MPressFest SXSW 2012
Featuring Artists From The “New Arrivals” Charity Compilations
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.
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.
New Arrivals On Sale for the Holidays!
Now through the end of the year!
Looking for gifts for the music lovers on your list? Look no further! All of the New Arrivals Charity Compilations Series albums are on sale for the holiday season.
Each volume is at a discounted price, with vol. 1 going for only $5 plus shipping!
All proceeds will go to the designated charity that each album was created to support! Hurry now to get this amazing mix of the best artists in the indie business!
For sale details and a FREE music sampler, click here!
November is Homeless Youth Awarness & Runaway Prevention Month!
November marks the beginning of Homeless Youth Awareness & Runaway Prevention Month. All over the U.S. organizations will be rallying to bring awareness to the cause and encourage support from the public.
You can join with us to support homeless youth by purchasing a copy of our New Arrivals Vol. 4 charity compilation. 100% of the proceeds go to the National Network for Youth and their fight to end youth homelessness.
Highlights from MPressFest CMJ Showcase 2011
Watch our video of the best moments from our official CMJ showcase. It took place on Friday, October 21st, at Rockwood Music Hall, featuring New Arrivals Vol. 4 artists Avi Wisnia, Seth Glier, Alex Wong, and Rachael Sage, with a special guest appeareance by Laura Warshauer. Enjoy!
MPressFest Official CMJ Showcase 2011
Featuring artists from the New Arrivals: Volume 4 Charity Compilation
MPress Records's annual showcase event at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon will take place at Rockwood Music Hall in New York City on Friday, October 21st at 2:00 PM. 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 highlights artists from the label’s compilation series New Arrivals. This year's schedule features MPress flagship artist and three-time Independent Music Award winner Rachael Sage; label-mate and Independent Music Award winner Seth Glier, whose music video was recently featured in USA TODAY; Philadelphia based bossa-nova singer-songwriter and pianist Avi Wisnia; Brooklyn indie darling and half of the duo The Paper Raincoat, producer & performer Alex Wong; and 2010 BMI & the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame’s first ever Holly Prize recipient Laura Warshauer.
For more information on the event, click here!
Save the Date for MPress' Official CMJ Showcase Feat. All the Best of New Arrivals!
MPress Records will host it's 5th Annual MPressFest for CMJ this year at Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 1), on Friday, October 21st.
Mpress' official showcase will feature an array of established and up & coming stars of the indie music scene (a detailed line-up wil be announced soon) from various New Arrivals albums!
Going from 2PM - 5PM, MPressFest is the perfect reason to call it an early day at work and head down to Rockwood to hear some great tunes and grab some fabulous cocktails!
Further details to follow.
Early Praise For New Arrivals Vol 4: Artists Against Youth Homelessness
CD to benefit The National Network for Youth, available June 7th
MPress Records has earned favorable pre-release Newsradio and music press coverage for ‘New Arrivals Volume 4’ - a June 7th charity compilation CD to benefit The National Network for Youth, whose mission is to champion the needs of runaway, homeless and other disconnected teens. Praise is already coming in for standout tracks like those from American Idol® Finalist Caleb Hawley, acclaimed Verve artist Lucy Woodward and 2011 Grammy® nominee Dave Eggar. On the syndicated New York News Connection, a statewide news service for New York, veteran Producer Mark Scheerer aired a segment entitled ‘Who Wants to Help Homeless NY Teens? Charity CD Tries to Counter Cutbacks, Recession’.
**ARTISTS AGAINST YOUTH HOMELESSNESS**
A GLITTERY EVENING OF AWARDWINNING ARTISTS FEATURED ON THE “NEW ARRIVALS” COMPILATION SERIES,
BENEFITING THE NATIONAL NETWORK FOR YOUTH (NN4Y). LUCY WOODWARD, CALEB HAWLEY, RACHAEL SAGE, GRETA GERTLER, & KATIE COSTELLO! SUGGESTED DONATION: $15
WHEN: WED. JUNE 22, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
WHERE: THE GERSHWIN HOTEL - 7 East 27th St. btwn Fifth Ave & Madison
Watch the new PSA!
Stellar Line-Up on Charity CD to Combat Youth Homelessness
'New Arrivals: Vol 4' Set for June Release on MPress Records, to Benefit The National Network For Youth
MPress Records is proud to confirm the details of ‘New Arrivals Volume 4’ a charity compilation CD to benefit The National Network for Youth, whose mission is to champion the needs of runaway, homeless and other disconnected teens. The 21-song CD, set for June release, features a stellar lineup of artists, including 2011 Grammy® nominee Dave Eggar, Brooklyn’s indies The Paper Raincoat, critical favorite Michelle Malone, American Idol® Finalist Caleb Hawley, Verve artist Lucy Woodward and many others. Listen to a streaming sampler, here: NAV4 Player Page
See the full line-up and read more here.
MPressFest SXSW 2011 - Recap
Thanks to everyone for coming out and celebrating with us!
On behalf of everyone at MPress Records we wanted to say a big THANK YOU to each and every one who attended our SXSW day party. The event was a huge success, fun and memorable. Check out the slideshow below with pictures shot by Chicago-based, super-talented photographer, Clayton Hauck.
Thanks to our stellar line up of amazing talent: Avi Wisnia, Walter Parks, Caleb Hawley, Seth Glier, Ryan Hommel, Amy Speace, Rachael Sage and Jim Bianco for filling our party with their fantastic music.
We always have so much fun in Austin, stay up to date with us to see what we're up to for next year!
If you can't view the slideshow CLICK HERE for the photo gallery.
MPressFest SXSW 2011 - Sat. March 19th
Featuring Artists From
Saturday, March 19, 2011:
MPress Records' annual official SXSW day, named a “Winner” by SXSW
Examiner, featuring artists from the "New Arrivals" charity compilation
Badge/wristband not required, but please RSVP to attend.
Sponsored by Blurt Magazine, Planetary Group, Harris Radio, A to Z Media, Musicians Atlas and Music Dish.