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Glasser


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Beautiful & fierce evocative/eclectic ectronic altpop

Status:

Most recent release, Interiors (2013)

See also:

Glasser's site

Wikipedia's entry on Glasser

Comparisons:

Heather Duby, Kym Brown

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

She's got a strong voice (and can use it beautifully). The backgrounds are really creative and intriguing, which is kind of amazing, because apparently she does it all on Garageband. I think her music is fresh, inventive, and especially highly catchy and listenable. At least she's really caught my ears. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

Either!

Recordings:


Ring

Release info:

2010—True Panther Sounds—TRUE-025-2

Availability:

Wide in U.S.

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Cameron Mesirow—arrangements, vocals

Guest artists:

Garrett Ray—drums, percussion
Ariel Rechtshaid—bass, keys
Daniel Hart—violin, sarangi
David Moyer—sax, flute
Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid—synthesizer, beat programmming

Produced by:

Ariel Rechtshaid and Glasser, except: track 5 by Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid, Ariel Rechtshaid & Glasser; track 6 by Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid & Glasser; Transitions by Van Rivers & The Subliminal Kid & Ariel Rechtshaid

Comments:

While the best tracks on here are the ones she pre-released as on her downloadable ep, this is still a strong debut. The creative backing showcases her lovely voice and the songwriting is impressively full of hooks, especially in contrast to most working in electronica. There's no messy looseness here, but playfulness and gorgeous songs and thoughtful sounds. Highly recommended for fans of electronica and of course lovely female vocals, and, mostly especially, driving, lively energy. (Neile)

Interiors

Release info:

2013—True Panther

Availability:

Wide

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Cameron Mesirow—arrangements, vocals

Guest artists:

Henrick von Sivers—beats, synths
Simone Pace—drums (3)
Jay Rodriguez—alto sax (9, 11)
Caroline Shaw—viola, violin (2, 3, 12)

Produced by:

Van Rivers and Glasser

Comments:

Just as terrific as Ring. I love the sounds she puts together. This is delightful—full of gorgeous vocals and intriguing sounds and energy. (Neile)

A fascinating album. (lasherboy@gmail.com)


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