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* JUNE 2006: We are reconstituting the site after a small IT disaster that was out of our control.

* APRIL 2006: We're playing at The Delancey in NYC on Cinqo de Mayo. Come work up a sweat. more

* DECEMBER 2005: Thanks to Rock Sound in the UK for making us one of the "44 New Bands You Need to Know" in their January 2006 issue. more

* NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2005: We got back from the Euro tour with some great shows under our belt and a lot of photos to sort out. Drowned In Sound was kind enough to write a review of our London show with Minus The Bear. Tour log updates are around the corner.

* OCTOBER 2005: Getting ready for the European tour, which is looking hot.

* JULY / AUGUST 2005: We've been animals of leisure this summer. But we've got gigs. We've got gigs shaping up in New York, and then gigs all over Europe -- tour dates to come.

* JUNE 2005: We are very sad to hear that Ram, the owner of Taco Land in San Antonio, has been killed by some punks in his bar. Peace, Ram, thanks for everything.

* APRIL / MAY 2005: We're on tour. Right now we are probably in your town, kicking your ass. Tour log updates to come.

* SxSW UPDATE: We're back from SxSW's Southern Records showcase. Thanks to everyone who surprised us by packing the place, and making us look good for the press.

* MARCH 2005: Tired of waiting? You can pre-order the new album now. We went ahead and scored you a coupon at Insound.com for Twenty Paces, which ships 21 March. Details on the Listen/Shop page.

* FEBRUARY 2005: The reviews for the new album, "Twenty Paces", are starting to show up on the web. Check the Listen/Shop page for an excerpt from one. We also have an NYC gig on the Gigs page, and Tone Deaf is starting to put together the national spring tour.

* JANUARY 2005: Happy 2005! The new album comes out March 21/22 in the US and Europe. We'll be at SxSW right before then in a night of Southern Records bands, and in late April we'll start a full U.S. tour that will bring us back to the west coast and the Emissions festival in Ohio.

* NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2004: Thanks to everyone who made our Northsix show with J Mascis and Early Man such a success. That was a great way for us to end the year, and to cap off fourteen months of touring in support of Feeding Frenzy. We're going to take some time off from touring now, and spend the winter writing. The new album, Twenty Paces, is set for U.S. and European release in late March. We'll be starting to play again around then, so watch this space for announcements.

* NOVEMBER 2004: We're back from Germany, which treated us very well. More to come in our tour log, so stay tuned to the site. In the meantime, see the shot below of what it looks like to drink garlic schnappps in the former Karlmarxstadt, Chemnitz. We've got a post-tour blowout with our faves Oh My God at Sin-E this week, and new shows to announce very soon.

* OCTOBER 2004: Thanks to everyone who came out and made our U.S. tour such a success. (Still working on finishing the tour log!) We're playing CMJ before we head to Europe, so you New Yorkers should come out and watch the mayhem.

* SEPTEMBER 2004: The hot NYC shows keep piling up, even as we get in gear for fall tours in the U.S. and Europe. Check out the shows page for details on NYC dates, and Tone Deaf Touring for details on other U.S. dates. Europe info to come.

* AUGUST 2004: New NYC shows added! August 5 at Sin-E, September 16 at Lit. Check out the shows page.

* JUNE/JULY 2004: We've got a lot going on this summer. In June we enter the studio in Brooklyn to record our next album for Southern Records. We'll be doing some limited playing in the northeast this summer as we mix the record.

In September and October we'll tour the U.S., and then we're off to central Europe for the second half of October. Details to come. Keep your pants on, K?

* MARCH 2004: We whooped some ass at Lit, and now we're outties. Check the tour log

* FEBRUARY 2004: Thanks to everyone who packed Sin-e on 1/30. And thanks to Oh My God and the Giraffes! Our next NYC show will be at Lit on March 5th to kick off our March tour.

Also, keep your ears peeled on February 17th if you're watching Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, and you'll hear "Shipping & Handling". It's episode #117 -- the guy's name is "Ralph Sutton".

* DECEMBER 2003: We're back in beautiful NYC now, putting our civilian lives back together (laundry, rent, jobs) and getting ready for the show at Arlene's Grocery on 12/5. It's our last show of 2003!

* NOVEMBER 2003: Still going! We're going to have a tour round-up at Arlene's on December 5th with The Mobius Band, and then we're taking a couple months off to write.

We got one of the big prog-rock sites to review Feeding Frenzy, and they said we're not prog. Funny, we were just about getting ready to accept that we might possibly *be* prog after all.

* OCTOBER 2003: Here we go - the tour starts Wednedsay the 15th, and we don't stop until November 26th. See you on the road!

Also, check out the new tour log.

* AUGUST 2003: Here's a review of the upcoming album, "Feeding Frenzy" on PitchforkMedia.com.

U.S. RELEASE: 23 September

We're planning a MASSIVE U.S. TOUR for October and November. Missoula's going into lockdown

* JULY 2003: Our July tour was fantastic, and we've got some great gigs back here in NYC this summer.

* APRIL 2003: We've signed with Southern Records, and now have great bands like Ui, 90 Day Men, Ten Grand, and Karate as labelmates. This month we're recording our debut Southern album, which should be out in the fall.

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