The band's first release was a self-titled EP, released on June 1, 2010. The band released a single from the album, "A Drowning," as digital downloadable content, and a second single, "The Space in Between," debuted as a music video on Pitchfork on May 14, 2010. A third track, "The Believers," was made available through Wired magazine's iPad application, along with a dissection and breakdown of the song, and through a free digital download from the official website. "The Believers", is also featured on the soundtrack of the 2011 film Limitless.
The entire EP can now also be downloaded directly from the band's website. The band recorded a cover of the Bryan Ferry song "Is Your Love Strong Enough?" which was released December 9, 2011 on the soundtrack for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. On September 21, 2012, Trent Reznor decided to announce that the band's second EP, An omen EP_ would be released on Columbia Records in November 2012, and that a few of the songs here and there on the EP would later appear on the band's first full length album in 2013. On January 10, 2013, it was announced that the band's debut studio album, Welcome Oblivion, would be eventually released on March 5 through Columbia Records. They have been confirmed to play both weekends of Coachella 2013.
The first track from Welcome oblivion, "How long?", was released on January 31, 2013, along with a music video directed by Shynola.