Category: News

20 Nov 2017

How to Win Every Facebook Fight // Meet Me in the Middle

A war of words on Facebook threatens to tear A Nephew and An Uncle apart…until they bridge the gulf between them with song. Tag someone who YOU have unresolvable political arguments with in the comments below! Or better yet, share this video on their Facebook wall! See Video Here! Buy on iTunes Here! Written & […]

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06 Jun 2017

Mikel Rouse Retrospective Concert at National Sawdust

On April 29, 2017 Mikel presented a retrospective concert an National Sawdust, a special performance coinciding with the April 28 release of the video album ‘Hemisphere’. You can view the video here. This solo performance revisitedRouse’s 2010 avante-roots album ‘Corner Loading’ with a fresh interpretation including ‘Memory Projections’ and special musical guests. Joining Rouse was […]

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03 May 2017

Hemisphere Video Album release April 28, 2017

Mikel Rouse has released the video album Hemisphere on April 28, 2017, available through all major retail outlets including iTunes, Amazon, Tidal and Bandcamp. To celebrate the release, Rouse performed a Retrospective Concert at National Sawdust on April 29, 2017. Hemisphere follows the success of Rouse’s Metronome – Take Down album, hailed as ‘the reemergence […]

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28 Mar 2017

Hemisphere at National Sawdust April 29, 2017

A special performance coinciding with the April 28 release of the video album ‘Hemisphere’. This solo performance will revisit Rouse’s 2010 avante-roots album ‘Corner Loading’ with a fresh interpretation including ‘Memory Projections’ and special musical guests. Joining Rouse will be NS curator Jeff McErlain, bringing his blues guitar skills to Rouse’s unique take on Americana. […]

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01 Feb 2017

Hemisphere Video Installation at Townsend Austin January-April, 2017

Hemisphere is a site-specific video installation designed for The Townsend Austin. The installation was conceived after a number of preliminary visits to gauge the room atmosphere and décor. Images were chosen and adjusted to reflect various viewing positions within the space as well as the lighting environment in the room. The pictures consist of altered […]

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01 Dec 2016

Ulysses Dove’s ‘Vespers’ Set To Mikel Rouse’s ‘Quorum’

Don’t miss this new production of Ulysses Dove’s ‘Vespers’ set to Mikel Rouse’s score ‘Quorum’. Part of Alvin Ailey’s City Center season. Dates are December 17, 20, 22 and 27. Details at: Alvin Ailey Dance Theater 2016 is the 30th anniversary of this legendary collaboration. From the Alvin Ailey site: Ulysses Dove’s bold choreographic voice […]

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18 Nov 2016

Mikel Rouse Deposits Press, Programs & Brochures to LPA Archive

On November 18, 2016 Mikel Rouse deposited over 600 pages of original press clippings, programs and brochures to the Mikel Rouse Archive at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center. Features, reviews and programs span from 1980 to 2016, including performances by Mikel Rouse Broken Consort, Tirez Tirez and various […]

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19 Aug 2016

Going Inside The Studio Of Mikel Rouse

Mikel’s hybrid recording/video studio was highlighted by Eric Allen for the Vintage King Audio Website. The full article can be found here. Feature highlights follow. After spending a decade as the driving force in the art-rock band Tirez Tirez, Mikel Rouse began to feel a disconnect between his form of composition and the modern world […]

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04 Aug 2016

Pitchfork: Review of Metronome – Take Down

With the debut of his new project Metronome, Mikel Rouse reaches the rarified level of production ambition he first achieved in the ’80s, as he weaved together classical, electronic, and indie rock. by Seth Colter Walls Contributor ELECTRONIC AUGUST 1 2016 New York’s 1980s club scene boasted famously cavalier attitudes regarding genre convention. Composers worked […]

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15 Jul 2016

Metronome – Take Down By Mikel Rouse Featured in The Wire UK

A full page feature in The Wire by esteemed writer Clive Bell appears in the August 2016 issue. Excerpts from the feature include: “…With Take Down Rouse has hit the jackpot.” “Rouse crafts a hothouse world of intricate electronic undergrowth, aligning himself with contemporary pop. Tongue firmly in his downtown cheek or not, he has […]

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