Articles tagged chris thile

Punch Brothers Pack a Punch in Tucson, AZ - 13 April 2015

Punch Brothers proved to the crowd at Tuscon just why they're one of the most celebrated bands in modern bluegrass.

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Telluride 2014: The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Mandolins

In 2014, Telluride is the perfect encapsulation of where it has been and where it is going to be in the future.

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Nickel Creek: A Dotted Line

For its first album in nine years, Nickel Creek tames down the displays of virtuosity that defined much of their previous albums, offering up a more pastoral take on their otherwise “newgrass" take on bluegrass.

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Chris Thile: Bach: Sonatas and Partitas, Vol. 1

Chris Thile firmly rebuts any generational snark tossed at his past ventures with his invigorating take on three J.S. Bach pieces initially written for solo violin: two sonatas (G and A minor) and one partita (B minor).

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The CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival invades New York City this week. Here's the latest from PopMatters' writers on the beat.

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25 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

Sara Watkins: Sara Watkins

Nickel Creek's fiddler steps out on her own with her John Paul Jones-produced self-titled debut. It's a laid-back album that wisely focuses on her voice and her violin.

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3 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Chris Thile + Brad Mehldau

With just his mandolin for company, Chris Thile's set included the expected folk tunes, some originals, and a sprinkling of the classical pieces that he found influential.

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25 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Nickel Creek: Reasons Why

Tasty tracks from three spectacular newgrass albums, plus videos and live music.

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Chris Thile: How to Grow a Woman From the Ground

The Nickel Creek front man and mandolin marvel drops back for a relatively traditional bluegrass date, featuring other young hotshots and a couple of modern rock covers with a Kentucky tinge.

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16 Nov 2004 // 10:00 PM

	Chris Thile: Deceiver

You’ve probably known guys like Chris Thile in college or high school. They can nonchalantly pick up any instrument and play it as if

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FKA twigs Outdoes Herself with 'Congregata' (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"A regular FKA twigs performance is exciting. But her 'Congregata' event amps up the fervor ten fold, with more wild dancers, powerful lights and costumes.

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