MI2N
Music Industry News Network
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
Subscribe to Mi2N's Free Newsletters B2N (business) i2N (indie)
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Band News (more headlines) 11-14-2012

STONE IRIS (7 Piece Rock,reggae, Blues And Soul Band) Announce Show Dates In Edmonton (Nov 23) & Calgary (Dec 15)

Bookmark and Share
Website: http://www.stoneiris.com

Stone Iris, the 7 piece rock, reggae, blues and soul band that say may be the long lost love children of James Brown, are proud to announce their upcoming shows in their hometown of Edmonton on November 23 and Calgary on December 15.

The groove masters recently released their latest EP 'Illuminations', (their seventh in four years) and recently returned from their cross Canada and USA tour in promotion of the release.

With song writing that is laid-back but has propulsive grooves, Stone Iris are able to create a mood that feels nostalgic and promising to let you know that the best times are on their way. Their new EP builds off their previous releases, 2011 twin-EPs The Boo Box and Serene Machine, the 2010 Silhouettes EP and 2008 debut Ezperanza, by revealing a band that is at once more assured and more expansive than it’s ever been.

Show Dates

November 23, 2012 -The Pawn Shop - Edmonton, AB w/ Heaviside, Big City Supreme, Thompson Highway - Show Details

December 15, 2012 - Studio 37 - Calgary, AB - w/ Open Air + more - Show Details

Single Stream - Hide & Seek

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_8iIGj737I

http://soundcloud.com/stoneiris/hide-and-seek

EP - Stream - Illuminations

http://soundcloud.com/stoneiris/sets/illuminations-ep/

Recorded with Stew Kirkwood at Sound Extractor Studio, Illuminations captures Stone Iris as they’re starting to truly come into their own. It all began as Monzmeg, a basement project in the Calgary home of brothers, songwriters and guitarists Garret and El Niven. Stone Iris didn’t fully begin to take shape until they recruited drummer Jeff Burwash, who had been banging the skins with blues outfit Straight Jacket before he was even legally allowed in bars. It was the move to Edmonton to attend Grant MacEwan’s music program that solidified the group, though, first with the addition of Regina-born and Grant Mac-trained bassist Ryan Ast (ex-Without an End), and then adding Trail, BC-bred percussionist Juice Jensen in early 2010. in 2011, keyboard player Stephen Robinson and vocalist Kari James joined the ranks of the band, completing what is the current roster of Stone Iris.

Blending their disparate musical backgrounds–everything from hooky pop music to sun bleached reggae to hip-hop and rap–the influence of seven minds has created a mature sound that isn’t easy to pin down, but is very easy to love.

EP Details:



Illuminations – EP (2012)

1. Hide and Seek
2. Blood Clot Sunrise
3. Wicked Start
4. Palm Bay Blues
5. New End



Album Credits:
All Songs by Stone Iris
Label: Kamelcorn
Distribution: Kamelcorn
UPC Code: 885767448520
Mixed by: Stew Kirkwood
Mastered by: Stew Kirkwood
Single Released: Hide and Seek
Available on: iTunes

Videos

Stone Iris - Live In The RV - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkVfp_iR-Rs

Balcony TV Performance - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtM1yOQbUAk

Stone Iris - I Am Autumn - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7MnwU8o-7E

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

EVENTIDE UltraReverb PLUG-IN NOW AVAILABLE

825 RECORDS INC., BUILDS AND OPENS NEW FACILITY

China Rock Band Second Hand Rose To Perform NYC's Webster Hall As Part Of Their Debut #UselessRockUSA Tour

Momentous Game Of Thrones Music And Video Released To Introduce Musicnotes And Jarrod Radnich Partnership

GINGIO Is Set To Assist The Music Industry With Exceptional Services

Plunky & Oneness Release "Never Too Late (Go-Go Remixes)" Maxi-Single

Provocative Beijing Rockers Second Hand Rose To Play NYC, DC, Philly, Boston

NC Handcrafted Ukulele To Be Raffled For LEAF



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» World Cafe Live And WXPN To Celebrate 10th Anniversary Of Public-Private Partnership That Created Region's Music And Radio Clubhouse
» WeeSPIN Joins With Leading Tech And Music Industry Tastemakers To Celebrate IPhone 6
» Marwan Khoury Signs With Universal Music MENA
» Entrepreneur Raymond A. Los To Launch World's First Multi-Channel Streaming Television Service Provider.
» Pandora Strikes US Licensing Deal With BMG
» Republic Records Welcomes Rick Krim As Executive Vice President, Artist Development
» Band Incubator RecordingFestival.com Opens Gates To Submissions
» Drew Hollis, InMusic Brands, To Demo At 2014 Midatlantic Music Conference
» Nickfillmusic "Never Let You Down"
» Burning The Day Is Blazing The Way With Best Metal Act Nomination!


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» BROBST Electro-Rock Leads MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» Love And Peace 2014 Outdoor Camping Music Festival
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart (Vol. 1, No. 4)
» The Courtesans Drives MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart
» FM Pilots Skyrockets To Top Of MusicDish*China Indie Song Chart
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/19-07/25/2014
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Ticket Giveaway Winners
» MusicDish*China Top 5 Indie Song Chart 07/12-07/18/2014
» Temple Bar 3 Year Anniversary
» Zebra Music Festival (Shanghai) Announces Headlining Acts (Chinese Version)
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13
» Raising Our Voices For Fennie: Benefit Concert Zajia Lab, July 13 (Chinese Version)

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.