Photo by Marylene Mey

Photo by Marylene Mey

 

NEWS

 

The Believer publishes correspondence between Missy Mazzoli and poet Matthew Zapruder

Missy and Matthew discuss music, poetry, Missy's recent album Vespers for a New Dark Age (featuring Matthew's poetry as lyrics,) compositional processes and childhood loneliness formations, good and bad gigs, rocking out, teaching, creativity, and the 1990s. 

Read it HERE

New York Times reviews Missy’s new album

From the review: “The composer and keyboardist Missy Mazzoli has a thing for unlikely connections and startling gestures, and one of her gifts is the ability to tease out the hidden logic behind her choices. Her ravishing, unsettling album “Vespers for a New Dark Age” unfolds as a meditation on technology and spirituality, alienation and self-interest.”

Read the full review HERE

'Vespers for a New Dark Age' featured on NPR's First Listen

Missy's new album, Vespers for a New Dark Age, is featured on NPR's First Listen. Stream the entire album here http://www.npr.org/2015/03/22/393639270/first-listen-missy-mazzoli-vespers-for-a-new-dark-age

Pre-order the album on iTunes HERE

Pitchfork releases first track from Missy's new album Vespers for a New Dark Age

The first track from Missy's new album Vespers for a New Dark Age released by Pitchfork!

From the post: "Music that once sounded like the lonely movement of your own thoughts now calls out to you in a voice of its own. The singers are bell-clear and troubled, like Julia Holter if she suffered insomnia." - Jayson Greene, Pitchfork.com

Read the full post HERE

Textura Blog reviews Missy’s new album, Vespers for a New Dark Age

Review of Missy Mazzoli’s new album Vespers for a New Dark Age featuring Victoire and Glenn Kotche.

Read the full review HERE

Pre-orders of the album available HERE and more info on the album HERE

AUDIO

Performed by acclaimed chamber ensemble eighth blackbird.

An excerpt from Missy's 2012 music theater work Song from the Uproar, based on the life and writings of Swiss adventurer Isabelle Eberhardt. Performed by mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer and NOW Ensemble.

Performed by Missy's band Victoire, with soprano Mellissa Hughes. (from their debut release on New Amsterdam Records, Cathedral City)

Performed by Jody Redhage, on cello and voice, and Missy Mazzoli on electronics.