Review: Glasser Gets All the Druids Dancing with Her Debut LP, ‘Ring’

Glass(er) art freaking rules. Did she buy this in Cambria?

I’ve been enamored with the music of … wait, that sounds familiar, though I guess that proves the point. It really has been a minute since Glasser first pricked up the ears of various music-loving sheep and wolves in the  L.A. area. It was over a year ago that we drank tea at the Casbah and chatted about her pops being in Blue Man Group. Now she’s on Matador and has a brand new, really ____ album. Sorry, not giving away the cow. Because these Spin reviews are so brief, here’s a quote that doesn’t say much at all:

“Somewhere, druids are dancing around a circle of stones.”

But it painted a picture for you right? Flesh it out with some words.

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Feature: Glasser’s Spectacle, Meet Miss Mesirow

I’ve been enamored with the music of Los Feliz-based Glasser, a.k.a. Cameron Mesirow, for some number of months now, but I’ve mostly gazed from afar. There’s something about her humble-but-bejeweled, dreamy electronic folk-pop that begs to lie undisturbed, like a reflecting pool. Flowery language, I know, but it serves to say that when I finally got the chance to talk to Miss Mesirow, my fears were quelled: to know her music’s story is not to know her songs’ secrets. And discovering that her father is in Blue Man Group is a bizarro sidenote.

Check it all out for yourself at LA Weekly (also on stands). You can also listen to Glasser’s “Apply” in the Lala player.