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MPress Records Artist & Tour News: Catch The Buzz

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  • 'Delancey Street' press campaign is still in full swing and a great success! The record has received four (4) stars from ALL MUSIC Guide rave reviews from M Music & Musicians Magazine & iTunes, and Rachael Sage was featured in the #1 newspaper in America: The Wall Street Journal. Links & quotes below.
  • Early ink on 'Delancey Street' :

    • "excellent" - M Music & Musicians Magazine
    • Recently featured in The Wall Street Journal
    • "Rachael Sage has molded and shaped a sound beyond a mere current-day singer/songwriter, into a true soothsayer and storyteller...Four-Stars for 'Delancey Street.'" - All Music Guide
    • "...eloquent execution... genuine and compelling." - BLURT Magazine
    • "a fresh intimacy... at the core of Delancey Street is a heartfelt quality that goes beyond intellectual exercise." - iTunes Review
    • "Sage's tightest and most personal offering to date." - Connecticut Post
    • "One of the album's highlights is "Big Star," a pop track written about "Anyone who feels like what they're doing is a pipe dream." - Creative Loafing
    • "Confident and grounded." - The Beat Magazine
    • "Her music is getting better with every release" - The Deli Magazine
    • "Emotionally riveting songs underpinned by lush melodies, inventive arrangements and a flair for the dramatic." - Columbia Free-Times
    • "Track after track, she delivers one-of-a-kind indie, artsty songs with a sequin shine, which gives every one of her 12 songs decorative brilliance." - Campus Circle
    • Sage (is) an artist who has always danced around the edges of brilliance and has now moved fully into its light." - Wildy's World
  • 'Delancey Street' radio campaign off to a strong start! Serviced to U.S. College and Triple A Radio Formats with April 26, 2010 add date, Rachael Sage's ninth record has been added to over 160 stations, is charting in the Top 30 at 13 stations.
    • #8 Most Added at FMBQ Public Radio
    • #18 Most Added at CMJ
    • #149 at FMBQ Public Radio
    • #238 at AMA
    • #182 at AMA Internet
    • #84 atMedia Guide Indie NonComm AAA Albums
  • Spins are up and the record is charting in the Top 30. Click here to see the charting positions & markets

  • Click here to see in which markets 'Delancey Street' is receiving Heavy Rotation.

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  • Rachael Sage brings 'Delancey Street' to the West Coast! The "Delancey Street" CD release tour brings Rachael to the West Coast where she will perform on a six-date stretch of dates with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman! Tour dates take this grouping from Southern to Northern California and ending in Seattle, WA.

    Looking for retail in-stores along the route:
    Southern California July 15th-16th
    Nothern California & Washington State July 22-24

    Contact Marvin Miller | Marvin@mpressrecords.com to facilitate.

  • "Big Star" the first music video off 'Delancey Street'! Using behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming "Big Star" music video as teasers, Sage is engaging her fans & creating buzz about the upcoming release through Ourstage, Facebook & Twitter. The official video is just about ready to debut.

    We are currently looking for help to secure a portal site (AOL or Yahoo), major retailer (iTunes or Amazon), or music aggregator (Pitchfork, Stereogum, Perez Hilton, or Brooklyn Vegan) to feature the exclusive premiere. Please contact Melanie Rodriguez | melanie@mpressrecords.com to discuss options.

    You can view the teaser videos here: Big Star Tease!

  • Rachael Sage heads back to Edinburgh, UK for the FRINGE Festival where she will headline a 15-date run of performances August 15th - 30th at C Central Cabaret Bar (North Bridge, Edinburgh, UK EH1 1SD) called 'Stop Me If I'm Kvetching...' Details on the show:

    Award-winning New York songstress Rachael Sage brings her vaudevillian art-pop and improvisational performance to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe with her latest revue, ‘Stop Me If I’m Kvetching…’ The show will bring together highlights from Sage’s acclaimed nine-album catalogue, material from her new recording ‘Delancey Street,’ and some quintessential Sage storytelling.’Stop Me If I’m Kvetching…’ will include tales of Sage’s colorful Eastern-European Jewish family, her life as a New York musician and former ballerina, and plenty of unbridled kvetching (lighthearted venting).

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    May 30 Virginia Women's Music Festival Kents Store, VA
    Jun. 3 Hotel Cafe Los Angeles, CA
    Jun. 5 Salzer's Records (In-Store Performance) Ventura, CA
    Jun. 5 Delancey Street Foundation (Private Event) Los Angeles, CA
    Jun. 6 Delancey Street Foundation (Private Event) San Francisco, CA
    Jun. 6 Brainwash Cafe San Francisco, CA
    Jun. 10 One Trick Pony Grand Rapids, MI
    Jun. 11 Uncommon Ground Chicago, IL
    Jun. 12 PrideFest Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
    Jun. 15 Cornell College (presented by Legion Arts) Mount Vernon, IA
    Jul. 20-Jul 3 UK/Ireland Promo Tour (Details TBA) TBA
    Jul. 10 Bridger Folk Music Society Logan, UT
    Jul. 11 Magpie House Concerts Salt Lake City, UT
    Jul. 14 Lestat's (with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman) San Diego, CA
    Jul. 17 Zoey's (with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman) Ventura, CA
    Jul. 18 Saint Rocke (with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman) Hermosa Beach, CA
    Jul. 20 Soho Music Lounge(with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman) Santa Barbara, CA
    Jul. 21 Cafe Du Nord (with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman) San Francisco, CA
    Jul. 25 High Dive (with Jay Nash & Joe Firstman) Seattle, WA
    Aug. 4 Rockwood Stage 2 (with Seth Glier) New York, NY
    Aug 15-30 Edinburgh Fringe Festival - C Central Cabaret Bar Edinburgh, UK
    Nov. 12 The Usual Pub Houston, TX




    For more info please visit www.rachaelsage.com/shows
    For further information, please contact MPRESS RECORDS:
    Melanie Rodriguez / 212-481-7243 / melanie@mpressrecords.com.