Articles by New Ben Franklins

split 7-inch single w/ I’m A Boy – officially released

We are finally getting around to officially releasing the split 7″ we recorded and released with our good friends in the amazing I’m A Boy. It’s two sides of sexy, random colored vinyl in a limited…Read more

new release – 3from3: Red Lorry Yellow Lorry

On March 20, 2020 we released our latest edition of the 3from3 series, wherein we cover 3 songs by an artist from 3 different records. This edition features one of our all time favorite bands, Red…Read more

25th anniversary reissue of Deaf Child Blind now available

May 1 saw the final reissue of the 90s albums from New Ben Franklins. Deaf Child Blind was the band’s third release, originally released on cassette only. Here it is available for the first time as…Read more

25th anniversary re-release of No Songs For Christine.

1994 was a year of many changes in the NBF camp, and with it came the No Songs For Christine EP. We have re-released the cassette-only release digitally for the first time. You can find it…Read more

25th Anniversary re-release of Blake EP

1993 was the year that fledgling art-rock band New Ben Franklins released their very first (cassette only) EP. We’ve just released it digitally for the first time, remastered with 3 bonus tracks! It’s post-punk. It’s goth-rock….Read more

new song – Monday Morning, Broken Heart

David recently wrote and recorded a song about battling hopelessness and despair in the face of losing our brother, Mark Kosta, to suicide in December of 2017. The song is called Monday Morning, Broken Heart. We…Read more

Saying goodbye to Mark Kosta

It is with a heavy, heavy heart and tremendous sadness that we have to say goodbye to one of our musical family. Mark Kosta was one of a kind, both as a person and as a…Read more

David talks about the making of What Happens When Things Fall Apart

This record, this whole song cycle, started a few years back. I was really struggling with some things in my personal life and I had written a couple of songs that just didn’t sit right with…Read more

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel tosses in a brief synopsis of the new record, along with reviews of the new records by Spoon, Conor Oberst, and our good buddies Booher! I don’t think we could have said…Read more

The folks over at Top40 Charts have released the announcement of our new record and our 25th anniversary as a band. Check it out.