2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

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Wednesday, March 16
1:00AM - 1:55AM

Soho Lounge
217 E 6th St


After keeping things under wraps for years, this spring Robert Schwartzman’s going public with Rooney’s newest album, Washed Away. In many ways, the fourth record under Rooney represents the band’s next act: as an all-inclusive solo project. To call it a labor of love is a serious understatement. Schwartzman wrote, produced, and performed all of the songs himself, holed up in his home studio and making hundreds of tweaks along the way. “I learned that if you keep pushing yourself then maybe something better can happen,” he says of the painstaking process making the album. Schwartzman intends to make something tangible and long-lasting. Consider this a refreshing antidote to the disposable pop music machine.

It would be easy to try to replicate the band’s past hits, like 2003’s “Blueside” “I’m Shakin,” or the popular 2007 track “Where Did Your Heart Go Missing?” However, Schwartzman sees Rooney’s latest incarnation as an ...

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