Having recently wrapped up her first US tour this January with sold out headlining sets, Jessy Lanza is back on the road this Spring supporting Cut Copy across North America, including two sold out sets at New York's Terminal 5. The Hamilton-based artist will also play Austin's SXSW this March, with a stacked Resident Advisor showcase and more sets to be announced.
Lanza's debut record, Pull My Hair Back, was released in September 2013 on Hyperdub, proving itself a refreshing album that layers electronic, pop and R&B sounds with a compelling accessibility. Co-written and co-produced with Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys, the album is a flagship for what electronic pop can sound like, at once icy and sensual, graceful and erotic, sweet and soulful. With a background as a singer and skilled piano scholar, Jessy's voice flutters atop the synths seductively, accentuating her mutual love with Greenspan over R&B, house, disco, 80s studio rock, old hardware synths and drum machines. Pull My Hair Back has immaculate production throughout reminiscent of early Junior Boys, with a sound that treads a fine line between cold futurism and the R&B the duo is so infatuated with.
Jessy Lanza 2014 North American Tour Dates
03.05.14 - Spice Factory - Hamilton, ON
03.08.14 - Der Rathskeller - Madison, WI
03.09.14 - Off Broadway - St. Louis, MO
03.13.14 - Resident Advisor Showcase at Elysium - Austin, TX *
03.13.14-03.15.14 - SXSW - Austin, TX
03.19.14 - Marathon Music Works - Nashville, TN #
03.20.14 - Echostage - Washington, DC #
03.21.14 - Terminal 5 [SOLD OUT] - New York, NY #
03.22.14 - Terminal 5 [SOLD OUT] - New York, NY #
03.24.14 - Corona Theater - Montreal, QC #
03.25.14 - Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY #
03.26.14 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH #
03.31.14 - House Of Blues - San Diego, CA #
04.01.14 - Hollywood Palladium - Los Angeles, CA #
* with Machinedrum, DJ Spinn, Future Brown, SETH, Rabit, Kaytranada
# with Cut Copy
Pull My Hair Back Tracklisting
(September 17th, 2013 | Hyperdub)
03. Kathy Lee
04. Fuck Diamond
05. Keep Moving
06. Against the Wall
07. Pull My Hair Back
08. As If
09. Strange Emotion
Photo Credit: Hollie Pocsai
On the eve of series three making its debut on Netflix, its creator Charlie Brooker confirmed that Foster was lined up to direct an episode for next...
Almost pathologically buoyant, this brightly colourful animated comedy is so cheeky that it's impossible to dislike.
Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista return.
A report in Variety suggests that Firth could play the role of William Weatherall Wilkins in 'Mary Poppins Returns'.