Philip Glass, Joanna Newsom to host Henry Miller Library benefit show at The Warfield on 6/25/12

June 25th brings a special night of music to The Warfield, as composer extraordinaire Philip Glass teams up with Joanna Newsom and Tim Fain for a benefit show to support Big Sur's historic Henry Miller Memorial Library. Pre-sale starts this Wednesday at 12pm with tickets available at, and the general public on-sale is this Friday at 10am here. Located in a setting rivaled only by the musical talent that's graced its stage, the Library has become a premier destination for top performers from all over the world (in-depth list here). Recently, however, the Library was told they must modernize [...]

Philip Glass remix album drops June 26, features Beck, Amon Tobin, Memory Tapes, more

Few people truly deserve the title "living legend" as much as modern composer Philip Glass. Though he prefers to be thought of as a composer of "music with repetitive structures" instead of as a "minimalist," the list of musicians indebted to Glass's minimalist stylings is a long one. I'm willing to bet that many fans of contemporary electronic and rock music aren't even aware of the influence he has had on some of the top indie auteurs, knob twiddlers, and beatmakers on the scene today. But a new album of remixes of Philip Glass's works coming out June 26 on [...]

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