Telekinesis News

Watch Telekinesis play KEXP!

Jason Narducy, Cody Votolato, and Michael Benjamin Lerner visited KEXP during release week last month for a live session! Video of the set is online now! Tracks: Country Lane Please Ask for Help Dirty Thing 50 Ways   More >

Merge @ SXSW 2011!

This year, we have a very exciting showcase featuring Merge freshmen and a couple of old friends! Get there early to meet newest Merge signees Times New Viking and stay late to see the only nighttime WILD FLAG show of the festival! In between, Apex ManorTelekinesis & Wye Oak will be sharing songs from their new albums out this spring, and American Music Club Versus will make a rare appearance in Austin for the festival.

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Pre-order new Telekinesis & get a shiny new pencil!

Pre-order the great new Telekinesis album, 12 Desperate Straight Lines on CD or LP and Jay will send you a Telekinesis pencil! Follow Telekinesis on twitter for more fun giveaways & contests as the February 15 release date draws closer!   More >

New Telekinesis song premiere at NPR Music!

NPR All Songs Considered host Robin Hilton wrote: Telekinesis' self-titled debut was one of my favorite records of 2009, and I'm thrilled that the band is back this year with a glorious followup.  It's called 12 Desperate Straight Lines. It's not out until Feb.   More >

2010 Year End Lists: Michael Benjamin Lerner, Telekinesis

SUPERCHUNK - MAJESTY SHREDDING BELL PLAINES - STRANGE SEASON THE LOVE LANGUAGE - LIBRARIES FIELD MUSIC - MEASURE TEENAGE FANCLUB - SHADOWS GAYNGS - RELAYTED RADIO DEPT. - CLINGING TO A SCHEME LCD SOUNDSYSTEM - THIS IS HAPPENING SOMEONE STILL LOVES YOU BORIS YELTSIN - LET IT SWAY THE NATIONAL - HIGH VIOLET   More >

Release Day Reminder! Telekinesis EP in stores now!

Telekinesis presents the Parallel Seismic Conspiracies EP – available today from finer digital retailers, the Merge store and your local record store! The limited-edition CD is sure to get everyone all warmed up for Telekinesis’ 2011 full-length follow-up to the acclaimed debut Telekinesis! – the EP contains a full-band version of the first album’s “Calling All Doctors,” plus covers of Guided By Voices’ “Game of Pricks” and “The Drawback” (borrowed from the proto-Joy Division project Warsaw) and a dazzling new Michael Benjamin Lerner treat called “Dirty Thing” that just could be the summer hit you’ve been waiting for! Watch the new and sprightly video for “Dirty Thing” now!   More >

Telekinesis fueled by North Carolina on Spanish TV!

Michael Benjamin Lerner joined by Ivan Rosebuds on bass and BJ Burton from Raleigh's Flying Tiger Sound Studio on guitar performed on TV in Spain while touring Europe earlier this year. Watch the full set here!   More >

Telekinesis on Daytrotter

Telekinesis stopped by Daytrotter on their last tour and the session is now online at Daytrotter.com! Don't forget Telekinesis! when compiling your top 10 releases of 2009!   More >

Tweet to Win: Free tickets to Telekinesis at the Showbox in Seattle on 11/27!

Hey, Seattle! After the turkey coma wears off, go see Telekinesis and Lonely Forest play at the Showbox on Friday, November 27th! We are having a little contest on twitter for a pair of tickets to this show. If you will be in Seattle, all you have to do is tweet #TKinSeattle and a reason you are thankful for Telekinesis.   More >

Telekinesis impromptu set in Dublin!

Michael Benjamin Lerner was invited up on stage at a little pub in Dublin the other night to bring Telekinesis to the drinkers! Telekinesis tours Europe through October - don't miss it!   More >

Telekinesis on WKNC TODAY!

The Telekinesis rock invasion of Raleigh continues today as Michael Benjamin Lerner & friends play live on WKNC! Tune in around 6:15pm (Eastern Time) to catch the set & interview, then come by Tir Na Nog in Raleigh for a FREE show tonight around 10pm!   More >

Telekinesis visits WFUV!

Telekinesis visited The Bronx's WFUV while in New York earlier this month! WFUV's The Alternative Side has the full session with video!   More >