Maple Glider is the new project of solo artist Tori Zietsch (Peach with a Z). In the singer-songwriter tradition, the music is centred around the lyrics, exploring intimate themes and often serving as a self-catharsis. Offsetting the heavy-nature of some of the words, Maple Glider herself is humorous, fabulous and warm. Find her on instagram for her lovable self.
Brought up in a restrictive religious household, Zietsch relocated to Melbourne, spent some years overseas, and returned with a SoundCloud account (literally) full of demos. She’d experienced heavy loneliness abroad, but it was during that time that she entered a pool of self-reflection. The resulting songs relate to working through her experience as a child raised in religion, and the years she spent trying to extract that from her identity.. but many are also about love and relationships - the end of, middle of, confusion of.