The Art Ghetto
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The Art Ghetto

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The Art Ghetto will touring North America in 2005 to support their new release Pitch Perfect Majesty which will be Released in may 2005 and. Promoted by to Radio by Twin Vision and support by year long touring of the US, Canada and the EU.

Expanding their disco punk sound from their previous release Slumming, that was played on over 180 CMJ Reporting Stations, The Art Ghetto have been touring and building a buzz playing with bands such as The Death Ray Davies, The River City Rebels, Mellowdrone, The Dollyrots, Bang Sugar Bang, Addicted 2 Fiction across the US.

The Art Ghetto is a cutting edge disco punk band composed of Thor and Rain, that has been breaking new musical ground, infiltration college radio across North America, garnering rave reviews around the world, appearing in two forth coming films, started a successful club night weekly club night and exciting live audiences across the country coast. Combing the Punk Rock ethic of DIY and driving ambition for unlimited success. Backed by a growing fan base and steady independent sales drawing comparisons to The Taking Heads, The Sex Pistols, The Violent Femmes, Cyndi Lauper .The Art Ghetto set out for the next level of conquest with their unabashed determination and vision.

Thor : Guitars, Vocals, Programming

Rain : Bass, Vocals

Thor the founder of Trocar Records has been writing, performing, recording, producing and release records since 97 when he started Trocar Records in Seattle WA.

Rain an accomplished underground fashion designer as well as musician has had her designer featured in Indie Films to Network Television to National Geographic.

Recent Press for The Art Ghetto includes:

Out Magazine(National), The Windy City Times(Chicago), Propaganda (UK) No Front Teeth (UK), Music-Scan(DE), Rock City News (LA),Reviewer Magazine (LA), Urban Tulsa Weekly, Pulse Weekly(NY),Inverted Entertainment(US), Waste of Mind(DE), International Punk(FR), Winner of 2003 Graham Award from WVIA-FM

Experimental, both skilled and passionate” Impact Press

“I love this”- No Front Teeth

“Genius is rare” –Urban Tulsa Weekly

“song writing shows confidence and direction”- -Kathy Faulkner- KISW

“Entertaining and much more powerful live” -Ear Pollution.

“darf aber durchaus reinhören” Waste of Mind (DE)

The Art Ghetto has been in rotation on over 180 CMJ Reporting Stations across North America.

The Art Ghetto can be seen in 2004’s “Serious Issues” documentary (2005 release).

For more information contact: Thor 323-309-9821