Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang started playing music together in Galaxie 500. When that band ended they continued as a duo, first recording for Shimmy Disc and then on a series of albums for Sub Pop Records. In 2005, they formed their own label 20-20-20 and have since released four new Damon & Naomi albums – The Earth Is Blue, Within These Walls, False Beats and True Hearts, and Fortune. All their LPs and CDs are now available from 20-20-20, or via high-quality download from the Damon & Naomi bandcamp page.
In addition to their work as musicians, Damon & Naomi are the publishers of Exact Change, a small press dedicated to avant-garde literature and artists’ writings. Damon is also a writer (books, blog, articles for Pitchfork, Artforum and others), and Naomi is a visual artist (photography, video, and graphic design).
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A free (or pay what you wish) digital-only compilation of B-sides, bonuses, and soundtracks.
A collection of new Damon & Naomi songs with an unabashed return to the simple structures and plaintive melodies that have characterized their music since Galaxie 500
Released on Record Store Day 2013
This "bootleg edition" of Damon & Naomi's second album was rediscovered amid tapes salvaged from the studio of Galaxie 500 producer Kramer. It is Damon & Naomi's debut for Sub Pop as Kramer originally conceived it - different mixes, sequence, and with an otherwise unreleased track
“Like real water in a world of soda pop.” — Robert Wyatt
A year after Galaxie 500 dissolved, Damon Krukowski and Naomi Yang returned to Galaxie producer Kramer’s studio and recorded this album of psychedelic break-up songs.