Speed The Plough, The Carpenter Ants

  Sun, Jul 14
05:30 PM

  217 E Houston St
New York, New York,United States 10002




Speed the Plough is a New Jersey-based chamber pop/indie rock band that has been playing since 1984. The band rose out of the ashes of The Trypes, a mainstay of the early 80's Hoboken scene, which included most members of The Feelies, many of whom continued with STP through that band's first decade. Speed the Plough has released 8 full-length albums (on Coyote/Twin-Tone, East Side Digital, and Bar-None Records), a limited edition single on the French label Acetone, and a self- released EP. They have had songs featured in two independent films, Strangest Dreams (1990) and Paradise Park (1993). Their 2013 release, "The Plough & The Stars" (Bar-None) is a 30 year retrospective of the band. Their seventh album – "Now" – marked the relaunch of ground- breaking label Coyote Records in early 2016. And their eighth album, “...And Then,” was released in 2018. The current lineup features founding members John Baumgartner (keyboards and vocals) and Toni Baumgartner (wo