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Mates of State


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Birth Place: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Years Active: 1997-Present
Genres: Indie Pop, Twee Pop

Mates of State is an American indie pop duo, active since 1997. The group is composed of the husband-and-wife team of Kori Gardner (vocals, organ, synthesizer, piano, electric piano, guitar) and Jason Hammel (vocals, drums, percussion, and occasional synthesizer). Gardner and Hammel originally played together in a four-piece rock band called Vosotros, in which they both sang and played guitar. Shortly after the couple moved to California in 1998 and were married in 2001. The band recorded one album, 2003’s “My Solo Project,” on Omnibus Records before moving to Polyvinyl for 2002’s “Our Constant Concern” and 2003’s “Team Boo.” In December 2005, the band signed with Barsuk R... Continue Bio >>


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