Meet the NS Artist-in-Residence: Abraham Brody, Meditative Explorer

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The violinist and composer Abraham Brody felt compelled from an early age to seek out his cultural roots – a journey that has taken him via Vienna to Vilnius and points far beyond, and seen him collaborate with Siberian shamans and the celebrated performance artist Marina Abramović.

Early Audition: Steven Mackey and Jason Treuting, Orpheus Unsung

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Listen to an exclusive full-album stream of Orpheus Unsung, a new instrumental opera by electric guitarist Steven Mackey and drummer Jason Treuting, due Oct. 6 on New Amsterdam Records.

Deerhoof: Communal Composition, Lyrical Abstraction, and Creative Survival

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For 23 years, the members of mercurial quartet Deerhoof have shaped their angular art-rock into a singular sound, a living organism running strong on compositional collaboration and sheer willpower. The band’s latest LP, Mountain Moves, poses many questions about what life in America looks like post-November 2016.

Playlist.

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Alexei Lubimov, Antoine Beuger, Jérôme Combier, Zola Jesus, Mario Diaz de Leon, King Crimson, and other striking sounds heard lately at Night After Night HQ.