wonders, for Helgi Hrafn Jónsson.  

Both works are from Nico’s upcoming album Mothertongue

 

Details & Tickets here.

 

Saint Thomas Church - Tuesday, 13th May at 7:30 PM

Bright Mass with Canons.  

Nico explains: “I wrote this mass for liturgical use, and as a result it only appears as part of services on Sunday mornings a few times a year.  This is a treat to be able to hear it all in sequence, with the choir facing frontwards.”  

 

Notes about the concert are here, and the way to order tickets is to visitthis page.

21 April 2008

BEN FROST - AN UPDATE AND SOME LIVE DATES

 

Having completed a busy winter of projects including a collaboration with New York sound artist Bora Yoon for the vinyl based publication Journal of Popular Noise, a score for the Australian Chunky Move Dance Company's new production Mortal Engine in collaboration with Interactive systems designer Frieder Weiß and Laser/sound artist Robin Fox, and a score for the feature film How To Change In 9 Weeks Ben is now back home in Reykjavik writing his much anticipated and as yet untitled new album: its coming along slowly but surely! 

 

Live Dates

 

April

26th, SKIF Festival, Institute of Modern Art, St Petersburg Russia

27th NBI Club, Berlin Germany

30th BOZAR, Iceland on the edge Festival, Brussels Belgium

 

May

14th-19th Tour with Steintryggur TBA Iceland

30th Mutek Festival, Montreal Canada 

        w/Tim Hecker and Christian Fennesz

25 March 2008

SAM AMIDON AND THE FOLK REVIVAL

 

“Folk music is enjoying another of its periodic revivals, but this time the latest recordings are appearing on cutting-edge indie labels...”

 

An article in The Sunday Times. Read the full story here.

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