Rebecca Schiffman is a singer-songwriter and artist from New York City. She studied cello and piano from a young age and later picked up guitar. She played guitar and cello in her high school classmate Colin Kindley's band The Meaningful and Wise, whose sound was influenced by The Buzzcocks and The Soft Boys.
Schiffman soon began writing her own songs and recording them on a 4-Track. In 2000, while attending The Cooper Union School of Art, Schiffman began to play bass guitar for the pop-punk band Pearl Harbor, which featured Walter Schreifels (Quicksand) on drums. Schreifels began producing Schiffman's recordings and in 2003 her first album "Upside Down Lacrimosa" was released on Some Records.
In 2009, Schiffman self-released her second album "To Be Good for a Day." The album was named "Best Album of the Month" in the February 2009 issue of Vice Magazine. In 2010, Schiffman's song "Aaron" was featured in the soundtrack to Lena Dunham's breakout film "Tiny Furniture."
Schiffman moved to Los Angeles in 2012. She recently recorded her third album which was produced my Money Mark (Mark Ramos-Nishita), known for his work with Beck and The Beastie Boys. The self-titled album will...