MI2N
Music Industry News Network
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5TH
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
Music Events (more headlines) 10-26-2001

Sparklehorse Debuts New Videos On Sundance Channel's Sonic Cinema

Bookmark and Share

Sundance Channel's original series "Sonic Cinema," concludes its season Friday, October 26 with the third and final episode, "Sonic Cinema: Sparklehorse," the exclusive television premiere of a dazzling suite of films inspired by songs from the acclaimed band's latest album "It's a Wonderful Life" (Capitol Records). Animators Brothers Quay, filmmaker Jem Cohen (Benjamin Smoke) and other friends of the band took part in this unusual project, applying their distinctive personal vision to the evocative music of Sparklehorse singer/guitarist Mark Linkous. The episode is hosted by Rolling Stone contributing editor, Rob Sheffield.

Noted experimental filmmaker Guy Maddin (Tales from the Gimli Hospital) evokes memories of silent films and Victoriana in his haunting black and white video for the album's title track, while Grant Gee (Meeting People Is Easy) paints a poignant portrait of urban life in "Devil's New." Standing outside of time is photographer/filmmaker Gariné Torossian's "Babies on the Sun," which uses children's literature-style illustrations to achieve a gorgeous ambiguity. "It's A Wonderful Life" is Sparklehorse's third album and includes the guest vocals of musical innovators PJ Harvey, Tom Waits and Nina Persson of The Cardigans.

"Sonic Cinema" illustrates the creative cross-pollination that takes place between artists who intersect the mediums of music and filmmaking. The programs feature music videos, short films and short-form documentaries along with interviews with the musicians, filmmakers, photographers and graphic artists whose collaborations are highlighted on the show. (2001) TVPG () (1:00) Encore performances: Nov. 6 12:35 am; December 13 at 11:10 am and midnight.

"SONIC CINEMA: SPARKLEHORSE"
Premieres October 26th at 11:00 p.m. EST/PST

ARTIST TITLE OF SONG DIRECTOR/TALENT
Sparklehorse "Maxine" (EP song) Scott Minor (Drummer, Sparklehorse)
Sparklehorse "Gold Day" Danny Clinch
Sparklehorse "Dog Door"/"Heloise" Brothers Quay
Sparklehorse "Morning Hollow" Braden King
Sparklehorse "Comfort Me" Pete Ortell
Sparklehorse "Devil's New" Grant Gee
Sparklehorse "Maxine," "King of Nails" Jem Cohen
Sparklehorse "Piano Fire" Rodney Ascher
Sparklehorse "It's A Wonderful Life" Guy Maddin
Sparklehorse "Babies On the Sun" Gariné Torossian

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

International R&B/Soul Artist Devon Howard Goes Back To Classic R&B With New CD 'Return To Love'

IES Rock Honors Set To Induct Icons Lemmy & Motorhead, Slash, The Ramones & The Runaways

Gypsy Funk, Twenty-Seven Songs And A Bucket

Mirage Box Release Follow Up Single Last Beautiful Woman

825 Records Releases Kerchief's Debut Album "Machines And Animals"

I E S 1 5 - The Indie Entertainment Summit For 2015 Is All Set For August 5-8 In L.A.


SplashFlood Launches New Talent-Based App To Help Artists Promote Their Music

Number 1 iTunes World Artist Breaks The New Age Barrier



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» The New Economy Looks At Apple's Gamble On Music Streaming Services
» Sound Designers: Try NYC Ambisonics For Free!
» Ocean Front Records Signs Contemporary Blues/R&B/Gospel Artist Montez Mccamish
» MusicDish Review: "I Am Not I" By Liza Fox
» Stellar Award Winning Broadcaster Ace Alexander Launches New Mobile Radio Station
» Stephen McNeff Announced As New BASCA Chairman
» ASOS Teams With Google Play Music
» Asia's Leading Creative Professionals In Helsinki August 27-30
» Raph Solo Unveils New EP Titled 'The Love Capsule' + Music Video
» RIGHT SAID FRED FRONTS NEW PSA CAMPAIGN FOR L4L


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

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» New Island Entertainment Presents A F8ckin Birthday Extravaganza At Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Booking (Snow Mountain), DDC, NAMM Musikmesse Russia And NMS
» 365 Days From Dusk Till Dawn: DDC 1 Year Anniversary Program
» The Challenges Of Learning How To Play Drums
» Blue Note Entertainment Group Further Expands East With New Venue In Beijing
» From North Korea To NYC - Shanghai DJ B.O Spins Libation & Leftfield
» Bay Area Chinese Music Association Presents Second Hand Rose West Coast Show
» Cooking Vinyl's Martin Goldschmidt Calls For Direct Tax Breaks For Music
» Strong Opportunities For International Tech Manufacturers Among Chinese Consumers
» New Island Entertainment Presents Second Hand Rose @ New York's Santos Party House
» MusicDish*China Tours, Signing, NYCxDesign And Planetrox
» Award-Nominated DJ Soulier Performs At Beijing's Award-Winning DDC

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 © 1997-2015 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.