PRLog - Apr. 25, 2012 - LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles, CA, April 25, 2012 - New York-based composer, filmmaker, director and solo performer Mikel Rouse announces the May 1 release of his first double-album, "Boost|False Doors," on ExitMusic.
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"Boost|False Doors" is the 30th release for Rouse, "the thinking man's singer-songwriter,"
Mikel Rouse's musical and theatrical repertoire has its roots in the high-art-meets-
His work has been performed in the U.S. and Canada to widespread critical acclaim. In 2006, his "International Cloud Atlas" was commissioned by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, the John Cage Trust and Betty Freeman, and premiered at the Joyce Theater in New York. Two years later, his modern media trilogy, "Failing Kansas," "Dennis Cleveland" and "The End Of Cinematics,"
In 2010, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center announced the acquisition of Rouse's archives, including analog recordings, films, manuscripts and correspondence. Also in 2010, Rouse presented the New York premiere of "Gravity Radio" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Next Wave Festival.
"Boost|False Doors feels like a summing up of 30 years making art and music in NYC," explains Rouse. "It's a good time to look to the past and to the future. Thirty years of not fitting in anywhere has its rewards, I suppose. I am looking forward to creating another 30 more."
"Boost|False Doors" will be available via iTunes, Amazon, Bandcamp, CD Baby, CD Connection and CD Universe, and on disc through all major retail stores and through ExitMusic Recordings.
For more information about Mikel Rouse, please visit: http://www.mikelrouse.com.