Sufjan Stevens, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors and others also contribute to the release...
Sufjan Stevens, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors and others also contribute to the release…
MusicNOW, the festival set up by The National’s Bryce Dessner, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, marking the occasion with the release of a new compilation album.
The record, titled ‘MusicNOW – 10 Years’, features live recordings of performances from the past 10 years. It includes contributions from Sufjan Stevens, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors, Owen Pallett, Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and others.
The album will be released on March 10 via Brassland, ahead of this year’s festival, which runs in Cincinnati, Ohio between March 11-15.
You can hear the opening track of the album from supergroup Sounds of the South below. “Trials, Troubles, Tribulations” is a cover of a gospel song by Justin Vernon, Sharon Van Etten, Matthew E White, Megafaun and Fight The Big Bull.
The ‘MusicNOW – 10 Years’ tracklist is below:
Sounds of the South – ‘Trials, Troubles, Tribulations’
Robin Pecknold – ‘Silver Dagger’
Sufjan Stevens – ‘The Owl & The Tanager’
Eighth Blackbird – ‘Omie Wise’
My Brightest Diamond – ‘I Have Never Loved Someone’
Dirty Projectors – ‘Emblem Of The World’
Tinariwen – ‘Imidiwan Ma Tenam’
Tim Hecker – ‘Chimeras (Live) 2011’
Colin Stetson – ‘Nobu Take’
Owen Pallett – ‘E Is For Estranged’
Erik Friedlander – ‘Airstream Envy’
Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – ‘Love Comes to Me’
Grizzly Bear – ‘While You Wait For The Others’
The Books with Clogs – ‘Classy Penguin’
Andrew Bird – ‘Section 8 City’
Justin Vernon – ‘Love More’
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