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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

On Tour Now

On Tour Now

Dear friends, Tonight we get to see you from the stage! And vice-versa, I suppose. Let me introduce you to the band, and the band to you. At left, on keys, is Emily Lee, also of Snake Oil fame. Besides running our Instagram account, she does a mean Ozzy Osbourne. Long-time guitarist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and […]


Friday, January 22, 2016

Jet Plane and Oxbow is here

Dear friends, Today’s the day, at last – the release of our ninth studio album, Jet Plane and Oxbow. I’m writing from the rehearsal room in Austin where we’re getting the set together for the tours, with twelve days to go until the first show, and looking forward to getting back out again after more […]


Friday, December 25, 2015

Jet Plane and Oxbow Streaming Now

Jet Plane and Oxbow Streaming Now

I’ve been waiting to write this for two years. First, the biggest news. Starting today, if you pre-order (or have already pre-ordered) our new album, Jet Plane and Oxbow, you can listen to it right now, by streaming it via Sub Pop’s web site. The album doesn’t officially release until January 22nd, so this is nearly […]


Monday, December 14, 2015

‘Jet Plane and Oxbow’ less than two weeks away + North American tour

'Jet Plane and Oxbow' less than two weeks away + North American tour

1) Advance stream, podcast, and other preorder bonuses In just under 10 days, the wait ends: on December 25th, anyone who pre-orders (or has already pre-ordered) our new album, Jet Plane and Oxbow, will be able to stream it online (for free) from Subpop.com. This is nearly a month before its official release on January […]


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Introducing…

Our new album, Jet Plane and Oxbow, is available for pre-order now on CD/2xLP/digital download. It’s set for a January 22nd worldwide release. More at Pitchfork, including a link to the first single, “Quiet Americans”, and our first tour dates in the US and Europe. If you pre-order the album, you’ll be able to listen […]


Sunday, June 7, 2015

Reeling it in…

Reeling it in...

The new album, Jet Plane and Oxbow, is complete, and will see release in early 2016. Tours in the US and Europe (at least) will follow. Here’s a video clip from the sessions, in which Brian and Danny share a moment of discovery. For more information, you can sign up for our old-fashioned, very occasional […]


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

New Album Nearly Complete

New Album Nearly Complete

When we began recording Fellow Travelers a year ago, we’d already started working on Jet Plane and Oxbow, and it was strange to return to it after the Fellow Travelers tours of the US and Europe. Since then, we’ve been working on the new album in a way I never have before, in regular sessions […]


Monday, May 12, 2014

Missing Islands leftovers on sale now

Missing Islands leftovers on sale now

The last of the Fellow Travelers tour shows is behind us. The new album looms ahead. Before we move on, though, there’s one loose end to tie up. We know we missed a lot of you on these tours. Many of that number have asked about the tour-exclusive album Missing Islands. We’ve been given permission […]


Friday, April 18, 2014

Heading for Europe + ‘Jet Plane and Oxbow’

Heading for Europe + 'Jet Plane and Oxbow'

16 April. Snow (the last of the year, I hope) last night; it’s mostly melted away this afternoon, but there are still a few traces of it in the shadows. I’ve just packed up the last of my things for our only Europe tour of 2014, which starts in a few days; as usual, I’m […]


Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Back to the East

Tonight we start the eastern North American leg of the Fellow Travelers tour at The Earl in Atlanta. From there, we’re working our way up the coast, then heading up to Quebec and down through the Great Lakes to Chicago. (See full dates.) Jesca Hoop will again be joining us as an opener and as a band member. If […]