Friday, March 4, 2016

Coast to coast (and back again)


Our European tour, which wrapped up a short week ago, was fantastic – many thanks to those who came from all over the continent to see us. Many spectacular photos were taken – see above from Glasgow, provided to us by Chris Marr. We’ve reposted a selection on the Instagram account. Strong evidence you should join us for a concert!

The North American tour kicks off tonight at the Independent in San Francisco. Our friends Cross Record will open for us for the first four shows of the tour. We’ll be joined by the fabulous Laura Gibson for most of our Great Lakes swing. We really hope to see you soon!

Our keyboardist extraordinaire and Instagrammer Emily Lee has started a Tumblr blog to celebrate. Some longer form posts there already!


We were sad to miss Philadelphia. So we’ve fixed that: we’ll be playing a Free at Noon set at WXPN next Friday, March 11. You must RSVP to attend, which you can do right now.

We’re also proud to announce we’ll be playing the entirety of David Bowie’s Lodger album at Rough Trade in Brooklyn on Tuesday, March 15. It’s an early show with free admission, so get there as early as you can!

In case you’re wondering how we sound doing Bowie, here’s a fan video of “African Night Flight”.


Finalizing the tour-exclusive Safe Houses has taken a little longer than expected. The final mix of Long Time Away was posted this afternoon, but final mixes of the other songs (along with an illustrated statement from its creator Danny Reisch) will be up over the next two weeks.

Safe Houses by Danny Reisch

Those who have purchased it already will find the final version of “Long Time Away” on Bandcamp. If you purchase it, we recommend creating an account on Bandcamp and downloading it while you’re logged in; that will allow you to download the final version much more conveniently when it’s done.

Leftover art prints/download codes (as well as the remaining Complete Island Arc will be sold after the tours.



Tickets on sale now; see our website’s tour page for ticket links.

The only thing we like better than seeing you at one of our shows is seeing you and your friends, so feel free to invite people using our Facebook events, if you like.

See you out there,