Category: Begin the Begone

The Orange Peels at Daytrotter

During our recent Midwest tour with Matthew Sweet, we got the chance to stop in at the Daytrotter Sessions HQ in Rock Island, Illinois and record a few live versions of our favorite songs off Begin the Begone. We had a day off after playing Madison, so we drove to the Quad Cities on Monday…

Begin the Begone Lyric Book

We’ve gotten some requests recently for the lyrics for the new album. The only problem is that I never actually wrote them down anywhere. Some of them were on scraps of paper, some of them were in cryptic emails to myself, and some of them were improvised at the microphone. So to all of you…

All You Got is … Remixes, Baby

The second single from “Begin the Begone” is “Embers,” and it’s out now! But that’s only 1/8 of it. Also included are seven (7!) remixes with versions by members of Rogue Wave and The Ocean Blue, The Paul & John, Myles Boisen, Identical Homes, Crown Estate, and U-Dot Sound. Embers + Remixes is available from all your favorite…

Sneak Pique Week

Wondering what we cooked up for you all this time? This is a pretty good week to begin finding out. Magnet Magazine is giving the world premiere of the first song from our new record: It’s track one, side one on the vinyl and it’s called Head Cleaner. Stream it from their MP3 at 3PM page,…

Anatomy of a Publicity Photo

Publicity photos are strange beasts. No matter how many times I’ve been involved in the writing, production, or design of an album with The Orange Peels, it almost always comes as a surprise. It’s always three months or so before the release date, and it’s always the last thing we’re thinking about. Amidst rehearsing the…