Kori Gardner

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Mates of State | Mountaintops

As the sequenced synths and handsome beats unfold, matched in merriment by the husband-and-wife vocals of Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner, your mind is miles away from the raging fires of the underworld.
Barsuk (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  September 16, 2011

Mates of State: Re-Arrange Us

For their fifth album, Mates of State sought out and found the perfect pop tune. Ten of them, actually.
By BEN WESTHOFF  |  June 03, 2008

Unrequited love

Mates of State perform live in much the same way they write their music: by themselves, for themselves.
Mates of State at the Middle East, September 13, 2006
By AUDREY GRAYSON  |  September 14, 2006

Mates of State

In 2001, the two members of this popular Connecticut combo got married (and last year they had a daughter), forming a family that their music suggests will endure.
Bring It Back | Barsuk
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  March 23, 2006