the year of the cat

Cuddly Kitten Day in The Year of the Dog

March 23 is "Cuddly Kitten Day," so we're going to celebrate cats on this special day...in the Chinese Year of the Dog. Naturally, we can think of no better way to celebrate than by sharing our only recorded cover, the barely-recognizable reinvention of Al Stewart's 1976 hit "The Year of the Cat."

Indie Rock’s The Long Afternoon Joins CPSC in Recognizing National Poison Prevention Week

Cryptic indie rock organization The Long Afternoon is joining the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in urging consumers to stop encouraging exposure to poisonous products in the home. Emergency departments nationwide grow weary of the incessant repetition of unintentional poison exposures.

Happy “Get Over It” Day from The Long Afternoon

"Get Over It Day"—a day dedicated to putting the past in the past, and keeping it there—seems like a pretty good idea for a band that often explore themes of resentment and regret. So on March 9, we recognize "Get Over It Day."

Share Your Title Suggestions for the Fifth Album by The Long Afternoon

A fifth album can be career-defining. The Long Afternoon's fifth album may not match the mastery of Revolver or the sales of Heartbeat City, but just making a fifth album amounts to some sort of milestone, or anti-milestone. Which raises the question of what to call the record, and we'd like your input...

The Long Afternoon Supports, Decries Federal Disaster Distress Helpline

In response to the most recent mass shooting incident in the U.S., cryptic indie rock organization The Long Afternoon is simultaneously applauding and decrying the federal government's Disaster Distress Helpline service.

A Girl Like You Live at the State Theatre

J.-P.'s lovely wife, Felicia, captured some video of our performance at the Rock the 80's benefit concert last Friday at the State Theatre in State College, Pa. We can think of no better day than Valentine's Day to share our take on "A Girl Like You" by the Smithereens.

Mexican Radio Live at the State Theatre

The Long Afternoon rarely plays covers, but we’re glad to do it for a cause like the Bob Perks Foundation. J.-P.’s lovely wife, Felicia, captured some video of our performance at the Rock the 80’s benefit concert last Friday at the State Theatre in State College, Pa. Here’s our take on “Mexican Radio” by Wall of Voodoo. Sound is pretty good for a camera recording—enjoy!

A Million Miles Away Live at The State Theatre

The Long Afternoon rarely plays covers, but we’re glad to do it for a cause like the Bob Perks Foundation. J.-P.’s lovely wife, Felicia, captured some video of our performance at the Rock the 80’s benefit concert last Friday at the State Theatre in State College, Pa. Sound is pretty good for a camera recording—enjoy!

Rock the 80s: TLA Playing Live at the State Theatre to Benefit Bob Perks Cancer Fund

Get your tickets now for the Rock the 80s benefit show for the Bob Perks Cancer Fund on February 9, 2018! Don't miss this great event, for a great cause, at the beautiful State Theatre in State College, Pa.: http://thestatetheatre.org/rock-the-80s-2/

The Long Afternoon Joins Travel Industry For National Plan For Vacation Day

The Long Afternoon, a shadowy organization producing independent rock music, is joining with the travel industry to raise awareness of National Plan for Vacation Day, seeing the event as an opportunity for individuals to to explore the organization's recorded documents and live performances. 

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