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Nils Frahm — at El Rey Theatre, in Los Angeles, CA, Nov 14, 2014

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at El Rey Theatre, in Los Angeles, CA, Nov 14, 2014


Nils Frahm Shares New Single “Late”

Old Friends New Friends Due Out December 3 via LEITER

Nov 18, 2021

German pianist/composer Nils Frahm has shared a new single, “Late.” It is the latest release from his forthcoming album, Old Friends New Friends, which will be out on December 3 via LEITER. More

Nils Frahm Announces New Album, Shares Lead Single “All Numbers End”

Old Friends New Friends Due Out December 3 via Leiter

Nov 04, 2021

German pianist/composer Nils Frahm has announced the release of a new album, Old Friends New Friends, which consists of previously unreleased solo piano material created between 2009 and 2021. It will be out on December 3 via Leiter. Frahm has also shared the album’s lead single, “All Numbers End.” More

Nils Frahm Surprise Releases New Album in Honor of World Piano Day

Graz Out Now Digitally; Due on Vinyl on May 21 via Erased Tapes

Mar 29, 2021

German pianist/composer Nils Frahm has surprise released a new album, Graz, today in honor of World Piano Day, a yearly event set up by Frahm and others in 2015. The album is out now digitally and can be streamed here. More

Nils Frahm Announces New Album, Shares New Song “All Armed” and Album Trailer

All Encores Due Out October 18 via Erased Tapes; Encores 3 EP Due Out September 20

Aug 13, 2019

Nils Frahm has announced a new album, All Encores, and shared an 11-minute new song from it, “All Armed,” as well as a trailer for the album. More

FYF Fest 2018 Lineup: My Bloody Valentine, St. Vincent, Florence and the Machine, and More

Janet Jackson, The xx, Car Seat Headrest, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Lucy Dacus, Mount Kimbie, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, The Breeders, U.S. Girls, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Others Set for 15th Anniversary

Mar 30, 2018

FYF Fest has announced its 2018 lineup. The event is due to take place July 21 and 22 at Los Angeles’ Exposition Park. The headliners are Florence and the Machine and Janet Jackson. More

Nils Frahm Announces New Album and North American Tour, Shares Album Trailer

All Melody Due Out January 26, 2018 via Erased Tapes

Nov 13, 2017

Nils Frahm has announced a new album, All Memory, and shared a trailer for it. All Memory is due out January 28, 2018 via Erased Tapes. It’s the German musician’s seventh album and he built a brand new studio in Berlin to record it. More

News Mix: Antony vs. the Pope, Daughter, John Carpenter, Flying Lotus, Trent Reznor, Ty Segall, etc.

Plus: Nils Frahm, J Fernandez, Keep Shelley in Athens, Pure Bathing Culture, Tyler The Creator, Neneh Cherry, The Haxan Claok, and More

Sep 30, 2015

Here’s a mix of other news today that weren’t able to do full news items on. Included in this news mix are summary items on Antony and his comments on the Pope, Daughter’s new album and video, John Carpenter’s live debut, Flying Lotus’ short film trailer, Trent Reznor and The Haxan Cloak’s Moog documentary, a new song from Nils Frahm and Ólafur Arnalds, J Fernandez’s video, Keep Shelley in Athens’ new song, Pure Bathing Culture’s live video, Tyler The Creator’s animated show, an unreleased Neneh Cherry song, Ty Segall’s new band, and more. More

Jul 21, 2015

Our Norwegian photographer Thor Møller had enough of the cold and rainy Norwegian summer so he headed south to Germany last weekend to check out the Melt! festival, one of the biggest open air festivals for electronic music in Germany. More

Mar 30, 2015

Yesterday Berlin-composer Nils Frahm helped launch the inaugural celebration of Piano Day, honoring the instrument that has helped shape his prolific career. More

Listen: Nils Frahm - “Wall”

March 29 Declared Worldwide Piano Day

Mar 18, 2015

Berlin’s Nils Frahm has released a brand new track, “Wall.” More

Dec 17, 2014

A few days ago, a cryptic message appeared on Nils Frahm’s Facebook reading “Nils Frahm has lost his mind.” More

Nov 17, 2014

Last Friday, Nils Frahm’s Under the Radar-sponsored tour rolled into Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre. More

Watch: Nils Frahm – “Hammers”

On Tour in North America Now

Nov 03, 2014

Nils Frahm’s new video for Spaces cut “Hammers” features a bird’s-eye view of the pianist and his crew prepping for a show. More

Sep 17, 2014

This November, German pianist Nils Frahm will make his way through North America in support of last year’s outstanding live album Spaces. More

Under the Radar’s November/December Issue, Featuring HAIM on the Cover, is on Newsstands Now

Also Features Interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Courtney Barnett, Midlake, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and more

Nov 19, 2013

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of the November/December 2013 issue, which is on newsstands now and will be out until late December/early January. It features HAIM on the cover as well as interviews with Cut Copy, Cocteau Twins on Blue Bell Knoll, Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm, Anna Calvi, Luke Temple, Willis Earl Beal, Glasser, Yuck, Midlake, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Deltron 3030, Courtney Barnett, Mac DeMarco vs. Beach Fossils, Dan Harmon, and much more. More

Nils Frahm Announces North American Tour Dates

Shows Happening This September

Jul 23, 2013

Nu-classical pianist Nils Frahm will grace the West Coast for a string of North American dates beginning on September 26. More

Dec 20, 2012

Curated by BBC Radio 3, Late Junction Session is a program where three artists from three different genres come together for the express purpose of jamming for the day. More

Jun 22, 2012

In honor of avant-classical label Erased Tapes’ fifth birthday, Ólafur Arnalds, Nils Frahm, and A Winged Victory For The Sullen are hitting the road for a brief European tour More


Apr 15, 2019

In total, Nils Oliver Frahm says that he has spent one year on American soil across his entire life. Gearing up for a concert in Seattle one day after starting his 2019 North American Tour in Vancouver, the unconventional, German piano composer is feeling jet-lagged. More

Nils Frahm

The Sound of Shedding Skin

Nov 24, 2014

These days, the piano probably serves as an inspirational springboard for German musician/composer Nils Frahm as much as it does as a primary instrument in his work. Spaces, his 2013 live album recorded in multiple venues over the course of two years, offers a full range of Frahm’s directions, from minimalist exercises to classically-influenced passages and lushly beautiful pieces. More

Cillian Murphy vs. Nils Frahm

One Man, One Stage

Jan 17, 2014

Irish-born, London-based actor Cillian Murphy has made a big-budget name for himself with roles in Inception, Tron: Legacy, and the Dark Knight Batman trilogy. Despite an ongoing flirtation with Hollywood, Murphy has also carved out a dual niche for himself, appearing in more independent films such as 28 Days Later (his breakout role), Breakfast on Pluto, and Sunshine, and performing in Enda Walsh’s one-man play, Misterman. Coming up are roles in Cry/Fly, Ron Howard’s In the Heart of the Sea, and opposite Johnny Depp and Morgan Freeman in Transcendence. And he also currently stars in the BBC TV drama Peaky Blinders. But for all his show business experience, he admits that the thought of speaking with Berlin-based pianist Nils Frahm makes him a bit starstruck. More


Jan 26, 2018

It might be best to think of Nils Frahm’s new work as a passageway that you’re willing to go down just to see where it leads. Passive listening yields to Frahm’s wandering transmissions. More

Nov 19, 2013

Nils Frahm‘s approach to making music has developed in line with his attitude to the performance environment, and the German composer’s audience remains an integral part of his first live album. More

Oct 05, 2013

Nils Frahm took the stage at the First Unitarian Church in Los Angeles on Tuesday night with one simple request to the lighting engineer: that the moody pink and blue colored lights be replaced with a single white spotlight. More