Playing for the Benefit of the Band

Lee Friedlander’s seminole 1992 monograph, “The Jazz People of New Orleans, Playing for the Benefit of the Band,” has been re-released in an expanded edition available through Fraenkel Gallery. With more than 200 photographs in the new version, some published for the first time, the collection captures jazz greats and everyday players on their home turf, as well as the city’s famed second line parades, …

Vancouver Sleep Clinic: Flaws

Our week in music looks to some of the standout artists seen at this year's SXSW festival

Australia’s 17-year-old Tim Bettinson, the sole talent behind Vancouver Sleep Clinic, offers a stunning addition to the world of electronic folk with his latest track “Flaws.” There’s the ethereal soundscape and falsetto vocals that we’ve come to expect from the likes of Bon Iver and Sigur Ros, but with added soul and his unique brand of electronic intrigue. The exquisite track, layered and soothing, with …

RAC: Tear You Down feat. Alex Ebert

Our week in music looks to some of the standout artists seen at this year's SXSW festival

SoundCloud hosted their first official SXSW showcase this year, and the lineup included a stellar mix of emerging and established artists. One falling somewhere in the middle is André Allen Anjos, better known as the main remix master behind the former collective RAC. The Portland-based Portuguese artist and producer has taken a pause from putting his distinct touch on music from his peers and is …