Glasser Announces New Album Crux

Glasser Announces New Album Crux, the the electronic project from Cameron Mesirow, LP drops on 10/6 via One Little Independent Records
Glasser Announces New Album Crux

Glasser AKA: Cameron Mesirow, announces her new album crux, will drop on October 6th via One Little Independent Records. Ahead of the album’s release the announcement Glasser has shared lead-single “Vine.” “The song was written a long time ago. It was like an attempt at making something where all the parts sound like they’re very separated. I was thinking like jazz, actually. It was about getting back to writing music after feeling a bit disconnected from the machinery around making it your profession.”

Apart from her 2022 single “New Scars,” crux marks a return following her sublime Sextape mix in 2018 and two albums, Ring and Interiors, released in 2010 and 2013. During that period Glasser performed at numerous festivals and toured with the XX and Sigur Rós’ Jónsi. She’s also collaborated on remix projects with Fever Ray, Jamie XX and John Talabot.

Explaining the hiatus, Glasser shares; “Just getting back to making songs was hard for me after the last album. When I made my first album, I didn’t have an established routine of trying and failing, it was very immediate. The second record was made after a few years of touring, which is a very unstable life, and I still didn’t establish a relationship to creating things regularly. After its release, I didn’t have a center from which to recompose myself. The thing that finally brought me back to music as a positive experience was that I began taking lessons to learn Balkan singing. I wanted to try to learn all this vocal gymnastic stuff that I was listening to in the Bulgarian state television choir records. I started writing songs and working toward an album.”

The tracks on crux weave disparate elements together into a cohesive, complimentary whole. They make up an album that seamlessly marries an eclectic array of sounds to create a complete, immersive concept piece about the search for meaning and answers through the creation of art. Coming back to the making of an album after a decade (released 10 years and 2 days after to be precise) wasn’t only therapeutic but necessary to process notions of life and death.

Cameron shares, “I guess it’s just about the sort of inevitability of us coming to our own fate, and some of the lyrics are about my voice and the fear of my voice disappearing. Itself a kind of death. This record for me is texturally and thematically half heaven and half earth. crux was a word that stuck with me always, as it’s onomatopoeic, it literally sounds like a vital aspect of intersection. It’s a cross in Latin, and it’s a horizon to me. I’m the crux of this project and I’m on the earth and heaven is inside of me. And in us all.”

Born in Boston, raised in the Bay Area by musician parents, Mesirow crafted GarageBand demos that pitted her delicate, swooping vocals over sparse electronic rhythms and circular melodies that evoked avant-garde music and global folk. These tracks made their way to labels True Panther and Young Turks, which released both her albums. She self-released Sextape, an intimate project that built her production around conversations on formative sexual experiences, which was praised by fans and critics alike. She is now signed to One Little Independent Records.

Pre-order/save crux by Glasser HERE


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