Seth Rothschild
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Seth Rothschild

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"Please Let Me Go," with its unabashed sorrow and flute styled synths, sounds like Paul McCartney singing "Fool on the Hill," a haunting and beautiful example of Gingersol at their most expressive. The instrumentation shifts from stark to lush as the tune builds and releases tension like an epic movie." All Music Guide
- All Music Guide


FACE UP AGAIN
"...categorize "Face Up Again" as the best song Teenage Fanclub never wrote and a surefire Top 10 hit..." www.fakejazz.com - Fake Jazz


NOTHING STOPS MOVING, Gingersol
"Home-recorded by guitarist Seth Rothschild, Nothing Stops Moving has a crispness and atmosphere that seem rare these days, even for expensive studio projects. Guitars crunch and drums pop with clarity, colored by layers of reverberating Wurlitzers and spare synths." OC Weekly - OC Weekly


EASTERN, Gingersol
"There is a flying saucer in the background of track 2 on Gingersol's Eastern. Is it a flying saucer? No matter, it sounds pretty cool. Seth Rothschild guides the music on this record with some of the coolest guitaring heard in awhile." www.popculturepress.com - Pop Culture Press


"His sessions are partly a lab experiment, where a bass tone is suddenly fuzzed out and gives a song a previously undiscovered personality, where an out-of-tune banjo becomes punk rock, where dishes and glasses literally sitting on the drying rack become percussion.

He knows when to use the sleigh bells, the xylophone, the backwards guitar. He knows when NOT to use the sleigh bells, the xylophone, the backwards guitar. Weed Patch's first album, Maybe The Brakes Will Fail, was made cut-and-paste style in a crappy warehouse setting over a year of weekends and evenings; our second album, Some Kinda Happy, was done with a fairly inexperienced band in a no-looking-back blitz spanning nine consecutive days and nights in a Los Angeles studio. Both couldn't be assembled more differently. Both are filled with craft and imagination and proudly successful creative efforts. I hear albums all the time where think, "This is good, but Seth could have made this better." He is still excited by making and listening to music. Seth's production work is enduring because it works on multiple levels -- it's dense with tasteful overdubs, sometimes working on a subconscious level --while it's rife with immediacy and the sense of spontaneity." NEAL WEISS, singer/songwriter of WEED PATCH
- Neal Weiss


Discography

SOLOMON'S SEAL "The Sea The Sea" (Indie) 2006
Producer/Mixer/Engineer/Instruments

SOLOMON'S SEAL "EP" (Indie) 2006
Producer/Mixer/Engineer/Instruments

VARIOUS "Trampoline Records Greatest Hits Volume 1" (Rounder/Trampoline) 2006
Artist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Instruments

MINIBAR "Desert After Rain" (Igloo) 2006
Additional Keyboards/Quirks

WEED PATCH "Some Kinda Happy" (Indie) 2006
Producer/Instruments

HEARTS OF PALM "MYSPACE EP" (Indie) 2006
Producer

NETNETS "Demos" (Indie) 2006
Producer/Instruments

EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED Original Movie Soundtrack (TVT) 2005
Assistant Music Supervisor

GINGERSOL "Eastern" (Rubric/Caroline) 2004
Artist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Songwriter/Instruments

PETE YORN "Live From New Jersey" (Columbia/Sony) 2004
Tambourine

WEED PATCH "Maybe the Breaks Will Fail" 2003
Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Instruments

GINGERSOL "The Train Wreck is Behind You" (Rubric/Caroline) 2003
Artist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Songwriter/Instruments

VARIOUS "ChooglinÂ’: A Tribute to the Songs of John Fogerty" (Dren) 2002
Artist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Instruments

THE VECTORS "Behind the Orange Curtain" (Orchard) 2001
Mastering

GINGERSOL "Nothing Stops Moving" (Indie) 2000
Artist/Producer/Engineer/Mixer/Songwriter/Instruments

THE BAYOU BRASS BAND "A Bayou Brass Christmas" (Disney/Hollywood) 2000
Mastering

JULIA SWEENEY "God Said Ha!" (Warner Bros.) 1997
Grammy Nominated, Best Spoken Word/Comedy
Composer

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Bio

Seth Rothschild was a member of the critically acclaimed American indie rock band, Gingersol, on guitar/keyboards/vocals and as a songwriter. He also produced, recorded and mixed their 3 full-length releases.

Since Gingersol's conclusion, in 2005, he has begun to focus on producing other artists, while continuing to write songs. This year he's produced 3 records, thus far, having just completed the debut album, and an EP, by Solomon's Seal (www.myspace.com/solomonssealband). He continues to write and record with Scottish hurricane, Angela McCluskey (formerly of the Wild Colonials and of Telepop Musik.)

The sun-less isolation of studio work, growing collection of his broken pop songs and withdrawl from the Codeine of 'audience,' has coaxed him out of stage retirement, like an enthusiastic Andy Partridge. This summer he formed a new band, Quarry Hill, who's begun to do shows. A stint opening up for The Drams and a brief UK tour in September. Song demos are available for listening at www.haystack.com/quarryhill and www.haystack.com/sethrothschild

This year he also scored and produced the songs in the indie documentary, Altered By Elvis; other 2006 filmwork includes 5 songs in the just-released Red Doors, and a song in the Maggie Gyllenhaal film, Sherry Baby.

"A Brian Wilson disciple, with an indie-rock soul. Seth's...work is enduring because it works on multiple levels: it's dense with tasteful overdubs, sometimes working on a subconscious level -- while it's rife with immediacy and the sense of spontaneity." NEAL WEISS, Yahoo Music

Seth has toured/done shows opening for, amongst others: Centro-matic, Luna, Lucero, The Long Winters, Pete Yorn, The Damnwells, Amy Correia, Gary Jules, The Smithereens, Minnie Driver, Slobberbone, Marah, The High Strung, The Drams, Kings of Leon, Mary Lou Lord, The Boggs, Calla, Brian Jonestown Massacre, The Deers, Stars, Mendoza Line, The Essex Green, The Silos

www.myspace.com/sethrothschild