Coming to you two days early this week ahead of the holiday from the Adult Swim Singles Program is Montreal-based avant-garde saxophonist, Colin Stetson’s…Read More
Colin Stetson, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and currently based in Montreal, Quebec, is a bass saxophone player and touring member of Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre and Bon Iver. In addition to saxophone, he plays clarinet, bass clarinet, french horn, flute, and cornet.
Stetson has performed and recorded with dozens of artists, including Tom Waits, Arcade Fire, TV on the Radio, Feist, Bon Iver, My Brightest Diamond, Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Jolie Holland, Sinéad O’Connor, LCD Soundsystem, The National, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Angelique Kidjo, Kevin Devine, Beanie Burnett, and Anthony Braxton.
His first solo album, New History Warfare, Vol. 1, was released in 2008. His second album, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges, was released by Constellation Records in early 2011. On June 16, the album was named as a longlisted nominee (one of 40) for the 2011 Polaris Music Prize. On July 6, the album was named as a shortlisted (one of 10) nominee for the 2011 award. Stetson was chosen by Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel to perform at the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival that he curated in December 2011 in Minehead, England. His latest album, New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, was released by Constellation Records in April 2013, and was named as a longlisted nominee for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize in June.
Proved by his fantastically honked and skronked guest spots on a spell of pop, R&B and avant-leaning tracks over the last several years, Colin…Read More
Colin Stetson new solo album All This I Do For Glory is being released on April 28 via 50HZ. The album is now streaming…Read More
Colin Stetson has announced the details of his new album All This I Do For Glory. “Spindrift” is the first single to be released…Read More
Symphony No 3, composed by Polish composer Henryk Górecki in 1977, became one of the biggest sellers of classical music of all time, when…Read More
Montreal based violinist and composer Sarah Neufeld best known as a member of Arcade Fire, will be touring extensively in support of her upcoming…Read More
Constellation Records’ solo artists Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld have joined forces on a new album of original compositions for horn and violin. The…Read More
2013 was a great year in music. So many great albums to choose from! Coming up with only ten picks was nearly impossible. I…Read More
Colin Stetson has premiere the next video from Stetson’s new album New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light, out now on Constellation Records. Directed by videographers Isaac Gale (Bon Iver, Toro y Moi and Poliça) and David JensenRead More