Saturday, May 9 @ 1 am, Levitation Tent
Tamaryn is a vocalist born in New Zealand and now living in New York. She has worked with longtime collaborator Rex John Shelverton (Portraits of Past, The Audience, Vue and Bellavista) since 2008. Since 2011, Tamaryn has collaborated with several different artists on a vast array of multimedia projects.
Following the 2008 self-released debut EP, Led Astray, Washed Ashore (later reissued on Troubleman Records), Tamaryn released several 7″ singles.
In September 2010, Tamaryn’s full-length debut The Waves was released on Mexican Summer/Kemado Records.
In May 2011, Tamaryn’s song “Cascades” was rearranged to provide the soundtrack to artist Richard Phillips’ short film Lindsay Lohan, which starred the actress herself.
In July 2011, True Panther Sounds released a 7″ by Les Demoniaques, a project featuring Tamaryn and Dee Dee Penny of Dum Dum Girls covering “Teenage Lust” by The Jesus and Mary Chain.
November 2011 saw Tamaryn providing guest vocals on Mexican Summer’s 100th release, a 12″ by Ford & Lopatin.
In late summer 2012, Mexican Summer released “I’m Gone,” the first single from Tamaryn’s second album Tender New Signs, which was released in October of that year.
On Record Store Day 2013, Mexican Summer released a cover of Turning Shrines song “1/4 Circle Black” performed by Jorge Elbrecht (Lansing-Dreiden, Violens) and Tamaryn.
In 2014, Tamaryn was credited for the rebranding and creative direction of the Dum Dum Girls on that band’s third Sub Pop album, Too True.
In March 2014, Tamaryn provided the score to a short film written by Bret Easton Ellis, Are You Okay. Her collaborator on the project was former Coil and Psychic TV member Drew McDowall.