MPress Records Announces Powerhouse Line-Up on Hurricane Sandy Benefit CD
New Arrivals Vol 5: Artists For Hurricane Sandy Relief To Benefit Three NYC-Area Charities Set For Early Digital Release On October 29th.
New York, NY – MPress Records announces the final line-up of the 5th installment in its charity compilation series, New Arrivals Vol. 5: Artists For Hurricane Sandy Relief (Due out Oct. 29th digitally, and January 14th physically). Conceived by MPress founder Rachael Sage and culled from over 1,000 submissions, "NAV5" features a wealth of international indie talent including: rising Brooklyn-based band Lucius; acclaimed NYC singer-songwriters Lucy Wainwright Roche and Ari Hest; UK folk-pop artists Polly Paulusma and Stephen Langstaff; and a bonus track by Grammy® Winner Paula Cole. 100% of all funds collected from the sale of this compilation benefit three NYC-based charities that are still continuing to serve communities affected by Hurricane Sandy: The Red Hook Initiative (Brooklyn), Project Hospitality Staten Island Hurricane Relief Fund (Staten Island) and Graybeards (The Rockaways).
Rachael Sage Returns To NYC's Café Carlyle For One Night Only, 11/21
10th Anniversary Celebration Of Sage's Album
Rachael Sage returns to the renowned Café Carlyle – known for featuring top musical talents such as Woody Allen, Cyndi Lauper and Judy Collins – on Thursday, November 21st to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of her album “Public Record”. Her most popular album to date, “Public Record” contains many fan-favorites by the New York based singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who co-produced the album in 2003 with Grammy® Winner Andy Zulla (Rod Stewart, Kelly Clarkson).
Read more about this special peformance here.
Live DVD Recorded at Rockwood Music Hall Available Now!
Take Offs & Landings, Live In New York City was filmed at Rockwood Music Hall on 11/11/11, just about a month before singer-songwriter Seth Glier received his first Grammy nomination. Available on DVD, Take Offs & Landings features the full 45 minute concert performance with special behind the scenes shots and interviews with Seth Glier and his longtime collaborator Ryan Hommel. Directed by Zachary Sweeney, mixed by John Shyloski.
Seth Glier returns Rockwood Music Hall on Friday, October 4th, visit www.sethglier.com for more details.
Grab your copy here.
Rachael Sage's "Haunted By You" now available on MelOn, the biggest music service in Korea!
Rachael Sage's milestone 10th album "Haunted By You" is now officially available in Korea on top online music streaming and digital music retailer, MelOn. The first of MPress Records' catalog to be distributed in the territory, "Haunted By You" release features the artwork created for the US vinyl release by Seoul resident artist Oliver Cartright and Rachael Sage. Click here to see Rachael featured in their new releases along with Britney Spears, Elton John and MGMT! "Haunted By You" is also available on Korean music services Ollech Music and Naver Music.
Melissa Ferrick's "the truth is" Fall 2013 Tour
U.S. Tour Dates Confirmed With Ani DiFranco
Boston-based singer/songwriter Melissa Ferrick confirms more U.S. dates for her the truth is CD Release Tour, including shows with Ani DiFranco and Anne Heaton. MPress Records released "the truth is", the latest album from the acclaimed multi-instrumentalist in early June. The album premiered with WNYC's "Soundcheck" and the official music video for the track “Home,” directed by Nick Clark, premiered via the Wall Street Journal. Ferrick celebrates by extending the CD release tour through the year, taking her to markets she hasn't been to in years. Full list of tour dates at MelissaFerrick.com.
New Arrivals: Vol. 5 Submissions Extended to August 20th
MPress Records has extended submissions through August 20, 2013 for Volume 5 of their New Arrivals charity compilation series. 100% of the proceeds from New Arrivals: Vol. 5 (NAV5) will benefit the following Hurricane Sandy Relief organizations: The Red Hook Initiative (Brooklyn), Project Hospitality Staten Island Hurricane Relief Fund (Staten Island) and Graybeards (The Rockaways). The NYC-based independent label has just launched an international search for rising artists in various genres to be on the compilation, via the Sonicbids online submission platform. AAA, Singer-Songwriter, Americana, Rock and Pop submissions highly encouraged, but all styles of music are welcome and will be considered. (For more details visit: http://bit.ly/MPR_NAV5.)
Seth Glier's "Things I Should Let You Know" Tour Set to Kick Off This Fall
"Every once in a while, an artist comes along, and they make you go, damn, I bloody love music. Seth Glier is one of those artists." - PopShade
New York, NY – MPress Records artist Seth Glier is set to bring his "Things I Should Let You Know" tour to more cities this Fall. The Grammy® nominated multi-instrumentalist, who recently raised over $8,000 for non-profit organization Autism Speaks, kicks off the Fall run of his tour at Club Passim in Cambridge, MA on September 6th. He travels up and down the East Coast throughout September and lands in Texas for a handful of dates in October. See full list of tour dates below or visit: sethglier.com/tour
Melissa Ferrick Shares New Video For
U.S. Tour Dates Confirmed With Ani DiFranco
Melissa Ferrick has debuted "I Don't Want You To Change". Directed by Ro Rowan and Melissa Ferrick, the video is the second official music video from her new album the truth is, available now on MPress Records. Ferrick, who just launched a Vine contest to promote the video, has confirmed more U.S. tour dates throughout Fall and Winter of this year. Confirmed dates below or visit: http://melissaferrick.com/shows.
Made in collaboration between Ro Rowan and Melissa Ferrick, the new video is a simple, yet powerful embodiment of Ferrick's concept to "reflect the lyric by aiming that lyric at myself", show the depths of interpersonal relationships and the willingness to embrace a partner at face value, flaws and all. Ferrick explains, "The song has this incessant repetition in the chorus, and, for me, creates a sense of comfort, much like a repetitive rocking motion soothes and comforts a child. Though I'm singing to someone—I don't want you to change—I believe it's not lost on the viewer that I'm actually directing those words at myself."
Watch the video on Melissa's Youtube Channel.
MPress Records Accepting Artist Submissions for New Arrivals: Volume 5
Emerging Artist Compilation to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief Organizations: The Red Hook Initiative, Project Hospitality Staten Island, & Graybeards
New York, NY – Internationally distributed record label MPress Records has announced the beginning of production on Volume 5 of their New Arrivals charity compilation series. 100% of the proceeds from New Arrivals: Vol. 5 (NAV5) will benefit the following Hurricane Sandy Relief organizations: The Red Hook Initiative (Brooklyn), Project Hospitality Staten Island Hurricane Relief Fund (Staten Island) and Graybeards (The Rockaways). The NYC-based independent label has just launched an international search for rising artists in various genres to be on the compilation, via the Sonicbids online submission platform. AAA, Singer-Songwriter, Americana, Rock and Pop submissions highly encouraged, but all styles of music are welcome and will be considered. (For more details visit: http://bit.ly/MPR_NAV5.)
The Wall Street Journal Premieres Melissa Ferrick's
On June 7th, The Wall Street Journal premiered Melissa Ferrick's new music video for "Home". Directed by filmmaker and trained musician Nick Clark, and shot just outside of Boston, MA at The Armory, the video incorporates touches of Ferrick's home, including a cast of her students from Berklee College of Music.
Since it's premiere, the video has been shared on numerous sites including MSN, AfterEllen, Blurt and her own Youtube channel where it has gained 900 views in just 3 days! Watch the video here.