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Mazarin

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  • Years Active: 1990s, 2000s

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Mazarin was the psych-pop project of Philadelphia-based singer/guitarist Quentin Stoltzfus, whose previous effort included a stint drumming for the Azusa Plane as well as the solo four-track outing Therisphere. An EP, Wheats, briefly preceded the 1999 release of Mazarin's debut album Watch It Happen.

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Who Are…Light Heat

By Matthew Fritch, Contributor

Quentin Stoltzfus shot through the ranks of a late '90s Philadelphia psych-rock scene — a tightly-knit faction of retro-futurists that included the Lilys, Bardo Pond, Lenola, Photon Band, Azusa Plane and Asteroid #4 — on the back of a near-perfect dream-pop debut album. Watch It Happen, released under the name Mazarin, revealed Stoltzfus's talent for princely, soft-focus pop that was well aligned with peers such as Grandaddy and the Elephant 6 collective. Two more Mazarin… more »