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recent news...



launder flier

we've got a show next week
@ the 13th floor in austin :]
we're playing with launder from LA
wednesday 4/17, doors at 8pm
u can grab $15 tix right here ♪(๑ᴖ◡ᴖ๑)♪



striking a pose
og angels
bb angel cookin

us in the kitchen (practice space) cookin (recording) a couple new treats (tracks) for u guys :]


vid of a new unreleased song live at the yo la tengo aftershow 2/25 shot by isaac zamorano :]
and catch us at sxsw this thursday 3/14 at tweedy's for a freebies :P

sxsw 2024 at tweedys

hi! pls stay tuned for sxsw news tba thank u!! :]
but in the meantime.. pls enjoy these pics by sean b. from the yo la tengo aftershow last week <3

nick at the ylt show
me at the ylt show



obaa 2.25 flier

02/14/2024
dear diary..

pls come awaken yr senses with us
sunday feb. 25th
for a YO LA TENGO aftershow
inside mohawk
following their sold out set outside :]

our buds cast of thousands
will be joining us
for maximum vibes
so u won’t want to miss this spiritual night…
tix on sale now HERE ˚✧₊⁎❝᷀ົཽ≀ˍ̮ ❝᷀ົཽ⁎⁺˳✧༚


hello all and welcome to 2024 !! ♪(๑ᴖ◡ᴖ๑)♪
we had such a fun time ringin in the new year with our buds snail mail and narrow head!!
huge thanks to everyone that came, i hope u all had as much fun as we did !!! :]
special shout out to adrianna for the cutest handmade obaa bracelet :'] i know finding all those beads wasn't easy LOL
and also shout out to fiona for the cute drawing from the SA show, our first fan art <3 u guys rock !!!!

obaa pillowcases

we also made some exclusive pillow cases
for the nye show that sold out :00
so thanks to everyone that bought one
and validated my unconventional merch dream :]
the anime angel (courtesy of tamagotchi)
was also put on some plain white Ts,
so head to our bandcamp to snag one
if u weren't able to make it to the show!!


lastly... we were nominated for "BEST ROCK" in the austin chronicle's 2023 austin music awards :00
if yr local and feel so inclined, u can vote for us HERE and help us cement what we already knew as fact ;)

me at nye by cole
nick at nye by cole

photos from nye with snail mail at mohawk in austin by cole :]

SA by sworn by sound

SA by sworn by sound
SA by sworn by sound

photos from paper tiger in san antonio with snail mail & narrow head by stephanie loftus for sworn by sound

top news...


very excited for the release of our new single "playin it cool" and to share the music vid
now available for yr viewing pleasure on youtube... :]
u can still order a copy of the 7" through american laundromat records or bandcamp while they last !!!


big thanks to the obaa film crew: directed by sarah nation and edited by nick harral :]
with behind the scenes shots (below) by sean blackall :]

bts 1
bts 2


bts 4
bts 5


also stoked to share the b-side from our upcoming new 7"... u know we haddd to do the KISS "hard luck woman" cover but make it fuzzy
check out the track below or on our bandcamp now !! and stay tuned for the single drop 11/3 :]


sooo excited to announce our debut vinyl release available now for pre-order via american laundromat records !!!
introducing our new single "playin it cool" and b-side banger KISS cover "hard luck woman" (teaser here hehe)
recorded live on analog tape with jason morales at the bbq shack on april fools' day 2023 :]
art and layout by moi, photos sourced from old magazines
script lettering by sam a., back cover photo by sean b.
stoked to share more with time... :P

front cover
back cover

and lastly, i added the leftover nancy and sue blue tees (below vvv) to our bandcamp if u wanna to get any new swag :)

nancy shirt

nancy shirt photo on the roof at work by sean blackall

design by sue tompkins

typography shirt by the incredible sue tompkins !! :0
what a total dream to collab with sue
been such a fan of her work since discovering life without buildings one blessed day on tumblr.. lol
beyond stoked to have these :')

MERCH UP FOR SALE ON BANDCAMP NOW
GET IT WHILE IT'S HOT


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