A limited cassette box set of all six of Braid's albums are up for pre-order via Polyvinyl Records.

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Jason Tate on 09/02/15 - 11:09 AM
Braid have announced new North American, Festival and Japan tour dates -- they're in the replies.
Keagan Ilvonen on 06/12/15 - 03:59 PM
Braid's summer tour dates are in the replies.
Jason Tate on 06/04/15 - 05:16 PM
The City on Film's (Braid) new single, "Remember to Breathe," is streaming in the replies. La Vella will be released on January 16th via Topshelf Records.
Alex DiVincenzo on 11/24/14 - 07:25 AM
Braid is currently working on new material.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 11/17/14 - 01:41 PM
Braid has posted a behind-the-scenes video for the making of No Coast. Hit the replies to see it.

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Jason Tate on 08/06/14 - 10:06 AM
Garden Statement have posted an acoustic session with Braid. Three songs can be seen in the replies.
Jason Tate on 07/28/14 - 10:36 AM
Braid's music video for "Bang" can be seen in the replies via USA Today.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/17/14 - 12:23 PM
You can stream No Coast, emo legends Braid's first full-length in sixteen years, at NPR.
Zac Djamoos on 06/29/14 - 09:09 PM
Stream the title track from Braid's forthcoming album "No Coast" in the replies.

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Jason Tate on 06/04/14 - 10:59 AM
In the replies you can stream "Bang," the first song released from Braid's new album (and their first in 16 years) No Coast, which drops on July 8 on Topshelf Records. (via)
Thomas Nassiff on 05/08/14 - 08:19 AM
Braid will be releasing its first album in 16 years, No Coast, on July 8th via Topshelf Records. You can check out the artwork and track listing for the Will Yip-produced release in the replies.
Drew Beringer on 04/29/14 - 12:35 PM
Braid have posted a studio session from December. Check the replies.
Jason Tate on 04/03/14 - 10:20 AM
Braid's new album is finished and mastered.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 03/21/14 - 07:01 AM
Downwrite will be doing a live podcast taping, Q&A, and writer's round in Chicago on Feb 4th at City Winery. Event is free with RSVP and will feature William Beckett, Bob Nanna (Braid), Mark Rose (Spitalfield), and Dustin Currier (Cut Teeth, ex-The Felix Culpa).
Drew Beringer on 02/03/14 - 02:21 PM
This week Mark Rose (Spitalfield) and Bob Nanna (Braid) stop by to talk about music, the industry, and their musician centric "song shop" like website downwrite.com.

You can subscribe to this podcast in a variety of ways: via iTunes, RSS, or streaming/downloading the mp3 in the replies. You can also find our previous episodes on iTunes and SoundCloud. As always, we hope you enjoy.
Jason Tate on 10/25/13 - 03:29 PM
Braid has signed with Topshelf Records. The band will be releasing a new album in 2014, the band's first in 16 years.
Drew Beringer on 09/18/13 - 10:16 AM
Mark Rose (Spitalfield), Josh Berwanger (The Anniversary) and Bob Nanna (Braid) have joined, Downwrite, a website similar to the Max Bemis songshop. Songs start at $100.

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Jason Tate on 02/27/13 - 11:13 AM
Drew Beringer on 02/26/13 - 04:26 AM
Clips of the Braid and Balance and Composure split are now on Amazon.

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Keagan Ilvonen on 01/21/13 - 12:47 AM
Braid and Balance and Composure will release a split 7" on February 26th via No Sleep Records. Pre-order here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/04/12 - 09:05 AM
It's been quite a long weekend. It's been quite an amazing one as well. Head to the replies to check out reviews of Saturday's Fun Fun Fun Fest where user Dustin Harkins and I finally got to see Refused destroy our senses for an hour. You can view photos from the weekend over on our Facebook page. Our reviews of Sunday will be up tomorrow.
Adam Pfleider on 11/05/12 - 04:24 PM
Braid covered Built To Spill's "Car" acoustic. Watch the performance in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 10/04/12 - 08:30 PM
Glamour Kills has released a video featuring Braid playing an acoustic version of "Never Will Come for Us" live from the Glamour Kills office. You can view it in the replies.
Christian Wagner on 08/20/12 - 12:53 PM
Watch Braid cover Owen's "One of These Days" and Piebald's "All You Need Is Drums to Start a Dance Party" in the replies.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/30/12 - 02:00 PM
Braid will be playing Frame and Canvas in its entirety on a short tour in August. The dates are in the replies and tickets are here.
Thomas Nassiff on 07/19/12 - 05:54 AM
Braid seem to be teasing something for August on their site.
Adam Pfleider on 07/16/12 - 11:39 AM
Dre Okorley on 07/12/12 - 08:34 AM
Geoff Rickly of Thursday has been added to Warped Tour's Acoustic Basement from July 8th to August 5th. Braid will also be making an appearance on the stage at this Saturday's stop in Chicago.
Alex DiVincenzo on 07/05/12 - 03:08 PM
Braid has announced nine new tour dates with Owen. Check them out in the replies.
Jason Tate on 05/14/12 - 10:03 AM
Aficionado and TS and the Past Haunts have been added as openers to Braid's upcoming tour with Owen. Dates in the replies.
Adam Pfleider on 05/08/12 - 10:10 AM
Bob Nanna and Chris Broach of Braid will be performing the band's Frame and Canvas in its entirety on May 19 in Chicago. They will be joined by special guests on each song. Details can be found here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/03/12 - 07:07 PM
It's looking more and more like a Braid album in 2012 is a real possibility.

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Jason Tate on 01/05/12 - 12:27 PM
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Thomas Nassiff on 08/18/11 - 11:27 PM
You can download the new Fires EP Angels in the Dark for free at noisetrade. The Nashville band will open for Braid on August 27th at Metro Chicago.
Matthew Tsai on 08/15/11 - 09:00 AM
A new Braid song called "The Right Time" is today's song of the day at Thecurrent.org and is available for free download. The song will be on the band's new EP Closer to Closed.

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Matthew Tsai on 08/09/11 - 11:16 AM
You can download a new Braid track, "The Right Time," here. It will be off the band's upcoming EP, Closer to Closed, out August 16 on Polyvinyl Records.
Adam Pfleider on 06/10/11 - 10:28 AM
Braid will play their first show in seven years on on August 27 in Chicago. Details here.
Alex DiVincenzo on 05/04/11 - 05:07 PM
The Story Changes posted a cover of Braid's "I Keep A Diary" on facebook.
Alex DiVincenzo on 04/27/11 - 07:33 AM
Transit posted another "Transit Thursday" cover, this time of a Braid song, which can be heard in the replies.

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Blake Solomon on 02/24/11 - 08:04 AM
A message from Braid regarding why they decided to reform can be read here.

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Matthew Tsai on 01/27/11 - 11:55 AM
It looks like Braid are reuniting with J. Robbins behind the boards.
Adam Pfleider on 01/25/11 - 12:02 AM
Braid's deluxe vinyl reissues are now available.
Lueda Alia on 04/14/10 - 12:30 PM
Pre-order for the entire Braid reissue vinyl collection is now available.
Mike Kraft on 02/04/10 - 05:41 PM
Writing about Champaign-Urbana based group Braid is a difficult thing to do since the band single handedly changed the way I looked at music and the sort of music I was interested in. I wrote about the significance of their music in an earlier article for Absolutepunk, which you can read here. Braid was around from roughly 1993-1999 and then reunited for a reunion tour in 2004. The band was notorious for touring heavily and their live shows were always fun, fan-fueled affairs (especially one of their final shows at the Fireside Bowl), as documented by the retrospective DVD Killing A Camera. Braid continuously improved their sound with each album going from the raw but exciting sounds of...
Rich Duncan on 08/12/09 - 07:23 AM
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