New Music Video for ‘Matter’

February 25, 2016

New Music Video for ‘Matter’

The video for ‘Matter’ is up now!

You can download the single on iTunes here. And if you’re in the DC area, you can come out and hear us play ‘Matter’ and a bunch of other new and old songs at the album release show next Thursday, March 3rd at Black Cat with Color Palette and Me and Karen!

Many thanks to Joey Ciccoline and Daniel Shepherd for making the video happen. It was a lot of fun to make.

February 16, 2016

13 Hour Instrumental Spotify Mix

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Hi friends,

Last year while I was working on the new record, ‘Matter,’ I was spending a ton of time playing instruments and hunched over my computer recording/programming/mixing/tcob/etc…. Eventually my body got all bent out of shape about it (get it?) and my wrists and arms starting bothering me.

I ended up going to the doctor and was prescribed lots and lots of stretching. Which can be a really calming and meditative thing to spend a bunch of hours doing. But then, other times it can be an INCREDIBLY boring thing to spend a bunch of hours doing. Like, really boring. So I made a small Spotify mix with some of my favorite instrumental songs, which then little by little grew into a much bigger mix. And by the end it was almost 13 hours long.

Most of the songs are old favorites of mine. Some are relatively new to me. But, it has served me well as a stretching/yoga/working/chilling/reading mix, and if you use Spotify, hopefully you can get some mileage out of it.

Here’s a link. Enjoy!

Mike

February 9, 2016

New Single, ‘Matter,’ Available Now on iTunes/Amazon/Soundcloud….

Just wanted to let you know, you can snag a copy of the new single, ‘Matter,’ on iTunes and Amazon now! You can also stream it for free on Soundcloud. Thanks!

February 4, 2016

Album Release Show at Black Cat in DC on 3.3.16!

Hi friends,

We’re celebrating the release of the new record, ‘Matter,’ with a show at one of our favorite venues, Black Cat, in DC on Thursday, March 3rd with our friends Color Palette & Me and Karen. We love Black Cat and are really looking forward to hanging out and playing some new and old songs. You can get your tickets here.

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Here’s the info:

Thursday, March 3, 2016.

WE WERE PIRATES
Record Release Concert with Special Guests:
ME & KAREN
COLOR PALETTE

$10 / Doors at 7:30
1811 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
www.blackcatdc.com
Facebook Event

See you there!

February 3, 2016

New Single, ‘Matter,’ Out Now.

Today’s the big day where you get to hear one of the songs from the new record! The song is called ‘Matter,’ and it’s from the new record that is also called ‘Matter.’ That is a true story.

The album comes out in March, but the single is out today! You can buy it at Bandcamp here. And you can stream it for free on Soundcloud.

Hope you dig it! Thanks for listening…