Emily Zuzik is a native Pittsburgh singer-songwriter by way of San Francisco, Austin, New York City and now Los Angeles. She has sung in acoustic folk cafes, lead rock bands, fronted cover bands, worked with some notable electronica producers and sung on a number of licensed works for TV and film.
Recently, Zuzik re-teamed with Tim Lefebvre to create a new musical project called Angelenos. The duo are working with numerous talents such as Gary Novak, Lyle Workman, Peter Adams, Jason Linder, and David Siegel. The duo will release an EP soon. Stay tuned to Angelenos web site for updates.
After a four-year hiatus in the electro genre, Emily Zuzik returned with the release of her downtempo single, The Only Moment in the World, and digital record, DETOURS (collaborations with Art Hays), in 2014. Zuzik co-produced and mixed the song with Jimmy La Valle (The Album Leaf). The song was created as part of a digital pop-up book project, A Picture is Worth..., published by Proseed Books, which paired musicians and photographers together to create a work based on the imagery provided.
In 2011, Emily was a featured singer and cowriter of "The Low Hum" on Moby's "Destroyed" album. She has worked with a number of other downtempo artists over the years including South London's Sizzlax and Los Angeles' Acacia Downs. Additionally, she and bassist/producer Tim Lefebvre released an eclectic electronic pop album, Domestic Blitz, in 2010.
A proud Epiphone Guitars endorsed artist and 2005 calendar girl, Emily released her debut solo album, The Way it's Got to Be, in February 2003, which received praises from NYC's The Village Voice and Time Out, as well as Performing Songwriter Magazine's Top DIY Picks, November 2003. Emily has been featured in publications such as ICON Magazine, GO! NYC Magazine and Women Who Rock Magazine. Emily's song "That's the Way" was a semi-finalist in the JANE Magazine Readers compliation in 2004, and also appeared as one of IGN for Men's "Babe of the Day".
She has shared the stage with such performers as Holly Figueroa (CAKE Records), Jon Dee Graham (New West Records), Jolie Holland (ANTI), Tracy Bonham (Rounder/Zoe), Johnny Dowd (Munich Records), Jennifer Marks (Bardic Records) and 80s teen pop icon Tiffany.
Emily has performed both solo and with many bands including acoustic roots rockers Sexfresh, Babes with Beats, the Burning Man phenomenon Funkmobile, 70s classic rock tribute group Southern Frost and San Francisco WAMMIE-awarded Shitty Shitty Band Band. Additionally, she has contributed backing vocals for such acts as Brian Grosz, Alex Walker, Will Hawkins, Tom Glynn and Pi.
She has toured extensively across the US and UK. Zuzik is a commissioned musical artist for Esopus Magazine and the ProSeed Books project "A Picture is Worth..." and a vocalist in Erie Insurance jingles and the Blue Man Group Production Saturday Morning Puppet Club. Her songs have been licensed for numerous television shows and the indie films Spring and Fifth Form.