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November 2014

Featured in Stereogum's article 26 Essential Songs From The NYC Rock Resurgence.

October 2013

Featured on Rolling Stone: The new single from the benefit CD for Dave Egger's 826 Valencia, "You Be My Heart."

December 2011

First track leaked from the new album -- "Waiting..."

August 2010

Hey y'all, we're playing Union Hall w/ our friends Jaguar Club. (TIX) this Saturday. The album's done so be the first to hear the new songs. Saturday August 28th, 9pm @ Union Hall - 702 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215. (718) 638-4400.

December 30, 2008


"Please Don't Almost Kill Me" EP now on iTunes & Amazon everywhere. 2nd LP in the works. Happy Holidays! xo, TCR"

PS, in case you missed it, here is a new song Melody, Like Snow

July 7, 2008

Just Released: THE CLOUD ROOM // NEW ORDER the NEW MUSIC VIDEO of TCR's version of BLUE MONDAY. It is ridiculously beautiful.

February 14, 2008

The Cloud Room has recorded a very strange and wondrous Valentine's Day present for everyone. Our Fake 7" is not quite vinyl, not an MP3, and can only be played on our website.
A-side: Huggy Bear's "February 14" featuring punk pioneer Allison Wolfe (Partyline and Bratmobile)
B-side: Leonard Cohen's "Memories" with Allison Pierce (The Pierces)

August 17, 2007

The time has come friends. We are releasing the follow-up to our first album this September. It is an EP called something like Please Don't Almost Kill Me. More details to come.

Check the shows page for new entries:
August 30 - Sopot, Poland - Paprika - a party for us, we play for you
September 1 - Sopot Festival, w/ Norah Jones. Sopot, Poland
September 13 - Buenos Aires, Argentina
also to be confirmed soon, UK or Korea or both

March 28, 2007

In light of a recent email...
Dear The Cloud Room,
Where'd you guys go?
Best regards,
...we are playing our first headlining NYC show in a year and 26 days!!!! Blame the absence on Australia, Muse, The National, fire, time, Poland & chicken pox (poor Dave). Oh, and we’ve also been recording our next EP (Please Don’t Almost Kill Me) & LP. So come check out the new songs next week, our new horn section (the 100% Natural Good-Time Family Band Horn Ensemble), bathe in the free booze, and support a great cause. All $$$ goes to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

After that it’ll run you $25, and you’ll have to email

& stay for the afterparty...


February 5, 2007

Things are heating up for The Cloud Room
* Pepsi, that brown drink, is helping spread the gospel of "Hey Now Now" to a worldwide audience (minus North America, sorry--y'all should get into futbol) with a little help from Ronaldinho...the Arcade Fire of FIFA.
* The band continues to record the new material on our own, as we are back to our old, unsigned selves. An EP "Please don't almost kill me" is being readied for a spring self-release.
* Our music is also featured prominently in the upcoming feature film that just premiered at Sundance, "Delirious", starring Steve Buscemi !!! Michael Pitt !! and Elvis Costello !!!!
xo, J

December 13, 2006

And if you haven't yet heard ... The Cloud Room Singer Loses Gear in Apartment Fire

But chins up, everyone. The music survived! I want to thank everyone who's helped us out, including Jen Carlson who set up a donation site, Le Tigre for turning me into a stylish young man with their free clothes, Gibson for the the guitar, and everyone who's lent a tender, slightly wintery hand.

August 30, 2006

Check out our music on the season finale of SAVED this Monday the 4th/10pm on TNT (also, Wednesday at 11pm).
We also have a new song on The Artists Den compilation now available on iTunes.

July 13, 2006

We returned from a phenomenal month-long tour of Australia. We locked ourselves up in our space to write and record new songs, swearing not to leave for three months, even in the event of apocalypse. Muse called. So we're heading back on the road next week, US-Canada style.

Also, Steve Buscemi'snew film will be featuring a certain catchy little song. We'll update you.

April 25, 2006

Here's us playing Hey Now Now on LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY.

March 3, 2006

Now we're guaranteed an obituary in the New York Times!!

February 28, 2006

Extra will be airing a profile of The Cloud Room this Thursday, March 2nd. The program airs at 7 PM on NBC nationally. If you're not sure of local airtimes, check their website.

February 27, 2006

Going on North American and Australian tours including tours with The National, Film School, End of Fashion and a couple of festivals - SxSW in Austin and Noise Pop in San Francisco ... check out shows page.

January 16

Pitchfork Weekly feature

Thanks Australia! radio, MTV, Rolling Stone, etc. We're skipping our spring to check out your fall.

December 21

After the limited edition for Blackout! sold out in the UK, following a great review in NMEand much radio support including Zane Lowe on BBC1, we released a new 7" single for "Waterfall."

First Canadian show announced Feb 4 in Toronto at El Mocambo. We have new tour being confirmed so check the shows page often.

December 16

The Cloud Room is #19 in WOXY's top 97 albums of 2005!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The music video for Hey Now Now has also been added into breakout rotation on MTV Australia.

September 21

New shows, lyrics are up too.

September 13

New UK tour announced with Editors and We Are Scientists. Check out shows page.

August 29

Our tour with The Pernice Brothers is going smashingly well. Great guys; great music. Thanks to everyone who's come out. Check the shows page for all upcoming dates.

We're playing The Bowery Ballroom in NYC on September 25th with Maximo Park. Buy tickets soon, my friends!

Whatever you have planned for Sunday night, Oct. 2, cancel. Clear your schedule because we'll be hosting MTV2'sSubterranean! If you remember the golden days of 120 Minutes, this is the same show. It'll be on late -- around midnight.

July 25

Thanks to all who voted for us in the Lamacq Live contest for BBC radio -- WE WON!!! "Blackout!" will be played all this week!

July 24

Tonight we're live on WFNX in Boston.

July 21

Listen to us live on WCYY in Portland, Maine tonight on Mark Curdo's show Spinout.

July 19

London was an experience. We arrived only 2 days after the tragic bombings, but we were welcomed with open arms by a very resilient crowd of people. Thanks again to everybody.

We are releasing our single "Blackout!" on 7" vinyl over there in mid-August. It's limited edition and not available in the U.S. The b-side is "O My Love."

July 10

Our video for "Hey Now Now" aired on MTV2's Subterranean show !!!!

We're having a great week with our video and single. FUSEhas been playing us a whole bunch. And for those of you in Canada, MUCHMUSIC was kind enough to play it on The Wedge.

We are also excited to hear that "Hey Now Now" is being played at some cool alternative stations. Our label has put up a great list of radio stations who have our single. Click here if you would love to hear "Hey Now Now" in your area.

KRock2 in NY
XMUit's XM Satellite Radio, channel 43
Indie 103 in Los Angeles
CD101 in Columbus OH
WXSR in Tallahassee
WXPN World Cafe
Yahoo!Music Alternative


June 16

We are excited to announce our new tour dates. We'll start off on the West Coast, hit the Midwest, UK/London, and then up and down the East Coast. Check our showspage for details and hope to see you at one of these shows. Our label is doing a contest giveaway with free tickets if you want to check it out at Gigantic Music.

Check out our new e-card too ... click here e-card. You can send it to your friends when it's done running through. We know you want to ;)

But best news of all, if you can't come out to see us, we have a new music video for "Hey Now Now" done by the very talented director Alexander Kane (Mooney Suzuki, Morningwood). Go ahead...request it at MTV and Fuse. Hope you enjoy the ride.


April 20

The Cloud Room's self-titled debut album is now in stores and on listening stations at Tower and Virgin. It's also on college, commerical and public radio (it just climbed to 59 on the CMJ chart). Request our single, 'Hey Now Now.' If you can't think of any stations, here are some suggestions:
KTEG - Albuquerque, NM - 505.338.3343
WBTZ - Burlington, VT - 877.893.2899
WCYY - Portland, ME - 207.774.6364
WGRD - Grand Rapids, MI - 616.770.9473
WNNX - Atlanta, GA - 404.741.0997
WRZX - Indianapolis, IN - 317.239.2899
WXDX - Pittsburgh, PA - 412.333.WXDX

If you're in New York, check out the Q104.3"Out of the Box" show with host Jonathan Clarke on Sunday, May 15. He airs at 9 pm. If you live in a place where we're not on the radio, there are also streaming stations playing us, like, or or All iTunes stations. They take requests too.

The press page has been updated. There are new quotes from CMJ, Jane, and others.

Summer tour dates TBA. For now there are two New York shows in May.

Love, TCR