Torres Describes Harrowing 48 Hours Trying to Return Home During Coronavirus Pandemic

Mackenzie Scott, known onstage as Torres, is only now really beginning to settle into her Brooklyn apartment after having one of the most whirlwind tour…
Emily Tan / March 20, 2020

Torres on Getting Dropped by 4AD and the Economic Reality of Being an Indie Musician

Mackenzie Scott, the 28-year-old singer-songwriter who performs as Torres, released her third album Three Futures via 4AD in 2017. The esteemed British indie was her…
Joshua Copperman / July 11, 2019

Torres Announces New Album on Merge After Leaving 4AD

Brooklyn artist Torres has announced that she will release her fourth album next year on Merge Records. The project will be her first since her…
Tosten Burks / June 10, 2019

Torres – “Gracious Day”

Earlier this year, Torres faced some label turmoil when 4AD - the label that released her excellent Three Futures last year - dropped her due to what…
Joshua Copperman / July 16, 2018

Torres Says She Was Dropped By 4AD For “Not Being Commercially Successful Enough”

Mackenzie Scott, the Brooklyn-based artist who releases music as Torres, wrote on Twitter yesterday that she was dropped from her label 4AD "for not being commercially successful enough." "I…
Andy Cush / April 17, 2018

Review: Torres Boldly Revamps Her Sound on the Mysterious, Expansive Three Futures

When you sign on to make your new album in the same place as your last one, you’re either afraid of change or you were…
Anna Gaca / September 29, 2017

Stream Torres’ New Album Three Futures

Torres' Three Futures takes its name from an enigmatic line in the title track and the band's new release will promise to be as beguiling as…
Rob Arcand / September 29, 2017

Torres – “Helen in the Woods”

Mackenzie Scott, the musician better known as Torres, has released "Helen in the Woods," the most strident and shuddering of songs on her forthcoming album Three Futures. It comes with a video…
Anna Gaca / September 19, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

TORRES Announces New Album Three Futures, Releases Title Track

Brooklyn's TORRES has announced Three Futurees, her third full-length album, which will be released this fall. This album is the follow-up to 2015's Sprinter. TORRES, aka Mackenzie Scott, has…
Geena Kloeppel / July 12, 2017

Torres – “Skim”

Torres, a.k.a. singer-songwriter Mackenzie Scott, looks to be setting up for her third album. She's just released a new single, "Skim," whose thudding beat and synth accents lend…
Anna Gaca / June 6, 2017

Stream Cover Stories, the Star-Studded Album of Brandi Carlile Covers Featuring Adele, Pearl Jam, Jim James, and More

Numerous advance tracks have been released ahead of Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years Of The Story, an upcoming album of covers from Brandi Carlile's The Story. All…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 27, 2017

Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Q&A: ‘God-Fearing’ Torres Says Johnny Cash Is Her ‘Style Icon’

For Brooklyn singer-songwriter Torres, family plays an important role in her music. Mackenzie Scott named her musical project after her mother’s maiden name, paying homage to…
Ilana Kaplan / May 15, 2015

Stream METZ’s Combustible Rager of a Sophomore LP, ‘II’

On their second album, II, METZ have gotten, if anything, even more powerful. The Toronto-via-Ottawa ragers say and sound like they hail from the "Washington, D.C.
Harley Brown / April 27, 2015
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