—words by Chrissy Mastro @chrissythakilla
[ video shot and directed by Purple Films ]
In anticipation of her sophomore project, Eclipse, Cleveland-based MAZ (aka
Tendertones) gives us an intimate view into Tenderland with the second video from her
debut EP, Pale Moon.
“Dance” teleports us from a sensual solo dance party (with serious Belly vibes) to an all-
girls kickback—DJ’d by Cleveland’s own DJ Nic Nacc—and back again.
One of the most prominent messages in her music is the empowerment of dominant
women, and she’s taken initiative to put a spotlight on the creative women in her
hometown. MAZ intentionally chose local models and production to showcase the
untapped talent in Cleveland and hopefully encourage more collaboration within their
“There’s really a lot of talent in Cleveland, but we aren't as united as Chicago,” she
admits. “Creating opportunities for creative women is something I hope to bring [to the city].”
Look out for more visuals from Pale Moon as we count down the days until Eclipse!