Bryce Dessner

Stream Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister’s Collaborative Album Planetarium

Sufjan Stevens, The National's Bryce Dessner, renowned composer Nico Muhly, and friend/multi-instrumentalist James McAlister's new collaborative project, Planetarium, is out today. The songs, originally performed…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 9, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

Video: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – “Venus”

Recently, Sufjan Stevens joined forces with an all-star ethereal-music team — the National’s Bryce Dessner, composer Nico Muhly, and percussionist James McAlister — to record…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 5, 2017

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – “Mercury”

Sufjan Stevens, the National's Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, and James McAlister made an album about planets, and they've just revealed a new one. "Mercury" is the closing…
Anna Gaca / April 24, 2017

New Music: Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – “Saturn”

Last month, Sufjan Stevens, composer Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner of the National, and drummer James McAlister began hinting at an upcoming collaborative album inspired by the solar system.
Anna Gaca / March 27, 2017

Justin Vernon, Aaron and Bryce Dessner, and yMusic Cover Sharon Van Etten’s ‘Love More’

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver and the National's Aaron and Bryce Dessner, along with frequent collaborators and instrumental outfit yMusic, have joined quiet, introspective forces…
Harley Brown / January 28, 2016

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood and the National’s Bryce Dessner Partner for Classical Album

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and the National's Bryce Dessner are collaborating on a classical-music release. On March 3, Deutsche Grammophon/Universal Classics will release a split-album collection…
Kyle McGovern / January 17, 2014

See the National’s Bryce Dessner and Kronos Quartet’s Tear-Jerking ‘Tour Eiffel’ Video

The National's Bryce Dessner turned to the Kronos Quartet for a collaborative album that's out today, Aheym, and the combo's new video effectively carries out…
Marc Hogan / November 5, 2013