BIO

“Brooklyn indie outfit One Ring Zero mixes touches if klezmer with theremin, brass and, gasp, brains, to create records that have attracted wide critical acclaim.” -The Washington Post

One Ring Zero is led by Michael Hearst and Joshua Camp. The band has released eight albums, including As Smart As We Are: The Author Project, featuring lyrics by Paul Auster, Margaret Atwood, Dave Eggers, and Neil Gaiman, among others; Planets, a collection of new compositions that represent the solar system and beyond; and their most recent, The Recipe Project, in which the band has taken recipes from today’s top chefs (Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, David Chang, etc.), set them to music, and sung them word for word. One Ring Zero has performed at music venues and cultural institutions including the Whitney Museum of Art, Central Park Summer Stage, The Kennedy Center, Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, Spring Scream in Taiwan, Era in Tokyo, New Morning in Paris, The Chicago World Music Festival, and the Fundacion Principe de Asturia in Spain. The band’s music has been featured in dance concerts, films, television, animations, fashion shows, and NPR programming including This American Life, Fresh Air, and Morning Edition.

One Ring Zero

“Accordions, organs, theremins, and the occasional brass horn and homemade instrument combine to make soundscapes that are both haunting and entertaining.” - The New Yorker

“Hearst and Camp have not only embraced their “lit rock” reputation but seem primed to become the movement’s indisputable kings.”- The Boston Globe

“Your coolness quotient shoots up a few points if you’re in the know about One Ring Zero.” - The Washington Post

“…gypsy-klezmer circus-flea-cartoon-music you mainly hear in your dreams.” - The Forward

More Info:
The Members of One Ring Zero (past and present)
One Ring Zero’s Instruments
One Ring Zero Articles and Press Quotes
One Ring Zero PLANETS Press Quotes
One Ring Zero Press Photos
The ORZ one-sheet (PDF)
And more articles, plus the ORZ Press Kit (PDF)
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