Kronos Quartet was featured on Tuesday, July 25 as WYCE‘s “Artist of the Day.” The quartet, which has been playing together for decades, recently released the Folk Songs LP with guests Natalie Merchant, Sam Amidon, Rhiannon Giddens, and Olivia Chaney (Offa Rex). In their brief piece, the station highlights this record and details some of the other key points in Kronos’ career including their collaborations with artists including Björk, Tom Waits, and Allen Ginsberg. Check out the feature, which also includes an embed of the group’s 2013 Tiny Desk Concert, here.
Folk Songs had a strong start at NACC this week, debuting at #87 on the Radio 200 chart. Keep it moving up!