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Our newest and best work yet!

Helicopter Rounds - Cracks on Sidewalks

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2 more months until release!

New album in final stages of mastering - Watch for July release!!

Come see us play to a packed crowd at the Troubadour!  Our presale tickets are sold out - but there are a limited number of general tickets still left at the door.  See you there!

Helicopter Rounds to play The Troubadour!!  Come see us blow the doors off Los Angeles' most famous concert venue!! Click here for info.


Since opening in 1957, the legendary Troubadour club in West Hollywood has helped launch some of contemporary music's most talented performers. Greats such as Elton John, James Taylor and Tom Waits performed there early in their careers, and it continues to be a destination for cutting-edge acts from around the world.

Come check us out as we play our last show of 2012 at one of LA's most historic venues, The Mint.  Just listed as one of LA's Top Ten Historic Rock Clubs by Los Angeles Magazine  (LA mag link), since 1937 they have hosted famous acts such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, and recently George Clinton and Johnny Depp.  The Mint is located in West LA and is known for it's great live sound in an intimate setting.  You can purchase pre-sale tickets through their website for $8 (click here to buy tickets) or can get them for $10 at the door.  Special for our fans - mention our upcoming album "Cracks on Sidewalks" when you show up and you'll get in for $8 at the door.  You may want to make dinner reservations and grab one of the limited tables in the front, and check out the menu here.  It will be a great night!  For dinner reservations, call 323.954.9400 (ext. 1) or email Deana Segretario (

The House of Blues Foundation Room was packed!  We had the room filled to capacity, setting a record for attendance!  Thank you to all who came out - it was an amazing show!  Stay tuned for more photos.  Thanks again to everyone who made the night possible - All of our fans, House of Blues, Kelly McGeary, HOB staff.  What a night!!


Can't wait to see all of you!

We are all out of tickets!!!!  If you still want to go - email us and we'll do our best to help you out!  We've been told there are a few more tickets for $15 at the door, first come- first served.   Get ready for our best show yet!

Get your tickets fast from us - they are almost sold out!!  Please email or message us on facebook.  Thanks for the overwhelming response!

2012 Oregon Film Awards - Gold Awards

Music Video Competition
The Hardest Day directed by Gilbert Orozco

Watch the video HERE

Come check out a hand-selected group of LA's finest local music.  We will be playing at 9:30.  Tickets are $15 at the door but email us/join the website for a special hookup!  Come watch our amazing show live at the House of Blues Foundation Room - an amazing place with upscale lounges, a killer view of the LA skyline, and celebrate a Friday nigh with us in the most coveted spot in Hollywood!

We pushed Dakota Lounge to the limit, bringing in 20 more people than the 220 person club would hold!!!!  Thank you to all who came - and we hope nobody was turned away!  Extra thanks to Swimming Wings for showing our video on an 80 foot screen - and for everyone else who made it such a great night!

More details to follow....

Watch the video HERE

"The Hardest Day" will screen again Oct 5th at Vegas Cine Fest

The Hardest Day - first screening at 1:30pm today.  Gabriel, Tom, Gilbert, Jonas, Alexandra - good luck!!!



Helirounds LIVE!

Available for Free Download!  Click Here...

Just booked several dates this Fall - from Santa Monica to Vegas to Hollywood!  First Show - Thursday Sept 13th at the Dakota Lounge!  Stay tuned for details....

Choices wins Best Narrative Short in at AFI Cannes 2012, featuring Helicopter Rounds song "Cracks" in the final sequence.  Congrats to Michael Kirkland, Gene Loveland, and Gabriel Schmidt!!

The video will be back soon!  We promise!!  We'll post it again as soon as we can.  Off to competition...  Vote for Helicopter Rounds as The Hardest Day showcases at film festivals in Vegas, Chicago, and London....


This video was officially selected in 4 festivals - Vegas, Chicago, Sacramento, and London, and therefore needs to be kept private after 48 hours - so this is your only chance to view it before the official LA screening this summer!!! 

Chicago United Film Festival
4 Annual from September 21, 2012 to September 27, 2012

Sacramento Film and Music Festival: SUMMERFEST
13 Annual from August 16, 2012 to August 19, 2012
4 Annual from June 21, 2012 to June 24, 2012
Crystal Palace International Film Festival, London
4 Annual from October 09, 2012 to October 19, 2012

Swimming Wing's new movie Choices has just been accepted at the Cannes Film Festival! 

Watch the OFFICIAL trailer here:

............Just got word from Gabe and Tom that a rough version of THD video is ready for us to review....  We're off to Echo Park to Tom Ford's studio to scope the progress....

Helicopter Rounds music featured in Swimming Wings new movie "Choices" starring Gene Loveland and Michael J Kirkland.  World premiere screening in LA. 

Watch the OFFICIAL trailer here:

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