The Eccentric Roswitha Plays The Blue Note on 8/29

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ROSWITHA will be playing a highly anticipated show, celebrating her DVD release at The Blue Note in New York City. The show will be showcasing selections from her album DESTINY and featuring special surprise guests, her musical friends and collaborators on the NYC music scene.

21+ / $10 in Advance / $15 at Door. Tickets are available via The Blue Note website, here.

ROSWITHA is an Austrian-born and raised American violinist, singer-songwriter and producer. Her latest release, DESTINY, has been critically acclaimed and has garnered comparisons to the likes of Sia, Sade, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Björk, Florence and the Machine, Les Nubians, Stevie Nicks among others. DESTINY has been listed in several Grammy categories for nomination consideration in 2013.

Roswitha mixes gorgeous violin playing alongside her sultry vocals. With an infectious blend of jazz, classical, R&B, hip hop, rock and pop, Roswitha creates music that appeals to the masses, which transcends to the stage flawlessly.

 Roswitha has had an esteemed career as “Queen Rose.” She was featured on MTV’s Unplugged with Trey Songz, and as a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, she performed with the likes of John Legend, Santana, Gloria Estefan and Patti LaBelle. Under the name “Rose Bartu,” she built a highly respected jazz profile and issued the delightfully exotic Cherchez la Verité, a silky jazz album with violin, sensual vocals, and limber Afro Cuban grooves. Roswitha has lead her own bands, performing at celebrated venues like The Blue Note, Knitting Factory and touring Europe. She has notched over 50 production, arrangement, composition, and performance credits on over 19 released albums, videos and film soundtracks.

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Denver’s The Outfit open for The Lumineers at Red Rocks. Check out “Caesar”!

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Watch The Outfit Perform Live on Open Air CPR
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrdE5vu2fYU

Just off the heals of releasing their newest EP, Tough Kids, in August, THE OUTFIT will be opening for The Lumineers at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sunday, September 15th. Located in Morrison, Colorado, the legendary theater holds nearly 9,500 attendees and the stage has been graced by legends such as The Beatles and U2.

Known as one of Denver, Colorado’s most talked about bands, The Outfit will bring to the stage an energenic and vibrant performance that will have you singing along to every song. Tough Kids was released on August 24th, with an impressive Album Listening Party on IMPOSE.

The 5-track EP is filled with echoing garage bliss that is laced with killer licks, heartfelt melodies, and straight forwarded, guitar-based pop songwriting. With their critically acclaimed single, “Caesar,” in tow, the standout track sets the tone for the record, which you can listen to above. The band has also recently signed to upcoming Indie label, Hot Congress Records.

Don’t miss out on this incredible lineup!

 

SHOWS

 

9/15 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, Colorado w/ THE LUMINEERS

Doldrums Head on Tour With Unknown Mortal Orchestra & Grimes & Bear in Heaven & Blouse


Indie wonder boy Doldrums is gearing up for the tour of the Summer. Sharing the stage with such acts as Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Grimes, Bear in Heaven and Blouses, there is no stopping him. For a guy who doesn’t even have his first LP under his belt yet, his rise to success has definitely become an interesting one. Staring in 2010, Doldrums began by posting videos and designing websites by fictional bands under a number of pseudonyms, ‘Doldrums’ being the one that he had settled on. Everything seemed to take off from there as he started to gain attention in Toronto with his performances at Everlasting Super Joy. Alongside his studio and DIY venue that he co-runs with DD/MM/YYYY, he also known for his involvement with flash parties in abandoned spaces. 2010 also saw the release of several of 7″s including a split with DD/MM/YYYY and a VHS mixtape of his own music videos. We are literally at the edge of our seats to hear what Doldrums is up to next, but in the meantime, take a look at the massive tour dates that he has below with some of the hottest names in music right now. Doldrums also just dropped his newest single, “Egypt” on Pitchfork. Take a listen to it HERE.

TOUR DATES

With Bear In Heaven and Blouse
4/26/12 – The Bottletree – Birmingham, AL * ^

4/27/12 – The Earl – Atlanta, GA * ^

4/28/12 – Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC * ^

4/29/12 – Kings Barcade – Raleigh, NC * ^

5/01/12 – Black Cat Backstage – Washington, DC * ^

5/02/12 – First Unitarian Church – Philadelphia, PA * ^

5/03/12 – Brighton Music Hall – Allston, MA * ^

5/04/12 – La Sala Rossa – Montreal, QC* ^

5/05/12 – The Garrison – Toronto, ON * ^

5/06/12 – The Haunt – Ithaca, NY * ^

5/08/12 – Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY * ^

5/09/12 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY * ^


* Bear In Heaven

^ Blouse

With Grimes (UK / Europe)
5/11/12 – The Haunt – Brighton, UK
5/11/12 – Great Escape Venue TBA – Brighton, UK
5/15/12 – La Laterie – Strasbourg, FR #
5/16/12 – La Fleche D’or – Paris, FR #
5/20/12 – Exio – Amsterdam, NL #
5/22/12 – Blaa – Oslo, NO #
5/23/12 – Cafetreaten – Stockholm, SE #
5/24/12 – Inkonst – Malmo, SE #
5/25/12 – Berghain – Berlin, GER #
5/26/12 – Ubel & Gefarlich – Hamburg, GER #
5/28/12 – Circulo Degli Artisti – Rome, IT #
5/29/12 – Hanni Bi – Ravenna, IT #
5/30/12 – Astoria – Turin, IT #
6/02/12 – Dot To Dot Festival – Bristol, UK
6/03/12 – Dot To Dot Festival – Nottingham, UK
6/04/12 – Dot To Dot Festival – Manchester, UK

# Grimes

With Unknown Mortal Orchestra
6/07/12 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY !
6/08/12 – Glasslands – Brooklyn, NY !
6/09/12 – Rock N Roll Hotel – Washington, DC !
6/11/12 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA !
6/12/12 – Middle East – Boston, MA !
6/13/12 – Il Motore – Montreal, QC !
6/14/12 – 6/16/12 – NXNE – Toronto, ON
7/06/12 – 7/08/12 – Hopscotch Festival – Raleigh, NC

! Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Mean Jeans Embark on North American Tour


One can not simply listen to Mean Jeans and not without feeling a hint of Punk legends, The Ramones. Ever hear of them? Yea, we thought so. The group who just released On Mars (Dirtnap Records), last Tuesday, will be heading on the road come May 11th. This marks the second album for the group, who have been becoming all a-buzz in the indie and pop punk world alike. The tour spans the country, so you will certainly be able to get your Mean Jeans fix by Summer’s end. Check out the tour dates below, with some accompanying tunes and videos to coincide.

Download “Hangin Tuff” HERE

Watch Mean Jeans “Anybody Out There”

TOUR DATES

May 11 Seattle, WA – Funhouse
May 12 Vancouver, BC – 360 Glen Warehouse
May 25 San Francisco, CA – Thee Parkside
May 26 Oakland, CA – 1234 Go! Fest @ Vitus
Jun. 8 Baltimore, MD – Golden West
Jun. 9 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups (w/ Shaved Women)
Jun. 10 Cleveland, OH – Now Thats Class
Jun. 11 Indianapolis, IN – Melody Inn
Jun. 12 Chicago, IL – Crown Tap Room
Jun. 13 Detroit, MI – PJ’s Lager House
Jun. 14 Toronto, ON – NXNE (@ the shop under Parts & Labour)
Jun. 16 Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Explosion
Jun. 17 Montreal, QC – l’Escogriffe Bar Spectacle
Jun. 18 New Hampshire – Dover Brickhouse
Jun. 19 Boston, MA – Radio
Jun. 20 Manhattan, NY – Cake Shop
Jun. 21 Wilkes Barre, PA – Bones Bar
Jun. 22 Philadelphia, PA – Golden Tea House
Jun. 23 Baltimore, MD – INSUBORDINATION FEST
Jun. 24 Philadelphia, PA – The Barbary
Jun. 25 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory
Jun. 26 Washington, DC – Comet Ping Pong (w/ the Shirks)

Edward Rogers Plays NYC 11/17. Prepare to Be Wowed!


Modern Mystery favorite, Edward Rogers, is ready to show New York what he has to offer. Just releasing his fourth solo album this week, Porcelain (Zip Records), Rogers is taking the stage at the new Cutting Room in Manhattan, this coming Thursday, November 17th at 8pm. For those of you who have never heard of Edward Rogers before, get on the bandwagon already! A little bit of Badly Drawn Boy, a touch of Jarvis Cocker, and a big splash of Rogers, create a song that is sonically distinctive.

Edwards has also released a stunning video for the song “The Biba Crowd.” You can see the hip black and white, vintage video for the track here:

The New York-based Rogers, who spent the first twelve years of his life in Birmingham, England, says “I’m motivated by the urge to make music and express myself, rather than by some abstract idea of being some kind of pop star, so I feel like I’m making music for the right reasons.”

EDWARD ROGERS
Thursday, November 17th, 2011
8pm
The Cutting Room, NYC