MPress Records Artist & Tour News: Catch The Buzz
Seth Glier's THE NEXT RIGHT THING
February 2011 Buzz
Seth Glier joins renowned booking agency FLEMING ARTISTS' roster with artists like Ani DiFranco, Colin Hay, Ellis Paul, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Judy Collins, The Paper Raincoat, Grant-Lee Buffalo, Vienna Teng & Alex Wong, plus many more.
Single "Lauralee" added to USA TODAY's Listen Up Music Pick playlist. This placement was published in the physical copy of USA TODAY for February 22, 2011 and was promoted on the internet.
On January 20th, just 14-days after entering the chart, "Lauralee" shot to the #1 spot on Clear Channel NEW! Discover & Uncover Adult Alternative Top 10 Chart, surpassing best-selling artists Mumford & Sons and Florence + the Machine. Syndicated to 45 national commerical radio stations, this program exposes Seth's music to 110 million Clear Channel listeners. The song remained at #1 for over a week and is still in the Top 20 over a month later.
Seth Glier's self-produced six-part The Next Right Thing webisode series garners over 3,000 views in one month on his YouTube Channel. The web-series is a behind-the-scenes account of the recording & writing process for six tracks on the record, watch them here.
Contact Melanie Rodriguez - email@example.com for the latest buzz and publicity.
Publicity Campaign Highlights
Seth's publicity campaign has been a home run, landing features & reviews in USA TODAY, Huffington Post, iTUNES Editorial, The Deli Magazine, Atlanta Music Guide, M Music & Musicians, The Examiner, Phillyburb, Blogcritics & more!
Visit the press section on SethGlier.com for all the latest.
Not limited only to the Internet and print, Seth has also scored appearances on The CW Network (Chicago,IL) where he performed a rousing rendition of his single "Lauralee" with the Glenbrook South High School Singers and Fox News at Noon (Birmingham, AL).
The critics rave with sparkling reviews, quotes and comparisons to Billy Joel & Bruce Springsteen!
"this young blood wields an old-soul air...Discover a new generation of great with Seth Glier's 'The Next Right Thing'" - Huffington Post
"Singer with an exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel." - USA TODAY
"Voices that transcend gender in their beauty... Seth has such a voice." - Atlanta Music Guide
"An adept song craftsman elegantly emotional vocalist...harkening back to early pop/rock tradition of Billy Joel and early Springsteen." - iTunes Editorial
"This is a young man with a distinctive voice, a falsetto that sticks to your ribs, and can he write songs." – Blogcritics
"A rising force on the folk scene..." - Hartford Courant / CTnow.com
"swoon-worthy pop-rock falsetto; boston brilliance." - DIGBoston.com
Keep up with all the latest placements and quotes at SethGlier.com or contact Melanie Rodriguez - firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Online Marketing Highlights
Seth's online marketing campaign, managed by APEX Exposure, has grown his presence on the Internet by leaps and bounds. This chart illustrates that growth in percentages and number of news fans.
Gained over 205,000 unique impressions through a number of strategic blog placements and use of TopSpin technology and social networks, has grown his email subscriber list by 115%.
Captivates over 35,000 viewers for two (2) one-hour video streams of acoustic performances on Stickam.com's homepage.
Lands Artist to Watch feature on Clear Channel NEW! Discover & Uncover for the month of January, remains featured for February and March.
The Next Right Thing went for radio adds on January 17th; now less than 2 months later the record has been added and is currently in rotation at over 150 commercial, college & non-commercial radio stations!
Debuted on FMQB Public Breakout Chart and broke into College Music Journal's (CMJ) Top 200 chart.
Top 30 charting on stations in CA, CO, IL, IN, LA, MA, ME, MO, MC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, TX, WA & more.
Seth appeared on indicator stations WFUV's (New York City) Sunday Breakfast Program and WXPN's (Philadephia, PA) World Cafe Live programs and most recently performed on WRNX (Amherst, MA)
Seth is always available for radio in-studio performances or phone interviews, please contact Marvin Miller to coordinate.
Touring & In-stores
Heading for the West Coast! With the focus of the team at FLEMING Artists, Seth's touring plans will take him to the West Coast in May & December 2011, a slew of summer festivals and another headlining tour. Stay tuned to SethGlier.com for updates.
Having appeared at the Apple Store (Boston, MA) and two Best Buy locations (NYC & Boston), Glier is eager to continue appear at retail store locations. With the coordinated efforts of distributors MVD and record label MPress Records a new hot sheet has been created for outreach to set up a comprehenisve in-store tour to coinside with his current tour schedule.
To request a copy of the hotsheet or to set up an in-store performance, please contact Marvin Miller .
||Rouse House Concert
||Opening Bell Coffeehouse (w/ Rachael Sage)
||MPressFest SXSW 2011 - Soho Lounge
||Northampton Center for the Arts
Benefit concert for All Out Adventures
||The Musical Admiration Society of Keene (House Concert)
||Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 2)
||New York, NY
||The Bitter End
||New York, NY
||Infinity Hall (with Antigone Rising)
||Union Hall (with Livingston Taylor)
||The Knight Theatre (@ Levine Center for the Arts)
||Boothbay Harbor Opera House (w/ Liz Longley)
||Boothbay Harbor, ME
||One Longfellow Square (w/David Wilcox)
||The Sanctuary "Most Wanted Concert"
(w/ Julie Gold & Amy Speace)
||Ram's Head Tavern (w/ Livingston Taylor)
||Me & Thee Coffeehouse (w/ Liz Longley)
On Tour Now! Visit www.sethglier.com/tour
Media & VIP Contact: Melanie Rodriguez / email@example.com
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