Rachel Mazer Previews How Do We Get By With “Home”

Rachel Mazer has a long musical resume, having performed guitar, saxophone, bass and vocals with acts like Vulfpeck and May Erlewine. Now the Los Angeles-based artist is showing off her songwriting chops with her forthcoming album How Do We Get By.

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Out March 8, the album showcases Mazer’s love of pop, soul, jazz and funk, a sonic mix assisted by Vulfpeck players Tyler Duncan and Joe Dart. Previously released tracks include “Open Heart” and “Is It So Wrong.”

Mazer has offered a preview of How Do We Get By with new song “Home,” premiering below. The track, which features a particularly emotive vocal from Mazer over an understated groove, chronicles the grief Mazer experienced when she lost her brother, to whom the album as a whole is dedicated.

“I wrote ‘Home’ four months after my brother died so it’s a song that comes from a really raw and emotional space,” Mazer says. “It’s basically about my experience of grief and how displaced I felt during that time. It’s very isolating to go through a loss like that, so I hope this song can provide a moment of comfort to other grieving folks, especially to those who have lost siblings.” 

Listen to “Home” below.

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