Als Künstlerin besitzt sie eine Schrulligkeit, wie man sie vom seltsamen US-Folk kennt. Ähnlich der wunderbar markig singenden Joanna Newsom setzt auch Ocher ihre Stimme eigenwillig ein, ähnlich dem US-Freakbrother Devendra Banhart präsentiert sich die Ocher stets kauzig.
— Taz.de
Prediction: one of the best albums of 2017
— FACT Magazine
 

MARY OCHER

Avant-Pop / Experimental / Post-Punk / Art Rock / Garage Punk / Folk

Mary Ocher has been persistently creating passionate, uncompromising work, raw, thought provoking, socially and creatively pushing against the current, dealing with subjects of authority, identity and conflict. Her work is as enchanting as it is polarizing, ranging from traditional folk to raw 60s garage, ambient with ethereal vocals and abstract synths, to experimental pop with African and South American rhythms. She has released 4 studio albums on 5 labels in the past 6 years, as well as a double anthology of home recordings, 2 EPs and 2 collections of remixes. Her previous solo release was produced by Canadian Psych-Rock'n'Roll guru King Khan. The most recent, "The West Against The People" is out on Klangbad. It features solo tracks, as well as tracks with her two drummers Your Government, and elusive legends Die Tödliche Doris and Felix Kubin. It also features an essay elaborating on the themes of the album and analyzing the current sociopolitical climate.

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Booking Contact
Your Mom's Agency - Lydia Dobkin
lydia@yourmomsagency.com

Press Contact
Tailored Communications - Melissa Taylor
mt@tailored-communication.com

    Upcoming Shows
    15/5/18 | Cambridge, UK | The Blue Moon
    16/5/18 | Newcastle, UK | Cobalt Studios
    17/5/18 | Manchester, UK | The Peer Hat
    18/5/18 | London, UK | Café Oto
    20/5/18 | Glasgow, UK | The Old Hairdressers
    24/5/18 | Detroit, US | PJ's Lager House
    25/5/18 | Kalamazoo, US | Louie's Back Room
    26/5/18 | Chicago, US | Archer Ballroom
    27/5/18 | Milwaukee, US | Cactus Club
    28/5/18 | Minneapolis, US | 7th Street Entry
    29/5/18 | Kansas City, US | The Greenwood Social Hall
    31/5/18 | Indianapolis, US | Pioneer
    1/6/18 | Cincinnati, US | Northside Tavern  
    2/6/18 | Bloomington, US | Blockhouse
    4/6/18 | Nashville, US | Backyard of Fond Object
    5/6/18 | Memphis, US | Hi Tone  
    6/6/18 | Birmingham, US | The Nick
    7/6/18 | Atlanta, US | 529
    8/6/18 | Charlotte, US | Snug Harbor
    10/6/18 | Washington, DC, US | Comet Ping Pong
    13/6/18 | Philadelphia, US | Sound Hole
    14/6/18 | New Haven, US | The State House
    15/6/18 | NYC/Brooklyn, US | H0L0
    16/6/18 | Boston, US | Lily Pad
    17/6/18 | Albany, US | Pauly's Hotel
    18/6/18 | Montreal, CAN | Cafe Velours
    19/6/18 | Ottawa, CAN | Black Squirrel Books
    20/6/18 | Toronto, CAN | Double Double Land
    29/6/18 | Bamberg, DE | FK:K Festival at Kesselhaus
    7/7/18 | San Sebastian, ES | Tabakalera
    8/7/18 | Madrid, ES | La Casa Encendida  
    23/7/18 | Berlin, DE | Krake Festival at Silent Green
    30/8/18 | Bochum, DE | Ruhrtriennale (+ Your Government)
    7/9/18 | Leipzig, DE | Institut für Zukunft
    8/9/18 | Halle, DE | Castello Festival Secret Castle
    19/10/18 | Cologne, DE | Night of Surprise 

    Past Shows (last 12 months)
    24/4/18 | Berlin, DE | Museum für Kommunikation
    30/3/18 | San Francisco, US | El Rio
    29/3/18 | Los Angeles, US | The Hi Hat
    28/3/18 | San Diego, US | Grassroots Oasis
    27/3/18 | Las Vegas, US | Artisan Las Vegas
    26/3/18 | Tuscon, US | Club Congress
    25/3/18 | El Paso US | Monarch
    22/3/18 | Denton, US | Dan's Silver Leaf
    20/3/18 | San Antonio, US | The Mix
    19/3/18 | Houston, US | Notsuoh
    18/3/18 | New Orleans, US | The Circle Bar
    17/3/18 | Austin, US | SXSW Showcase
    16/3/18 | Tulsa, US | The Yeti
    15/3/18 | Lincoln, US | Vega
    14/3/18 | Denver, US | Mercury Café Denver
    11/3/18 | Portland, US | Dante's
    10/3/18 | Seattle, US | Fantagraphics Book Inc. instore
    9/3/18 | Seattle, US | The Central Saloon
    8/3/18 | Vancouver, CN | The Lido
    7/3/18 | Victoria, CN | Victoria Event Centre
    7/2/18 | Hamburg, DE | The Golden Pudel (DJ Set)
    30/1/18 | Berlin, DE | Mobel Olfe (DJ Set)
    27/1/18 | Barcelona, ES | Magia Roja
    26/1/18 | Castellon, ES | Casino Antiguo
    9/12/17 | Berlin - Ringtheater (Theater Opening + Berlin 10" Release)  (+ Your Government) 
    3/12/17 | St Vith, BE - Kino Corso (+ Your Government)  
    2/12/17 | Leipzig, DE | Schauspiel Leipzig (+ Your Government) 
    30/11/17 | Copenhagen, DK | Osramhuset
    29/11/17 | Växjö, SE | Konsthallen
    28/11/17 | Malmoe, SE | Plan B
    27/11/17 | Gothenburg, SE | Studio HPKSM
    26/11/17 | Gävle, SE | Folkteatern
    25/11/17 | Västerås, SE | Nya Perspektiv
    24/11/17 | Stockholm, SE | Rönnels bookstore
    23/11/17 | Vienna, AT | Blue Bird Festival
    22/11/17 | | Kufstein, AT | Kulturfabrik
    21/11/17 | Graz, CH | Die Scherbe
    9/11/17 | Tel Aviv, IL | The Piano Festival at Tel Aviv Museum of Art
    11/11/17 | Berlin, DE | No! Music / John Cage Gala at HKW   
    5/11/17 | Istanbul, TR | Arkaoda
    3/11/17 | Athens, GR | Velvet Room series at Bagkeion
    2/11/17 | Chania, Creta, GR | RIDE
    19/10/17 | Ghent, CH | Minard (Supporting: Nele Needs A Holiday)   
    18/10/17 | Ghent, CH | International Film Festival at Vooruit (Special Project / Performance)
    14/10/17 | Brussels, BE | Ancienne Belgique (Supporting: Nele Needs A Holiday)
    9/9/17 | Eupen, BE | Meakusma Festival
    8/9/17 | Pisek, CZ | Cool V Plote festiva
    6/8/17 | Oxfordshire, UK | Supernormal Festival at Braziers Park
    5/8/17 | Nottingham, UK | JT Soar
    4/8/17 | Glasgow, UK | Stereo
    3/8/17 | London, UK | Oslo (Supporting: Silver Apples)
    29/7/17 | Berlin, DE | Yo Sissy Festival at Festsaal Kreuzberg (+ Your Government)
    21/7/17 | Leipzig, DE | Ketzerpop Festival at Scherbelburg
    14/7/17 | Santarcangelo, IT | Santarcangelo Festival
    1/7/17 | Paris, FR | Supersonic
    30/6/17 | Lyon, FR | Ground Zero

    Releases
    The West Against The People (2017, Klangbad)
    Arms Remixed (2017, Klangbad)
    The Fictional Biography Of Mary Ocher (Parts I&II) (2015)
    I, Human (Remixes) (2013, Buback)
    Eden (2013, Buback)
    Untitled 7'' (2011, SOLD OUT, Haute Areal)

    Mary Ocher + Your Government
    Self Titled (2016)
    Man vs. Air/Thunderbird 7'' (2015, Klangbad)