Broken Spindles started as a favor to friend. He wanted unreleased, instrumental music for a video project and asked if I would write a track for him. It had been quite a while since I’d thought about writing songs outside the collaboration of a band, so this interested me. Soon thereafter I began writing and something unanticipated happened; a surge of ideas started pouring out of me, which lead to three tracks, instead of one, with still more wanting to be born. So, after a few months of just getting them out of my head and into my laptop, I had what I thought to be an album, but in my haste I knew I had skipped the important part of making them sound a hundred percent. For this final step, I called and asked Mike Mogis if he would help me finish what would be my first album.
Read the complete history at brokenspindles.com
October 30, 2014
Philadelphia’s Hop Along has signed to Saddle Creek! Hop Along’s 2012 LP, Get Disowned, which A.V. Club referred to as “nearly perfect”, received widespread acclaim across the board from Brooklyn Vegan to Punk News.
Hop Along will enter the studio this week to begin work on their Saddle Creek debut, which will be produced by John Agnello (Kurt Vile, Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., etc) and released in the Spring of 2015.
Hop Along has been busy over the past couple of years sharing the stage with Joyce Manor, Waxahatchee, Title Fight, Owls, Against Me, The Thermals, and more. The band will play a more »