“Our Song” Video Premiere Live Now at RollingStone.com
“Bad Insect” Remix Competition Winning Track To Be Mixed By Nigel Godrich
“sleek, bracing electropop with an impressive face and voice in Laura Bettinson”–TIME OUT NEW YORK
“like if Massive Attack had been signed to 4AD”–FILTER
Ultraísta has followed up the October 1 U.S. release of its self-titled debut album on Temporary Residence Ltd. with a slew of major announcements, the first of which being the band’s network TV debut November 2 on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Next up is the beginning of the band’s highly anticipated trio of Stateside dates, which begin tonight, Friday October 19, at the Echoplex in Los Angeles and proceed through October 22 at The Independent in San Francisco and October 24 at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City. The U.S. shows continue a series that began a few weeks ago with Ultraísta’s first ever official live shows, including appearances at Birthdays in London and a Parisian show at David Lynch’s Silencio, whose proprietor David Lynch has also remixed Ultraísta’s “Strange Formula,” the video for which can be seen at http://youtu.be/50MA0vp3Wxk
In other Ultraísta video and remix news, the trio’s brand new “Our Song” video has had its U.S. debut at RollingStone.com. The recent remix of the bands single “Smalltalk” by left-field legend Four Tet shot to the top of the Hype Machine charts, and the video for the original has received over 100,000 views online. http://youtu.be/1bMR83ZI7m8
The recently announced “Bad Insect” remix competition, in association with FACT and SoundCloud, is also well underway. The contestant who comes up with the most interesting creation using the stems available at http://soundcloud.com/ultra1sta/sets/bad-insect-stems/ will see their remix mixed by Nigel Godrich and streamed across the band’s social networks, in addition to a free SoundCloud pro account. Full details can be found HERE.
Ultraísta is vocalist/artist Laura Bettinson and multi-instrumentalist/producers Nigel Godrich and Joey Waronker. Ultraísta was founded in London in 2011 on a mutual love of Afrobeat, electronic and dance music, visual art and tequila.
Friday 19th October – Echoplex – Los Angeles
Monday 22nd October – The Independent – San Francisco
Wednesday 24th October – Le Poisson Rouge – New York