Music Industry News Network [12-11-2017]
HOLMESWOOD RELEASES JAMES DEAN – (REBEL REMIX)
New York, NY, December 8, 2017—Holmeswood releases "James Dean (Rebel Remix)"; an electronic dance reimagining of his song "James Dean" which was featured on his successful 2015 self-titled album “Holmeswood”. Originally, James Dean highlighted an electro-pop/rock sensibility. The "James Dean (Rebel Remix)" is a high energy EDM track infused with James Dean's signature conga drums, flute and cinematic influences.
The "James Dean (Rebel Remix)" is in tribute to James Dean and his film Rebel Without A Cause; it is the second in a series of three James Dean film title inspired remixes. It follows his acoustic jazz remix "James Dean (Eden Remix) in tribute to East Of Eden. The next remix to be released is Holmeswood's dubstep remix tribute to Giant entitled "James Dean (Giant Remix)" due for release on December 29th. The original recording of James Dean was co-written and recorded with NYC based British music producer Jamie Muffett. The James Dean (Rebel Remix) was re-arranged and produced by Argentinian pianist / composer / producer Dario Boente (Antonio Sanchez, Ronny Jordan, Fernando Otero, Joshua Thompson, Pablo Aslan, Mark Whitfield and others) using the sounds of flute, piano and conga drums in tandem with a sonic powerhouse of electronic dance elements; and co-produced by Eric Jayk (Sandra Bernhard’s Rock Band and her off-Broadway Show, “Everything Bad, & Beautiful”, Wildstreet, Astra The 22s, and others).
Christopher Wood Holmes (a.k.a. ‘Holmeswood’,) is an American pop-rock singer/songwriter, actor, director and producer of film and music videos. His first film appearance was in director Frank Oz’s 2004 remake of The Stepford Wives, starring Nicole Kidman, Glenn Close, Bette Midler and Christopher Walken. Next, he appeared in two episodes of Whoopi Goldberg’s sitcom Whoopi, followed by the lead role as a zombie slayer in Film Royale’s The Long Road to Gary, which premiered at the Village East Cinema in NYC as an Official Selection in the 2005 New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. After a bit part in Revolutionary Road, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in 2009, he portrayed Corporate Agent Geryon alongside veteran actor and producer Lloyd Kaufman in his second Film Royale project Polypore, released in 2013.
In 2008, he made his live stage debut as the vocal performer “Holmeswood” at the New York International Guitar Festival’s “Bob Dylan Song Contest.” When Holmeswood took the stage at the legendary Bitter End on Bleecker Street in NYC he brought the house down performing a pop version of Dylan’s "Like a Rolling Stone". From there he was selected as one of the finalists to perform at the Arts World Financial Center–Winter Garden.
Stay tuned . . . since the release of the album, Holmeswood has been in the studio working on a collection of other remixes which will be released in the near future.
The "James Dean (Rebel Remix)" is available on iTunes and CD Baby.com.
Visit Holmeswood on his Website at http://www.holmeswoodmusic.com/
Contact Info: Janet Castiel, Redwood Entertainment, Inc., (212) 543-9998, email@example.com, www.redwoodentertainment.com
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