Mates of State archive
Watch Mates Of State: Tiny Desk Concert
Read Mates Of State: Reaching Surprising New 'Mountaintops'
September 29, 2011 – The duo has been making music for 15 years, but its ebullient new album is still a sonic surprise.
Watch First Watch: Mates Of State, 'Palomino'
Read New Mix: Lykke Li, A Fiery Furnace Goes Solo, More
June 22, 2011 – Hear new music from Eleanor Friedberger, Mates of State, Tinariwen and others.
Listen The Best Of 'Song Of The Day'
Listen Mates Of State: Bathing Tom Waits In The Light Of The Sun
September 15, 2010 – Mates of State turns Waits' loping "Long Way Home" into a relentlessly sunny anthem.
Listen Mates Of State In Concert
Listen Mates Of State On Mountain Stage
Read Songs Of The Year: Best Music Of 2008
Listen The Year In Music From All Songs Considered
Listen Mates Of State's Family Band Solution WXPN
Listen Mates Of State: Pleading The Fifth
Listen Mates Of State: Rock After Children KUT
Listen Mates of State Rock the 'BPP' Jukebox
Watch Mates of State 'Re-Arrange Us,' to Excellent Effect
May 28, 2008 – The married rock duo visits the BPP to play from their new album, Re-Arrange Us.