Category: News

22 Oct 2020

New York Times Weekend Music: Mikel Rouse’s ~/Library/Mouth/Congress/

Seth Colter Walls says in the The New York Times:  “~/Library/Mouth/Congress/,” the latest independent effort by Mikel Rouse, set for release on Friday. Another American composer with a penchant for samples, Rouse assembles his fieriest collection in recent years, and it turns on politically pointed (or exhausted) opuses like “Spokecard.” On these and other tracks, he employs samples […]

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02 Oct 2020

Mikel Rouse Releases ~/Library/Mouth/Congress/ Coming October 23, 2020

Mike Rouse will release his 3rd new album in the last 12 months. The new album explores the dream/reality of our new dystopia. ~/Library/Mouth/Congress/ was created using samples from the Library of Congress’s Citizen DJ platform in its Beta Version and samples from John Cage Prepared Piano Sample Library conceived and produced by Mikel Rouse. […]

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21 Apr 2020

Metronome-Community Spread. Coming 05/01/2020

The new video album from Metronome. It comes with a new cast, a rebate and a grateful vibe for all who are staying in place. Play loud. Play often. Be safe and help your neighbors. Available on all digital outlets, Apple Music, Tidal, Spotify, Amazon etc. May 1, 2020. Video is live HERE

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05 Sep 2019

Mikel Rouse Releases Swingers Castle

Swingers Castle is the new album from Mikel Rouse, coming on September 6. It’s an outsiders homage to the City of Angels. Original piano tracks were recorded in a 1926 era Hollywood Hills mansion and tracks were completed and mixed in NYC.. The ghosts of LA make an appearance and William Holden is floating in […]

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18 Aug 2019

Share The World is the 4th single from Swingers Castle

The new single from Swingers Castle comes with a video premiere as well as advice on edging with the ocean and collaboration tips on how not to raise the next generation of zombies. The link to the video is HERE and you can find this track on all digital outlets including Apple Music, Spotify, Germify, […]

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22 Jul 2019

Hollywood & Sons is the third single from Swingers Castle

The new single Hollywood & Sons will be available July 26, 2019 on all digital outlets including Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Bandcamp, YouTube and Vimeo. The song is like a warm bath on a hot day. A New York guidebook to the City of Angels. Swingers Castle will be available September 6, 2019. Link to […]

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03 Jul 2019

Mikel Rouse releases second single from Swingers Castle

The Edges Of Entertainment is the second single from the upcoming album Swingers Castle. The single is due July 5, 2019 and available on all digital outlets including YouTube, Apple Music, Spotify, Vimeo, Tidal; the usual suspects. Humans and their folly are explored with wit, depth and not a little pity. Link to video is […]

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20 May 2019

The Pop Machine: The New Video Single Coming 6/14/2019

The first single and summer sound from the upcoming album Swingers Castle. Multiple singles will be rolling out over the summer. The album will drop 9/6/2019 on all major digital outlets including iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Tidal; you know. Link to the video is HERE!

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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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