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Acclaimed Music Series Premieres Latest Video, ASTR Performing Drake's "Hold On We're Coming Home" on Jay Z's Life+Times today
Filmed Grammy Weekend at The Standard Hollywood, Guests Included Daft Punk, Rita Ora, Sky Ferreira, Jessica Alba & More
See Recently Released Encore Sessions Videos Featuring Lou Doillon, Quadron, Chairlift & NoNoNo
NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Encore Sessions, produced by Forward and made possible by Absolut, just released a new video featuring New York duo ASTR. Filmed at Encore Sessions' inaugural Los Angeles event held Friday, January 24 at The Standard Hollywood's intimate club mmhmmm, the video features ASTR performing their hotly received cover of Drake's single "Hold On We're Coming Home" - http://youtu.be/QrID8bUm2w0
Named one of "The Top 10 Grammy Parties" by The Hollywood Reporter, Absolut's Encore Sessions made its Los Angeles debut Grammy weekend with an event co-hosted by 300 Entertainment - Lyor Cohen, Todd Moscowitz and Kevin Liles new company - and featured performances from ASTR and deejay sets from the Been Trill collective and Wade Crescent.
Party guests included unmasked Record & Album of the Year Grammy winners Daft Punk, pop starlets Rita Ora and Sky Ferreira, and actress Jessica Alba. Some of the music industry's biggest behind-the-scenes names also joined Absolut VP of Global Marketing Jonas Tahlin for the party, including: Tommy Boy founder Tom Silverman -- there to support his daughter and ASTR lead singer Zoe; BET CEO Debra Lee; Career Artist Management CEO Jordan Feldstein; and photographer/director of Beyonce's "Jealous" video Francesco Carrozzini. View event photos via Patrick McMullan Photography: http://bit.ly/1d45otJ
After two seasons at New York City club Le Baron Chinatown, playing host to amazing talent including Little Dragon, Theophilus London and Paloma Faith, Encore Sessions - the "most exclusive music series in America" - moved to Los Angeles for the 2014 season. In addition to the ASTR video, Absolut's Encore Sessions also recently released videos and interviews with Lou Doillon, Quadron, Chairlift and NoNoNo.
"I caught ASTR totally by accident and was blown away. It seemed like they'd come out of nowhere, extremely talented and impossibly fun." - Village Voice
"Lou Doillon Takes On NYC & Wins... Doillon's as charming in songstress mode as she is unguarded in one-on-one mode... The clip, filmed for the 2013 Encore Sessions series sponsored by Absolut, features several songs and a Q&A with Doillon about her music. " - Refinery 29
"Quadron Serenades In Absolut Encore Sessions... accompanied by a short interview with the Danish duo's lead singer Coco O., where she describes her current journey as an artist" - VIBE
"See Chairlift perform at the Absolut Encore Sessions this summer... Shot on a rooftop and spliced up between gorgeous shots of New York City, watch Caroline and Patrick perform the setlist of our dreams." - NYLON
"When we say their single 'Pumpin' Blood' could be huge, we don't have to cross our fingers and hope for the best. We really mean it." - The Guardian
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