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Mates of State


Thursday, September 22 2011

Mates of State: Mountaintops

Indie rock's favourite husband and wife act tinker with expanding their sound on their sixth album of original material, with uneven results.

Tuesday, May 12 2009

Mates of State + Black Kids: 10 April 2009 - Toronto

By the time Mates of State burned through a fervent and triumphant reading of “Fraud in the ‘80s”, still one of their best songs, my initial doubts were long forgotten.

Wednesday, May 21 2008

Mates of State: Re-Arrange Us

The fifth album from the husband-wife duo sees a simple continuation upon their familiar and accessible version of indie-pop.

Tuesday, December 21 2004

Mates of State: Two of Us [DVD]

Monday, December 1 2003

Mates of State: Team Boo


Wednesday, June 19 2013

Mates of State: 15 June 2013 - Hamden, CT

Mates of State kick out the jams with a very small audience in their metaphorical Connecticut backyard, fresh off of three nights opening for The Postal Service in sizable arenas.

Wednesday, October 19 2011

Mates of State: 12 October 2011 – New York

Tour to support new release brings renewed resolve to stay the course.

Wednesday, October 5 2011

Mates of State Unleash New Video for "Palomino"

Single off new album warrants artistic treatment.

Wednesday, August 4 2010

Mates of State Cover the Replacements

The quirky multi-talented duo Mates of States just released an all covers record entitled Crushes (The Covers Mixtape). To celebrate they recorded a live cover

Wednesday, June 16 2010

Mates of State Release New CD 'Crushes' and Talks to PopMatters

The husband-wife duo Mates of State dive into a list of covers and record their own take of favorite songs.


Wednesday, November 19 2008

Mates of State: Losing an organ, gaining a piano

Let's address the seemingly biggest shift in Mates of State's music right off the bat. Since the duo's inception more than a decade ago, Jason

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