The duo earned a Grammy nomination in 2013 for their DVD/Live Album "Get Along".
The pair have released eight studio albums and numerous EPs.
Their eighth album, Love You to Death, was released on June 3, 2016.
He tried to recreate the creative process of the demos as closely as possible: he recorded each vocal and instrumental part separately and laid them down on top of each other; he used items like staplers and sunflower seeds to create sound effects. These aren’t takes that have been practiced over and over again; instead, they relish in imperfections.
Elements of the demos show up on every song: the small crackles and pops in the vocals on “I Was Married” were carried over directly from the demos, which Sara recorded with a cheap microphone in her bedroom closet.
Kaki King may have earned her musical reputation as a supernaturally-talented acoustic guitar player, but you’ll never be able to pigeon-hole her as just some strum-happy guitar virtuoso.
King also happens to be an out-loud and proud lesbian, but she bristles at the thought of being called a "gay musician."Both bad-ass and demure, fiercely intelligent and playfully silly, King is an artist who instinctively wriggles free from the confining boundaries of any reductive label.
Whereas they previously recorded mostly on guitar and only occasionally showed their demos to each other before they got to the studio to start planning the album, they were in constant contact for .
“Tegan and I just tried to record everything ourselves in demos: the ideas, drums, bass parts, guitar, keyboards, vocal,” Sara told Ultimate Guitar. I would send her an MP3 and she would load it into her studio, then she would record over the top of what I had done and add her ideas.” It was a natural expansion from what they had done before and was indicative of how confident they were becoming as musicians.
I hung out with Missy Higgins while she did her soundcheck in Chicago, and then we chatted in her dressing room, where she had an abundance of fruit available but wasreadying herself to dine at the swanky vegetarian restaurant the Green Zebrabefore her show.
I also chatted with Kaki King, who spilled some gossip that I tried to keep out of the article butfeel like I should share.
In 1999 they signed with Neil Young's Vapor Records and released This Business of Art through the label in 2000. In 2002, the band released their third album If It Was You.