James Place (USA)

Period: Spring 2019 - please enquire

Label: Umor Rex

Listen: https://umorrex.bandcamp.com/album/voices-bloom

James Place is the recording name for New York born & bred producer, Phil Tortoroli. Following his debut release on Opal Tapes in 2015, James Place has released two albums and a live album on Mexico City-based Umor Rex.

 

Outside of producing and performing as James Place, Phil Tortoroli runs the NY-based imprint Styles Upon Styles and manages RVNG Intl. and sub-labels Freedom To Spend and Beats In Space.

 

James Places’ live performance at Mutek Mexico City (2015) was reviewed by Resident Advisor: “Friday saw James Place, AKA Styles Upon Styles co-founder Phil Tortoroli, deliver a striking set of brooding rhythms boosted by politically charged vocal samples…”. James Place’s live sets vary from moody, ambient modes, to rhythmic, deep club tempos.

Live highlights include with Lucrecia Dalt at Cafe Oto, London and MUTEK MX Festival.

We can't wait to have him back in the Ero-zone for some long over due headlines.

Press:

https://worldwidefm.net/show/ww-daily-thris-tian-13-09-18/

https://thump.vice.com/en_us/article/8qwbeg/james-place-voices-bloom-stream-interview

https://www.thenewnoise.it/james-place-voices-bloom/

https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/23265-voices-bloom/

https://le-drone.com/lire/blog/la-brillante-rentree-du-label-mexicain-umor-rex-meritait-bien-qu-on-s-attarde-sur-son-cas/-u5540

https://www.redbullradio.com/shows/first-floor-shawn-reynaldo/episodes/shawn-osullivan-and-james-place

http://thequietus.com/articles/18607-spools-out-tape-reviews-august-2015

https://www.tinymixtapes.com/chocolate-grinder/premiere-james-place-lyras-grin-scuba-death-rmx

http://www.ambientexotica.com/ambrev418_jamesplace_superstition/

https://www.theransomnote.com/music/news/watch-james-place-sadies-tears/

https://www.fluid-radio.co.uk/2017/05/james-place-voices-bloom/

http://www.factmag.com/2017/04/28/james-place-album-voices-bloom-move-in-blue/

"Sadie's Tears" by James Place.
From the album "Living on Superstition"

Mail: andrew[at]phantom-limb.co.uk