Jenny Lewis’ new band brought out M. Ward’s inner rocker
Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?
The singer/songwriter captivated a crowd of devotees
Jenny Lewis soared while Beck bored in Houston, TX
When I’m looking in the mirror, I remember the bad things I did
The Postal Service brought nostalgia and big butts to SDSU
The Lincoln, NE band will play the Park Gallery on February 3
It was a night of charming redheads at the Casbah
The Rilo Kiley singer and her beau are coming to the Casbah.
Fresh off releasing one of the year’s best albums, Josh Ritter makes his way to San Diego.
The Avett Brothers are all about feeling. On Emotionalism, their last proper full length, the Avetts certainly didn’t shy away from feeling; they celebrated it. The songs from Emotionalism were mostly led by banjo, upright bass, occasional strings and the just-twangy-enough vocals of one or both brothers. Everything about that setup said these guys were […]
I packed my cross-eyed Hyundai full of people who like good music and we headed to enjoy the sun and sand at Jacksonville Beach and some decent Mexican food before the show at Freebird’s (owned by a former member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, so shout it all you want). It’s an interesting venue, two floors with […]
Owl and Bear writers’ favorite albums of 2008.
Is there no limit to Jenny Lewis’ charm? As front woman of indie-rock stalwarts Rilo Kiley, Lewis has infused each album with her distinctive persona, and in 2006 she and the Watson Twins released Rabbit Fur Coat, a terrific collection of songs that favored Americana-tinged fairy tales over the takeoffs and landings of her usual […]
photo by motionsharp It’s no surprise that Rilo Kiley‘s Jenny Lewis can sing. And it’s not much of a surprise that Blake Sennett can play guitar. But what is a surprise is that both of them sound just as good live as they do in the studio, and that the rest of the band’s musicianship […]