Released on January 27th 2017, myths 002 – Mering & Rosenberg is the second installment of the Marfa Myths series hosted and curated by Mexican Summer. In 2015, the first record in this series was released as a three song collaborative effort between Connan Mockasin and Dev Hynes (pictured below).
The second is a four song collection that comes in at just under fifteen minutes but is packed full of musical whim. Natalie Mering (also known as Weyes Blood) and Ariel Rosenberg (Ariel Pink) lead their listeners through a strange musical landscape that is populated by the sounds of 70s Chamber Folk and Lo-fi Indie Rock. The single for this record “Tears on Fire” was released in early January 2017 and can be streamed below:
With only 2500 copies of this record pressed, it is surely a collectible for fans of Ariel Pink and Weyes Blood alike. Mexican Summer has truly been able to create a unique series here as an extension of their Marfa Myths Festival. If you enjoy the sounds of this record, be sure to check out Weyes Blood’s critically acclaimed album from 2016 Front Row Seat to Earth.