Laurie Anderson collaborates on Songs from the Bardo

Laurie Anderson, musician and visual/conceptual artist, has made her bones exploring the intersection between the deep philosophical ruminations of fine art and the commercial world of popular culture, with results that are by turns fascinating, hilarious, sad, and chilling. Her latest collaboration, Songs from the Bardo, looks deeply into the Tibetan Buddhism that she has studied and whose ideas she has incorporated into previous work.

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“Rubberband” is NOT the great, lost Miles Davis album

This September will see the release by Rhino Records of a Miles Davis album, an album that is ‘previously unheard,’ “previously unreleased’ or even ‘lost’ depending on what press release or music blog you read. The album, titled Rubberband after its most fully realized track, will hit stores September 9. 

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