February 2012

February 2012 News

Howard Rosen Promotion artist Hank & Cupcakes release short documentary

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Hank & Cupcakes took a video camera with them to Berlin to document their recording experience at Hansa Studios. Fly’s Eye Films turned it into a 5 minute documentary.

Watch it now! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fH70X_1q6h8

For more on Hank & Cupcakes, visit:





Howard Rosen Promotion artist Lowline impacts radio

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Lowline’s self titled album impacts alternative specialty with “disko killers” being added to SIRIUSXM’s Alt Nation, and thespyfm.com with additional airplay at KTCL- DENVER CO, WKZQ- MYRTLE BEACH SC, WTFX- LOUISVILLE KY, KACV- AMARILLO TX and RIFF2 (WRIF DETROIT’S HD2 CHANNEL). Get ready to hear “disko killers” and more on Music Choice’s alternative channel starting next week. Contact Siri at Howard Rosen Promotion (siri@howiewood.com) for additional information!


Howard Rosen Promotion artist Young Rebel Set continues to climb

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Young Rebel Set continues to climb up the CMJ Top 200 charts. They jumped up 54 spots from last week to finish at #123 for the week of February 21 (issue #1236).

Howard Rosen Promotion Presents Skipping Girl Vinegar

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) presents up-and-coming indie darlings, Skipping Girl Vinegar; one of Australia’s most talked about bands.

Childhood friends and celebrated songwriters, they have released two critically acclaimed albums.Sift the Noise 2008 and Keep Calm, Carry the Monkey 2011 that made many Album of the Year lists.

They are going for adds this week.

Watch the video for “You Can” here.

For more on Skipping Girl Vinegar, visit these websites:




Howard Rosen Promotion Introduces Dark From Day One

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) introduces Dark From Day One, who are currently going for adds.

Describing their music as “uplifting, killeriffic music that inspires the listener to hope and love”, Dark From Day One boasts a sound that fits well with bands like Breaking Benjamin and Three Days Grace “but with more of a Skillet/Red attitude”, as they explain.

The band released a new video on Valentine’s Day.

Visit the websites below for more on Dark From Day One.


Howard Rosen Promotion Artist Cutting Edge Returns

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist, Cutting Edge, returns for adds on 2/20 & 2/21.

Cutting Edge is a Pop/Rock band that was born in Compton, CA and now resides in Surprise, AZ.

Cutting Edge has had several hit songs since the 1998 release of the album, Humongously Yours, including the songs “Every Time I Try”, “Love Police”, “Judas of D.C.”, “It’s Time”, “Without You”, “If The Walls Could Talk”, “She Wore Red” and “Your Love Is My Oxygen”.

All of these songs charted at commercial radio stations in the U.S. and most also charted on various charts around the world.

Not bad for an Indie band.

You can watch the video for “Your Love is My Oxygen” here.

For more on Cutting Edge, go to the following websites:




Howard Rosen to be a VIP Judge at the Indie Music Fest in April

Howard Rosen (www.howiewood.com) has been chosen to be a VIP judge at the Indie Music Fest. The Indie Music Fest takes place at the Henderson Pavilion in Las Vegas on April 27-28.

Forty of the best unsigned artists will be competing for $45,000 value in music resources. Two winners will be chosen. The winners will also walk the red carpet at the 22nd Annual Los Angeles Music Awards. They will each receive a Producer’s Choice Award.

For more information on the Indie Music Festival, go to http://www.theindiemusicfest.com/home.html.

For more on Howard Rosen and the other judges, visit http://www.theindiemusicfest.com/attractions/vipjudges.html.


Howard Rosen Promotion artist Young Rebel Set gains in Top 200

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Young Rebel Set has moved up to #177 in the CMJ Top 200 for the week of Feb. 14 (issue #1235).

Young Rebel Set previously entered the chart at #197 for the week of Feb. 7.

Howard Rosen Promotion introduces Richie Booker

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Richie Booker went for official adds this week.

Singer/songwriter Richie Booker’s Shine the Light is an eclectic debut release that defies categorization. Booker himself has dubbed the music “alternative reggae.” This fact comes as no surprise; Booker is the brother of legendary reggae superstar Bob Marley.

Here is a video of Richie performing at the Bob Marley Festival a few years ago.

For more, visit www.myspace.com/richiebookermarley.

Howard Rosen Promotion artist Rabid going for adds this week

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Rabid went for official adds on 2/13 & 2/14.

Those sick little forest critters found the guitars and the drums before we could trap them in the rat maze. You all will pay dearly when the radiation seeps through yer pores. The sights, the smells, the sounds, they’ll drive you mad with rock-n-roll fever.

Lettuce prey.


Howard Rosen Promotion artist Young Rebel Set enters the Top 200

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Young Rebel Set enters the CMJ Top 200 at #197 for the week of  Feb. 7 ( issue #1234).

Check out this acoustic performance for “Penny to My Name”.

Atom Smash Releases Tour Dates

Howard Rosen Promotion (www.howiewood.com) artist Atom Smash has announced new tour dates.

Feb 18

Mickey Finns Port St. Lucie, Florida, US – 9:00 PM

Mar 7

The 321 Local Rock Bar Cocoa, FL – 9:00 PM

Mar 8

The Bomb Shelter Tallahassee, Fl – 9:00 PM

Mar 9

Big Rax Saloon Albany, Georgia – 9:00 PM

Mar 10

Matthews Bar & Grill Birmingham, Alabama – 9:00 PM

Mar 11

North River Tavern Atlanta, GA – 9:00 PM

Mar 12

Playground Bar Augusta, GA – 9:00 PM

Mar 14

AP’s Lobster House Allendale, SC – 9:00 PM

Mar 15

Casbah Durham, NC – 9:00 PM

Mar 16

The 5th Street Pub Parkersburg, WV – 9:00 PM

Mar 17

Jimmy’s Place Allentown, PA – 9:00 PM

Mar 18

Empire Springfield, VA – 9:00 PM

Mar 23

Planet Rock Battle Creek, MI – 9:00 PM

Mar 24

Bumpers Westland, MI – 9:00 PM