Joanna Newsom and Phillip Glass to collaborate
In very unexpected news, the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco will hold a night of performances by Phillip Glass, Joanna Newsom and Tim Fain in what is being called 'An Evening with Phillip Glass & Joanna Newsom w/Tim Fain'.
The trio will perform on June 25th as part of the Days and Nights Festival, with proceeds going to the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, California.
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End of Road festival keeps getting better, doesn't it? New Additions Joanna Newsom Drum Eyes Emmy The Great Best Coast Lykki Li Cambodian Space Project Emanuel & The Fear Found Rue Royale Sam Amidon Sarabeth Tucek She Keeps Bees Skinny Lister Other acts confirmed so far: Bo Ningen Bob Log III Beirut Caitlin Rose Cass McCombs Dan Mangan The Deadly Syndrome Doug Paisley Dry The River The Fall The Fresh & Onlys Gordon Gano & the Ryans James Yorkston ... (continued) [read more]
It’s difficult to suggest the best entry point into the Newsom back-catalogue for a novice. Her first album, The Milk-Eyed Mender, is perhaps a touch more accessible than its siblings, partly thanks to the fact that the majority of its tracks are of normal length. Nevertheless, to our ears, Newsom’s debut – when compared to Ys and Have One On Me – is but a hint of her talent, both in terms of the lyrical content and musical virtuosity. [read more]