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Award-Winning Artist Rachael Sage To Release 10th Album

Slated for release via MPress Records, May 22, 2012

We are very excited to announce that MPress label founder and recording artist Rachael Sage will release her 10th album on May 22nd, 2012.

Sage's album "Haunted By You" is a song cycle about passion, featuring guest vocalists Dar Williams, Katie Costello, actor/director Joshua Leonard ("Blair Witch Project", "Humpday") and more! Unlike Sage’s previous albums, including 2009’s critically acclaimed “Delancey Street”, much of “Haunted By You” was composed on guitar. (Read more about "Haunted By You")

Sage's album release tour for "Haunted By You" will begin in March in Albuquerque NM, and take her to AZ, CA, OR, WA, PA, IN, IL, OH, MA, VT, ME and NY. Copies of the album will be available for purchase only at live shows until it's official May retail release; stay tuned to Rachael's website for information about pre-orders!

To view Rachael's full tour schedule visit: www.rachaelsage.com/shows


MPressFest SXSW 2012 Recap

Thanks to everyone for coming out and celebrating with us!

On Saturday, March 17th we held our annual official SXSW day party at the Soho Lounge, on 6th Street in Austin. It was our most exciting and successful party to date!

Read our full recap, view our photo slideshow and re-live all the fun with our vlog here!


MPressFest SXSW 2012

Saturday, March 17, 12 p.m. 5:30 p.m. @ The SOHO Lounge

MPress Records is proud to present its annual official MPressFest SXSW party, named a “Winner” by SXSW Examiner, at The Soho Lounge in Austin, Texas on Saturday, March 17th. The party starts at 12:00pm and is sponsored by long-time MPress supporters Blurt Magazine, Planetary Group, M Music & Musicians and JakPrints

Featured artists include Rachael Sage, Seth Glier, Melissa Ferrick, Anthony da Costa, Julia Easterlin, Kyler England & special guest headliner, Semi Precious Weapons with Milla!

Doors open at 12:00 PM, and music starts shortly thereafter. Cocktails & a luscious spread of delicious and healthy food featuring vegetarian options will be served. Learn more about our MPressFest SXSW 2012 Twitter Contest, you could win a brand new 8GB iPod Touch – the winner will be announced at the show.

First come first serve, food and drinks are free & the event is open to all but an RSVP is required. Please visit bit.ly/MPFSXSW2012 to RSVP.

 


GRAMMY Nomination for Seth Glier

Seth Glier's critically acclaimed work The Next Right Thing  has been nominated for a GRAMMY® Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. This is a fantastic honor and first-time nomination for the rising artist/producer, who recorded all of his vocals himself at his own project studio.

Engineering team members for The Next Right Thing include Kevin Killen (five-time GRAMMY® winner, four-time nominee), Brendan Muldowney (first time nominee) and John Shyloski (one-time nominee).

The 54th Annual GRAMMY® Awards will air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 12, 2012.

To view the full release, click here!


MPress Records Holiday Sale!

Now through the end of the year!

Looking for gifts for the music lovers on your list? Look no further!

We have great merchandise, albums and bundles featuring Melissa Ferrick, Rachael Sage, Seth Glier and New Arrivals for discounted prices during our Holiday sale! Not to mention a FREE music sampler!

Check out the full details of the sale or download the free tracks here!


MPress is Attending the 2012 Midem Conference in Cannes, France

MPress' own Rachael Sage has been invited to perform in Cannes, France in January as part of the inaugural “midem off” festival.

Associated with MIDEM, Europe’s largest music industry conference, “midem off” will feature a selected group of artists from all over the world between January 28-31, 2012.

If you would like to arrange a meeting with us at MIDEM, please contact us here!  


Seth Glier's "Food for Thought" Tour Launches

Independent Music Award Winner Seth Glier teams up with Feeding America & CLIF Bar for the Food for Thought Tour.

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Singer-songwriter & altruist Seth Glier will hit the road this fall for his Food for Thought Tour. Joining forces with the nations leading domestic hunger relief charity, Feeding America and leaders in organic energy nutrition and food purveyor CLIF Bar, Glier will embark on a 15-date headlining tour, where each show will act as a food drive for each city’s food bank. Kicking off the tour with an appearance on FOX TV’s Good Day Maine early November 3rd and performing at One Longfellow Square (Portland, MA) that same evening.

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MPress Records & Rockwood Music Hall Present

MPressFest CMJ 2011 Official Showcase - Friday, October 21st 2-5PM @ Rockwood Music Hall

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New York, NY – MPress Records, NYC-based independent record label, has just confirmed the lineup for their annual showcase event at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon. The event will take place at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on Friday, October 21st at 2:00 PM, and will feature an exceptional lineup including Avi Wisnia, Seth Glier, Alex Wong, Rachael Sage & Laura Warshauer. This event is open to the public, entry is free and CMJ Badge holders will receive a FREE drink ticket.

MPress’ 5th annual MPressFest CMJ features artists from the label’s compilation series New Arrivals. Launched in 2006, the New Arrivals charity compilation series highlights established and rising indie artists and each benefits a charity – Volume 1 benefited Gulf Coast Hurricane Relief, Volume 2 benefited World Hunger Year, and Volume 3 benefited NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association).

 

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Rachael Sage To Showcase at Dewey Beach Music Conference

Rachael Sage & The Sequins are showcasing at the 2011 Dewey Beach Music Conference in Dewey Beach, Delaware.  The showcase is at 7:40 pm this Friday, September 23 at the Rusty Rudder (113 Dickinson Street).  The showcase is free and open to the public (21+).  Rachael will also attend the conference, so please contact MPress if you would like to arrange a meeting.  Hope to see you there!


Melissa Ferrick's "Still Right Here" Available Now

New York, NY - Melissa Ferrick's highly anticipated Still Right Here is available now via MPress Records! Melissa's first studio recording in five years, Still Right Here boasts guest spots from the likes of Ani DiFranco and Kaki King and is a testament to the sound that this talented songstress has honed and perfected over her incredible two decade career. Melissa Ferrick's impressive career longevity as a predominantly independent artist is virtually unheard of in today's industry and speaks to her talent and the world she has built for herself.

Available now at iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, & Stores Everywhere!

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