April 2016


Hello everyone! We are reemerging from winter hibernation, popping up in the UK for All Tomorrow’s Parties at Sunny Prestatyn, April 15-17. Then it’s on to Café Oto in London (April 18) and Sala Clamores in Madrid (April 19). And then we take Berlin – how many years has it been, Berlin? – where we play the Grüner Salon on April 22. All of these shows will be with our …continue…

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November / December 2015

On stage with FORTUNE at the Experience Music Project, Seattle 2015

One more tour for 2015! We play Taipei, Taichung, and Hong Kong December 4-6, and then we’ll have a screening of FORTUNE in Montreal at the wonderful Casa del Popolo, Dec 16. Watch for new music videos this month by Naomi for Waxahatchee, and Meg Baird… And Damon has been popping up this fall in gallery and museum spaces – check out the new website DadaDrummer to keep track of …continue…

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August / September 2015


A new leg of our FORTUNE tour is taking us to Los Angeles, Korea and Japan. In LA we play the Don’t Knock the Rock Festival at Cinefamily (the Silent Movie Theatre) on Aug 20. In Korea we will present Fortune in Seoul, and also play the Gwangju Folk Festival alongside International Sad Hits star Kim Doo Soo. And in Tokyo we are very happy to announce that we will …continue…

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March/April 2015


The snows are melting, we’ve found our instruments underneath and we’re heading out on tour! In April, we’ll visit England for shows in Manchester, Cambridge (the other one), and London – then it’s on to Turkey where we’ll play a “cine-concert” at the Istanbul Film Festival. From there we jet all the way west to Seattle for a special show at the EMP Museum, during their annual Pop Conference. And …continue…

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February 2015


Our new album FORTUNE is out now! Watch a video single from it: “A Shining Dream.” We will be performing the entire album, alongside Naomi’s film of the same name, in Boston on March 7. Then it’s off to the Istanbul Film Festival, April 11, with a stop in the UK on the way (all dates will be posted here).  

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January 2015


Happy New Year! Our new album, FORTUNE, is available for preorder on LP/CD, and you can stream it now. Physical copies are due to ship by Valentine’s Day – 10 years to the day we released THE EARTH IS BLUE – but love is mysterious, and so is vinyl production, so please be patient if there’s a slight delay… 2015 will take us to Turkey in April for a screening …continue…

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News Flash!


Naomi’s film FORTUNE is streaming online now! The premiere is being hosted by Wondering Sound – please enjoy, and please share! Tonight (Oct 2) we will celebrate with a performance at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts/Harvard Film Archive  – this show is free and open to all. And we will bring the live version of Fortune to New York City on Oct 14 at the wonderfully named Body …continue…

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September/October 2014


As per our usual rhythm, August was all woodshedding for us – but now there’s a harvest of new releases as a result. (In case you were wondering, January is our typical vacation month. When better to brood at leisure?) Naomi’s film FORTUNE, with live soundtrack, has its North American premieres at the Pop Montreal festival on September 19, and in Cambridge at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts/Harvard …continue…

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July 2014


Thank you to all in the UK who welcomed us and our new project, “Fortune”! It was exciting for us to play Naomi’s film and the songs we’ve written for it in front of a live audience. We’re working on recording those songs now, and plan to continue sharing this project. More on that as it develops… While in Glasgow we commissioned a new logo from the junior Youngs, the …continue…

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March 2014


We’re already up to issue no. 6 of our new monthly e-zine, Exact Change – time to binge read them all and catch up! The table of contents for each issue, plus a pdf facsimile of issue no. 4, are posted on the app page of the Exact Change website. Naomi has been busy working on more music videos, including this collaboration with fashion designer Gary Graham and lighting designer …continue…

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