Tag: Bryce Dessner

First Impressions: “Day of the Dead” (various artists)

First Impressions: “Day of the Dead” (various artists)

A few years ago, brothers Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National set out to curate an epic tribute album to The Grateful Dead. The brothers collaborated with a diverse set of musicians with an effort to re-imagine classic Grateful Dead songs for a new generation of listeners to enjoy. Their initial plan was to create one album of 10 songs. The result is a […]

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Mundo Musique: Mina Tindle “Parades”

Mundo Musique: Mina Tindle “Parades”

French singer-songwriter Pauline de Lassus, aka Mina Tindle is, as my friend Laurence described her, ”French pop music at its best”.  She spent some time in Brooklyn, NY and supplied some vocals for The National’s classic Boxer.   She’s now back in France, and last week she released Parades, a great album with songs performed in English as well as French.  […]

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