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Antony and the Johnsons Announce New Album Cut The World

May 20, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


Antony and the Johnsons will release CUT THE WORLD on August 7th on Secretly Canadian (August 6th in the UK). Antony and the Johnsons: CUT THE WORLD is a collection of live symphonic performances of songs from the band’s 4 full length albums (SWANLIGHTS, THE CRYING LIGHT, I AM A BIRD NOW, S/T). Recorded in Copenhagen, DK with The Danish National Chamber Orchestra, CUT THE WORLD features arrangements by Nico Muhly, Rob Moose, Maxim Moston and Antony.

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Antony & the Johnsons Announce Swanlights Concert at Radio City Music Hall

November 2, 2011 drainu182 0

The Museum of Modern Art has commissioned artist/musician Antony to conceive, produce, and perform a large-scale concert and performance event, Swanlights, with Antony and the Johnsons, on Thursday, January 26, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. at Radio City Music Hall. Featuring a 60-piece orchestra, the performance piece is conceived as a new commission especially developed for the January 26 performance, and an evolution of the highly acclaimed The Crying Light, which was presented at the Manchester Opera House for the …

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Antony and the Johnsons Announce “Swanlights” EP Out April 26, Special Vinyl For Record Store Day, New Video

April 11, 2011 drainu182 0

Antony and the Johnsons will release the “Swanlights” EP digitally and on 10”via Secretly Canadian on April 26. A CD version is forthcoming. The 10” vinyl will be available on Record Store Day, April 16. The EP includes a remix of the title track by Oneohtrix Point Never as well as two exclusive b-sides. Antony’s sister, Sara Hegarty, directed the “Swanlights” video. It contains excerpts from the forthcoming film “The Last Hymn” featuring Sierra Paris. Antony has described the concept …

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Antony and the Johnsons Announce “Swanlights” EP

February 24, 2011 drainu182 0

Antony and the Johnsons will release the “Swanlights” EP digitally and on 10”via Secretly Canadian on April 26. A CD version is forthcoming. The 10” vinyl will be available on Record Store Day, April 16. The EP includes a remix of the title track by Oneohtrix Point Never as well as two exclusive b-sides. Antony’s sister, Sara Hegarty, directed the “Swanlgihts” video. Antony has described the concept of swanlights as “the reflection of light on the surface of the water …

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Antony and the Johnsons Announce TED Conference Performance, Collaborate with Inez and Vinoodh and Kate Moss

January 10, 2011 drainu182 0

Antony and the Johnsons have just announced a performance at the TED Conference in Long Beach, CA on March 1. TED is a nonprofit dedicated to spreading ideas and bringing together people in the technology, entertainment and design fields.

Antony recently collaborated with artists Inez and Vinoodh, whom have photographed him in the past, on a short video. While shooting the fall/winter 2010/2011 Balmain campaign staring Kate Moss, the pair set up surveillance cameras without anyone’s knowledge to capture her …

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Antony and the Johnsons Release “Swanlights” Today, NEW Video & MP3

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Following the success of last year’s The Crying Light, the Mercury Prize winning Antony and the Johnsons release their 4th album Swanlights on Secretly Canadian to heaps of critical praise. Swanlights may be Antony’s most wide-rangingly emotional work to date. It is a record that is at moments heartbreakingly tender, and at other times has a joyful gleam to its teeth. Included on the album is “Flétta”, an Icelandic duet with Antony’s fellow avant-garde singer/songwriter Björk. A special edition, …

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Antony and The Johnsons Announce Lincoln Center Orchestra Show

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Antony and the Johnsons will play their only North American live show of 2010 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on Saturday, October 30. They will be performing with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, which will be conducted by Rob Moose. Chiaki Nagano’s film “Mr. O’s Book of the Dead” starring Kazuo Ohno will be featured during the performance. The performance kicks off Lincoln Center’s White Light Fest. Tickets can be purchased here.

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Antony and the Johnsons Release Video For “Thank You For Your Love”

August 20, 2010 drainu182 0

Antony and the Johnsons are releasing the video for “Thank You For Your Love” today. The video is comprised of Super 8 footage that Antony shot when he first arrived to New York City as a teenager in the early 1990’s. The video premiered today on Pitchfork and can also be seen here.

The song is the title-track of Antony’s forthcoming EP that is being released in the UK and Europe by Rough Trade on August 23rd and on …

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Antony and the Johnsons to release “Thank You For Your Love” EP

August 6, 2010 drainu182 0

Antony and the Johnsons will release their five track EP “Thank You For Your Love” on August 24th via Secretly Canadian. The title-track is the lead single from the forthcoming album “Swanlights” also being released by Secretly Canadian on October 12. The album is now available for pre-order including bundles consisting of the full length CD and EP, vinyl LP and EP, and book with CD and EP will be available for sale on August 5th. Those who purchase the …