CURRENT MOOD: Let Jeremy Zucker introduce you to his favorite classics (and future classics)

The New Jersey-born polymath has made a Current Mood playlist that showcases old and new favorites.

July 18, 2019
CURRENT MOOD: Let Jeremy Zucker introduce you to his favorite classics (and future classics)

In our Current Mood series, we ask some of our favourite artists to curate a playlist according to a specific theme or mood of their choice. For Current Mood #005, New Jersey-born vocalist, songwriter and producer Jeremy Zucker shares a playlist of his favorite new songs that sound old and old songs that are actually old. Listen to past Current Mood playlists here.

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In the scheme of things, Franklin Lakes, NJ-born musician Jeremy Zucker is fairly new. He’s 22 — born in 1997 — and he graduated from Colorado College earlier this year (with a degree in molecular biology!) The young singer, songwriter and producer started releasing music in 2015, and since then he’s already released seven records, as well as a stack of singles and collaborations, including “comethru,” the intoxicating crush anthem that’s become his calling card.

As someone fairly new (in general) it makes sense that he’d have a preoccupation with what’s new and old — so much so, in fact, that the young polymath has put together a playlist for our Current Mood series called “new old, old old.” As you might guess, “new old, old old” is a collection of songs that are either new or old. Delivering on that promise, “new old, old old” includes songs by Fleetwood Mac, Clairo, Son Lux, Hazel English and more. “[This is] an eclectic collection of new songs that sound old and old songs that sound old because they are, in fact, old,” Zucker tells The FADER via email. Listen below.

CURRENT MOOD: Let Jeremy Zucker introduce you to his favorite classics (and future classics)