AC Newman contributed a new track to a protest album, Battle Hymns organized by indie rock duo Quasi. Battle Hymns is a compilation album created in direct response to the current political situation in the U.S.A.The collection of songs features new songs from artists Stephen Malkmus, Doug Martsch (of Built to Spill), Mary Timony, and many more. Purchase the album here.
Music from Dan Deacon's 2012 album 'America' will accompany a new show from the iconic New York City Ballet. The called The times are Racing was choreographed by Justin Peck.
Premier's at the Lincoln Center in New York City on January 26. Additional performances will follow on January 28, February 1, February 2, February 4, May 5 and May 9. More information here.