Brazilian Girls this year released the album "Let's Make Love," the pop band's first since 2008's Grammy-nominated "New York City." It features the eclectic dance sound the quartet became known for in the early 2000s. The album came together over the course of several years, with recording sessions in Istanbul, Paris, Madrid and New York. Brazilian Girls visited us in the CPR Performance Studio last month. The quartet played three songs from "Let's Make Love" and spoke with Alisha Sweeney about recording the album all over the world and the romantic themes behind the new songs.
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Joel Van Horne released his third album as Covenhoven earlier this month. "A Kind Of Revelation" came from the Denver musician's writing sessions while touring along the Pacific coast of California, Oregon and Washington. The album blends the contemplative folk of Covenhoven's previous work with vivid orchestral string parts. Covenhoven returned to the CPR Performance Studio for the first time since 2015. Van Horne and his seven-piece backing band played three songs from "A Kind Of Revelation" and spoke with Alisha Sweeney about how his brother's death affected the arc of the album and how the natural world inspires his music.
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After a five-year hiatus, Wolf Parade released the new album "Cry Cry Cry" last fall. The Montreal quartet -- led by the songwriting duo of Dan Boeckner and Spencer Krug -- picks up right where it left off with a collection songs of featuring mystifying lyrics and uptempo rock rhythms. Wolf Parade stopped into the CPR Performance Studio before a concert at the Ogden Theatre. The members played four songs from "Cry Cry Cry" and spoke with Alisha Sweeney about the band's growth since reuniting in 2016, how they wrote Wolf Parade songs during the hiatus and how the indie rock music industry has changed since the band's early days.