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  • Bryce Dessner: Aheym Bryce Dessner: Aheym Quick View

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    Bryce Dessner: Aheym


    45 RPM Mastered Double Gatefold LP


    LP Contains CD of Full Album


    Aheym is an astonishing collaboration between National
    guitarist Bryce Dessner and journeyman new music string
    quartet the Kronos Quartet. Performing four compositions by
    Dessner, the Kronos Quartet champion an exciting young
    composer, continuing a history of presenting new and
    important works and composers that stretches back to their
    founding in 1973. Dessner has a history of composition that
    predates his membership in the National, and represents a new
    generation who are blurring the lines between rock and
    contemporary classical music.


    From the raw emotional
    overtones of Aheym to the soaring choral crescendo - courtesy
    of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus - of Tour Eiffel, Bryce Dessner's
    music for the Kronos Quartet will delight longtime followers of
    Kronos' work with Steve Reich, Philip Glass and others, and will
    challenge and surprise the National's many fans. At the close of
    day, Aheym addresses many of the same aches and dreams as
    the music of the National, and it is the breaking down of these
    artificial barriers of genre and performance that Bryce Dessner
    has made a life's work.

    1. Aheym
    2. Little Blue Something 
    3. Tenebre
    4. Tour Eiffel 
    Kronos Quartet with Bryce Dessner
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  • The Revenant Soundtrack The Revenant Soundtrack Quick View

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    The Revenant Soundtrack

    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Matte Tip-On Gatefold Jacket


    Limited Edition Of 3000 On Pearlescent Colored Vinyl


    Following the success of 2014's Birdman (Winner of four Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director), director Alejandro G. Iñárritu pushes the limits of film making with the survival epic The Revenant. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio (Titanic, Wolf of Wall Street), Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road, The Dark Knight Rises) and shot in the frozen Canadian wilderness with only natural lighting, The Revenant is a story of loss, revenge and resilience in the face of impossible odds against the furies of man and nature itself. The film is heavily favored to be a critical darling as awards season gets under way. Director Iñárritu has chosen to forgo almost all dialogue in favor of a gorgeous soundscape and a sweeping score. A film of this magnitude deserves a composer who understands creative artistry and unbridled passion. Japanese master and Oscar winner Ryuichi Sakamoto (Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, The Last Emperor) fits the bill perfectly. Along with fellow Yellow Magic Orchestra member and frequent collaborator Alva Noto, Sakamoto has created a gripping soundtrack that is sure to be a treat for the winter crowds. Bryce Dessner (writer for Kronos Quartet and the LA Phil) also supplies additional music.


    This is a limited pressing of 3,000 copies on pearlescent colored vinyl (one translescent blue, one cloud white).

    LP 1
    1. The Revenant Main Theme
    2. Hawk Punished
    3. Carrying Glass
    4. First Dream
    5. Killing Hawk
    6. Discovering River
    7. Goodbye To Hawk
    8. Discover Buffalo
    9. Hell Ensemble
    10. Glass And Buffalo Warrior Travel
    11. Arriving At The For Kiowa
    12. Church Dream
    13. Powaqa Rescue


    LP 2
    1. Imagining Buffalo
    2. The Revenant Theme 2
    3. Second Dream
    4. Out Of Horse
    5. Looking For Glass
    6. Cat & Mouse
    7. The Revenant Main Theme Atmospheric
    8. Final Fight
    9. The End
    10. The Revevant Theme (Alva Noto Remodel)

    Ryuichi Sakamoto
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Dracula Soundtrack Dracula Soundtrack Quick View

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    Dracula Soundtrack


    Official Release Date 10/31/2016


    Limited To 2000 Copies


    First Time On Vinyl


    Orange Mountain is pleased to announce for the first time on vinyl Philip Glass's 1998 score to the 1931 film DRACULA starring Bela Lugosi. For his new score, Philip Glass tapped the all-star Kronos Quartet and wrote specifically for them. In the late-1990s Universal Pictures approached composer Philip Glass to compose a new score for one of its classic monster movies. Glass chose to compose a score for Tod Browning's 1931 Dracula because it never had an original score. He composed the work for string quartet to evoke an ancient sound and now almost 20 years later Glass and Kronos continue to perform the music live to film around the world. In the end Glass's music gave the film new life, perhaps adding something that had been missing before there was music: structure and pacing and above all a new sense of mystery and soul.


    DRACULA album was originally available on Nonesuch in the late-1990s.

    This is the first time DRACULA is available on vinyl.


    Music by Philip Glass and Kronos Quartet:

    David Harrington, violin

    John Sherba, violin

    Hank Dutt, viola

    Joan Jeanrenaud, cello


    Features:

    Double LP, 180 gram black vinyl

    gatefold jacket

    Mastered by Michael Riesman

    Manufactured by: United Record Pressing

    LP 1
    1. Dracula
    2. Journey to the Inn
    3. The Inn
    4. The Crypt
    5. Carriage without a Driver
    6. The Castle
    7. The Drawing Room
    8. ''Excellent, Mr Renfield''
    9. The Three Consorts of Dracula
    10. The Storm
    11. Horrible Tragedy
    12. London Fog
    13. In the Theatre
    14. Lucy's Bitten
    15. Seward Sanatorium
    16. Renfield


    LP 2
    1. In His Cell
    2. When the Dream Comes
    3. Dracula Enters
    4. Or a Wolf
    5. Women in White
    6. Renfield in the Drawing Room
    7. Dr. Van Helsing and Dracula
    8. Mina on the Terrace
    9. Mina's Bedroom/The Abbey
    10. The End of Dracula

    Philip Glass & Kronos Quartet
    $40.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Folk Songs Folk Songs Quick View

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    Folk Songs

    When Nonesuch Records celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, with festivals at London's Barbican Centre and New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Kronos Quartet joined forces with four labelmates-Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Rhiannon Giddens, and Natalie Merchant-to perform a concert entitled Folk Songs. The group later recorded the songs, most of which are traditional with contemporary arrangements, with Doug Petty as the album's producer.
    1. Oh Where (feat. Sam Amidon) [Trad. arr. Nico Muhly]
    2. Ramblin' Boy (feat. Olivia Chaney) [Trad./W.B. Yeats arr. Donnacha Dennehy]
    3. The Butcher's Boy (feat. Natalie Merchant) [Trad. arr. Jacob Garchik]
    4. Factory Girl (feat. Rhiannon Giddens) [Trad./Rhiannon Giddens arr. Gabriel Witcher]
    5. Last Kind Words (Geeshie Wiley arr. Jacob Garchik)
    6. I See the Sign (feat. Sam Amidon) [Trad. arr. Nico Muhly]
    7. Montaigne, que tu es haute (feat. Olivia Chaney) [Trad. arr. Jacob Garchik]
    8. Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier (feat. Natalie Merchant) [Trad. arr. Jacob Garchik]
    9. Lullaby (feat. Rhiannon Giddens) [Rhiannon Giddens arr. Gabriel Witche]
    Kronos Quartet
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  • Arisen New Era Arisen New Era Quick View

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    Arisen New Era

    Blue And White Colored Vinyl


    Unique Leader Records confirms that French death metal legion, KRONOS, will drop their Arisen New Era long player upon the masses. Recorded, mixed and mastered by David Potvin at Dome Studios (Lyzanxia, Arcania, Under The Abyss etc.) in Angers, France, the band's latest slab of audio menace features nine scalding tracks of unrelenting barbarity adorned in the distinctive cover art of Pierre Alain (Withering Soul, Silentlie, Cyrax etc.).


    A name derived from the Greek god of time, Kronos (or Cronus), father of Zeus, KRONOSwas forged over fifteen years ago and quickly established a name for themselves based solely on their musical unity of harmony and violence. Featuring a continuous textual reference to the gods of ancient civilizations, KRONOS punctures ears with a heightened level of dynamics accomplished by only by a select number of bands. It all began in a small town in the Northeastern province of Alsace-Lorraine. Following various lineup shifts and musical experimentation, the pandemonium squad recorded their first demo in 2000. One year later, KRONOS would unleash their Titan's Awakening debut. Produced entirely by the band, the lethal creation lead to a union with French imprint Warpath Records. By the end of 2001, Titan's Awakening was expelled once again into the world, this time with a brand new cover designed by Deather (Gurkkhas, Vital Remains, Angel Corpse) as well as a visually disquieting booklet.


    KRONOS later joined forces with Spanish label Xtreem Music run by Avulsed's Dave Rotten, for the unleashing of their next two full-lengths. Second offering, Colossal Titan Strife was discharged in 2004 to the applause of underground critics in the proverbial know. Metal Crypt commended the band's "diversified guitar work intricate drum patterns wicked guitar solos and.. good number of catchy yet non-compromising hooks," further insisting, "This French outfit is definitely worth checking out," while Sputnik Music championed, "an impressive album that shows off the capabilities of death metal done right. KRONOSmanaged to pack a metric ton of creativity into each song and you will barely hear the same riff twice." Added Last Rites simply, "worth your time if you need some solid, well-produced death metal." Third offspring, The Hellenic Terror, emerged in April 2007 and served as an attestation of the band's enormous capacity for skilled execution and originality. Said Metal Crypt in a near perfect review of the release, "The Hellenic Terrorcontains more melodic sections than Colossal Titan Strife, but still possesses almost as much brutality . KRONOS is one of the few death metal bands that manage to be melodic, brutal and still remain catchy as hell in their riffs and solos. This is definitely a must-have for fans of death metal."


    Now that this Gallic Titan has blossomed into a powerful entity, they're ready to vanquish and destroy the world with musical bloodlust and the diabolic wares of Arisen New Era.

    1. Infernal Abyss Sovereignty
    2. Zeus Dethroned
    3. Soul-Voracious Vultures
    4. Rapture In Misery
    5. Klymenos Underwrath
    6. Aeons Titan Crown
    7. Brotherlords
    8. Purity Slaughtered
    9. Hellysium
    Kronos
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  • Pieces Of Africa Pieces Of Africa Quick View

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    Pieces Of Africa

    This "potent new brew of folk influences, Minimalism, and European forms by eight black, brown, and white African composers," as Time described it, became a cross-cultural and commercial landmark: the first album to top both the Classical and World Music Billboard charts. This record now comes to vinyl for the first time on 2x140gm LPs, pressed at Record Industry.
    LP 1
    1. Mai Nozipo (Mother Nozipo)
    2. Saade (I'm Happy)
    3. Tilliboyo (Sunset)
    4. Ekitundu Ekisooka (First Movement)
    5. Escalay (Waterwheel)


    LP 2
    1. Wawshishijay (Our Beginning)
    2. Kutambarara ( Spreading)
    3. I. White Man Sleeps
    4. II. White Man Sleeps
    5. III. White Man Sleeps
    6. IV. White Man Sleeps
    7. V. White Man Sleeps

    Kronos Quartet
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    140 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Rat Film (Original Film Score) Rat Film (Original Film Score) Quick View

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    Rat Film (Original Film Score)

    Rat Film marks Deacon's first full record devoted to modern composition. In between his four ecstatic electronic-pop albums, Deacon has frequently flexed the 21st-century classical muscles he first developed studying at SUNY Purchase's Conservatory of Music. He's provided soundtracks for film and stage giants ranging from Francis Ford Coppola's Twixt to New York City Ballet's presentation of Justin Peck's "The Times Are Racing." Deacon's array of compositional commissions includes pieces with Kronos Quartet at Lincoln Center, Sigur Rós at the L.A. Philharmonic, and So Percussion at the Barbican Centre.


    Rat Film offers the first recorded document of this parallel career-and both as a self-contained album and a companion piece to an equally potent film, it astounds.

    1. Redlining
    2. Horn Phase
    3. Pelican
    4. OCME
    5. Harold
    6. Reed Clouds
    7. Seagull
    8. Calhoun
    9. Rat Poison
    10. Video Game
    11. Harold's Lament
    12. Map Overlays
    Dan Deacon
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  • Dark Was The Night Dark Was The Night Quick View

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    Dark Was The Night

    This triple LP contains thirty-one exclusive tracks that will benefit the Red Hot Organization, an international charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for HIV and AIDS. This is their 20th anniversary and 20th release. Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National produced the album, and John Carlin, the founder of the Red Hot Organization was the executive producer.


    The complete list of artists that recorded tracks for this release: Andrew Bird, Antony + Bryce Dessner, Arcade Fire, Beach House, Beirut, Blonde Redhead + Devastations, Bon Iver, Bon Iver & Aaron Dessner, The Books featuring Jose Gonzalez, Buck 65 Remix (featuring Sufjan Stevens and Serengeti), Cat Power and Dirty Delta Blues, The Decemberists, Dirty Projectors + David Byrne, Kevin Drew, Feist + Ben Gibbard, Grizzly Bear, Grizzly Bear + Feist, Iron & Wine, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Kronos Quartet, Stuart Murdoch, My Brightest Diamond, My Morning Jacket, The National, The New Pornographers, Conor Oberst & Gillian Welch, Riceboy Sleeps, Dave Sitek, Spoon, Sufjan Stevens, Yeasayer and Yo La Tengo.

    1. Knotty Pine
    2. Cello Song
    3. Train Song
    4. Brackett, WI
    5. Deep Blue Sea
    6. So Far Around The Bend
    7. Tightrope
    8. Feeling Good
    9. Dark Was The Night
    10. I Was Young When I Left Home
    11. Big Red Machine
    12. Sleepless
    13. Sleepless
    14. Service Bell
    15. Blood
    16. Well-Alright
    17. Lenin
    18. Mimizan
    19. El Caporal
    20. Ispiration Information
    21. With A Girl Like You
    22. Blood Pt. 2
    23. Hey, Snow White
    24. Gentle Hour
    25. Another Saturday
    26. Happiness
    27. Amazing Grace
    28. The Giant Of Illinois
    29. Lua
    30. When The Road Runs Out
    31. Love Vs. Porn
    Various Artists
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  • Red Hot + Fela Red Hot + Fela Quick View

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    Red Hot + Fela


    18th In A Series Of Original Albums To Raise Money And Awareness In The Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS


    Fela Kuti lives on. Since his death in 1997, he's been transformed from musician's musician with a cult-like following to a worldwide musical icon. The last four years have seen the Broadway hit FELA! win Tony Awards and tour the world, Knitting Factory Records reissue the prolific Nigerian's back catalogue, and now, Red Hot.


    Red Hot is an AIDS awareness organization currently partnering with cross-genfre collaborators representing rock, hip-hop, Americana, and classical for a forthcoming album release of Fela Kuti compositions, Red Hot + Fela. The release includes classic Fela anthems like Lady recorded by tUnE-yArDs, Questlove, Angelique Kidjo, and Akua Naru, Zombie recorded by Spoek Mathambo, Cerebral Cortex, and Frown, and Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am recorded by My Morning Jacket, Merrill Garbus (from tUnE-yArDs), and Brittany Howard (from Alabama Shakes) and Sorrow, Tears & Blood reworked by the Kronos Quartet along with TV On The Radios' Kyp Malone and Tunde Adembimpe.

    1. Buy Africa - Baloji & L'Orchestre de la Katuba featuring Kuku
    2. Lady - tUnE-yArDs, Questlove, Angelique Kidjo + Akua Naru
    3. Yellow Fever - Spoek Mathambo + Zaki Ibrahim
    4. No Buredi - Nneka, Sinkane, Amayo + Superhuman Happiness
    5. Who No Know Go No - Just A Band + Childish Gambino
    6. Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am - My Morning Jacket w/ Merrill Garbus + Brittany Howard
    7. Sorrow Tears and Blood - TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe, Kronos Quartet + Stuart Bogie
    8. ITT - Superhuman Happiness w/ Sahr Ngaujah, Abena Koomson + Rubblebucket
    9. Afrodisco Beat 2013 - Tony Allen, M1 + Baloji
    10. Gentleman - Just A Band, Bajah + Chance the Rapper
    11. Hi Life Time - GendEr Infinity
    12. Zombie - Spoek Mathambo + Cerebral Cortex + Frown
    13. Go Slow - King
    Various Artists
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  • Music For Heart And Breath Music For Heart And Breath Quick View

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    Music For Heart And Breath

    Music for Heart and Breath is Richard Reed Parry's debut as classical composer who is mostly known from the Grammy Nominated Uber Indie Rock
    Band Arcade Fire Richard is a multi-instrumentalist and composer, drawing his influences from classical music, folk and electronica. This is his first core classical release
    that will find his home at Deutsche Grammophon!


    The album features various compositions for Heart and Breath for various ensembles, as well as small interludes (Interruptions) The concept behind Heart and Breath is that every musician involved in the piece generates his own tempo by listening to his/her pulse during the performance. Fragile and intimate, these stunningly created performance effects are the basis for this conceptual compositional approach Richard explains:


    "Music for Heart and Breath is a series of compositions that use involuntarily moving organs of the human body (specifically the lungs and the heart) as performance parameters. There are no time signatures: the tempos and rhythms are always governed by either the heart rates or the breathing rates of the individual players. In the case of the latter, the performers are instructed to play directly in sync with their own or another player's individual breathing (playing at the speed of their inhalations, their exhalations or both). To enable the players to hear and play in sync with their own heartbeats, they wear stethoscopes and, naturally, generally play quietly."


    The music is performed by an exciting line-up of musicians, produced by Bryce Dessner Nico Muhly (Conductor, celeste/piano), Bryce & Aaron Dessner (guitar) from The National, Kronos Quartet, the ensemble Ymusic

    LP1
    1. Quartet For Heart And Breath
    2. Heart And Breath Sextet
    3. I Miniature 1
    4. II String Peaks
    5. III Wind's Idea
    6. IV Miniature 2
    7. V Sticks/Tension
    8. VI French Guitars
    9. VII Freeform Winds/String Drones


    LP2
    1. For Heart, Breath And Orchestra
    2. Duet For Heart And Breath
    3. Quartet For Heart And Breath
    4. VII Freeform Winds Only [Bonus Track]

    Richard Reed Parry
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  • Birthdays Birthdays Quick View

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    Birthdays

    In this frantic Twitterworld, where all the genres of music are either mating with other genres, feeding on the past or searching for the next trending wave, Keaton Henson personifies the moment when time stops still. It's the almost shocking sound of one man and his gently stoked electric guitar, which flicks like the embers of a fire, as the singer's voice glows in the reflected light, safe in his panic room.


    Crippled by anxiety since childhood, to the point that he rarely goes out or plays live, the wondrously bearded Keaton is the archetypal tortured recluse who channels his emotions not into shopping or clubbing but his art: he's a skilled illustrator too, of bare-boned drawings that are as starkly delineated as his guitar-playing.


    Birthdays follows 2012's cult debut album Dear..., and for its first half, Henson avoids slipping into post-dubstep, chillwave or hiring Skrillex in order to fit in.
    But there is change underfoot. Dear featured one drum track, so the subtle beat behind The Best Today is no biggie. But half way through the following Don't Swim, it's like an ember has landed in your lap. The song's sudden electrical charge, which persists through the following, thunderous Kronos, is the sound of Henson wrenched from his comfort zone. Birthdays' second track suggests he's even reached Paris.


    In fact, the whole album was recorded in California by American producer Joe Chiccarelli (The Shins, The Strokes). And various guests, including Jesca Hoop on ghostly backing vocals, have chipped in. Birthdays' second half takes Heaton closer to Jeff Buckley's turf: the unforced vibrato, the goosepimply effect and romantic hunger. But it's a subtle shift, and the instrumentation only partially reconfigures the secluded spell.


    Beekeeper's occasional bouts of rock doesn't drown out the soft peals of banjo, while the swell of French horns, martial drum and Henson's fluttering voice in Sweetheart, What Have You Done to Us sounds like he's still in his bedroom. Up there, warmed by the fire, he's cloistered away from Twitter and all the other evils of this parish. There's no better way to shut out the din than by putting this record on.

    -Martin Aston


    This LP also includes a CD of the album.

    1. Teach Me
    2. 10am Gare du Nord
    3. You
    4. Lying to You
    5. The Best Today
    6. Don't Swim
    7. Kronos
    8. Beekeeper
    9. Sweetheart, What Have You Done to Us
    10. In the Morning
    Keaton Henson
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