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Pre-order the new album now


Our newest (and final) album will be available in a special limited edition gold vinyl. Check out 11 brand-new tracks featuring nearly every current and former member of the band along with 14 guest artists. You'll also get access to…

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Slanted: An American Rock Opera

For the last several months, Joe and I have been writing the libretto and composing music for a forthcoming opera! We were selected one of the first creative teams for Opera Theatre of Saint Louis' New Works Collective program. We're…

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Special Appearance for Songbirds Radio Hour

We're making our first full-band appearance since we retired from touring for a special event at the Songbirds Foundation.  We'll be helping raise money for the Guitars for Kids programs by sharing our story and some of our songs. This…

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5 Years After the Supreme Court

This week marked five years since our historic win at the Supreme Court. The decision that day was unanimous, something that seems implausible in our deeply divided times. 

As you know, our band retired from live touring in 2019 so…

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The Band Plays On

During lockdown over the past two years, we've been busy writing songs. That's right: we're steadily working our way to a new album.

Many people think that the band completely retired in 2019, after our last show in Portland, Oregon…

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Slanted: A New Show of Songs & Stories

We're proud to be debuting a new experience with the International BorderLight Fringe Festival called SLANTED. It's a show of songs and stories, featuring new music that we've written just for this experience. The stories follow the experiences of Simon's…

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Recent Happenings

May 31, 2021 marks 14 years from our very first show (kicked off at the now defunct Tonic Lounge in Portland, OR). It's also the final day for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. 

Here are some recent things to check…

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Rock Against Hate

We are proud to join this star-studded lineup of Asian American actors, filmmakers, musicians, and artists to help raise money and awareness for the #StopAAPIHate campaign. 

This is a critical time and attacks against our community are on the rise…

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The Slants Discuss the Yellow Album

Simon Tam joins former band members Tyler Chen, Thai Dao, and Jonathan Fontanilla to talk about the making of our third full-length release, The Yellow Album. 

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