Now, the band is back in the studio working towards a full-length record with a 2019 release. The first single “Out On A Trip”—premiering in late October 2018—is produced by Twin Peaks’ Colin Croom and features artwork from Nashville’s Okey Dokey.
TEA has thrived in the deep-rooted, Chicago DIY scene, regularly playing every major venue in Chicago. They have also played shows with national touring acts, including The Nude Party, The Yawpers, The Mystery Lights, Rayland Baxter, Seratones, Michael Rault, Little Green Cars, and more. They toured the south with Post Animal in the summer of 2017, Ceramic Animal in Fall of 2018, and made SXSW appearances in 2017 and 2018.