by Mister Lies

supported by
Kyle Kurtenbach
Kyle Kurtenbach thumbnail
Kyle Kurtenbach Super fun beats. Favorite track: Dionysian.
Nathan thumbnail
Nathan this is an album where you can come back and find favorites to fall in love with over and over again. Favorite track: Hounded (ft. Exitmusic).
James Ingold
James Ingold thumbnail
James Ingold From start to back this is my favourite electronic album of 2013. When it all comes to an end with the muted trumpet in Trustfalls, I just melt. Favorite track: Trustfalls.
Max Weaver
Max Weaver thumbnail
Max Weaver An engrossing and brilliantly executed album with such a strong opener too. Mister Lies offers a bright glimpse into the future of avant-garde pop. Favorite track: Ashore.
Ziv Shechtman
Ziv Shechtman thumbnail
Ziv Shechtman This just gets better and better with each listen. Awesome atmosphere, this kind of takes me to another place. Favorite track: Trustfalls.
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      $8 USD




Thank you to my Svengali family, especially Rafa Alvarez, Nolan Andrea and Peter Luber. Shoutouts to Tyler Andere and Eloise Hess of Absent Fever, two people deeply immersed in bringing bedroom pop to a wide audience. Both are people who I would be be nowhere without. Shoutouts to 6-Bit, my family at Toquet Hall and everyone involved with creating the Connecticut you music scene. Thank you to my menotrs Don Rickenback and Anna Montarro. Much love to Katie, Julia, Peter, Brad, Lexi, Sean, Bridgette, Mom, Charlie, Henry and Jessica. All my deepest gratitude goes to all the Matts (Halverson, Kim and Kilbourne) at Lefse Records.

My father told me to 'never stop, keep going' and I am truly blessed and duly grateful for his support. This album is dedicated to him.


released February 26, 2013

'Mowgli' was recorded from the months of May to October 2012 at Lake Rescue in Ludlow, Vermont.
Mixed by Nick Zanca. 'Dionysian' was mixed by Rafa Alvarez.
Mastered by Carl Saff.
All artwork / designs and layout by Brad Rohloff.

All woodwinds, co-production on 'Ashore' – Bannerstone.
Drones on 'Canaan' – Alec Eberhardt.
Harmonics and guitar on 'Ashore' – Pete Willson.
Vocals on 'Hounded' – Aleksa Palladino
Vocals on 'Lupine' – Emily Neveu.
Voice and field recording on 'Canaan' – Julia Rose Duray.
The monologue in 'Canaan' was written by Peter Lacarenza.
Production, instrumentation and field recording by Nick Zanca.



all rights reserved


Mister Lies New York, New York

Mister Lies is a experimental pop / ambient music project led and founded by musician and sound artist Nick Zanca.

contact / help

Contact Mister Lies

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Track Name: Hounded (ft. Exitmusic)
what you crave

a voice from silence
what you crave on replay

face yourself

takes time to trust what you see
the cold lines that form what's to be

what you crave