Powerful indie folk-rock from Hop Along frontwoman and songwriter
Mary Lattimore is a harpist living in Los Angeles. She experiments with her Lyon and Healy Concert Grand harp and effects.
Her solo debut, The Withdrawing Room, was released in 2013 on Desire Path Recordings.
Mary also writes harp parts for songs and recordings.
She has performed and recorded with such great artists as Meg Baird, Thurston Moore, Sharon Van Etten, Jarvis Cocker, Kurt Vile, Steve Gunn, Ed Askew and Fursaxa.
Mary has been a part of soundtrack projects including the Valerie Project, Lopapeysa, a film by David Kessler set in Iceland, and the film score for Marina Abramovic: the Artist is Present, a documentary about the artist.
In March 2013, she accompanied Nick Cave’s beautiful horse soundsuits for the 100th anniversary of Grand Central Station in New York City.
The record Slant of Light with guitarist/synth player/producer Jeff Zeigler was released by Thrill Jockey in September of 2014.
Mary and Jeff also composed a score to Philippe Garrel’s 1968 experimental silent film Le Revelateur, and debuted it in Marfa, Texas along with the film. They have since performed it in major cities throughout the US. The recording was released by Thrill Jockey in 2016.
Her newest record, a collection of odds-and-ends recorded at her home in Philadelphia entitled Collected Pieces, will be released in April 2017 on cassette and digitally by Ghostly International.
Mary is a 2014 recipient of a Pew Fellowship in the Arts.