Gift Cards Subscription best selling featured recent re-presses 2020 2021 mystery 10% off 25% off second look

A Great Big Pile of Leaves Pono


Something not available? Try our Bandcamp, our US shop, or get emailed if it becomes available again.


All Vinyl variants shipping Spring 2022.

Brooklyn-bred A Great Big Pile of Leaves deals in 90’s tinged indie-rock that is brainy yet accessible. Founded by Pete Weiland and Tyler Soucy in 2007, the band expanded to include Tucker Yaro, writing and recording as a trio since the release of their self-produced and self-released debut album Have You Seen My Prefrontal Cortex? in 2010 - which was largely distributed via free download on the band’s website.

In 2013 A Great Big Pile of Leaves signed with Topshelf Records for the release of their Ed Ackerson (The Replacements, The Jayhawks) produced sophomore LP You’re Always On My Mind, which debuted across five Billboard charts and garnered critical acclaim from Pitchfork, NYLON, Stereogum, BrooklynVegan, Noisey, WNYC/NPR and more.

...recalls the conversational and cerebral, turn-of-the-millennium indie rock of Wheat or later Dismemberment Plan... - Pitchfork
...bounces along like the dreamiest late-night crawl... - NYLON
...melancholic yet propulsive... - Stereogum
...math-pop-infected emo... - BrooklynVegan
...deserves your full attention. - The Line of Best Fit

Produced by A Great Big Pile of Leaves and recorded primarily at their home studio, new album Pono was mixed by touring guitarist Matthew Weber at Gradwell House Recording and mastered by Dave Downham (Beach Slang, Into It. Over It.). With eight years between releases, the band recalls how the recording process of Pono felt like they were making their first record, adding “we worked at our own pace with no preconceived notion of what it needed to be.”

All purchases come with your choice of a FLAC, ALAC, MP3 320, MP3 VBR or AAC 256 download.

Pressing Info:

first press:
/900 - Marble Smoke
/300 -180g Black
/300 - Splatter

Listen Elsewhere:

download: stream:

Track List:

  1. Yesterday's Clothes
  2. Hit Reset
  3. Beat Up Shoes
  4. Waiting for Your Love
  5. Halloween
  6. Kitchen Concert
  7. Swimmer
  8. Water Cycle
  9. Writing Utensils
  10. Simple Pleasures
If you enjoy a great big pile of leaves, we think you might also like:

also available:

a hand-picked mix of a great big pile of leaves merch and related titles. view all →