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Charming Hostess
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Profile
Charming Hostess is a band that grew out of the avant-rock scene of Oakland, California, in the mid-90s. Membership has varied somewhat over the years, with Jewlia Eisenberg the guiding force.
Photo by Robin Hultgren courtesy of Charming Hostess
Website
http://charminghostess.com
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Releases on file (5)
Charming Hostess — The Bowls Project Charming Hostess — The Bowls Project
(Tzadik TZ 8152, 2010, CD)
Charming Hostess — Punch Charming Hostess — Punch
(ReR Megacorp CH1, 2004, CD)
Charming Hostess — Sarajevo Blues Charming Hostess — Sarajevo Blues
(Tzadik TZ 7197, 2004, CD)
Charming Hostess — Eat Charming Hostess — Eat
(Vaccination Records VAC016, 1999, CD)
Various Artists — Eyesore: A Stab at the Residents Various Artists — Eyesore: A Stab at the Residents
(Vaccination VAC006, 1996, CD)

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2021-04-01
New Aristocrats Live Album on the Way – No foolin'! These supreme musicians toured Europe early in 2020, just before touring ceased to be a thing musicians could do, and there were some hot performances captured. On May 7, some of these will be releases as Freeze! Live in Europe 2020. » Read more

2021-03-25
Return of Jerry Lucky's Progressive Rock Files – After much consideration and surprisingly, positive feedback, Jerry Lucky is announcing the launch of the progressive Rock Files podcast, featuring the latest progressive rock music from around the world. » Read more

2021-03-14
Jewlia Eisenberg RIP – The sad news has come out that Jewlia Eisenberg has died. As a founding member of Charming Hostess, Eisenberg changed the face of music, bringing together Balkan klezmer, American folk, and experimental rock in a distinctive blend that garnered much praise. » Read more

2021-03-11
RIP Roger Trigaux – The sad news has come to our attention that Roger Trigaux, the guiding force of Present and former member of Univers Zero, passed away on the evening of March 10, 2021 after a long ilness. » Read more

2021-02-14
SoundQuest Fest 2021 – SoundQuest Fest, first experienced as a live festival in Tucson Arizona in 2010 was created by ambient music pioneer Steve Roach. This 2021 event will unite a worldwide gathering of artists and audience members together for a 3-day online event unique in the realm of ambient music. From March 26-28th a continuous flow of streamed performances, audio-video wonder worlds and deep immersion zones will burn bright on Roach’s YouTube channel. » Read more


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