May/June 2015

photo by Aylin Güngör

We’ve had a great time presenting FORTUNE on tour, from Istanbul to Seattle – the last show of this run takes place in Brooklyn at the Bell House on Friday May 29, where we are joined by friends Tanya Donelly and Elisa Ambrogio. Damon will play drums for Elisa at this show, as well. Please come celebrate with us! (Photo of us lounging among the ruins at Ephesus, Turkey, by Aylin …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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May 2014


We’re getting ready for UK shows this month, where we will debut Naomi’s silent film “Fortune” and perform a live soundtrack of 11 new songs: May 15 – Glasgow, Mono – TICKETS May 18 – London, Café Oto – TICKETS May 19 – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach – TICKETS May 20 – Southampton, Talking Heads – TICKETS Looking forward to seeing our UK friends again! In other Naomi news: her …continue…

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April 2014

Still from Naomi's silent film, "Fortune"

Happy spring! We are emerging from winter hibernation and will be at one of our favorite venues on May 18, Cafe Oto in London, to debut Naomi’s silent film “Fortune,” with a live soundtrack of 11 new songs. Tickets are available now – come join us, London friends! [News flash: we've added more UK dates...] The new issue of the Exact Change app has a spring to it, too – …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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