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Photo by Shawn Brackbill

For Fans Of: Kevin Morby, Sharon Van Etten, Waxahatchee, Fear Of Men, EMA, Doldrums

If you’ve yet to hear TORRES’ excellent sophomore album, Sprinter, released earlier this year in 2015 on Partisan, you don’t want to miss it. Having been on the road consistently since Sprinter’s release, we highly encourage you to check out her incredibly strong live performance if you’ve not seen her play.

To celebrate her upcoming tour with seminal 90s rock band Garbage, TORRES (aka Georgia-bred, Brooklyn-based Mackenzie Scott) is excited to share her version of the band’s classic track, “Special,”originally released on their 1998 sophomore album, Version 2.0. Nearly the inverse of the original track, TORRES’ interpretation of “Special” is very much her own. At twice the length, it’s sonically darker and hypnotic, mirroring much of the material on her most recent album, Sprinter (out earlier this year on Partisan Records). Co-produced by Rob Ellis (PJ Harvey), Sprinter received immediate acclaim from the likes of Pitchfork, NPR Music, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, NYLON, Noisey, and Paste, amongst others, and is sure to be regarded as one of the year’s stand-out records. A full list of TORRES’ upcoming tour dates is below.


“The line between Scott and Manson is clear and wonderful, a sense of sickly voyeurism creeping into their pop-rock melodies, suffusing the sound with honesty and fallible grace.”— Jezebel on “Special” (Garbage Cover)

“Her music is blunt, mercurial rock; it can smolder while she considers exactly where she stands, and it can roar into feedback-edged howls when her rage or despair boil over.” — The New York Times

“Sprinter, Brooklynite Mackenzie Scott’s second release as Torres, is an exercise in sustained ferocity, as gnarled and feral-sounding as early PJ Harvey. But it’s hard to fully appreciate Scott’s voice until you see her onstage; her emotionally intense live shows have the eerie, bewitching vibe of a séance.” — New York Magazine

“Sprinter is the sound of an artist at the moment her vision snaps into startling focus.”— NPR Music, “NPR Music’s 25 Favorite Albums Of 2015 (So Far)”

TORRES 2015 Tour Dates:

Fri. Oct. 2 — Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle w/ Brandi Carlile

Sat. Oct. 3 — Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium w/ Brandi Carlile

Tue. Oct. 6 — San Diego, CA @ Humphrey’s Concerts By The Bay w/ Garbage

Wed. Oct. 7 — Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater w/ Garbage

Thu. Oct. 8 — Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre-Los Angeles w/ Garbage

Sat. Oct. 10 — Las Vegas, NV @ The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas (Boulevard Pool) w/ Garbage

Tue. Oct. 13 — Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center w/ Garbage

Wed. Oct. 14 — Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre w/ Garbage

Thu. Oct. 15 — Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom w/ Garbage

Sat. Oct. 17 — Chicago, IL @ The Riviera Theatre w/ Garbage

Sun. Oct. 18 — Madison, WI @ Orpheum Theater w/ Garbage

Mon. Oct. 19 — Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theatre w/ Garbage

Wed. Oct. 21 — Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre w/ Garbage

Thu. Oct. 22 — Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall w/ Garbage

Fri. Oct. 23 — Westbury, NY @ The Space at Westbury w/ Garbage

Sat. Oct. 24 — Brooklyn, NY @ Kings Theatre w/ Garbage

Sun. Oct. 25 — Kingston, NY @ BSP Kingston w/ Garbage

Mon. Oct. 26 — Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre w/ Garbage

Tue. Oct. 27 — Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern w/ Garbage

Wed. Oct. 28 — Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/ Garbage

Thu. Oct. 29 — Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club w/ Garbage