Cat & Mauss
“Cats and mice finally fell in love.
Cats and mice seem to be real enemies in real life – one is chased and eaten by the other. With „Cat & Mauss“ (Maus is the German word for mouse), love is involved. Romana Lezaic and Torsten Mauss met 4 years ago, got married immediately and started their musical project during the disruptive time of the lockdown.
In the meantime, they have found their sound: somewhere between old western movies, a David Lynch soundtrack, analog rhythm machines and psychedelic songwriting, their debut al- bum „Tales from the desert, tales from the sea“ has now been created, which will be released digital and on vinyl in May 2024 on the German label less records from Düsseldorf.
On February 2, 2024, the two will release their first single and their video „Sinking deeper“, followed by a series of concerts in Germany and Denmark.
Torsten G. Mauss, born in New York, has already released four solo albums under his solo project TG Mauss and previously had the electro-pop band „Tonetraeger“ together with Oscar winning composer Volker Bertelmann (Hauschka) and played and toured as a part of drummer Thomas Klein ́s Sølyst. (of the Düsseldorf avant-garde band Kreidler).
Romana Lezaic-Mauss is a Croatian singer living in Germany. She started singing and dancing traditional Croatian „Folklore“ as a child. Now with her own music she sings in English and learns and plays Tabla and Theremin.
Both live and work together in Düsseldorf, Germany.
“sinking deeper” is out on 02.02.2024
„… a refreshing breeze in an endless hot summer. ”
„Cat & Mauss means a beautiful voice & inspiring songwriting .”
Songs for an island