Roomful of Teeth will hold our album release show, Render and Ritornello, June 24th at 28 Liberty Plaza as part of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's 2015 River to River Festival. The program will include Caroline Shaw's Ritornello (with film), Wally Gunn's The Ascendant and other selections from Render.
Event is free and open to the public. RSVPs not required. More info here.
River To River, a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council public engagement initiative, inspires
residents, workers, and visitors in Lower Manhattan, by connecting them to artists, new
ideas and perspectives, and other art-lovers to demonstrate the role that artists play in
creating vibrant, sustainable communities.
Roomful of Teeth’s Render and Ritornello is co-presented by Lower Manhattan Cultural
Council and New Amsterdam as part of the River To River Festival 2015. LMCC.net
Support for Render and Ritornello is provided in part by Rooftop Films.
Textura - Roomful of Teeth: Render (April 28, 2015)
"Render presents a veritable embarrassment of vocal riches that more than lives up to the promise of the group's stellar debut.”
The Nation - A More Perfect Pitch (April 28, 2015)
"Roomful of Teeth is making some of the most rigorously venturesome and thrillingly inventive music being made by any ensemble, vocal or instrumental, today.”
The Bandcamp Blog - Strange, Splendorous Sounds (April 28, 2015)
“With all of the different techniques and styles of singing that we’re encountering...ideas seem to spring up unavoidably and point in the direction of a new compositional path.”
Second Inversion - ALBUM REVIEW: “Render” by Roomful of Teeth (April 27, 2015)
"The ensemble’s voices ebb and flow in soft waves, gracefully gliding in and out of near-silence to create a serene and mystical sound world.”
"For me, it's the idea of seeing distinct particles slowly come together and create an image — that's what video rendering is," [Shaw] says. "And I think our next journey through this second album, and beyond, is to see how our distinct voices come together and keep creating new music."
We hung out a bit at Colorado Public Radio earlier this month and recorded a couple movements from Caroline's Partita.Read More