Team Love is proud to release the debut full-length album by Joanna Sternberg on vinyl, cd, and digital. Celebrate with us tonight at The Glove in Brooklyn, catch Joanna on tour with Conor Oberst starting next week in Portsmouth, or attend the homecoming birthday bash at Alphaville on August 18, with Miwi La Lupa and friends. Most importantly, get the hard copy before they are gone. Buy or stream it in all the places. You can find them here: https://smarturl.it/joannasternberg-xoxo
Thanks so much! XOTL
“…for those who are able to identify with Sternberg, Then I Try Some More has the potential to be life-savingly relatable.” Pitchfork
“Sternberg has a way with simple stories and melodies that feel eternal…” Stereogum
“Sternberg’s music is upfront in its need for human connection. Then I Try Some More reveals the very maw of their sadness…” The FADER
“…these are their feelings, their truth, we can only sit back, listen and be thankful that Joanna is willing to share this with the world.” For The Rabbits
“New York-based singer Joanna Sternberg makes quirky, playful folk songs that recall The Moldy Peaches.” NPR
“For a debut, Joanna Sternberg’s Then I Try Some More conceals no raw nerves — everything is placed on the line.” Exclaim!
“…Sternberg barely fills the space around them, their tempered half-thoughts drifting in and out of focus, like bursts of bright sunlight through stale bedroom air.” Gold Flake Paint
“…Sternberg’s voice shines here, wavering to deliver the perfect amount of emotional vulnerability that we all long for.” Uproxx
“Sternberg sounds a bit like another Joanna—Newsom, that is, whose playful freak-folk attracted a cult following in the early 2000s. Sternberg wields similarly whimsical, barebones arrangements with that same childlike attitude.” Paste
“…heart-wrenching without being over the top.” Brooklyn Vegan
“Sternberg’s upcoming new album, Then I Try Some More, simultaneously reflects the pain of being viewed as “other” by most of the world and provides a source of strength and solace for those with similar struggles.” Spotify
“Joanna Sternberg is a life saver.” Balloon Machine
Joanna Sternberg releases a new single from their upcoming album
“Then I Try Some More” is out July 12. Pre-order a vinyl, cd, and digital from Bandcamp, ask your local record shop to order it, or pick up a copy from Joanna at a show or on tour this summer with Conor Oberst.
Joanna plays Sunny’s in Brooklyn on June 25 with their father, the artist Michael Sternberg, and a full list of dates is below.
Joanna Sternberg Tour Dates:
07/12 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ The Glove (Album Release Show)
07/17 – Portsmouth, N.H. @ Prescott Park Free Concert Series*
07/18 – Providence, R.I. @ Columbus Theater*
07/19 – Norwalk, Ct. @ Wall St Theater*
07/20 – Bearsville, N.Y. @ Bearsville Theater*
07/21 – Jersey City, N.J. @ White Eagle Hall*
07/23 – Kalamazoo, Mich. @ Bells Brewery *
07/24 – Chicago, Ill. @ Thalia Hall*
07/25 – Cincinatti, Ohio @ Taft Theatre*
07/26 – Bloomington, Ill. @ Castle Theater*
07/27 – Maquoketa, Iowa @ Codfish Hollow*
07/28 – Minneapolis, Minn. @ Weesner Amphitheater*
(* = with Conor Oberst)
08/18 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ Alphaville
with Miwi La Lupa, Utsav Lal, Allegra Krieger
09/06 – Brooklyn, N.Y. @ The Knitting Factory
with Emma Frank and Lau Noah
Happy Summer! XOTL
Special thanks to Tom Johnson and GoldFlakePaint for premiering “For You,” the next single from Joanna Sternberg’s debut full-length album “Then I Try Some More.”
The new track will be available to stream everywhere on Friday, May 17. You can follow Joanna Sternberg on Spotify and check out their stellar playlist “Music I Love” ! Pre-save the new album to Spotify.
Vinyl album artwork includes a 6-page lyrics folder in full color, drawn and lettered by Joanna Sternberg, plus the first four panels of their comic of the same name, Then I Try Some More. CD artwork includes a 24-page booklet.
- 13-Jun Woodstock NY @ Colony w/ Kath Bloom and Jules Olson
- 12-Jul Brooklyn NY @ The Glove // Record Release Party Jam Art Show Tour Kick Off
July Tour, supporting Conor Oberst
- 17-Jul Portsmouth NH – Prescott Park Free Concert Series
- 18-Jul Providence RI – Columbus Theater tickets
- 19-Jul Norwalk CT – Wall St Theater tickets
- 20-Jul Bearsville NY – Bearsville Theater SOLD OUT
- 21-Jul Jersey City NJ – White Eagle Hall SOLD OUT
- 23-Jul Kalamazoo MI – Bells Brewery tickets
- 24-Jul Chicago IL – Thalia Hall SOLD OUT
- 25-Jul Cincinnati OH – Taft Theatre tickets
- 26-Jul Bloomington IL – Castle Theater tickets
- 27-Jul Maquoketa IA – Codfish Hollow SOLD OUT
- 28-Jul Minneapolis MN – Weesner Amphitheater, Minneapolis Zoo tickets
We are pleased to announce that Joanna Sternberg will be the special guest for all dates on Conor Oberst’s tour of the northeast and midwest in July. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, April 19, at 10am ET.
Poster + art by Joanna Sternberg. All dates and ticket links are below:
17-Jul Portsmouth NH – Prescott Park Free Concert Series
18-Jul Providence RI – Columbus Theater
19-Jul Norwalk CT – Wall Street Theater
20-Jul Woodstock NY – Bearsville Theater
21-Jul Jersey City NJ – White Eagle Hall
23-Jul Kalamazoo MI – Bells Brewery
24-Jul Chicago IL – Thalia Hall
25-Jul Cincinatti OH – Taft Theatre
26-Jul Bloomington IL – Castle Theater
27-Jul Maquoketa IA – Codfish Hollow
28-Jul Minneapolis MN – Weesner Amphitheater, Minneapolis Zoo
Conor Oberst has partnered with PLUS1 so that $1 from every ticket sold will go to the Florence Project and their work providing direct legal and social services for detained adults and children under threat of deportation.
Track premiere: Joanna Sternberg – This Is Not Who I Want To Be, from the upcoming album Then I Try Some More
simple but affecting
— Sternberg confronts oblivion with only a piano in tow-James Rettig for Stereogum
Many thanks to Stereogum for premiering the first single off Joanna Sternberg’s “Then I Try Some More,” out July 12. The album will be released on vinyl, cd, and as a digital album. It includes full-color artwork and lyrics sheet hand-drawn by Joanna Sternberg, along with the first pages of a comic by the same name. Listen to “This Is Not How I Want to Be,” streaming everywhere now.
“One half of the excellent duo The Lowest Pair, Palmer T. Lee branches out with his first solo album Winebringer…”Americana UK
Thanks to Americana UK for premiering the video for “So Between Eyes.” Directed by Brett Hansen.
The Live Feed on KQAL-FM, 89.5MHz, at Winona State University in Winona, Minnesota. KQAL’s Willard Huyck sat down with Palmer to discuss the album, his future plans and to hear some tunes. Aired: 02.06.2019
Solo debut album out now BUY OR STREAM: DIGITAL | CD
Team Love is so pleased to present the first solo album by our friend Palmer T. Lee. Download, stream, or buy hard copy from the TL shop, Amazon, or ask at your local record store. They can order it for you (record shops love to order stuff for you, by the way…). Winebringer is out now.
Many thanks to the class of 2018
HIGH UP • OGRE YOU ASSHOLE • QUARTERBACKS
YOURS ARE THE ONLY EARS • YARD SALE • KENDL WINTER
LORKIN O’REILLY • NEW RASPBERRY BANDITS • VEAL X TEAM LOVE
DARCI PHENIX • GIRL GAZE
Wishing everyone a very happy 2019. Peace
Video premiere at Vents
Thanks to Vents magazine for kicking off their premiere week with the new video for “I Reside” by Lorkin O’Reilly, from Heaven Depends. It was filmed in 4K by Griffin Hart Davis in the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains.
to write it from the perspective of God if he hated himself.
Lorkin talks about the original concept behind the song, and how Griffin translated it into a story of rebirth and redemption. Read the article here.