The Russ Liquid Test Recruits Exmag For NYC Debut

first_imgAs we inch closer to The Russ Liquid Test‘s New York City debut on February 18th, the NOLA trio has announced that LowTemp favorites Exmag will join the bill as special guests for the American Beauty NYC performance.Russ Liquid & Andrew Block Dig Deep Into The Debut Russ Liquid Test EP [Interview/Stream]With the recent release of the 80’s-infused electro/funk album 1984 back in October, The Russ Liquid Test continued their voyage of exploration into modern dance music, all the while retaining a touch of that laid back New Orleans vibe. Along with guitarist Andrew Block and drummer Deven Trusclair, Russell Scott (a.k.a. Russ Liquid, producer and accomplished brass player) delivers a groove-oriented sound that evokes classic funk/soul/R&B sounds with a futuristic spin that compliments the evolution of those styles in creative and tasteful ways.Exmag, the Brooklyn-based downtempo electronic and soul and funk trio made up of Eric Mendelson, Tyler Dondero, and Branx, has been wowing audiences nationwide since garnering critical acclaim within the electronic scene for their debut single “Creep Steady (Pt. 1)” in late 2013. Since then, the group has released their full-length debut (2014’s Proportions) and toured extensively behind it. Exmag recently opened for Break Science Live Band at Brooklyn Bowl.Purchase tickets here, or enter to win them below.last_img read more

German investor seeks global fixed income manager via IPE Quest

first_imgManagers pitching for the mandate should state performance to 31 March gross of fees, and should have a track record of at least three years. The maximum tracking error is 4%, measured over a rolling three-year basis. Managers should also integrate environmental, social and governance considerations in their process.According to the details of the search, the objective of the allocation is to outperform the benchmark net of costs by at least 50 basis points a year.The benchmark is a blend of three indices:50% Bloomberg Barclays EuroAgg Corporate Total Return Index Value Unhedged EUR 30% Bloomberg Barclays EuroAgg Corporate 10+ Year TR Index Value Unhedged 20% Bloomberg Barclays EuroAgg Treasury Total Return Index Value Unhedged EURThe strategy will be housed in a segregated mandate within a Master KVG structure.The deadline for submissions is 10 May at 5pm UK time. More details are available at under search QN-2433.The IPE news team is unable to answer any further questions about IPE Quest, Discovery, or Innovation tender notices to protect the interests of clients conducting the search. To obtain information directly from IPE Quest, please contact Jayna Vishram on +44 (0) 20 3465 9330 or email [email protected] A German investor has launched a search for a global fixed income manager to run a €30m mandate via IPE Quest.According to search QN-2433, the allocation is expected to grow to between €500m and €1bn in the next three years.The mandate is for a euro-denominated, actively managed core sovereign and corporate credit strategy, limited to 75-85% in corporates and 15-25% in government-related instruments.Bonds in the strategy should not be rated lower than BBB- or Baa3 upon purchase.last_img read more

COVID-19 alert: Public safety should factor in tourism events – DOT

first_imgFor instance, she said, summerpromotions of tourism establishments are given publicity support by the tourismdepartment. “With our bid to protect our health isour appeal to the people of Western Visayas to visit local destinations. Ourprivate sector is willing to give big discounts to those who are from WesternVisayas,” she said. (PNA) “It’s the local government unit’scall,” said Catalbas. Meanwhile, Catalbas said the provinceof Aklan, and particularly its Boracay Island, is the “hardest hit” by thecoronavirus scare in terms of tourist bookings. ILOILO City – The safety of citizensmust be the first consideration of local government units (LGUs) in holding orcanceling tourism events, stressed Director Helen Catalbas of the Department ofTourism in (DOT) Region 6, citing the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)threat. She, however, made it clear that DOT-6will respect the decision of LGUs in either holding or canceling tourismevents. The festival draws an estimated100,000 revelers annually. But she added: “If there are eventsthat will be pursued, the local government concerned should put precautionarymeasures.” Although the regional director wasunable to gauge by percentage the decline, she said DOT-6 is countering thedecrease with “aggressive promotion”. “Whatever or how much is the decline,our answer to that is the hotels in Boracay and Iloilo City have promotionalrates,” she said. There are also booking cancelations inhotels in Iloilo City, she revealed. DOT-6 is also pushing to strengthenthe umbrella campaign “Experience Western Visayas first”. She said the eightmillion people in Western Visayas can greatly help the tourism industry. Pintados de Passi Festival will pushthrough on the third week of March. Passi City’s Mayor Stephen Palmares saidprecautionary measures will be observed.last_img read more

Browns’ Myles Garrett reinstated by NFL, eager to put Mason Rudolph helmet incident behind him

first_imgMORE: Complete list of suspensions, fines from the Steelers-Browns brawlGarrett, the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, was told he would have to meet with the commissioner’s office prior to a decision being made over his reinstatement. Myles Garrett has been reinstated by the NFL and has rejoined the Browns’ active roster.The star defensive end was handed an indefinite suspension after removing Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and hitting him with it during a brawl in the fourth quarter of Cleveland’s 21-7 victory over Pittsburgh on Nov. 14. He missed the rest of a 2019 season that the Browns finished 6-10, a campaign that cost coach Freddie Kitchens and general manager John Dorsey their jobs.— Myles “Flash” Garrett ⚡️ (@MylesLGarrett) February 12, 2020After meeting with Roger Goodell on Monday in New York, Garrett will be able to link up with the team and join the Browns for offseason activities in April.”We welcome Myles back to our organization with open arms,” said Andrew Berry, the Browns’ executive vice-president of football operations and general manager. “We know he is grateful to be reinstated, eager to put the past behind him and continue to evolve and grow as a leader. We look forward to having his strong positive presence back as a team-mate, player and person in our community.”A Pro Bowler and second-team All-Pro selection in 2018, Garrett has recorded 30.5 sacks in his three seasons in the league.last_img read more