Slothtrop Music signs Austin based artist Jessie Torrisi


September 22, 2015 (Madison WI) – Slothtrop Music is pleased to announce the signing of Austin-TX based singer-songwriter Jessie Torrisi. Torrisi, who records as The Please Please Me, has joined Slothtrop to release her upcoming CD, which blends pop, country, and R&B.

Slothtrop Music, based in Madison, WI, is a record label that also offers management, publishing, and consulting to musicians.  It was founded in 1995 by Eric Hester, who finds new talent across the globe. Says Torrisi, “”I crossed paths with Eric when I first moved to Austin & put out X in Texas. That was the beginning of my songwriting career. All these years later, I’m excited to work together and join a label that invests in great songwriters.”

Torrisi, a Philadelphia native, cut her teeth as a drummer in a number of New York City bands. She’s previously self-released music, including 2009’s critically acclaimed Brûler Brûler.

The Please Please Me’s newest release, Year of the Horse, will be out on Slothtrop in autumn 2015. This record includes the moody slow burn of debut single “F This,” As with her other releases Torrisi’s dusky vocals serve as simultaneously world-weary and enraptured guide.

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