Posts tagged ‘RIZE’

November 27, 2012

11.29.12 RIZE Tweetup for JRock Radio’s RIZE Special at 7PM!

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RIZE TweetUp 11.29.12 19:00/7PM EST: 2 Hour Radio Special on JRock Radio Argentina

JRock Radio, an Argentinian Internet radio station that focuses on all things related to Japanese rock from Visual Kei to alternative & more, is doing a special two hour feature for RIZE! So, to celebrate, we’re having a live tweet up from 7 to 9PM (EST/NY time) this Thursday.

Be sure to include the hashtag #RIZEonJRockRadio and if you can to include the handles @RIZE_Official and @JRockRadio in your tweets! ^_^

November 21, 2012

This Week on Windows Media…

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This week on Windows Media we have two placements for Local Defense Organization (L.D.O.) the new music video from RIZE which was released in Japan last month. The music video is a collab between Stride Gum and the super popular long time Japanese rock band RIZE. Local Defense Organization is the first release from RIZE since their 2010 album Experience. Already the track is gaining a lot of attention, and now with home page and music category placements on Windows Media, it’s sure to create more of a buzz!

Psst!!! An added bonus of this video, the rock trio is immortalized into animated versions of themselves! 

For more info on RIZE visit www.triberize.net or their Facebook page.

WindowsMedia.comWindowsMedia.com/mobile and the Windows Media player for PC are all a division of Microsoft. They are considered an entertainment guide and receive roughly 250 million hits a month, with 14 million of those being unique. Although the majority of the traffic is from the US, they also receive a large amount of international traffic. Content is featured from around the world and spans television, music, film, video game and radio station content. If you’re interested in having your original entertainment content posted on Windows Media, please contact BASM at contact@bigapplestylemarketing.com.

November 4, 2012

EXCLUSIVE: Zippo & STAND UP! Want Fans to Pick Their Design!

Zippos are so iconic, that even non-smokers know the brand and even have a lighter or two of their own for status. So, check this out:

To compliment the release of his first solo album STAND UP!Jesse McFaddin teamed up with the crew at Zippo to create a collection of exclusive designs. From now through the end of November, fans can click here and choose their favorite design from the four featured above. The design with the most votes will become an official Zippo lighter and posted onZippo’s Facebook page on December 1st!

October 27, 2012

RIZE Teams Up with Stride Gum to Release the Video for Their New Single “L.D.O.”

RIZE x Stride Gum for their new music video L.D.O.

RIZE gets animated with Stride Gum in the music video for their new single L.D.O.

The popular Japanese rock band RIZE launched their first single in two years last week, titled L.D.O. or Local Defense Organization. The single is their latest release since moving to Warner Music Japan earlier this year and helps to kick off their Fall tour in Japan, which is also sponsored by Stride Gum. With the tagline “support your local” referenced frequently in their single L.D.O.RIZE references the need for communities to support each other and for individuals within those communities to be active and participating members. The music video also features a pairing withStride Gum, the popular gum brand that promotes long lasting and unique flavors. The Stride charactersEndless, Unlimited, AllDay and Everlasting make guest appearances in the video along with a branded animated caricature of RIZE.

RIZE is a three piece Japanese rock band that is iconic in the Japanese music scene. Founded in 2000, the band has reached various benchmarks including performing on stage opposite Jay Z & Lincoln Park as well as at high profile events like Live 8 and Earth 8. They’re also in the unique position of being a band comprised of members who are as equally successful through their solo ventures as they are when they perform together. Jesse McFaddin (vocals & guitar) is known for his clothing line as well as his solo ventures into hip-hop. KenKen (bass) has also performed with well-known acts such as PrinceAlicia Keys andBootsie CollinsNK (drums) is a celebrated actor, appearing in countless drama series and movies in Japan. With their recent move to Warner Music Japan this year, the band is placing a stronger emphasis on connecting with their international fan base.

L.D.O. dropped on October 17th in Japan but is available worldwide through iTunes. Physical copies of the single come complete with popular tracks from previous albums including Respect, Kami andGhost.

For more information on the RIZE x Stride Gum pairing or to watch their new video, visit Stride’s Facebook page:
http://www.facebook.com/strideyabaland/app_435330396510767

For more information on RIZE visit http://www.triberize.net or http://www.facebook.com/triberize.

For bookings, interviews or other inquiries contact:

Americas
Big Apple Style Marketing
Attn: Dorian Smith
Dorian@BigAppleStyleMarketing.com

July 6, 2012

RIZE CDs now Officially Available on Amazon.com

Right now RIZERs can purchase the following albums directly from Amazon:

Alterna

K.O.

As of right now the website reads as “pre-order”/out-of-stock but CDs will be available within the next few weeks! Feel free to add your own fan pictures and reviews to these CD pages!

More RIZE albums and merchandise to come soon!

June 25, 2012

RIZE Music Added to Rotation for Three Venezuelan Radio Platforms

RIZE Music Added to Rotation for Three Venezuelan Radio Platforms

RIZE Music Added to Rotation for Three Venezuelan Radio Platforms

RIZE Music Added to Rotation for Three Venezuelan Radio Platforms

Over the weekend select tracks from RIZE’s catalog were added to the playlist rotations for three popular Venezuelan radio stations. Exitos Merida 100.9FMTop Rock News and Hermanos Del Rock!

Exitos Merida is a terrestrial station (100.9FM) that also allows users to listen to the station online (regardless of your IP address location). Follow them on Twitter @exitosmerida to request your favorite RIZE track.

Top Rock News is an Internet radio station that offers users the ability to access stations through their mobile devices (Blackberry, Android & iPhone platforms are supported). Follow them on Twitter @toprocknews to request your favorite RIZE track.

Hermanos Del Rock is an Internet radio station that offers live programming on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30pm – 10:30pm (Venezuelan time). Their primary focus is rock music from Venezuela and around the world. Follow them on Twitter @hermanosdelrock to request your favorite RIZE track.

May 28, 2012

RIZE featured in the June issue of Bravisimo Magazine!

We’re very excited to announce that RIZE is featured in the June edition of Revista Bravisimo, a Spanish language monthly publication released in Venezuela that covers pop culture & music celebrities from Venezuela and worldwide.

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RIZE has a three page article covering a brief bio of the group, a Q&A segment as well as coverage of their involvement at the East Meets West concert this past March in NYC. And, there’s even a two page pull out poster for fans! Although the article isn’t available in English or online, we have scans to share. Remember Bravisimo is in Spanish, so…find a friend to translate if you don’t speak Spanish! ^_^

For more information about RIZE visit www.triberize.net

For booking, interviews or other inquiries contact:

The Americas:
Big Apple Style Marketing
Attn: Dorian Smith
Email: Dorian@BigAppleStyleMarketing.com

International:
C.E. United
Attn: Cozy Mizoguchi
Email: Cozy@CEU.co.jp

May 4, 2012

RIZE is the Featured Article in bits Magazine!

bits, “Toronto’s #1 Japanese community web magazine”, features RIZE as their cover story for their April/May ‘12 issue!

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This interview took place during Canadian Music Week (CMW) in March in Toronto where the events were held.

Note: this interview is entirely in Japanese. ^_^

To read the article, visit bits or check out the flippable magazine on issuu

For more information on bits, visit http://www.bitslounge.com

For more information on RIZE visit http://www.triberize.net

For interview, booking or other inquiries contact:

The Americas:
Big Apple Style Marketing
Attn: Dorian Smith
Email: Dorian@BigAppleStyleMarketing.com

International
C.E. United
Attn: Cozy Mizoguchi
Email: Cozy@CEU.co.jp

May 4, 2012

East Meets West Event Recap in “The Ticker”, Daily Newspaper of Baruch College

This news article came out last week but is still relevant! On March 26th two reporters from The Ticker, the daily newspaper of Baruch College (an NYC college that is part of the CUNY system), attended our East Meets West event held at Webster Hall in NYC. Below is the screenshot to their review!

East Meets West event review in The Ticker

East Meets West event review in The Ticker

To read the full review, go to The Ticker or click here!

East Meets West was the first in what will be a series of charity benefit concerts that took place in NYC and brought together artists of various genres and fans from a multitude of backgrounds. The goal of the event was to raise awareness and financial aid for the continued Tohoku Rebuilding Effort. Tohoku was the region worst affected by the 3.11.11 Japan Earthquake & Tsunami disaster.

Baruch College is located in NYC and is part of the CUNY (City University of New York) system. For more information about Baruch College, visit www.baruch.cuny.edu/

For a complete event recap of East Meets West, click here.

For inquiries regarding East Meets West please contact:

Big Apple Style Marketing
Attn: Dorian Smith
Email: Dorian@BigAppleStyleMarketing.com

April 24, 2012

Colectivo Bunka Reviews RIZE: “Explorando RIZE – Discovering RIZE”

Very excited about this post!

Yesterday we received word that RIZE had just been featured in a Spanish language Japanese music discovery site – Colectivo Bunka!

Read the full article here.

Colectivo Bunka - Spanish Language Japanese Music Discovery Site Reviews RIZE

Colectivo Bunka - Spanish Language Japanese Music Discovery Site Reviews RIZE

Yesterday, an article was posted on Colectivo Bunka that gave a brief bio about the trio as well as an eyewitness account of their amazing performance at our East Meets West charity benefit concert that took place at Webster Hall in NYC on Monday March 26th, 2012. The review is in English and Spanish (obviously the Spanish version is first!) and includes videos of live performances, official music videos and pictures of the band.

We’d like to give a massive ¡gracias! to Nao Takamui at the blog Rotting Strawberry for coming to our concert all the way from Venezuela and writing about her fan experience for Colectivo Bunka! If you’re looking for a Spanish language version of RIZE’s back story, we highly recommend checking out her blog entry entitled Conoce a RIZE! Listos para globalizarse!

For more information about RIZE, visit http://www.triberize.net

For booking, interview or other inquiries regarding RIZE please contact:

The Americas:
Big Apple Style Marketing
Attn: Dorian Smith
Email: Dorian@BigAppleStyleMarketing.com

International:
C.E. United
Attn: Cozy Mizoguchi
Email: Cozy@CEU.co.jp

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