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Over 100,000 fans hit the Seattle Center for this year's Bumbershoot over Labor Day weekend. Performers included Kendrick Lamar, MGMT, Fun., Heart, Gary Numan, and Death Cab For Cutie playing their…   Read Story »
Here's the video for Mates Of State's "Unless I'm Led," wherein we find the Mates Of States beachside, frolicking, jumping over fires, painting (not a landscape, though) and watching one of those…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Mates Of State tweeted that they were working on a remix of the Drums' "Days," and today we have that very take on the Portamento cut. It's in interesting remix in the sense that…   Read Story »
The video for Mates Of State's "Sway" chronicles the budding romance between a woman who falls into an alternate world and a creature she meets there. Budding, because he's a plant! Or something.…   Read Story »
Name: Mates of State Progress Report: Indie-rock’s most reliable pop twosome readies the release of Mountaintops. Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner have been making beautiful music together -- both…   Read Story »
Connecticut-via-Kansas boy/girl duo Mates Of State return this fall with their seventh LP Mountaintops, the follow-up to 2008's Re-Arrange Us. This time out they've enlisted the support of…   Read Story »
We first glommed onto the A.V. Club's covers project via Owen Pallett's take on Guided By Voices' "Game Of Pricks"; in the subsequent weeks more bands have entered the studio and chosen songs from a…   Read Story »
Mates Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner's Crushes..., their first album since 2008's Re-Arrange Us, includes covers of 10 fairly diverse artists. There are links between a couple -- say Tom Waits and…   Read Story »
Indeed, this year's Virgin Mobile Festival was totally free, and Richard Branson's attempt to "put a smile on people's faces" totally worked. Aside from those grumbling about the long lines for…   Read Story »
Yo Gabba Gabba!, the kiddie show that grabbed our attention with original music from Cornelius and the Shins, has booked lots more bands to appear in season two. Ladytron, MGMT, Mates Of State,…   Read Story »