Met at a Super Bowl party in 1999. Broncos vs. Falcons
Got the band name in 2000.
Got a real singer in 2001.
Can't remember anything in 2002.
Parents and friends finally start liking us in 2003 or 2004.
First album. Broom. 2005. First tour.
Signed to Polyvinyl Records in 2006. Our song "Oregon Girl" is on The OC. The OC gets canceled a few weeks later.
Boris Yeltsin dies 2007 and we play at his funeral in Moscow (66% true). Also in 2007: First Europe tour with Jakub. Toured with Mute Math. Phil tries to kill John with a bar stool after a bad show in New Mexico.
Second Album. Pershing. 2008. Jonathan briefly quits the band.
2009. We got 16 and Pregnant. Start recording LP3 with Chris Walla.
Third album. Let It Sway. August 17, 2010
Toured with Tokyo Police Club and Tour Door Cinema Club in 2011.
Broom reissued on April 16, 2011
SSLYBY in Shark Night 3D September 2011.
B-sides/Rarities album. It's called Tape Club. September 2011. .
First Japanese tour. Summer 2012.
Named U.S. State Department Cultural Ambassadors.
Return to Mother Russia 2013.
Working on a new album now. Out on Polyvinyl Records and MOOR WORKS in Japan. FALL 2013.