Archive for May, 2009

News :: Northside Festival Lineup Announced!!

May 12th, 2009 by Engine Room Recordings | Subscribe To The News Feed [ News]

We’re proud to be partnering up with L Magazine in presenting a night of music during the first Northside Festival, which will be taking place at music venues throughout the Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods of Brooklyn June 11-14. Our show is taking place Sunday night at Public Assembly, check out the flyer below designed by our very own Melissa Marchesano. Hope to see you there!

News :: ERR News Update

May 8th, 2009 by Engine Room Recordings | Subscribe To The News Feed [ News]

Engine Room Recordings has had a few pretty exciting couple of weeks and we though we would share all the good news with you!

The Bloodsugars: Currently in the studio with producer Bill Moriarty (Man Man, Dr. Dog) working on their follow up album to the ‘BQEP’. These new songs are such a spectacular step up from their previous material. Can’t wait to share!

Lowry: Currently on tour in the southern part of the USA and preparing to start recording their new album executive produced by ERR co-owner Mark Christensen and engineered/produced by Drew Fisher.

Porter Block: I’ve written about their upcoming record The Gowanus Yacht Club many times already. Be on the look out for a who’s who of the LES Scene to make appearances and a run of 10 shows starting in June.

Other News:

1. It’s official! Chris Hacker, previously the Director of Tours and Promotions has been made General Manager of Engine Room Recordings. Wesley Verhoeve is now the Head of Strategy and A&R.

2. We just signed Israel Darling and we’ll be releasing their debut album in late July.

3. We signed Luke Wesley and will be starting to record his dbut album in June for a september release.

4. A spectacular new website is coming courtesy of Mr. Jeff Schram.

That’s all the news for now! More soon to come…

News :: Making of Gowanus Yacht Club Part 1

May 1st, 2009 by Engine Room Recordings | Subscribe To The News Feed [ News]

Gowanus Yacht Club from Porter Block on Vimeo.