BLACK IRIS MUSIC & WHITE IRIS RECORDS CELEBRATE RELEASE OF “MARON” SOUNDTRACK
JUNE 9 RELEASE PARTY AT LA’S EL CID FEATURES NO, FOUR ON THE FLOOR WITH MARC MARON, EL SPORTIVO & THE BEACH BABES, FLETCHER C. JOHNSON
OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK ALBUM TRACK LIST SET, OUT JUNE 18 ON WHITE IRIS RECORDS
SERIES PRODUCED FOR IFC BY FOX TELEVISION STUDIOS AND APOSTLE
Black Iris Music, the LA-based creative incubator providing original compositions and scores for advertising, tv, film and entertainment content, along with its label arm White Iris Records, is celebrating the release of the soundtrack to IFC’s “Maron” June 9 at El Cid in Los Angeles. The party will include performances by LA’s NO, Four on the Floor (featuring Anthony Roman of Radio 4 and Maron show composer & Little Embers guitarist Anthony Rizzo) with special guest Marc Maron, El Sportivo & The Beach Babes (featuring members of The Fall, Electric Guest and Engine Down) and Fletcher C. Johnson. RSVP for the party at http://whiteiris.eventbrite.com. The soundtrack is out June 18 on White Iris Records, please see below for a complete track list.
Supervised by Black Iris’ Anthony Roman with original music by Anthony Rizzo in collaboration with Black Iris, the official “Maron” soundtrack features six tracks by five White Iris artists including El Sportivo & the Blooz’ “The Night’s So Cold” and “Breaks My Heart,” NO’s “What’s Your Name” and Ludwig Persik’s “No Go.” The soundtrack release also features contributions from critically acclaimed artists Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Obits, Hospitality and more. Filter recently premiered the video for NO’s “What’s Your Name” at http://bit.ly/18z6rzP.
“Maron” is a new original comedy series created, executive produced, written by and starring comedian and podcast host Marc Maron. Apostle’s Denis Leary and Jim Serpico are also executive producers along with Michael Jamin, Sivert Glarum, Duncan Birmingham and Olivia Wingate. “Maron” is produced by Fox Television Studios and airs Fridays at 10 P.M. ET/PT on IFC.
Black Iris is uniquely positioned to supervise, license, compose and release all music from the “Maron” soundtrack. “As a collective of musicians with a multitude of skills and talents, Black Iris is able to cross the boundaries between areas of the music business seamlessly. To get the opportunity to supervise, compose and release the soundtrack featuring many of the bands on our White Iris label, and all for a show that we truly love, is a dream come true,” notes Black Iris co-founder and president Daron Hollowell. “We are glad to have found such great, like-minded creative partners in IFC and Fox Television Studios.”
Black Iris Music and White Iris Records are together an award-winning creative music production company, a critically acclaimed record label and a trusted consultancy platform for brands. Based in Echo Park and an integral part of Los Angeles’ east side music scene since 2009, White Iris has been the launching pad for numerous highly acclaimed indie artists including Best Coast, FIDLAR, Oberhofer, Fool’s Gold, Electric Guest and others. Vice/Noisey recently called White Iris “tastemakers” and LA Weekly named them one of the Top Ten Independent Record Labels in Los Angeles.
Fox Television Studios produces scripted and unscripted programming for U.S. broadcast and cable networks and international broadcasters. Series include “Maron” for IFC; the breakout hit “The Americans” for FX; the hit shows “Burn Notice” and “White Collar,” both for USA, as well as USA’s upcoming “Graceland” (premiering June 6) and new series “Sirens;” the Emmy-nominated “The Killing” for AMC; “The Glades” for A+E; and “Life Flight” for TNT.
Apostle is a Film/Television Production and Management company based out of New York and Los Angeles. Since its founding in 1994 by Denis Leary and Jim Serpico, Apostle has produced an unprecedented amount of groundbreaking material, such as the television series “Rescue Me” and the film Blow.
For more information, please contact Joe Cohen or Carla Sacks at Sacks & Co., 212.741.1000.
For additional information about “Maron” and IFC, please contact Sarah Takenaga at 917-542-6336.
1. “Messin’ Up My Mind,” Fletcher C. Johnson
2. “Poisoned Well,” Four on the Floor
3. “Roman Ruins,” Line & Circle
4. “The Night’s So Cold,” El Sportivo & the Blooz
5. “Come On Home,” Tyrone Ashley’s Funky Music Machine
6. “Bosco’s Blues,” The Sugarman Three & Co.
7. “Heel Toe,” Dawn Landes
8. “What’s Your Name,” NO
9. “Breaks My Heart,” El Sportivo & the Blooz
10. “Friends of Friends,” Hospitality
11. “Widow of My Dreams,” Obits
12. “No Go,” Ludwig Persik
13. “Give Me a Chance,” Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings