Stolen Jars Release New EP glint
Share Music Videos for
“Eliot” and “Long New York”
25% of EP Sales to Benefit
The Sylvia Rivera Law Project
A “Visual EP”, glint Will Feature
A Unique Video for Each Track
Stolen Jars have released their new EP, glint, the follow-up to their 2015 sophomore LP Kept. Describing the concept behind the new release, Stolen Jars songwriter and band leader Cody Fitzgerald writes, “A glint is a shimmering reflection of light and, at the end of the day, that is really what this EP is, a small 16-minute moment of reflection. It is 5 songs centered around themes of loss and renewal, songs about finding hints of memory in the present and trying to keep sight of them just long enough to let them go.” The 5-track record first premiered via an exclusive stream with Paste Magazine.
Each track will eventually play alongside a composition from different video artists, animators, choreographers, and directors to create a “Visual EP” experience – Evelyn Ross for “Eliot,” Jenelle Pearring and Nora Alami for “Gold Age,” Abie Sidell and Felix Handte for “Long New York,” Marissa Goldman and Blaine Dunkley for “Gone Away,” and Henry Chaisson for “Afterlight.” Watch the companion music videos released so far:
Stolen Jars – “Long New York”
Stolen Jars – “Eliot”
25% of all sales of the EP will benefit The Sylvia Rivera Law Project, a legal aid organization that serves low-income or people of color who are transgender, intersex and/or gender non-conforming. Cody Fitzgerald writes, “In the current political climate it is important to us that we do whatever we can to help protect those who are most targeted and most vulnerable. The Sylvia Rivera Law Project is a local organization that seeks to do just that, to protect and fight for transgender rights, particularly in relation to immigration issues and prison justice, areas which seem particularly salient to us right now.”
Cody Fitzgerald, the group’s songwriter and center of gravity, started writing as Stolen Jars in 2011. Fitzgerald’s talents evolved within the nascent Montclair, NJ music scene which has produced notable indie rising stars such as Pinegrove, Forth Wanderers, and Half Waif. A constellation of musicians orbit Stolen Jars – vocalist Molly Grund, drummer Matt Marsico, guitarists Connor McGuigan and Peter Enriquez, and keyboard players Grant Meyer and Max Finkelstein push the band’s energy to its outer edges during live shows.
Following the success of 2015’s sophomore LP Kept – NPR’s Bob Boilen named Stolen Jars as one of his top ten bands to watch at CMJ and the Deli Magazine featured the band on the cover of its CMJ issue, with additional coverage on Stereogum and Consequence of Sound, as well as the Village Voice.
2. Gold Age
3. Long New York
4. Gone Away
4/07/17 – Alphaville – Brooklyn, NY (Album release show, hosted by Popgun Presents)
4/08/17 – The Plough and Stars – Boston, MA
4/14/17 – The Pharmacy – Philadelphia, PA
4/15/17 – Comet Ping Pong – Washington, D.C.