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Kind Words by Bart Mendoza

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Oh I’m sorry, what’s THAT you say?! YOU wanted NEW MUSIC!!!!! Well, you asked for it, britches. This is “Oh Lord, Please” from what will be our third album due out in 2016. SHARE the CRAP outta this puppy and PLEASE, have a lovely day 😉

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NEW TUNE just for YOU!

New Music Tuesday: here’s a BRAND NEW TUNE by Tori Roze & Johnny Alexander recorded LIVE and acoustic @ Kona Kai Resort & Marina by the incredible Shawn Balch. Hope you dig, share w/your friends, you hot thangs 😉

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We’re on Pandora!!!

It has FINALLY happened…well, it actually happened about a month ago BUT we are SO excited to let you know that our entire second album “Turbulence” is now available to stream on Pandora! Heck, you can even create a station based on our music and run into ALL KINDS of cool tunes by great bands […]

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Live Music by Bart Mendoza

Live music by Bart Mendoza 13 days ago | 354 views | 0  | 1  |  |  Tori Roze & The Hot Mess  Soul songstress Tori Roze and her group, The Hot Mess, will appear at the 710 Beach Club on Jan. 23, 9 p.m. Currently promoting her most recent album, the eight-song “Turbulence,” Roze is at the forefront of a new wave of soul stylists that […]

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Tori Roze and The Hot Mess’ Soul-Drenched New Video

TORI ROZE AND THE HOT MESS’ SOUL-DRENCHED NEW VIDEO Written by Rick Ostop on January 31, 2014 Obviously, at San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll we slant towards covering rock. But, Tori Roze and The Hot Mess’ soulful performance on the just released video “Little Black Ballerina” grabbed us, and it’s just too good to ignore. Roze’s […]

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New Music Video!!!

Hey beautiful people! Johnny & I have been hard at work creating a brand new music video for our song “Little Black Ballerina” off our most recent album Turbulence. TODAY we have completed that task and ask that you take a gander at this here video we have poured our hearts into. Inspired by and dedicated […]

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San Diego Troubadour: CD Review

CD REVIEWS TORI ROZE AND THE HOT MESS: Turbulence By Paul Hormick, June 2013 “This is the dawning of the age… And the moon is in… And peace will guide…” With these lyrics Tori Roze playfully opens her recent releaseTurbulence. Riffing off “The Age of Aquarius,” the aspirational anthem of the Baby Boomers from the musical Hair, […]

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Giant Secret Music Festival: Battle of the Bands

Giant Secret Music Festival: we are participating in an online “battle of the bands” to score a slot in this cool festival in Reno, NV that benefits those with special needs. As someone who has a sister with special needs, this show hits very close to home for both myself and my mama (flute player, […]

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SDMA 2013

“Turbulence” Nominated for “Best Pop Album!”

The nominations for the 2013 San Diego Music Awards are in: our new album “Turbulence” has been nominated for “Best Pop Album!” What an honor and a surprise, we feel blessed to be nominated amongst our dear friends in such an unpredictable category. You can check out the list of nominees at this here link: […]

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San Diego READER: Lemony Moments

BLURT “Lemony Moments” By Dave Good, May 8, 2013 Victoria Roze’s Facebook page says she worked as an art model for years. Perhaps this explains the revealing cover art on the new Hot Mess CD Turbulence: “The idea came to me like a bolt of lightning. I just had to follow through. The cover is a […]

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Tori Roze: Photo by Carlo Ricci

Indie Fertility: Five San Diego Bands to Listen To

Tori Roze   Tori Roze and the Hot Mess Not what I expected, not by a long shot. Roze has a gorgeous, soul-mama set of pipes. She throws her vocals at a listener, if that is even possible. If I said that she is sultry and emotional and a true heart breaker, I would be understating […]

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