Wye Oak News

Stream Wye Oak's "Civilian" now at NPR Music!

Wye Oak's new album Civilian will be in stores on March 8, but you can stream the whole album now exclusively at NPR Music. NPR's Stephen Thompson says of the record, "Civilian's title track stands out as an alternately ominous and furious rock ringer, but the rest of the record is similarly satisfying while finding practical uses for the spaces between notes. Pay special attention to the masterfully slow-burning, quiet build of 'We Were Wealth,' which blooms subtly into something special. In doing so, it's emblematic of an enormously promising band that's doing the exact same thing."   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.   More >

Wye Oak extend spring "Civilian" tour

Wye Oak are gearing up for the release of their highly anticipated third album Civilian with tour dates both here and abroad. Jenn & Andy just finished a run of dates opening for The Decemberists; a pairing that had Time Out NY wondering if "'King' Meloy was ceding ground to a queen of sorts, Jenn Wasner."   More >

Merge @ SXSW 2010

Merge will be well-represented at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin this year with eight bands and two special Our Noise events.   More >

Wye Oak announce spring tour

Wye Oak just announced spring tour dates with Shearwater in support of their 2009 release, The Knot! Jenn & Andy will also be in Austin for the SXSW festival.    More >

2009 Year End List: Wye Oak

Top ten music-related things of 2009: 1) Bill Callahan- Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle - Probably listened to this album once a day for the entirety of 2009. 2) Lambchop at XX Merge - You'll find us in the front row, grinning and gawking.   More >

Wye Oak get the high fashion treatment in Spin!

Wye Oak were featured in the "Breaking Out" section of the September issue of Spin Magazine on newstands now! Jenn and Andy went to NYC for a photo shoot and we think they look fabulous! Wye Oak will be on tour throughout September and October.   More >

Wye Oak get remixed!

Wye Oak are giving away a free MP3 of the remix of "That I do" (from The Knot) by Baltimore hip hop artist, Mickey Free.   More >

Wye Oak at Rufustival in Baltimore

Wye Oak's album release show is July 21 at Ottobar in Baltimore, and then they play Memorial Hall as part of XX Merge on July 26! Tickets still available!   More >

Wye Oak is Paste's Band of the Week!

Wye Oak is Paste Magazine's Band of the Week! Check out the article at PasteMagazine.com! Wye Oak release The Knot on July 21, with an album release show at The Ottobar on the same night! Tickets are still available for their performance at Memorial Hall on July 26 as part of XX Merge!   More >