Azure Ray


Azure Ray – “Palindrome”

Azure Ray has passed through several life cycles as a band. In the early 2000s, indie-folk duo Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink were twentysomething rookies…
Jael Goldfine | September 26, 2018 - 10:03 am


CLOSENESS – “More Romantic”

Orenda and Todd Fink are longtime members of some of Omaha's most accomplished bands -- she in Azure Ray, he in the Faint. Now, spurred…
Chris DeVille | January 11, 2017 - 10:01 am

Stream Ben Lee’s New Mixtape Feat. Zooey Deschanel, Ben Folds, Neil Finn, & More

Australian rocker Ben Lee has jumped to a major label with his recent signing to Warner Bros. Records, who will put out his next album,…
James Rettig | February 24, 2015 - 6:27 pm

Azure Ray – “Scattered Like Leaves” Video

This week, the hazily harmonizing duo Azure Ray released their electro-inflected album As Above, So Below. And now, director Jonathan Tvrdik's video for "Scattered Like…
Tom Breihan | September 7, 2012 - 4:56 pm

Azure Ray – “Red Balloon”

Spectral folk duo Azure Ray are about to return with the electronically inclined new album As Above So Below, and we've already posted the early…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2012 - 12:29 pm

Azure Ray – “Scattered Like Leaves” (Stereogum Premiere)

Azure Ray will release a new album this fall, a record that symbolizes a bit of a departure from their band's early records and their…
Corban Goble | July 17, 2012 - 9:37 am

Azure Ray – “Don’t Leave My Mind” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The reunited Azure Ray just released the Eric Bachmann-produced Drawing Down The Moon. Jessica called lead track "Don't Leave My Mind" warm and charming. Its…
Brandon Stosuy | September 30, 2010 - 11:14 am

Azure Ray – “Don’t Leave My Mind” (Stereogum Premiere)

Azure Ray broke up/went on hiatus in 2004, giving Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink plenty of time to work on solo albums (many solo albums…
jessica | August 4, 2010 - 3:34 pm

New Japancakes (Feat. Orenda Fink) Video – “Behind The Mountains (Stereogum Premiere)

We last saw Orenda Fink in the Lynchian, dreamily menacing video for "Permanent Scar," the lead track from the self-titled debut by O+S, her project…
Brandon Stosuy | July 8, 2009 - 9:34 am

New O+S – “We Do What We Want To”

Orenda Fink is assembling quite the bio. First there was Saddle Creekers Azure Ray, who were great, and then they were gone. After a solo…
Amrit Singh | February 9, 2009 - 2:44 pm
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