Low_Road

Monique Ortiz, 41, Feminino, Estados Unidos
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  • renata82

    I'm a huge fan! Greetings from Brazil.

    22 Jul 2013 Responder
  • Low_Road

    I will be reuniting with Dana Colley (Morphine) and Larry Dersch, A.K.A.C.O.D., to play the Pohoda Festival in Trencin, Slovakia on July 11th, along with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Amon Tobin, Smashing Pumpkins and many more.

    7 Abr 2013 Responder
  • aeonbeat

    yes, eastern europe awaits :)

    14 Mar 2013 Responder
  • Kseniya101

    great news, will be waiting for you in Europe! and new EP is amazing )

    7 Mar 2013 Responder
  • eitereis

    I am in love with Reclining Female :)

    28 Fev 2013 Responder
  • subatomicdreams

    Hi |I|. I’d like to invite you to listen to Subatomic Dreams with full-length track available.

    27 Dez 2012 Responder
  • Low_Road

    Mike and I, a.k.a. Alien Knife Fight are playing Trophy's this Saturday with our good friends The Frank Mustard Project, and The Hundred Watt 3. If you're in Austin, Texas, come on by.

    2 Mai 2012 Responder
  • teenpussypower

    Your invite was a pleasant surprise for me! Of course You're welcome. Come to Ukraine someday, we have most of your fans than anywhere else.

    22 Abr 2012 Responder
  • soomna

    falling in love with your bass and your voice

    19 Abr 2012 Responder
  • Srage

    Hey, is Joe's Generic Bar still there on 6th St.? I used to work there in the early '90's.

    23 Jan 2012 Responder
  • Plumsaren

    I've listened a lot to Bourbon Princess this fall. It's the kind of music that makes the bicycle trips enjoyable even if the weather is cold and gloomy. Thanks for that!

    30 Nov 2011 Responder
  • Low_Road

    this Friday, my new band Alien Knife Fight plays Trophy's in Austin, TX: https://www.facebook.com/events/281114055259348/

    30 Nov 2011 Responder
  • susirock

    I'm sooo honored!!! gracias Lady queen. BEST

    30 Nov 2011 Responder
  • nuk_fukushiboy

    Thanks. Didn't know your band before, my radionuclides and I will check it out asap

    4 Nov 2011 Responder
  • uvra

    Monique Ortiz - the name of the band?! ahh need to give a listen. we have a super compatibility, maybe i will like the music you do.

    2 Nov 2011 Responder
  • uvra

    amazing taste. are you a singer?

    1 Nov 2011 Responder
  • dancingfool

    woah.

    24 Mai 2011 Responder
  • Low_Road

    My new live cd "When The Pigeon Flies" will be available at all shows, and soon to be available online. The cd features live performances with guest players Morphine saxophonist Dana Colley, and Mission Of Burma guitarist Roger Miller. http://moniqueortiz.com

    31 Dez 2010 Responder
  • maks123

    when the pigeon flies ... nice sound i like it , are you a wember of this band . greetings from GER

    4 Dez 2010 Responder
  • somebody77

    hey! everything's fine. thanks.....how's life in texas?

    26 Nov 2010 Responder
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http://moniqueortiz.com
http://instagram.com/low_road/#
http://twitter.com/MoniqueOrtizATX
http://alienknifefight.com
http://alienknifefight.bandcamp.com
http://cdbaby.com/MoniqueOrtiz

Bassist, vocalist, glass blower, and painter. Projects/bands include Alien Knife Fight, A.K.A.C.O.D., Bourbon Princess.
2-string slide bass, fretless bass, tenor dobro, baritone guitar, percussion, etc.


Vocalist/songwriter/bassist Monique Ortiz is known as the front woman of the Austin Gothic Blues duo Alien Knife Fight, and Boston trio A.K.A.C.O.D. (a collaboration with Morphine saxophonist Dana Colley and Binary System drummer Larry Dersch).

A fine art graduate of Pennsylvania College Of Art as well as a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist since childhood, Monique Ortiz has developed her own sound, influenced by bands such as Wire, Can, Japan,Talk Talk, and Morphine. In 1996 she relocated to the Boston area from her hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and began playing numerous solo performances (just vocals and fretless bass) at parties and small venues. In 1997 she formed Bourbon Princess, performing often as a duo with a drummer, and sometimes as a trio with the addition of a cellist. Her unconventional approach to the fretless bass and 2-string slide bass, along with her powerful and gritty vocal delivery and bleak lyrical content draw comparisons to Nick Cave, Patti Smith, and Iggy Pop. Having grown up listening to everything from Bauhaus to Nina Simone, Monique sometimes refers to her sound as "...a sort of Gothic Blues".

Over the past ten years Monique has written, arranged, and produced three full-length Bourbon Princess records, 2 solo LPs, and has performed with a band (whose lineup includes original Morphine drummer Jerome Deupree, saxophonist and leader of Grammy-nominated jazz big band Either/Orchestra Russ Gershon and guitarist/pianist Jim Moran). She has recorded and performed as a backing vocalist for Orchestra Morphine, Twinemen, and The Collisions. Her songs have appeared in MTV's "Real World", and on various compilations, such as Respond 2 (along with Ani Defranco, Dolly Parton, and Aimee Man), and Project Bread's "Get In Here And Eat"

"When The Pigeon Flies", Monique's most recent release, is a compilation of live performances from December 2009 into January of 2010. Guest musicians include Morphine saxophonist and A.K.A.C.O.D. band mate Dana Colley, and Mission Of Burma guitarist Roger Miller.

Currently Monique is wrapping up work on the debut Alien Knife Fight record with her partner and band mate Michael Howard. The two plan on touring this fall, backed by multi instrumentalist John Aymong.

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