• CV


    Born 1976, Chicago, IL



    BA University of Texas at Austin 1998



    New View, Frenchkiss 2016

    Personal Record, Merge 2013

    Last Summer, Merge 2011



    Take Me Round Again, Thrill Jockey 2009

    I’m Going Away, Thrill Jockey 2009

    Remember, Thrill Jockey 2008

    Widow City, Thrill Jockey 2007

    Bitter Tea, Rough Trade/Fat Possum 2006

    Rehearsing My Choir, Rough Trade 2005

    EP, Rough Trade 2005

    Blueberry Boat, Rough Trade 2004

    Gallowsbird’s Bark, Rough Trade 2003



    "Chelsea Midnight" on RM Hubbert Telling The Trees 2016

    "Shivers" 7 Inch Single (The Boys Next Door Cover) The Vinyl Factory 2015

    "Open Your Soul To Me" 7 Inch Single with Greg Saunier (Yoko Ono Cover) Merge 25th      Anniversary 2014

    "Oh Oh I Love Her So"/"Free Money" (Ramones/Patti Smith Covers) Live in NYC 7 Inch       Single with Superchunk 2014

    "Old Shanghai" on Beck Song Reader 2014

    "Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me" on Holiday Rules 2013

    "I'll Never Be Happy Again"/"Dallas" (Flatlanders Cover) Ballroom Marfa 7 Inch Single       2013

    "I'm Leaving" (Junior Kimbrough Cover) with The Fiery Furnaces on Sunday Nights, Fat      Possum 2005

    "Winter" (The Fall Cover) with The Fiery Furnaces on Stop Me If You've Heard This One        Before, Rough Trade 25th Anniversary 2003



    Late Night with Seth Meyers 2016

    Late Night with Seth Meyers, 8G Band member 2014-2015

    Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2013



    Slow Machine, Joe DeNardo and Paul Felten TBD

    False Alphabets, Sara Magenheimer TBD

    Station to Station, Doug Aitken 2015

    She’s A Mirror, Joe DeNardo 2013

    VPL Her/She, James Oakley 2010



    The Kitchen performance of "Reducing the Tempo to Zero" by Ben Vida, with Ryan Sawyer and Nina Dante, New York 2016

    Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films, 2014-2016 composition and performance (with    Tom Verlaine, Martin Rev, Dean Wareham and Bradford Cox) at Carnegie Music Hall        Pittsburgh, UCLA Center for the Art of Performance, Brooklyn Academy of Music,      Barbican Centre, Le Lieu Unique Nantes, Paris Philharmonie

    Recess Activities composition and performance, (with Sara Magenheimer) New York 2015

    Ballroom Marfa residency, recording and performance, Marfa 2012



    Segura Viudas digital campaign 2015

    Lucky Brand Jeans digital campaign 2014

    VPL // VPL TWO look book Fall 2012

    Madewell digital campaign 2011

    Vena Cava digital campaign 2010

    Converse print campaign 2008

    Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti print campaign 2006

    Miu Miu print campaign 2005



    Aquarium Drunkard Sidecar Transmissions podcast 2016

    Dinner Party Download podcast 2016

    WBEZ Sound Opinions 2016, 2008

    RiYL podcast 2016

    KEXP In-Studio Performance 2016, 2013

    No Effects podcast 2014

    Worst Gig Ever podcast 2014

    Beginnings podcast 2013

    WNYC Soundcheck 2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2005

    KCRW/McSweeney's Wayne Coyne's Human Head Shaped Tumor 2013

    WNYC Kings County 2012

    NPR Fresh Air with Terry Gross 2006

    KCRW Morning Becomes Eclectic 2006



    London in Stereo, Tales From The City 2016

    The Talkhouse, Talks Yusuf's Tell 'Em I'm Gone 2014



    Trans-Pecos Festival, Marfa 2016

    Electric Picnic Festival, IR 2016

    End of the Road Festival, UK 2016

    Red Bull Studios NYC, Scenario in the Shade by Freeman & Lowe 2015

    Brooklyn Academy of Music/Onassis Cultural Center, Narcissus Now 2015

    Euguene Mirman Comedy Festival, Brooklyn 2015

    Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh 2015

    Saristra Festival, Kefalonia Greece 2014

    Casa de Musico, Porto 2013

    The Town Hall, NYC with Rodriguez 2013

    Brooklyn Academy of Music, Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Festival 2013

    Sydney Festival 2012

    Portlandia Tour, Multiple Cities 2012

    River to River Festival at South Street Seaport NYC 2012

    Vodafone Mexefest Festival, Lisbon 2011

    Primavera Sound Music Festival 2011

    Le Poisson Rouge NYC, What Kind of Love is This: The Music of Bob Dylan & The Band 2010

    Austin City Limits Music Festival with Spoon 2010

    Radio City Music Hall with Spoon, 2010

    La Route du Rock Festival, St. Malo 2010

    All Tomorrow's Parties Festival: curated by Pavement (2010), Sleater-Kinney (2006), Stephen Malkmus (2004)

    Guggenheim Museum, NYC, Rob Pruitt's First Annual Art Awards 2009

    Royal Festival Hall London, Life Along the Borderline:  A Tribute to Nico 2008

    East River Park Amphitheater, NYC 2008

    Pemberton Music Festival 2008

    Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival 2008

    Socrates Sculpture Park, LIC Queens 2007

    Arthur Nights Festival at the Palace Theater, Los Angeles 2006

    Austin City Limits Music Festival 2005

    Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival 2005

    London ICA 2005

    Iceland Airwaves 2005

    Radio City Music Hall with Wilco 2004

    Splendour in the Grass Festival 2004

    Fuji Rock Festival 2004

    Roskilde Festival 2004

    Siren Music Festival 2004



    Your Word 2016

    Does Turquoise Work? 2016

    Never Is A Long Time 2016

    Because I Asked You 2016

    Sweetest Girl 2016

    He Didn't Mention His Mother 2015

    False Alphabet City 2015

    My Own World 2013

    When I Knew 2013

    She's A Mirror 2013

    Stare At The Sun 2013

    Heaven 2012

    I Won't Fall Apart On You Tonight 2012

    Roosevelt Island 2011

    My Mistakes 2011

    Even In The Rain 2009

    Charmaine Champagne 2009

    Duplexes Of The Dead 2008

    Navy Nurse 2007

    Ex-Guru 2007

    Benton Harbor Blues 2006

    Tropical Ice-Land 2004