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  • Big Science to be reissued on Red Vinyl April 9th via Nonesuch

    Big Science, will return to vinyl for the first time in 30 years with a new red vinyl edition due April 9 on Nonesuch Records.  The release includes the re-mastered original album first released on CD for the 25th anniversary in 2007; it is available to pre-order here.  More announcements to come.  

  • Laurie + Bob Ezrin on The Gould Standard

    This intimate conversation is one of old friends reminiscing on career highlights, the creative passions that drive them and of course, their shared love of Lou Reed. Listen to Laurie and Bob’s remarkable stories of days past, thoughtful perspectives on our current moment, and plans for future collaboration.

  • Solstice Eve Sound Meditation

    On the eve of the Winter Solstice the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies hosted a live sound meditation conducted by Laurie. The complete recording is now available to stream below.   Playlist: 1. Max Richter, Dream 1 (before the wind blows it all away), Sleep 2. William Basinski, For Whom the Bell Tolls, Lamentations 3. The Mills Brothers, Ida Sweet as Apple

  • Party in the Bardo #11

    Party in the Bardo has reached the end of the road with today’s release of episode #11. Jonathan Cott, the guest from the very first episode, returns to bookend the series. The topic is Love. Thank you to WESU for hosting this wild ride.

  • Party in the Bardo #8 with Jason Moran

    The eighth episode of “Party in the Bardo: Conversations with Laurie Anderson” features a conversation between Laurie and pianist, composer, and artist Jason Moran on WESU Middletown 88.1FM.

  • Party in the Bardo #7 feat. Anohni

    In show 7 of Party in the Bardo iconic singer Anohni talks about her musical inspirations, shamans, shape shifting, demons and New York City this week. Features the work of Yoko Ono, Diamanda Galas, Aretha Franklin among others.

  • Party in the Bardo #6 with Don Shewey

    Party in the Bardo is back! Today’s episode features guest Don Shewey and the theme is ecstatic music.  

  • Intermission in the Bardo

    This week’s episode of Party in the Bardo is a sort of intermission to the format. Without a guest this time, it’s Laurie from her studio introducing a selection of works by Brian Eno, La Monte Young, Pandit Pran Nath, Max Richter, and William Basinski. https://soundcloud.com/wesufm/party-in-the-bardo-episode-55-intermission-in-the-bardo-2hrs

  • Conversation with Jonathan F.P. Rose

    On Thursday, July 23rd at 2:00pm EDT, The Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health hosts a conversation between Laurie Anderson and Jonathan F.P. Rose, Co-Founder of the Garrison Institute. This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 2pm EDT on Thursday, July 23rd. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of your registration. Registration for this

  • Party in the Bardo #3

    The third episode of “Party in the Bardo: Conversations with Laurie Anderson” features a conversation between Laurie Anderson and poet Paul Muldoon. Listen to the entire 2-hour broadcast at WESU 88.1FM’s show archives. LISTEN: https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/296309/party-in-the-bardo

  • A Good Read

    Laurie Anderson and radio DJ and writer Stuart Maconie talk about favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Laurie chooses Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. Stuart picks Sleep No More: Railway, Canal and Other Stories of the Supernatural by L.T.C. Rolt, one of the men who saved Britain’s inland waterways, and Harriett introduces them to Me Cheeta:

  • Party in the Bardo – Episode 2 (Bruce Odland)

    Party in the Bardo episode 2 is now available for streaming via WESU Middletown’s archive. The guest for this one is composer/sound artist Bruce Odland and the theme is Slowness.

  • June 5, 2020

    Laurie’s new radio program on WESU has launched. https://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-laurie-anderson-launches-party-bardo-radio-program-wesu-2020-06-05

  • Directors’ Fortnight 2019 in Cannes

    Laurie Anderson + Hsin-Chien Huang GO WHERE YOU LOOK! Falling Off Snow Mountain Aloft / Chalkroom / To The Moon Directors’ Fortnight 2019, Cannes May 15-25 Read More

  • Landfall wins Grammy award

    Landfall wins Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance! Read more at Nonesuch

  • New VR Piece: “To The Moon”

    To The Moon is the latest VR experience by Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang. It is currently on display at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark until January 2019. CNN Style has a feature interview with Laurie available here.

  • Living in the Time of Being

    Laurie Anderson in conversation with Icelandic author Sjón, Live from NYPL Full Transcript

  • “Invented Instruments” at Moss Arts Center

    LAURIE ANDERSON: INVENTED INSTRUMENTS Thursday, April 26–Saturday, June 9, 2018 Ruth C. Horton Gallery Laurie Anderson’s Invented Instruments features a selection of the artist’s invented musical instruments and unusual musical scores developed over a quarter-century as key creative tools in the artist’s much-heralded career. More Information