What a great concept: music and musicians traveling through the great American landscape on a train. Kind of like the circus rolling in to town. And Mumford and Sons is one of my absolute favorite bands these days. I saw them for the first time on a whim with about 60 other people at the [...]
We were on tour one Winter and it seemed like everywhere we went, we were either playing the day before or the day after Machester Orchestra at the same venues. Vans and trailers passing in the night. Best part about them, too: they are neither from Manchester nor are an orchestra. They are actually a [...]
I’ve been a fan of The Damwells for about as long as they’ve been a band. This is a ridiculously simple yet captivating video for the song The Great Unknown, the first tune they released off of their most recent record, No One Listens To The Band Anymore. Man, Alex Dezen sure knows how to [...]
Terrence Malick, what is this movie about? I’ve watched the trailer nearly 20 times and I still cannot figure it out. Regardless, I’m sure it’s going to be amazing. When we were in the midst of recording our last record, parts of this film were being shot just outside of Austin. Our producer’s house, wife [...]
A month ago, I began noticing these random upright pianos popping up in the most odd places all across Austin: on pedestrian bridges, running trails, in front of downtown building. It’s a beautiful idea for an art installation, using a city known for its music, culture and artistic identity, and painting it with its own [...]
This video was shot and edited around the same time as our video for Sing [watch below]. Both were done by our good friend (and general boy genius), director Jeff Ray. This guy is stupid good behind the camera.