Hottest 100

Please vote for us in the 2010 Hottest 100. Tell your friends and colleagues, teach your grandparents how to use a computer, go viral!
If you’re from overseas just say you live in Queensland. (It’s the pointy state in case they ask.)
The song in the running is ‘All These Things.’

You also need to confirm when they sent you an email after voting. Yes, I know you’re not stupid.

RAGE top 50

The music video for my song All These things is in for a chance in this years RAGE top 50 clips of the year. It’s yet another lofi masterpiece by my good friend Natalie Van Den Dungen. It stars Melbourne dancer Heidi Barrett (miming to the vocals of Shelley Short) and myself and believe it or not I’m not a dancer.
Please vote for us
We got #8! thanks neighbours!


Minutes after sending my last mailout we were informed that the show planned in London on the 8th Dec falls on the same day as an Arsenal game nearby so therefore the pub will be overrun by people probably not wanting to here intimate folk songs. The show will be moved now to the next night on Thursday the 9th December. Sorry about the confusion. Tickets below:


Chapter 3 of the US tour Trilogy sees me on tour with Saddle Creek’s Tim Kasher. Usually fronting Cursive and The Good Life he’s recorded an album under his own name and assembled a nice bunch of musicians to bring it to the people. I’m happy to be going along to open up. Here are the dates:

Wednesday 3rd
Urban Lounge
Salt Lake City, UT

Friday 5th
Media Club
Vancouver, BC (CANADA)

Saturday 6th
The Tractor Tavern
Seattle, WA

Sunday 7th
Doug Fir Lounge
Portland. OR

Tuesday 9th
Cafe Du Nord
San Francisco, CA

Wednesday 10th
The Cellar Door
Visalia, CA

Thursday 11th
Bootleg Theater
Los Angeles, CA

Friday 12th
The Glasshouse Record Store
Pomona, CA

Saturday 13th
The Loft – Uc San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Sunday 14th
The Sail Inn
Tempe, AZ

Tuesday 16th
The Black Sheep
Colorado Springs, CO

Thursday 18th
Bourbon Theatre
Lincoln, NE

Friday 19th
The Waiting Room
Omaha, NE

Saturday 20th
Chicago, IL

Sunday 21st
Blind Pig
Ann Arbor, MI

Monday 22nd
Thunderbird Cafe
Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday 23rd
The Red Palace
Washington, DC

Wednesday 24th
Local 506
Chapel Hill, NC

Friday 26th
The Social
Orlando, FL

Saturday 27th
Crowbar – F1
Ybor City, FL

Sunday 28th
The Earl
Atlanta, GA


We’ve thrown together a last minute show at Googies Lounge tomorrow night (Tues 2nd Nov).
It’ll be great to play with a few of the folks I’ve met on this trip: Ann Driscoll and Masters of the Unicorns.
It’s free!


Over the coming days I’ll be traveling and performing with my good friend David Dondero throughout the Midwest of the US. He’s one of the best songwriters alive, I’m not kidding! It’s a lesson for me to watch him sing each night. Check out the dates on the site here in case we’re in your midst.


My tour with Billy Bragg in various US cities starts today! Come one and all. Here are the dates:

Wednesday 8th
Cedar Cultural Center
Minneapolis, MN

Thursday 9th
Turner Hall
Milwaukee, WI
Opening for Billy Bragg

Friday 10th
Dominican University
River Forest, IL

Saturday 11th
The Ark
Ann Arbor, MI

Tuesday 14th
The Vogue
Indianapolis, IN

Thursday 16th
Bijou Theater
Knoxville, TN

Friday 17th
The Orange Peel
Asheville, NC

Saturday 18th
Cats Cradle
Carrboro, NC

Sunday 19th
930 Club
Washington, DC

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