Winter Walk

Jan 26, 2018

Here’s a thing that I do: I watch the news, I get all bummed out feeling so small and helpless, and then either (a) eat ice cream (usually Cherry Garcia) or (b) stop whining and try to do something I actually CAN influence. Our great friend and Battles album producer, Sam Kassirer, is a champion…


Dec 16, 2017

Sometimes, at night, when the band is in Boston and I’m in DC, I have a drink or three and record Tom Waits songs. They are bleak and spooky and perfect for our times. Here’s one of my favorites, “Green Grass.” Come get bleak with me.  

A Question

Dec 01, 2017

I have a question. Many of our songs touch on income inequality and its effects. The fundamental problem I’ve been pretty obsessed with — and that seems to be getting worse — is this: people try their hardest and are still held back. I am genuinely concerned and curious about the tax reform bill that’s…

Half Off!

Nov 29, 2017

Okay I’ve posted this picture before, but I have good reason now: this vinyl is only $12.50 in our online store. We’re trying to be able to afford studiotime for our next album, so we’re scoffing at common business practices and marking everything half-off in our online store through the holidays. Shirts, hats, vinyl, etc….

Where is my mind

Sep 20, 2017

There’s a face under there, swear. Here’s a late-at-night-be-quiet acoustic version of the Pixies’ classic ‘where is my mind,’ because I often ask this question late at night. Subscribe to if you’re into this kind of stuff. #StayAtHomeSong