Tag: Mary Pearson

  • High Places Have Abandoned Us

    Bad news, folks: This new High Places album is easily their best yet. Since they no longer live here, this deals a blow to New York’s collective musical ego, which, quite frankly, might actually need a bit of a takedown post–”Empire State of Mind.” So here goes. Back in 2008, Rob Barber and Mary Pearson’s […]

  • High on Life

    One night, someone threw a beer can at Mary Pearson of Brooklyn indie-pop duo High Places. She laughed. Thinking back on it, her bandmate, Rob Barber, stares into his tea and squints: “I mean, throwing something at us is like walking into a petting zoo and punching a baby deer.” Fact: What High Places do […]