News

Jun 09, 2017

There is always a question of chemistry when four musicians each with strong talent and personality come together for a concept project.  More

Jun 08, 2017

Sufjan StevensNico MuhlyBryce Dessner (of The National), and James McAlister have all teamed up for a new collaborative albumPlanetarium. More

Jun 05, 2017

Sufjan StevensNico MuhlyBryce Dessner (of The National), and James McAlister have all teamed up for a new collaborative albumPlanetariumMore

Apr 25, 2017

Sufjan StevensNico MuhlyBryce Dessner (of The National), and James McAlister have all teamed up for a new collaborative albumPlanetariumMore

Apr 24, 2017

Sufjan StevensNico MuhlyBryce Dessner (of The National), and James McAlister have all teamed up for a new collaborative albumPlanetarium. They previously shared a song from it, "Saturn," via its video.  More

Björk, CHVRCHES, Feist, Etc. Part of Planned Parenthood 7-Inches; Watch Video Feat. St. Vincent

Video Also Features Zach Galifianakis and John Legend; Project Also Features Bon Iver, Elliott Smith, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Apr 10, 2017

7-Inches for Planned Parenthood is a new 7-inch box set with 100% of the proceeds being donated to Planned Parenthood.  More

Mar 27, 2017

Sufjan StevensNico MuhlyBryce Dessner (of The National), and James McAlister have all teamed up for a new collaborative album, Planetarium, and shared a song from it, "Saturn," via its video.  More

Jan 17, 2017

Iceland's Sigur Rós are performing three concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic on April 13, 14, and 15. Now they have announced that some notable musicians will be providing guest string arrangements for the shows: Dan DeaconOwen PallettAnna Meredith, and Nico Muhly will all be taking part.  More

Watch: Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly Perform With The National

At Annual Tibet House Benefit Concert

Mar 12, 2014

Turns out New Order and Iggy Pop wasn't the only star collaboration at last night's Tibet House Benefit Concert. Carnegie Hall also played host to the National, who were joined by long-term collaborator Sufjan Stevens. More


Interviews

Nico Muhly: The Protest Issue Bonus Interview

"I want to write a pre-nup like I want a hole in the head!"

Sep 28, 2012

While probably best known to indie rock audiences as a collaborator and arranger on albums by Grizzly Bear, Jónsi, and Antony and the Johnsons, the vast majority of Nico Muhly's work since his emergence in the early Aughts has been in the classical arena: an insanely prolific output of choral, orchestral, and chamber pieces, film scores, the 2008 solo release Mothertongue, and two operas: Two Boys, based on a true story involving adolescents, sex, Internet deception, and a violent crime, which will debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 2013, and Dark Sisters, set in the world of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. More