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Nadia Sirota wins Peabody Award!

2008_peabody_awardWe are thrilled to announce that our very own, Nadia Sirota, won a Peabody Award for her podcast, “Meet The Composer.” To quote the awarding organization: “Fascinating, intelligent, enlightening podcasts devoted to the work of current classical composers. The show integrates music with thoughtful conversation about it without distracting from either.” We couldn’t agree more, and in addition to congratulating Nadia and her team, would like to encourage you to check out the podcast here!

“Day of the Dead” track feat. Anohni

dotdWe were honored to be included in the compilation, “Day of the Dead,” featuring 59 covers of Grateful Dead songs by a variety of exciting artists. yMusic joined forces with the incomparable singer, Anohni, to cover the track “Black Peter.” Those familiar with the song will note that our version is nearly a complete rewrite, and we are thrilled with the end result. Produced by Aaron Dessner, “Day of the Dead” is the 20th compilation by the Red Hot Organization, which donates all proceeds toward research and awareness around HIV/AIDS and related health issues. Please click here to support this cause by discovering beautiful music!

March ’16 w/ Jose Gonzalez

226ee1fbIt’s our distinct pleasure to announce an upcoming tour with the lovely and talented Jose Gonzalez! This March, we will jump on the bus to bring you concerts on the west coast, midwest and northeast, all in the span of a few short weeks. yMusic will open each show then join Jose for the majority of his set. This collaboration was born a few summers ago at Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, and we are thrilled to continue it this spring and beyond. Full dates listed on our site, or visit Pitchfork for the press release.

CBS This Morning: Saturday Sessions

Screen Shot 2015-10-15 at 7.36.42 PMFresh from performing at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, yMusic and Ben Folds convened at Avatar Studios for a series of interviews and performances to celebrate the release of “So There.” One of the highlights of the experience was filming for the CBS Saturday Sessions. Please click below to enjoy the results!

CBS Saturday Sessions Interview

So There (Live at Avatar Studios)

Capable of Anything (Live at Avatar Studios)

Phone in a Pool (Live at Avatar Studios)