"A Gem, Clouser spices the All American vibe of Bill Frisell with some Jimi Hendrix fire" Philadelphia Inquirer
"fascinating... ultimately illuminating, Todd Clouser doesn't fit into any scene, and doesn't want to" National Public Radio (NPR)
"Blistering" Prague Post
MusicDish*China is very pleased to bring a very special and unique artist to Beijing to close 2017: Todd Clouser, bandleader of A Love Electric. As part of his #YouTheBrave Asia Tour that includes 8 shows across Japan, Clouser will be giving solo shows at Liafu Livehouse on 12/27 and Temple Bar on 12/28.
"Todd Clouser doesn't fit into any scene, and doesn't want to" says NPR in describing the aesthetic of the prolific guitarist, vocalist and writer. Clouser has performed over 700 shows on 4 continents with his group A Love Electric and as a solo artist, gracing stages and studios across the Unites States, Central America, and western Europe. Earning praise from critics of jazz and rock alike, Clouser has performed with musicians from John Lurie (Lounge Lizards) to John Zorn, John Medeski, Cyro Baptista, Keb Mo, and many more, across genre and nationality.
Clouser has released records on Rarenoise (London, UK), Billy Martin's Amulet (NYC), and Ropeadope (Philadelphia). His2013 offering Man With No Country (Sept 2013) came on Amulet Records, the label of legendary drummer Billy Martin, who performs on a number of the albums tracks. A record of 11 proper songs, biting lyricism, and blood churning sonic landscapes produced by another legend of New York City's downtown scene, Golden Palominos founder Anton Fier. His most recent recording is a live set spanning spoken word diatribe, post-blues/rock song, and instrumental exploration recorded at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN with John Medeski and JT Bates, out January 26, 2018.
MusicDish*China signed A Love Electric in October to its management roster in China and will be organizing the band's debut tour in June. Their album "Psychmonde" was previously released in China over the summer by MusicDish*China and is now available on major streaming music services such as QQMusic, NetEase Cloud Music and Xiami.
MusicDish*China is a leading music brand in China releasing and developing overseas independent music through its label and artist management division. We've released and promoted nearly 100 artists' music in China over the last year to China's major streaming music services, backed by promotion to Chinese music audience, through curated playlist, syndicated column, music video distribution as well as our established Chinese social and mobile channels. MusicDish*China also organizes tours for overseas acts, having worked with leading music festivals and major events like Beijing Music Day, Shanghai Formula 1 and HitFM Live Series.