Reviews are in!

Textura - Roomful of Teeth: Render (April 28, 2015)

"Render presents a veritable embarrassment of vocal riches that more than lives up to the promise of the group's stellar debut.”

 

The Nation - A More Perfect Pitch (April 28, 2015)

"Roomful of Teeth is making some of the most rigorously venturesome and thrillingly inventive music being made by any ensemble, vocal or instrumental, today.”

 

The Bandcamp Blog - Strange, Splendorous Sounds (April 28, 2015)

“With all of the different techniques and styles of singing that we’re encountering...ideas seem to spring up unavoidably and point in the direction of a new compositional path.”

 

Second Inversion - ALBUM REVIEW: “Render” by Roomful of Teeth (April 27, 2015)

"The ensemble’s voices ebb and flow in soft waves, gracefully gliding in and out of near-silence to create a serene and mystical sound world.”

 

NPR Classical, Deceptive Cadence - Roomful Of Teeth: A Vocal Group That's 'A Band, Not A Choir’ (April 25, 2015)

"For me, it's the idea of seeing distinct particles slowly come together and create an image — that's what video rendering is," [Shaw] says. "And I think our next journey through this second album, and beyond, is to see how our distinct voices come together and keep creating new music."

Roomful of Teeth on NPR's Weekend Edition

Tune into NPR's Weekend Edition to hear Scott Simon interview Brad and Caroline about Roomful of Teeth's new album, Render.

For me, it’s the idea of seeing distinct particles slowly come together and create an image — that’s what video rendering is,” [Shaw] says. “And I think our next journey through this second album, and beyond, is to see how our distinct voices come together and keep creating new music.
— Caroline Shaw on NPR's Weekend Edition

Roomful of Teeth - Render

New Amsterdam Records is pleased to announce Render, the sophomore album from the GRAMMY Award-winning vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth. Building on the widely acclaimed first album, which won the 2014 GRAMMY for Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance and included Caroline Shaw's Pulitzer Prize-winning Partita for 8 VoicesRender delights and surprises. The new album, which will be released on April 28, 2015, features compositions from Missy MazzoliWilliam BrittelleWally GunnBrad WellsCaleb Burhans, and Eric Dudley.

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