“…stunning, breathy, and starkly memorable.” —SPIN

Making Me Break highlights every single aspect of Maloney’s vast talents…” —Diffuser

“…deserves the type of cult following that has allowed the likes of Aimee Mann and Ani DiFranco the long standing success and influence they have had.” —Dig Boston

Heather Maloney’s LP Making Me Break is out now on Signature Sounds Recordings. The album, produced by Bill Reynolds (Band of Horses, Avett Brothers), premiered at Consequence of Sound. Maloney is currently on tour, including newly added dates in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago. See below for full routing.

Most recently, Maloney has been named an April “Artist to Watch” at SPIN and the video for lead single “Otherwise” premiered at Diffuser. In addition, the new video for “Day With You” can be streamed here: http://bit.ly/1CuJRlu. Elmore praises the footage, saying, “In this intimate, in-studio footage, the simple, understated instrumentation allows Maloney’s tremendous instrument to shine in its remarkable range, as she hits both piercing high notes and deep, low tones with grace and ease.”

Of the recording process, Reynolds says, “I knew that I wanted to make it fresh and go for new sounds that I hadn't done on other records.” Maloney further explains her writing process, adding “The sounds I love in indie rock are so lush, and textured, and intricate, like someone spent a lot of time on this, so they must really care…as a singer-songwriter raised on folk, I am drawn to lyrics that that are meaningful, intelligent, tell a story, paint pictures… that care. So I just wanted to make an album that cared musically and lyrically. Some sort of a bleeding heart meeting a distant, unaffected, sparkly rock band.” The album was recorded at Reynolds’ historic studio in Nashville. In 2014, Maloney successfully raised over $30,000 via Kickstarter to help fund the recording.

Heather Maloney’s path to becoming a songwriter is an unusual one. A classically trained vocalist, Maloney has studied opera, improvisational jazz, and music theory in addition to a brief stint studying classic Indian vocals. She has performed alongside Shakey Graves and opened for Lake Street Dive and Rodrigo y Gabriela. She is based in Northampton, MA.

Maloney only began writing her own music after living in a silent mediation retreat for three years and credits the experience to her evolution as a singer-songwriter, explaining, “The biggest motivating factor in writing was probably the experiences that I was having here in my meditation practice…There was the difficulty of it, the suffering of it, and wanting to channel that into something creative, and on the positive side, the insights that came out of my experiences.” Making Me Break is her second record on Signature Sounds.

For more information, please contact Jay Wilson, Kristina Headrick or Carla Sacks at Sacks & Co., 212.741.1000.

1. Linger Longer
2. Otherwise
3. Word For Word
4. Involuntary
5. Making Me Break
6. Dandelion
7. Rather Be Free
8. Hey Serena
9. 1855
10. Oh, Hope, My Tired Friend
11. Day With You
12. Nightstand Drawer
13. Wrecking Ball (iTunes bonus)*
*Miley Cyrus cover

*with Will Dailey
† with The Suitcase Junket
‡ with The Wailin’ Jennys
§A Special Evening with Liz Longley
†† with Frazey Ford

April 29 /// Hartford, CT /// Infinity Hall‡
April 30 /// Easton, MD /// Stolz Listening Room
May 1 /// Vienna, VA /// Jammin Java*
May 2 /// Philadelphia, PA /// Tin Angel*
May 3 /// New York, NY /// Joe’s Pub*
May 7 /// Becket, MA /// DreamAway Lodge
May 8 /// Hudson, NY /// Club Helsinki*
May 9 /// Fall River, MA /// Narrows Center for the Arts*
May 15 /// Newmarket, NH /// The Stone Church*
May 16 /// Portland, ME /// One Longfellow Square*
May 20 /// Asbury Park, NJ /// The Saint
May 21 /// Pittsburgh, PA /// Club Café*
May 22 /// Thomas, WV /// The Purple Fiddle*
May 23 /// New Hope, PA /// The New Hope Winery*
May 27 /// Boston, MA /// The Sinclair§
May 28 /// Los Angeles, CA /// Hotel Cafe
May 29 /// San Francisco, CA /// The Independent††
June 6 /// Bellows Falls, VT /// Roots on the River Festival
June 7 /// Concord, NH /// Capitol Center for the Arts
Jun 12 /// The Kent Stage /// Kent, OH
Jun 16 /// City Winery (Hudson Series) /// New York, NY
June 19 /// Evanston, IL /// SPACE
July 9 /// Middlebury, VT /// Festival On The Green
Jun 20 /// The Ark /// Ann Arbor, MI
Jun 29 /// WYCE Live Lunch /// Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 09 /// Festival On The Green /// Middlebury, VT
July 10 /// Greenfield, MA /// Green River Festival

Aug 16 /// Rocky Mountain Folks Festival /// Lyons, CO

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