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First Listen: Mates of State

Check out the duo’s ”My Only Offer,” from their upcoming album

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Mates of States

Husband-and-wife duo Jason Hammel and Kori Gardner, who’ve spent more than a decade making charming indie-rock juju from the simplest of instruments — an organ, a drum kit, and harmonized vocals — return with May 20’s Re-Arrange Us. This ditty from the album is, they tell EW cheekily, about ”living large in Connecticut.”