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The kids are alright

Jan 23, 2024

The other night at the Millennium Stage was special. Not just because of the special guests that joined us on stage (friend! wife!), or because there was fierce crowd competition with Frozen the Musical, or because of the infinite space and beauty of the Kennedy Center. The real reason was that there were all sorts of kids…

The Kennedy Center

Dec 20, 2023

The world is crap right now and it’s sometimes hard (for me at least) to stay focused on what’s right in front of me, and getting up on stage – in a beautiful venue to boot – is a nice reminder of how awesome things can be. ​ That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that…

Lyrical Whiplash

Sep 29, 2023

Naseem here, with a confession: sometimes it’s hard to remember lyrics. Normally, they’re so engrained that it’s not a problem. You’ll be on the stage playing a tune and they just pour out of you the way you intended when you first wrote them in your bedroom or on the subway. You take advantage of muscle…

Immigrant Song

Jul 06, 2023

One day, I was sitting at the New Jersey kitchen table of my parents-in-law, eating my eighth plate of homemade Indian food, when something came on the tv. I don’t remember what it was exactly. Some sort of news about some sort of bad thing happening in a far off place. I remember my mother…

An explanation, and…shows!

Apr 19, 2023

Naseem here. At some point over the past bunch of months, you may have wondered – “whatever happened to that band I kindasorta liked? They had that one song in that thing? There were beards, sometimes hats?” In other words, we haven’t written a newsletter in a long time. We’ve only played a few shows…