November 28, 2013


My son, Bo, and I stood in a field yesterday, watching Canada geese take off into the mist. They disappeared almost instantly: ghost geese, still making a racket, but invisible to the two of us parked on the ground, our … Read more

Posted in: words, writing

November 13, 2013


Purgatory/Paradise is out now in the UK (The Friday Project) and digitally worldwide. US (Harper Collins’ It Books) pre-orders are available now for a December 3, 2013 release. The art book is 64-pages of lyrics, essays, and photos and includes … Read more

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September 26, 2012

It’s All Perfect Right Now

Waking up, you don’t know where you are. Also? It doesn’t matter. But the urge to pull back the heavy curtain is strong because everywhere turns out to be somewhere and that’s exciting. Out the window are icy branches, a … Read more

Posted in: words, writing

June 5, 2012

To Be Quiet

Violently crushing hundreds of periwinkles underfoot, I slip on a bank of slippershells, jerking an earbud from my ear, and suddenly I can hear the ocean and my friend at the same time. He wasn’t keeping up, honestly; I didn’t … Read more

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April 25, 2012

The Left Banke

This essay recently appeared in The Quietus for Record Store Day.

Skimming through my dad’s record collection one hot, boring summer morning, I came upon The Left Banke. I’d heard of just about everyone else in his collection, so of … Read more

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January 26, 2012


Right before I walked away from my first house, I walked away from my first house. Carried my baby down the street in the snow: dry flakes, whipping sideways past the neighbors’ houses. We were going to the liquor store … Read more

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January 4, 2012


Really, we know New Year’s eve is just another day, an arbitrary marker. But we figure that it makes us sit still enough to begin walking backwards through the last few seasons, and when we do, it’s natural to reflect … Read more

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January 3, 2012

Throwing Muses Mixing New Listener-funded Record

Throwing Muses is in the process of mixing their new record, which, for now at least is coming in at 38 songs(!)
This one is entirely listener-funded thanks to Kristin’s subscribers (Strange Angels) and other generous contributors via … Read more

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January 3, 2012


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December 19, 2011


With Love From TheMen’s Room CDs are just in from the manufacturer and look great — thanks to Jesse Von Doom’s beautiful design and artwork. Strange Angels will be contacted about their copies shortly after the holidays.
Track listing: Free … Read more

Posted in: 50FOOTWAVE

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