|BEN KWELLER'S WEB SERIES "ONE MINUTE POP SONG" TO PREMIERE EXCLUSIVELY ON AOL MUSIC'S SPINNER.COM|
NINE-WEEK SERIES FEATURES NEW WEBISODES EVERY TUESDAY
NEW ALBUM "CHANGING HORSES" DEBUTS ON BILLBOARD'S TOP 200 ALBUM CHART
ATO Records today announced that AOL Music's taste maker rock site, Spinner.com, will exclusively premiere Ben Kweller's lifestyle and personality-oriented web-series, "One Minute Pop Song // Season 2."
"One Minute Pop Song" is a self-produced, web-show that first aired in the summer of 2006 and was met with great enthusiasm by Kweller fans and the online community.Known for it's unfiltered, behind-the-scenes look at the artist, "One Minute Pop Song" returns for its second season with even more insight into Kweller's life, his surroundings and his moving music. Season Two takes place in Kweller's hometown, Greenville, TX. It was filmed during recording session breaks from the acclaimed new album "Changing Horses."
Check out what Ben had to say about the new season, primarily the first episode that is now live on the site.
"I am pleased to announce that 'One-Minute Pop Song' has hit the big time! My home-grown web series has been "picked up," as they say in the biz, by Spinner, the web's top-ranked rock music site, who will be airing each episode right here for nine Tuesdays in a row. Season Two starts off with a bang as we visit my childhood home, see where I first kissed my wife and discover what's buried in the backyard."
Check out the first episode of "One Minute Pop Song" here: http://www.spinner.com/2009/02/09/ben-kweller-offers-a-tour-of-his-childhood-home/
Ben Kweller's fourth album, "Changing Horses," is a full-blown country affair, brimming with immaculate pedal steel, twang and multi-part harmonies. Kweller produced the album himself and recorded it with his band in Austin, TX, where he now resides. "Changing Horses" was released by ATO Records on February 3rd.
CATCH BEN KWELLER ON TOUR in support of "Changing Horses":
16 - Omaha, NE - Slowdown
17 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theatre
18 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
21 - Cleveland, OH - Case Western Reserve U
22 - Toronto, ONT - The Mod Club Theatre
24 - Somerville, MA - Somerville Theatre
25 - New York, NY - Town Hall
26 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
27 - Philadelphia, PA - TLA
28 - Pittsburgh, PA - Diesel
01 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle
03 - Lousiville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
04 - Nashville, TN - Mercy Lounge
05 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club
06 - Birmingham, AL - Workplay Theater