Fervor Records enlists with Army of One

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From the brilliant mind of Larry Charles (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Borat), “Army of One” follows the true story of Gary Faulkner, played by Nicholas Cage, a construction worker who comes to believe he is tasked with singlehandedly tracking down Osama Bin Laden during the early 2000’s. Fervor Records is proud to have the 1977 classic “Solo Para Ti” by Chilo Escobedo featuring Mariachi Vargas appear in this eclectic story of one man’s journey into the unknown. Enjoy all of Chilo‘s amazing 1970’s Mariachi classics on the Fervor Records’ re-issue “Chilo Escobedo, Su Vos Y Sus Canciones” available via Apple, Amazon and/or Spotify. Look for “Army of One” in your local theatre and OnDemand!

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Fervor Records and Red Oaks Hit the Court for Season 2

red-oaks-season-1_poster_goldposter_com_1-jpg0o_0l_400w_70qfvr-logo-175There isn’t anything quite like Amazon Studios’ country club, tennis themed “Red Oaks.” Critics everywhere have praised the show’s authenticity, and Fervor Records is proud to once again be a go-to label for the vintage music on this totally 80s project. Perhaps indieWIRE said it best when describing Season 1, “throwing in ’80s hallmarks like outrageous side characters, apt musical numbers, sex, drugs and even a body-swap episode,” Premiering 11/11 on Amazon, “Red Oaks” will continue to take us back to a familiar place and time, introducing viewers to plenty of authentic period music throughout the season. Check out the Spotify playlist to get a sneak peak at a few of Fervor Records’ contributions to the “Red Oaks” Season 2 soundscape. Just hit play to transport back to a time when cell phones and electric cars were still science fiction and music was made the old fashioned way.

 

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Walt Richardson, Coming Alive

coming-alive-x300Walt Richardson is without a doubt a Tempe music legend and the City’s favorite son. The engaging singer/songwriter has been a prominent fixture on the scene for decades. Starting off as a simple street musician, Walt soon took the Southwest by storm with his 1980s Reggae outfit Walt Richardson and The Morningstar Band. In 2014 the City of Tempe declared Richardson’s 60th birthday as Walt Richardson Day. The charismatic performer’s many achievements were commemorated with an induction into the Arizona Music and Entertainment Hall Of Fame at the Tempe Center For The Arts. The City of Tempe once again honored Mr. Richardson as the first musician to be inducted to Tempe’s Music Walk. In November of 2014 Walt received a gold plaque embedded in the sidewalks of Mill Avenue. More of Tempe’s great talent has followed, but true to form, Walt led the way. Not only does Richardson continue to make incredible music, he hosts the TV show Songwriters’ Showcase at Tempe Center for the Arts. The show airs on PBS affiliate KAET and Tempe Channel 11. Walt also has a nationally-syndicated radio show via Radio Phoenix and the African American Radio Consortium. A Peaceful Place in Quantum Space airs Saturdays from 12 – 2 PM. Fervor Records is excited to celebrate Walt’s engaging music once again. Re-live the excitement of Walt Richardson’s legendary 80s Reggae heyday with the re-release of many of Richardson’s best loved songs on Coming Alive, now available on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and beyond!
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Gotta Get Away, Come And Find Me

come-and-find-me-movie-poster  Harry Krapsho - Got That Feeling sml“Come And Find Me” is the feature debut of writer/director Zack Whedon, who is well known for his work on “Halt and Catch Fire” and “Southland.” Starring Aaron Paul and Annabelle Wallis, “Come And Find Me” hits theaters November 11th, 2016. Also in the film is the 1970 Soul classic “Gotta Get Away” by Harry Krapsho. Catch “Come And Find Me” at a theater near you, and enjoy the extraordinary 60s and 70s Soul recordings of Mr. Harry Krapsho on his Fervor Records release “Got That Feeling,” now available via AppleAmazon, and/or Spotify.

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So Goes My Dream, Life In Pieces

life-in-pieces-season-2-poster ala-moodSeason 2 of CBS the sitcom “Life In Pieces” has picked a 1966 recording by legendary Jazz artist Nadine Jansen. Fervor Records acquired the the entire catalog of Jantone Records, which released much of the late multi-instrumentalist’s work. Jansen was well known for her sultry vocals, and impeccable piano and flugelhorn chops. Episode 203: “Eyebrow Anonymous Trapped Gem” airs November 10th, 2016 and features Nadine’s “So Goes My Dream.” The song was released both as a single and also on Ms. Jansen’s LP “Ala Mood.” Click here to get to know Nadine Jansen via her 1988 interview with Marion McPartland on the long running NPR program “Piano Jazz.”

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