Motormouthmedia is a full-service, boutique PR firm specializing in cutting-edge music, brand, event and pop culture accounts. Motormouthmedia aims to be affordable and forward-thinking and has the juice to get our clients the media coverage they need. Clients span the musical spectrum in size and nature, but they all have one thing in common: goodness. We love to work across multiple genres (indie, funk/soul, rap, avant, rock) and disciplines to stay sharp with writers and editors everywhere.
Motormouthmedia handles clients from top to bottom, from blogs/online sites to national television and every large newspaper and entertainment magazine in the country. We've booked multitudes of national TV appearances (Colbert, Leno, Stewart, Ellen, Kimmel, CBS News, Letterman, Conan, Fallon, Ferguson, Daly, Good Day NY, CNN, Tavis Smiley, Mo'Nique, Queen Latifah, Austin City Limits, VH1, MTV etc) and have placed features and covers for our bands all over including media such at The New Yorker, The New York Times, NY Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, NPR (online and radio), GQ, Spin, Elle, Spin, Details, Rolling Stone, Marie Claire, Harper's Baazar, The Fader, Blackbook, Vanity Fair and tons more. we also work very closely with blogs and online media and have long-standing relationships with online music outlets such as Pitchfork and Stereogum. --
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Dan Bejar started Destroyer as a solo home-recording project in the early to mid-nineties. In 1996, he released his debut full length of stripped down lo-fi electric folk – We’ll Build Them A Golden Bridge. Over the course of 9 recordings as Destroyer, Bejar has established himself and his band as one of the most enigmatic and unpredictable success stories in modern popular music. As a songwriter Bejar is recognized as having few peers. As a musician he is like the court jester, waiting in the wings, poking fun at those who take themselves too seriously and skewering those who would celebrate commerce as art. His is a voice to be reckoned with now, and for the future. His is a body of work that consistently flouts convention in favor of musical leaps of faith, statements of purpose cloaked in subterfuge, and the joyous refrain of an optimist’s heart cloaked in cynicism.
You want even more televised funk in your life? Here’s your chance. Watch these two killer performances Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings turned in on the west coast of their sold-out national tour.
Watch SJDK perform Long Time, Wrong Time on Queen Latifah here
Watch SJDK perform Making Up and Breaking Up on Jimmy Kimmel Live here
3.6 | LINDA PERHACS RETURNS AFTER 44 YEARS. HEAR HER ON MORNING EDITION AND READ ABOUT HER IN THE NEW YORK TIMES AND MORE
The Most unlikely of stories is that of Linda Perhacs, whose 1970 album Parallelograms became a cult classic among record collectors and musicians. After toiling in relative obscurity as a dental technition for the past 30+ years she is rediscoved still living near the Topanga Canyon area she called her spiritual home. Artists such as Devendra Banhart, Daft Punk, Animal Collective and many more cite her as an inspiration. 44 years later she returns with the ‘Soul of All Natural Things’ out this week.
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