Thursday, January 10, 2013

Bob Wiseman set to release new album Giulietta Masina at the Oscars Crying

TORONTO - Bob Wiseman brings in the new year releasing his new album Giulietta Masina at the Oscars Crying on January 24, 2013 via Blocks Recording Club/God Finds Cats.

Giulietta Masina at the Oscars Crying is, at its bare essence, a document of death and deceit. The songs bring forward stories and musings about the late Toronto actress Tracy Wright, Haiti's first democratically elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, Phillip Guberman, Prime Minister Stephen Harper, The Scottsboro Boys, Bo Didley and, of course, (the reference in the album title) the great filmmaker Frederico Fellini.

Wiseman's friends never cease to surprise. Album guests include Mary Margaret O'Hara, Basia Bulat, Serena Ryder and jazz genius Mark Hundevad. The disc is mixed and mastered by Juno award-winner L. Stu Young who also has the distinction of having worked with both Princes

"Neil Young at the Junos" is available as a free legal download via Soundcloud.

Wiseman celebrates the release of Giulietta Masina at the Oscars Crying on January 24 at the Tranzac Club in his adopted hometown of Toronto, with an evening of song and a cast of incredible special guests including 
Mary Margaret O'Hara, Aidan ClossDrew SmithSteve Caston, Dwayne Gretzky, Ronley Tepler, Magali Meagher, Jim Guthrie, Mamabolo, Garrett Jamieson, John Southworth, Anne Bourne, Mark Hundevad and more.

The vinyl editions of the record are designed by New York artist Mark Lerner with whom Wiseman worked when his records were on Atlantic and Bar/None.The CD art is designed by Canadian activist artist Mendelson Joe (whose own record Stink was recently included on NOW Toronto's 50 Best Toronto albums ever.)

Show Details
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The Tranzac (292 Brunswick Avenue)
Doors 8 p.m. - PWYC

Track Listing
1. Giulietta Masina at the Oscars Crying
2. Lobbyists at Parliament
3. Mothface @ yahoo . ca
4. The Reform Party at Burning Man
5. Robert Dziekanski at the Vancouver Airport
6. Children at Play
7. Aristide at the Press Conference
8. Neil Young at the Junos
9. Portrait of Phil at Various Times in a Closet
10. Ruby Bates at School

Joe Cornelisse-SMM

*information courtesy of Webster Media Consulting

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