Torres

Sprinter

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Torres knows the darkness. The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter otherwise known as Mackenzie Scott waits until anything - an idea, an emotion, a memory - gnaws at her, tearing at her fingers and throat until she releases it in song. Her husky voice strains against its human biological constraints like a wild-eyed horse, whispering desperately “Don’t give up on me just yet” on one end and yowling about jealousy with unnerving intensity on the other.

Following her self-titled debut in 2013, TORRES pushes herself to even noisier extremes on ‘Sprinter’, a punishing self-examination of epic spiritual and musical proportions.

“Atmospheric enough to fill a stadium but also stark and intimate” - The Guardian

“A ravaging sea of riffs and piercing electronic screams” - NME

“Most stunning” - Pitchfork

“A blow-your-socks-off introduction” - DIY

“A grunge-rock maelstrom” - Line Of Best Fit

“The most exciting music to emerge so far this year” - Rolling Stone

“[The] flowering of a major talent” - The Guardian

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