Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Final ‘Jet Plane and Oxbow’ Tour Dates

To close out 2016, we’re playing a short run on the East Coast of the USA to celebrate in our hometowns and catch cities we missed on earlier tours this year. This marks the end of touring for Jet Plane and Oxbow, so we’re planning to leave it all on the field. It’s been a […]

Monday, April 4, 2016

This summer: back to Europe

This summer: back to Europe

We figured the best way to celebrate the end of a tour is to announce another one. (!). The following dates are confirmed for our summer European tour for Jet Plane and Oxbow; a few more dates will be announced shortly, including shows in Italy, along with more info. 11 June: Bourla – Antwerp (B) […]

Friday, March 4, 2016

Coast to coast (and back again)

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 […]

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 This is nearly a month before its official release on January […]

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


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 […]