On a cloudy night in Austin, TX during the annual SXSW festival, the three members of ON AN ON were waiting in line to see Miike Snow; they were a bit sweaty, undeniably hungry, and, well, kind of drunk. The Chicago & Minneapolis-based musicians – Nate Eiesland, Alissa Ricci, and Ryne Estwing — that comprise the band had played music with one another in various capacities for the better part of a decade — most recently as members of indie-pop outfit Scattered Trees, with whom they were performing that very weekend. And while they’d always shared something of an unspoken musical connection, the three

of them, at that very moment, felt a different sort of bond; together they had an insatiable impulse to flip the script on everything they had known about making music. Conservative compromises would be a thing of the past; ON AN ON, as they would name their band, would make music and art that melted outside the lines. It was perfect timing: they were already scheduled to record in a Toronto studio in two week’s time with acclaimed producer, Dave Newfeld (Broken Social Scene). With a knack for genre-melding, and a boundary-pushing mindset, Newfeld would prove to be the perfect match for the trio’s new

caution-less approach: synthesizers, scattershot electro beats and ambient ear candy would give guitars, bass and drums a newfound ghostly sheen. The end result was Give In, ON AN ON’s ten-track debut album – a dream-washed textural journey armed with a biting perspective on the commonality of loss. The affair sizzles with electricity and calls one in with its unnerved openness. It’s a project – and approach to music — the three musicians in ON AN ON had been waiting for.

On An On interview with Northern Transmissionss

Northern Transmissions Interviews On An On

“When I’m writing a song, I try a million terrible ideas that are ridiculous and don’t work, until I stumble upon the thing that’s just perfect or is almost perfect and I work from there. So, I don’t have a pressure to do it right or do it well because I know it will come out in the wash eventually”.

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Hands Announce Fall Tour Dates With On And On; Debut Album Synesthesia Out Now On Kill Rock Stars

Hands Announce Fall Tour Dates With On And On

Los Angeles-based indie rock band Hands are excited to get back on the road this fall. Hands will be touring in support of their debut full-length album, Synesthesia, out now on Kill Rock Stars. The band will be supporting On And On,

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ON AN ON To Releae Cassette Featuring Covers

When ON AN ON will hit the road in September for headline dates throughout the US, they do so with a limited edition cassette release. The cassette features the Minneapolis/Chicago trio covering two artists they share immense love and respect for as they humbly take on Bjork’s “Unison”

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ON AN ON ANNOUNCE FALL HEADLINE TOUR in support of "Give In", shows include dates with 'Hands' and 'The Joy Formidable'

ON AN ON Announce Fall Headline Tour

ollowing a summer that saw ON AN ON make their debuts at music festivals including Bonnaroo and Governors Ball, the Minneapolis/Chicago trio will resume their assault on North America’s roadways with a September tour as they continue to support their debut album Give In.

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Junipp with On and on + Barbarossa live at the Rio

Live Review – Junip + On And On

Wednesday night at the Rio Theatre drew a sold-out crowd for Swedish-based folk-influenced electronic band Junip. The group, perhaps best known for the solo endeavours of their lead singer José González

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