Mates of State premieres video at Pitchfork16 Jun 2015

Today Mates of State debuted the video for "Staring Contest", the lead single off You're Going To Make It, at Pitchfork. You're Going To Make It is out today in North …  ·read more·

Today Mates of State debuted the video for "Staring Contest", the lead single off You're Going To Make It, at Pitchfork. You're Going To Make It is out today in North America on Barsuk, and yesterday in Europe on Fierce Panda Records. Watch the video here.

"Though their latest EP comes after twelve albums, two children, and many, many years since their first interaction, You're Going To Make It manages to feel as love-struck and starry eyed as ever." — NOISEY·read less·

Mates of State debuts "Beautiful Kids" on Stereogum20 May 2015

Mates of State has debuted "Beautiful Kids", the second song off the upcoming release You're Going To Make It, at Stereogum. Pitchfork announced earlier …  ·read more·

Mates of State has debuted "Beautiful Kids", the second song off the upcoming release You're Going To Make It, at Stereogum. Pitchfork announced earlier this spring that You're Going To Make It will be available in North America on Barsuk Records June 16th and in Europe on Fierce Panda June 15th. The duo unveiled "Staring Contest", the first single off of You're Going To Make It, at a few weeks ago at NPR.

"'Staring Contest' practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love." - NPR

"'Staring Contest' is about young love, the kind that surfaces in an instant and is probably extinguished three weeks later once it’s no longer worthy gossip material and everyone involved is over it." - Stereogum ·read less·

First single from Mates of State release27 Apr 2015

NPR Music debuted "Staring Contest", the first single off of Mates of State's upcoming release You're Going To Make It.

"'Staring Contest' practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love." — NPR

Catch the band on tour this spring and summer!…  ·read more·

NPR Music debuted "Staring Contest", the first single off of Mates of State's upcoming release You're Going To Make It.

"'Staring Contest' practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love." — NPR

Catch the band on tour this spring and summer! ·read less·

Mates of State announces new EP, full US tour01 Apr 2015

Mates of State has announced details of their new EP, You're Going To Make It, via Pitchfork. The new release will be available in North America on Barsuk …  ·read more·

Mates of State has announced details of their new EP, You're Going To Make It, via Pitchfork. The new release will be available in North America on Barsuk June 16th, and in Europe on Fierce Panda June 15th.

The band also announced new tour dates this June and July alongside previously announced dates in April. ·read less·

Mates of State and their Yamaha organ02 Dec 2014

Head over to Preservation Sound for a video on the history of Mates of State and their Yamaha Electone organ.

Head over to Preservation Sound for a video on the history of Mates of State and their Yamaha Electone organ.