The Village Voice previewed De Marrais' CMJ show, saying, "The former Rainer Maria frontwoman has a new solo album coming next month, Red Coats, and it reduces her old band’s emo-rock blare to a quieter roar, surrounding de Marrais’ uncommonly expressive singing with tense little clicks and buzzes, slyly destabilizing where Rainer Maria once aimed to knock off socks."
The NY Times also previewed the show, marking it as a recommended pick: "Ms. De Marrais, the former lead singer of the breezy indie-rockers Rainer Maria, offers sparse, elegiac pop in solo repose." In addition, The Times Arts Beat blog picked up a Tweet from a raving fan.
Time Out NY calls her an "effortlessly stylish indie crooner."
WHO: Caithlin De Marrais, formerly of "indie rock icons" (SPIN) Rainer Maria
WHAT: 'Red Coats' album release show
WHEN: 7:30, November 2, 2011
WHERE: Union Hall, 702 Union Street (at 5th Avenue), Brooklyn, NY
TICKETS: $8 in advance, $10 at the door
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Yellowbirds, featuring Sam Cohen of Apollo Sunshine; and Lindsay Sullivan will open.
For more information on Caithlin De Marrais, please contact Nick Loss-Eaton at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718.541.1130.