The musical partnership of John Torres and Meredith DiMenna, known together as Oh, Cassius!, released their debut EP in 2014 to critical acclaim. On Such a Full Sea Are We Now Afloat, a dreamy folk-pop gem described by Guitar World as “an EP of subtle genius,”features an impressive roster of top musicians including bassist Michael Libramento (Grace Potter and the Nocturnals), drummer Chuck Palmer (RJD2), cellist Dave Eggar (Coldplay, Frank Ocean), drummer Zachary Alford (David Bowie, B52s) as well as a duet with Mates of State.
Equal parts haunting vocals and idiosyncratic string ensembles, On Such a Full Sea Are We Now Aloat is just different enough to open your mind, but just familiar enough to lull you into its rhythmic languor… an EP of subtle genius.” –Guitar World
“… there is a measure of ‘meant to be’ in the music of Connecticut’s Oh, Cassius!. .. The first time I heard Torres and DiMenna perform together it was nothing short of a religious experience. “–Chip McCabe, Lonesome Noise
The haunting, beautiful music of Oh Cassius!, . . . consisting of the highly talented Connecticut-based singer-songwriter duo John Torres & Meredith DiMenna, have magically mixed folk and pop in their recently released debut album On Such a Full Sea Are We Now Afloat. –Flavorpill
“Oh Cassius! have beautifully collected the best aspects of folk pop, and the result is absolutely lovely. “ –Christiana Hart, Wild Honey Pie