New Merchandise In The Shops

December 10, 2013

Back to Land LP’s & CD’s available now in both the EU and US webshops including the new T-Shirts.

Check it out in the Shop!

Wooden Shjips Live on VPRO

December 4, 2013

Wooden Shjips played a session for VPRO 3voor12 on Sunday ahead of their show in Utrecht.

The video is now up on the VPRP page and you can watch it on YouTube.

Back To Land out Today! Spin Premieres New Video!

November 12, 2013

Back To Land the fourth record from Wooden Shjips is out today on Thrill Jockey Records and hits the best independent record stores or can be purchased from iTunes and from Thrill Jockey.

Spin Magazine has the lowdown on the new video for the title track for the new album Back To Land directed by the Hylas Film Collective.

Wooden Shjips play tonight in Boston.

Wooden Shjips in NPR’s Heavy Rotation

November 11, 2013

DJ Mario Cotto from KCRW in Santa Monica highlights “These Shadows” as his pick for NPR’s Heavy Rotation. Heavy Rotation is a monthly sampler of public radio hosts’ favorite songs. You can listen to all of the DJ’s picks here!

Wooden Shjips in Sunday New York Times Playlist

November 10, 2013

Music Journalist Ben Ratliff reviews Back to Land in the New York Times Playlist this Sunday. You can read the review here!

“Back to Land is also centered and relaxed and open, almost pastoral. It’s music conceived for interior spaces but influenced by open-air ones.” – New York Times

Tour Starts Tonight! Exclusive Items!

November 8, 2013

Wooden Shjips open their tour in support of the new record Back To Land tonight at the Empty Bottle in Chicago. They will be sharing the bill with Cave, who support them on other dates in the US.

There will be special Merch exclusive to the shows including a Back To Land Deluxe LP on limited Pink Vinyl, a 7″ single with two non-LP songs and a very limited cassette release of Back To Land. These are available only at the shows!

Check out the rest of the tour dates and be sure to catch the Shjips live!


Wooden Shjips Live On WBEZ “The Morning Shift”

November 8, 2013

Wooden Shjips performed live and were interviewed this morning on Chicago Public Radio WBEZ “The Morning Shift.” You can hear the band rip through “These Shadows”, “Ruins”, and a bit of “Other Stars” at the beginning of the segment.

Record Shopping With Ripley

November 6, 2013

Ripley Johnson visits the great Amoeba Records in Los Angeles to go record shopping. You can find out what he caught his eye here.


Back To Land now streaming!

November 5, 2013

The Guardian now has a full stream of the new Wooden Shjips record. Get a sneak peak of Back To Land before its release.

You can check it out here!

Chicago Tribune’s Greg Kot Interviews Ripley Johnson

October 29, 2013

Renowned music journalist Greg Kot has an illuminating interview with Ripley on the continuing journey of the Wooden Shjips.

You can read the Chicago Tribune music columnist’s piece here.

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