Laurie Anderson

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‘We’re trying to sneak into people’s minds and hearts’: Laurie Anderson meets Róisín Murphy
The musicians – and mutual fans – get together virtually to discuss their influences, post-pandemic performance and Anderson’s groundbreaking O Superman 40 years on.

13, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Sisters With Transistors review – a gloriously geeky music doc
Laurie Anderson narrates this fascinating film about the female pioneers of electronic music

Wendy Ide

25, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sisters With Transistors: inside the fascinating film about electronic music’s forgotten pioneers
They turned drawings into symphonies and made black boxes sing. Why were they never given their due? The maker of a new film, full of revealing archive footage, aims to put this right

Jude Rogers

23, Apr, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Anish Kapoor shines in Norfolk and a load of men are dismantled – the week in art
The Photographers Gallery reopens post-lockdown with portraits of humour and humanity, masculinity is on show at the Barbican, and Grayson Perry’s pots are back in Bath

Jonathan Jones

10, Jul, 2020 @2:54 PM

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Laurie Anderson: where to start in her back catalogue
Our Listener’s Digest series continues with the unlikely major-label star and electronic music pioneer who emerged from the New York art world

Maya-Roisin Slater

06, May, 2020 @11:41 AM

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Laurie Anderson: 'It's a great time to be creating new realities'
The avant-garde pioneer’s virtual-reality installation To the Moon is coming to Manchester international festival

John Still

13, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Life, death and cosmic jazz: 2018's best contemporary classical albums
From Jóhann Jóhannsson to Laurie Anderson, via Poliça and Nils Frahm, musicians of all ages contributed vital music to the genre

John Lewis

07, Dec, 2018 @8:30 AM

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Best albums of 2018 so far
Lily Allen dished on her divorce, Arctic Monkeys found their inner crooners, Cardi B earned her stripes, Pusha T teamed up with Kanye West and the Vaccines made an unexpected classic

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, Jun, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Dark Mofo 2018 lineup: Laurie Anderson, St Vincent and a festival of 'dangerous thoughts'
After bringing death threats to its curators last year, the Hobart festival returns in June with an expanded program

Steph Harmon and Stephanie Convery

06, Apr, 2018 @10:22 PM

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On my radar: Audrey Niffenegger’s cultural highlights
The writer on the latest Laurie Anderson release, enjoying the Syfy channel and the London gallery she’s fallen in love with

Audrey Niffenegger

04, Mar, 2018 @10:00 AM

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'We are the people who are desperate beyond emotion': Lou Reed's lost poetry to be published
Poetry reflecting on nationhood, sex and whiskey, written in 1970 after Lou Reed left the Velvet Underground, is to be published for the first time

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

02, Mar, 2018 @9:13 AM

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Contemporary album of the month - Laurie Anderson/Kronos Quartet: Landfall
The composer’s song cycle on the 2015 storm that devastated New York has the power to make us shiver with empathy. Plus the verdict on other contemporary music releases this month

John Lewis

01, Feb, 2018 @5:00 PM

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