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Farewell to Dolores O'Riordan, a beautiful collab between Laurie Anderson + Kronos Quartet and more

The Cranberries: Dreams Lead singer of The Cranberries, Dolores O’Riordan has passed away at just 46 years old. The band was formed in 1989 by brothers Mike and Noel Hogan, and O’Riordan joined after responding to an advertisement for a singer to write lyrics and melodies to some of the band’s demos. O’Riordan crafted a rough version of “Linger,” which became one of the group’s …

Laurie Anderson + Kronos Quartet: The Water Rises / Our Street Is a Black River

The second release from Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet’s forthcoming collaborative album Landfall, “The Water Rises / Our Street Is a Black River” is a video featuring two back-to-back tracks. The album marks a first collaboration from the two highly experimental musical acts—and the results shared here, based on Anderson’s experience of Hurricane Sandy, are dramatic, unconventional and entirely powerful.

Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists

Author Julia Sherman's collection of more than 75 recipes drawn from the creative world

After years developing and sharing a sensory collaboration unlike any other, author and artist Julia Sherman has reshaped her famed Salad for President blog into book form. “Salad for President: A Cookbook Inspired by Artists” incorporates a little bit of everything that one fell in love with on Sherman’s site. There’s visually stunning food photography, thoughtful interviews with artists and those living artistic lifestyles, and …