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Lauren Daigle The Behold Christmas Tour - Austin, TX
Lauren Daigle is coming to Austin, TX on The Behold Christmas Tour! Catch her at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater on Sunday, December 16th!
Willie Nelson & Family New Year at ACL Live
Austin’s hometown musician, WILLIE NELSON, continues the tradition of ringing in the new year at Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater with three unforgettable nights of music, family, and friends.
Aug 7, 2018 | 8:00 PM | Tuesday
Erasure World Beyond Tour with special guest Reed and Caroline
The collaboration sees the entirety of Erasure’s latest album, World Be Gone, given a post-classical rework. World Beyond was recorded over ten days by Andy Bell and seven performers from Echo Collective: Margaret Hermant (violin, harp), Neil Leiter (viola), Thomas Engelen (cello), Jaroslaw Mroz (double bass), Gary De Cart (piano) and Antoine Dandoy (vibraphone, glockenspiel).
Those who pre-order World Beyond via Pledge or Lexer will have exclusive early access to tickets for the expansive North American tour dates listed below. Preorder World Beyond via Pledge here and Lexer here.
Watch a short film filmed during the recording sessions at Jet Studio in Brussels here.
The album was produced by Echo Collective, mixed by Gareth Jones and arranged by Echo Collective’s Gary De Cart, Margaret Hermant and Neil Leiter. Neil Leiter from Echo Collective explains, “The process of this project was really deconstruction and re-purposing. We started by listening to each track layer by layer, and then, using the layers that inspired us or we found essential, we reconstructed the tracks instrumentally. Each of the instruments in the band setup were chosen for their inherent capacities and roles. Often choosing which layer to put with each instrument was a question of matching roles and colors. By stripping so much away, we were able to find a new space for Andy to fill. The text of the songs became much more important in the overall construction of the songs, and Andy was free to explore more dynamics and vocal range.”
The tracks featured on World Beyond show award-winning songwriters Vince Clarke and Andy Bell in a more reflective mood, giving the world and recent political upheavals a thoughtful examination. This new collaboration gives a new dimension to the tracks – including fan-favorites “Still It’s Not Over”, which tackles the LGBT rights movement post-Stonewall