Photos: MS MR at the Fox Theater
MS MR (photo: Ian Young) Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow, better known as the duo MS MR, danced their way into The Fox Theater in Oakland last Friday night, October 23, 2015, in support of their second full-length album, How Does It Feel. Photographer Ian Young was there.
Giveaway: MS MR, Jagwar Ma at the Fillmore
Photo by Jon Ching NYC-based indie pop duo MS MR will return to San Francisco this April to play the Fillmore. Due to high demand, the band added a second show on April 15 — perfect for all the music people who couldn't make it down to Coachella this year but also didn't buy a MS MR ticket the first go around. You know, the foolish people or something. By the way, those psychedelic Australians known as Jagwar Ma will open the show. Here's what The Bay Bridged's very own Jon Ching had to say in his review of MS MR's [...]
Review & Photos: MS MR, Wildcat! Wildcat! @ The Independent
Photos and review by Jon Ching The mics at The Independent last night served us well as the new vocal heavy hitters, Wildcat! Wildcat! and MS MR, played their second of three sold out shows. The Independent was a great host, and on this second day, the sound and lights were all spot on and felt dialed in. The crowd showed up early to see Wildcat! Wildcat!, who are more than deserving of their own crowd. Filling the room with their powerful psych pop atmosphere, the gentlemen had strength and confidence in their sound and delivered some of the most [...]
Interview: MS MR began in secret, but the band's not a secret anymore
To be fair, Lizzy Plapinger did not force herself onto Max Hershenow, who had sent the Neon Gold Records cofounder an email asking if she knew singers interested in partnering up for a new project that would become MS MR. In 2010, both had recently graduated from Vassar College, north of New York City. Yet they were, at best, acquaintances. Plapinger cofounded Neon Gold while she was still in school, and the label helped launch the careers of Ellie Goulding and Marina and the Diamonds, among others. Hershenow was on track to become a modern dance choreographer but had become [...]