Congratulations to Justice, who were nominated for three Grammys in the categories Best Dance Recording, Best Electronic Album, and Best Short-Form Video.
Congratulations to Plug Award nominees Battles, Justice, Panda Bear, El-P, Dan Deacon, Deerhunter, No Age, Sea Wolf, Jose Gonzalez, Animal Collective, Busdriver, Dizzee Rascal, Lifesavas, Caribou, Chromeo, Digitalism, Gui Borrato, Matthew Dear, Ulrich Schnauss, The Field, A-Trak, Booka Shade, Hot Chip, Prins Thomas, and Holy Fuck. Cast your votes at plugawards.com/general_vote.php!
Those lucky folks attending Lollapalooza this year should be sure to check out two of the Windish Agency's finest, CSS and Peter Bjorn and John, playing on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, at 5pm. Those of you on the East Coast going to V Fest in Baltimore can catch PB&J and CSS, as well as Booka Shade, Girl Talk and Dan Deacon. Don't forget to wear sunscreen and drink water!
JJ Grey & MOFRO are pleased to announce the first annual Blackwater Sol Revue in St. Augustine, FL on Sunday, September 2. Joining the band will be Los Lobos, Tony Joe White, The Legendary JC's and The Lee Boys with acoustic sets by Willie Green and Will Connor. Tickets go on sale July 17 through www.mofro.net. All event information can be found at www.blackwatersolrevue.com. Come join JJ Grey, MOFRO and this hand-picked lineup for a home town friends and family event. Hope to see you there!!!
The Boredoms made history this past weekend with their 77 drum Boadrum performance in Brooklyn, NY. At 7:07 PM, on 7/7/07, the four members of the Boredoms, along with 73 amazing drummers from around the world, played an unforgettable performance not likely to be forgotten by anyone in attendance. Check out some outstanding reviews from Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, and
Things are going great for Pink Martini, whose latest record, "Hey Eugene!" was released on May 15 in the USA to rave reviews. It debuted at #30 on the Billboard charts, was #2 among independent releases, and was the #1 seller at Amazon.com. They'll be on tour all month, and will stop by "Late Night with David Letterman" to perform on June 14."
Please join us this weekend at Movement: Detroit's Electronic Music Festival (May 26, 27, & 28). Windish Agency artists John Acquaviva, Booka Shade, Kevin Saunderson, Michael Mayer, Gui Boratto, Matthew Dear will be performing, along with our close friend Kate Simko . See demf.com for more details.
We've just returned from a trip to Indio, CA for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Windish artists were heavily represented at the festival the year. Hot Chip, Peter Bjorn and John, Justice, The Coup, Busdriver, Jose Gonzalez, CSS, Girl Talk, Spank Rock, and Digitalism all delivered outstanding performances. Our thanks go out to Paul Tollett and the people at Goldenvoice and for producing a great festival.
Hats off to all of our clients who performed at SXSW this year. The second Pitchfork/Windish Agency party at Emo's was a huge success. Reports and photos are available here.
Those of you attending the Winter Music Conference in Miami this week can download a schedule of our clients appearances here. Enjoy!
We are excited to announce the details of our SXSW party. The 2nd annual Windish-Pitchfork SXSW party will take place on Friday, March 16 and Emos and Emo's Jr. from noon until six. The incredible lineup features Windish acts Peter Bjorn and John, Rjd2, Girl Talk, Simian Mobile Disco, Deerhunter, Fujiya & Miyagi, Crystal Castles, and Do Make Say Think, along with office favorites Menomena, The Ponys, The Pipettes, Beach House, and Marnie Stern.
The Windish Agency is pleased to announce the addition of three exciting new DJ/producers to our roster:
SWITCH (aka Solid Groove, Dubsided)
From his incendiary DJ sets across the globe to his remixes and productions, Dave, aka Switch and also known as Solid Groove, has created his own type of innovative jacking house that draws from all the best bits of electronic music. \xC2\xA0His Dubsided label continues to flourish, releasing his own music as well as that from house music\xE2\x80\x99s brightest young stars. \xC2\xA02007 sees him producing much of the new M.I.A. album, remixing everyone from DJ Mehdi to P Diddy, and putting the finishing touches to his Switch and Solid Groove album projects.
JOHN ACQUAVIVA (Definitive, Blufin)
It's no longer a secret. Arguably one of THE hottest DJs and producers around, John Acquaviva breaks through at number 22 on the dj Mag Top 100 worldwide music fan poll! \xC2\xA0in 2006, John and studio partners Lutzenkirchen & Madox hit BIG with two #1 selling BOMBS this past year, first with "Zombie" followed-up by "Feedback" ...not to mention a handful of other club jams and gems.
JESSE ROSE (Front Room, Dubsided, Get Physical)
Jesse has recorded for the likes of Classic, Get Physical, JBO, Simple, his own Made to Play and Front Room imprints and is currently signed to Dave Taylor\xE2\x80\x99s Dubsided label. \xC2\xA0Two thousand and six saw Jesse complete over a dozen remixes including Layo & Bushwacka!, Soho Dolls, 2020 SoundSystem, Radio Slave, Recloose, Tim Deluxe, Krafty Kuts, Phil Weeks, Solid Groove and Claude VonStroke. 2007 will see his first solo album release on Dubsided and his mix compilation Body Language 3 on Get Physical.
On Jan 12th, Spank Rock will be taking it to network TV (ABC to be exact) when they throw it down on the Jimmy Kimmel show.
Check here for details :
And if you're in the LA area and want to be the audience go to :
\xC2\xB7 Click the 1iota TV Shows button
\xC2\xB7 Click the Jimmy Kimmel Live logo
\xC2\xB7 Choose the Spank Rock event link to request tickets
Space is extremely limited so act quick."