• When we wrote 101, a song of sunshine and a carefree way of embracing the unknown, we had no idea a pandemic was on the horizon and that 101 would be our survival guide for it. Joz and I have never been huge believers that... Read more...

  • About “101” (And How to Feel Good During a Pandemic) When we wrote “101,” a song of sunshine and a carefree way of embracing the unknown, we had no idea a pandemic was on the horizon and that 101 would be our survival guide for... Read more...

  • How to be a Good Bandmate: Be a fan: It’s really important that you like the artistic style of your bandmates playing/singing/writing/producing. Otherwise you’ll be arguing about every creative choice. When you have the same artistic taste, it just flows. Yutaka was always a big... Read more...

  • GET LIFTED. Wearing out our soles on the wrong path was the best thing that could have happened to us. Waiting in the Tennessee airport at 5:00 am for my plane ride back home, I had all these questions: Are we supposed to persevere, or... Read more...

  • BLACK LIVES AND ROCK & ROLL Why do basically all recording artists support the Black Lives Matter movement? Because it seems like the obviously humane position to take, of COURSE. But, what else? Just scrolling through the artists on the first rock playlist on Spotify,... Read more...

  • Just like it sounds, this album lifted us. I say it all the time. Right when we needed it most, this album lifted us. Just when we thought it was over, this album got us high. That’s not to say that it’s a cheerful album;... Read more...