Uvulittle Showcase - Sat, Nov 22 - Frequency, Madison.

The Frequency
121 W. Main St, Madison
10 pm. $5

Uvulittle is re-releasing Sunshine for The Blind's CD release, See the River Rise and decided to use the occasion to showcase some of our most active artists.

First up is Stephanie Rearick. Known for her wildly creative pop rock cabaret piano music, Rearick will be playing some of her new songs. Part way through her set she'll be joined by her rock band, The ManSisters.

Next up is Impending Behavior Orchestra. This Chicago collaborative project includes Barry... [read more]


Death to MiLkBabY! LONG LIVE MiLkBabY!

Press release from Barry Bennett of MiLkBabY:

What is this my beloved?!? What are you saying??

I am saying that after 11 years, 5 albums, and thousands of miles on the van; MiLkBabY will cease to be an active band. Are you sad? I am too, a little; but I also feel liberated and excited.
Sometimes a name, an entity, can carry baggage and actually put pressure on people you love.

Probably going all the way back to when the "classic" MiLkBabY broke apart with davidly and tracee leaving town, there has been one... [read more]


New stuff

Got some great new CDs in this week, Rose Polenzani and a new, limited edition, Lonelyhearts EP. Check 'em out!

And, a new podcast, "#12."

Further, we are working on a new website to allow us to update it easier and be able to more great music.


Jenny Magnus!

We've been fans of Jenny's since we first saw her at the Wil-Mar during an ice storm as she belted out tunes for Maestro Subgum & The Whole. It has been great to work with her periodically over the years and we are very excited to be releasing this collection of solo songs.

These songs were recorded over a decade period and were all written for various of her theater works.

More info or purchase.
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Ritt Deitz' Upstream Now Available

Ritt Deitz releases his fifth full-length CD of original and traditional songs, Upstream, on Uvulittle Records. Ritt spent the winter in the studio with longtime collaborators bassist Joe Meisel and guitarist / dobro player Craig Totten, sons Wilder (piano, percussion) and Mitch (percussion) and hammered dulcimer player Dave Foss. Singer-songwriter Sara Pace guests on backing vocals on four songs, including a lovely duet version of the Southern gospel standard "Wayfaring Stranger." Ritt's neighbor Andy Ewen, frontman of the Madison... [read more]


Jim Schwall solo CD now available

We just got the new Jim Schwall CDs back from the printer so they are now available. You can pick one up here or from Jim at any of his upcoming shows. The Madison release party will be at Mother Fool's on Nov. 10.

Jim Schwall's 2007 CD "Getting Old" features Jim performing solo, singing and playing acoustic 6- and 12-string guitars, recorded live in venues in or near Madison WI. There is one traditional song, one song of unknown origin and three songs by other songwriters... [read more]


2 New CDs !!

This is turning out to be a busy spring. We've got brand new releases by MiLkBabY and Stephanie Rearick. Both are great recordings that show off two artists in their prime.

Both are doing shows to promote their new releases and will be touring later in the year.

Democracy, Rearick's fourth solo CD, is dark piano-driven experimental pop music. It is her most political work to date -- fiercely critical while shining rays of hope into the rubble of 21st century scorched-earth politics. Democracy was recorded and produced by... [read more]


Uvulittle artists and friends nominated for music awards!

Once again, Uvulittle is well represented in the nominations for the Madison Area Music Awards.
Ritt Deitz is up for 2 awards - Folk/Americana album of the year for After The Mountains and Folk/Americana artist of the year for himself.
db pedersen is nominated for Unique album of the year for Carrot, Carrot!
Sunshine For The Blind is nominated for Rock song of the year for "See the River Rise" and "No More Suffering " from See the River Rise and Rock artist of the year for themselves.

The awards ceremony will be... [read more]


New Ritt Deitz CD, Collected (1999-2000) now available

Collected (1999-2000) Ritt Deitz' newest release is now available. We're excited about this collection of favorites from Ritt's first 2 CDs.
Since STAY is now out of print and HILLBILLY will soon be, Ritt has put together a collection of favorites from his first 2 albums for Uvulittle Records. Included is a new single, "Shake," on which Deitz plays all the instruments.

In addition to Deitz on acoustic guitar and vocals, a wide cast of players including Steve Burke, Joe Meisel, Jay... [read more]


Music Videos and Live performance videos

Uvulittle is pleased to announce the existence of a Uvulittle Gallery at YouTube.com. We are posting video by our artists and by artists that we carry in our catalog. So far we've uploaded stuff by The Coma Savants, Stephanie Rearick and Rearick & the ManSisters. We've added stuff by MiLkBabY, NoahJohn, Josh Cole, Katie Todd, Rose Polenzani and others as we find them..Uvulittle at Youtube


Rearick debuts new band, The ManSisters

Stephanie Rearick debuted her new band, Rearick & the ManSisters (myspace) at The 36th annual Great Midwest Harvest Fest at Library Mall on the UW Campus in Madison, WI.

The band is made up of the original members of The Your Mom, Stephanie Rearick, Jon Hain, Justin Berens and David Fawcet. In this version of Rearick Inc., David is playing electronic drums.

From their blog.. "We all had fun and... [read more]


Uvulittle Podcast Featured at Podcast Lounge!

We are quite excited to have the Uvulittle Records Podcast Broadcast featured at The Podcast Lounge. They highlight three podcasts per week with an interview of the host. In our case, that is label chief Jon Hain. Read what he had to say about podcasting, music, etc at the Podcast Lounge.


Stephanie Rearick announces summer tour dates

Stephanie Rearick will take her piano pop rock cabaret show on the road this summer with 11 dates planned. The gigs run the gamut from house concerts and parties to clubs and bars. Many of the shows on this tour are all ages. She will be playing with some excellent musicians along the way so make a point to catch her when she's in your area.

Complete calendar - show details

  • Saturday, Jul 15 -- Lakota, MI -- With my new band, Rearick & The ManSisters!
  • ... [read more]


Stephanie Rearick releases new music video!

Stephanie Rearick has a new video out for "Roll Over" from her "Star Belly" CD. Most of it was shot at The Fargo Theater in Fargo, ND. A little from Omaha and the rest right here in Madison, WI.
It's on her myspace profile
at YouTube.com
her website


Uvulittle well represented at 2006 Madison Music Awards

Lots of CDs and artists we work with picked up awards at this year's Madison Area Music Awards (the MAMAs). The MAMAs are a great emerging Madison tradition. Musicians, fans and the music press come together to celebrate the great diversity of music in our city. It serves also as a fundraiser to help support music education in our schools. This year's event was the third. It took place on Saturday, March 18 at the University Theater. We were quite excited that a number of artists and cds that we work with won awards. In the Best Album... [read more]