On January 18th in Dayton, OH, Motel Beds is playing a show for the limited release of "These are the Days Gone By," a collection of singles, outtakes and live favorites, mastered by Carl Saff (Dinosaur Jr., GBV, etc.) with added bass parts by Tod Weidner.

We're playing with our buddies Smug Brothers, and Good English.

The 500 LPs, with covers hand-painted by the artists at We Care Arts, will be available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds being donated to this fine organization.

It's all-ages! Get your Pre-sale tickets here.

Motel Beds Sign with Misra!

We're extremely pleased to announce that we've signed up to do some records with Misra!

We also have a new split 7" in the works with R.Ring, which is Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery, of Ampline.

Head on over to read all about it


Our friends at Brain Candy Creative are re-releasing Sunfried Dreams on vinyl!

We couldn't be more excited about this. Looks like it's available in white vinyl, has a bonus track and comes with free mp3 downloads of the record.

THANKS BRAIN CANDY and thank you for loving us so much.

Great AllMusic Review of Dumb Gold

We are very proud to say that AllMusic gave Dumb Gold a great review.

Our baby's all growed up!

Filter Magazine Discover the Undiscovered

We're so super excited about this! FILTER Magazine chose us to be their featured artist in their monthly "Discover the Undiscovered" column! Thanks to FILTER for loving us and thanks to each and every one of you!

Filter Magazine Video Premiere!

We released a video today through Filter magazine for a song on Dumb Gold called "Valentimes"

Head on over and check it out!

Motel Beds are
Band of the Week
on Indie Rock Cafe!

Motel Beds are band of the week on Indie Rock Café this week! Head on over and read all about it.

Video Premiere on YANP!

You Ain't No Picasso premiered the video for 'Dream of Sleep' from Dumb Gold today! Check it out!

Video Premiere!

The video for "Smoke Your Homework" from our new album, "Dumb Gold" hit the net by way of our buddies at PopMatters today! Go and check it out!


Much like the Kraken, "Dumb Gold" was released this morning!

You can download it for free or purchase the CD for $5 (US) from

Great review of Dumb Gold

The Fire Note gave Dumb Gold 4.5 (flames/stars) out of 5 in their review! Head on over and check it out.

Dumb Gold Drops on 11/13!

We know you're nervously wringing your hands waiting for Dumb Gold to come out. Well, it's coming out on Tuesday, 11/13!

Check here for more info as we approach the release date.

Downtown Revival Is Saturday!

We're excited about playing this weekend at the Downtown Revival festival in Dayton, OH.

We were informed that our set time was moved up to 6:00pm, so if you were planning on coming to see us, take note.

See you there!

Time, Date, Etc. for MPMF

We got word that we're playing Midpoint Music Festival on Friday, 9/28 at the Below Zero Lounge.

We take the stage at 9:00pm! See you there!


So, our latest effort "Dumb Gold," is currently being mastered and will be available for purchase/download/theft/etc. the first week in October, 2012.

We are very, very excited about this record as we feel it's some of our best work, but of course.. we feel that way every time we release a record... however, we feel we can be trusted.

Stay tuned and in the meanwhile, come see us at:

Love, Us.