MPress to Attend Annual Midem Music Conference in Cannes, FR
MPress Records will be attending this year's Midem music conference on January 26th-29th in Cannes, France.
In addition to seeking licensing opportunities for the label's catalog, MPress will be hosting a private Midem Week Party and Showcase featuring award-winning artist Rachael Sage.
Sage will perform an exclusive VIP showcase sponsored by MPress Records on Sunday, 27 January between 7 - 11 pm.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to attend.
For more details on the showcase, visit www.mpressrecords.com/MIDEM/2013/RS_MIDEM.html.
Seth Glier Heads Out On Nationwide CD Release Tour!
Teams Up With Autism Speaks To Raise Awareness And Funds
Acclaimed artist and Grammy® nominated songwriter Seth Glier is set to head off on a nationwide tour in support of his breathtaking upcoming release, “Things I Should Let You Know” slated to hit via MPress Records on February 5th. Kicking off in Ann Arbor at The Ark on January 11th, Seth will zigzag across the country including a stop at SXSW before wrapping the tour in Maine this April. With well over 250 shows a year under this troubadour’s belt, Seth, a national spokesperson for Autism Speaks has teamed up with the not-for-profit to raise awareness and funds. Seth will also be performing a very special StageIt concert on January 15th where 100% of the proceeds will go to Autism Speaks.
Rachael Sage's 'Tchatchkes & Latkes' Returns on December 22, 2012
As a benefit for Hurricane Sandy Relief
Rachael Sage brings her campy, inspiring ‘Tchatchkes & Latkes!’ back to Joe’s Pub in NYC for a December 22nd Holiday event, as a Benefit for Hurricane Sandy Relief.
Deftly balancing Catskills’ shtick with indie rocker musicality, Rachael Sage’s ‘Tchatchkes & Latkes!’ sees the art-pop songstress "alternately channeling her inner Fanny Brice and Jewish Norah Jones" (The New York Times). On 12/22, she will share the stage with some of her talented New York neighbors, including cellist Dave Eggar (Coldplay) and trumpet player Russ Johnson (Elvis Costello).
All net proceeds from this performance will benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief, through The Red Hook Initiative, Project Hospitality Staten Island and Graybeards in The Rockaways.
MPress Records Holiday Sale!
We're so thankful for the wonderful and eventful year that we've had here! So we are sharing the love by offering each title from our entire current catalog (feat. Rachael Sage, Seth Glier, Melissa Ferrick and New Arrivals) for only $12! We're also offering other goodies including limited-time only bundles, discounted back catalog and gifts that give back.
Visit http://mpressrecords.myshopify.com/collections/holiday-sale to find the perfect gift for the music lover on your list!
*Place domestic orders by 6:00 PM (EST) on December 16th and international orders by 6:00 PM (EST) on December 2nd for arrival before December 25th.
Seth Glier's "Things I Should Let You Know" Available for Pre-Order
Get a signed copy of Seth Glier's new album THINGS I SHOULD LET YOU KNOW before it hits the stores on January 15, 2013. Orders placed by December 16, 2012 will ship for holiday delivery, orders after December 16th will ship on January 3, 2013.
Seth Glier is a twenty-four-year-old GRAMMY® nominated singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose third album for MPress, Things I Should Let You Know, offers one young man’s perspective, through expertly crafted stories that aim straight for the gut and amplify the common cry of every heart. Grounded by exceptional musicianship and an equally singular gift for lyrical detail, the Massachusetts native’s newest songs cast light on the challenges of adult life, through the lens of the everyday American.
Rachael Sage Holds Global Virtual Signing At The Apple Store on Regent Street, London, UK
In celebration of the digital release of "Haunted By You" in the UK, Sage will defy place and time to host a worldwide record-signing session on November 29th.
Rachael Sage fans around the world will get the rare chance to grab a personalised signed copy of her new single artwork, ‘Abby Would You Wait’, as the award winning US singer, songwriter and producer, holds a virtual global signing session at the Apple Store, Regent Street on November 29th.
To enable her network of fans from across the world to celebrate her live performance at the Apple Store, Rachael will hold one of the world’s biggest signing sessions, using the Autograph app on an iPad to personally reach out to her fans.
For a limited time only, fans will be able to interact in this live virtual signing session. Read more
Hurricane Sandy Relief and MPress Records
As most of you probably know by now, millions of
people in the NY/NJ have lost their homes, businesses and basic necessities, due to Hurricane Sandy. We've listed a few ways below that you can help, so please check them out and we encourage you to
contribute however you can. In addition, for the New York-area folks, please note that Rachael Sage will be producing a special Hurricane Sandy Relief benefit performance of "Tchatchkes & Latkes!" on Dec. 22nd at Joe's Pub; details below.
HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF: HOW YOU CAN HELP
Eager to help out those affected by Hurricane Sandy? If so, here are a few ways to do so:
- New York Cares'
disaster relief fund. New York Cares is the city's largest volunteer
organization, running volunteer programs for 1,300 nonprofits, city
agencies, and public schools.
- iTunes has launched an easy-to-use donation page (just look
for the Red Cross logo on the iTunes store's homepage). 100 percent of
the donation will go to the Red Cross relief effort, and you will
receive a confirmation e-mail after the transaction.
- Masbia Please consider a emergency donation now to Masbia. They are feeding 500-plus evacuated seniors.
- Red Hook Recovers is a recovery-organizing site for New York’s Red Hook neighborhood in
the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The site allows people to offer/request
assistance, and is coordinated by the folks at OWS and community
organizations on the ground.
- Uri L’Tzedek will be going around to homes of senior citizens to make sure they have food & water.
SPECIAL HOLIDAY BENEFIT PERFORMANCE JUST ANNOUNCED: DEC. 22 @ JOE'S PUB IN NYC
Dec. 22nd, Rachael and some of her talented New York neighbors will
revive her holiday extravaganza, "Tchatchkes & Latkes!", which first
wowed locals in 2009. Hailed by The New York Times as "Alternately
channeling her inner Fanny Brice and Jewish Norah Jones", the show will
feature a healthy mix of vaudevillian shtick, playful Yiddishkeit and
Sage’s signature pianistic flair; all net proceeds from this performance
will benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief. Reserve your tickets now!
Seth Glier Announces New Album Things I Should Let You Know
Set To Crisscross America Through The End Of The Year!
Seth Glier is an old soul and never has that been more apparent than on his incredibly moving upcoming release, Things I Should Let You Know, set to hit via MPress Records on January 15 From beginning to end, Things I Should Let You Know is steeped in all the most gorgeous aspects of Americana, folk, blues, pop and soul with each of the 13 tracks it encompasses telling its own story, weaving tales of love, pain and epic self realization from a young man coming into his own, all wrapped in sweeping melodies and striking vocals.
With an average of over 250+ live performances annually Seth has gone from opening act to headlining his own shows and playing major folk festivals. He’s shared the stage with artists as diverse as James Taylor, Ani DiFranco, Martin Sexton, Emmylou Harris and Ryan Adams and has quickly become known for his passionate live sets. His music has also caught the ears of fans, industry and critics alike with USA Today stating that his “exquisite tenor echoes Bruce Springsteen and Billy Joel." The incredible acclaim on his sophomore record, The Next Right Thing, led to the single “Lauralee” hitting #1 on Clear Channel's NEW! Discover & Uncover program as well as a Grammy® nomination, a first for both himself and his New York based label, MPress Records.
Rachael Sage's First Vinyl Release Available For Pre-Order Now
Rachael's first ever vinyl release is available now for worldwide
pre-order through MPress Records. The gorgeous new limited-edition vinyl
package of her milestone 10th studio recording "Haunted By You" will be
officially released on November 20, 2012...but you can reserve your very own copy now! Featuring exclusive artwork by Korean-based artist
Oliver Cartwright, the short-run edition will be signed by Rachael and
include a digital download of the full album.
In addition, Rachael will haunt NYC at a special Halloween show to
commemorate the vinyl release, on October 31st at City Winery. Reserve
your tickets for the show now!
MPressFest CMJ 2012 Official Showcase
Line-Up, Exclusive Giveaways and more!
MPress Records has just confirmed the lineup for our annual showcase event at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. The event will take place at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on Wednesday, October 17th at 2:30 PM, and will feature an exceptional lineup including Antigone Rising, Rachael Sage, A Fragile Tomorrow, Seth Glier & Julia Haltigan. This official CMJ showcase is open to the public, but you can RSVP here.
Free drinks will be given to all CMJ badge holders, and the first 20 guests will receive
free passes to our exclusive happy hour after party right next door at
the Rockwood Bar for artist meet & greet. Additional passes will be
given out throughout the show so, come by and stay with us for a party you won't soon forget!
For more information on the event please visit: http://mpressrecords.com/CMJ2012/MPF_CMJ2012.html