The perfect mix tape for your post-election blues
Glen Hansard turned on the waterworks in L.A.
Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?
Nashville songwriter Tristen will perform at The Loft on Saturday
A new documentary profiles the life of Roger Ebert
We interview the mastermind behind some of the best music around
The San Diego band’s January Soda Bar residency wraps up Monday night
Songwriter Al Howard gives us the scoop on his latest project
The band played to a not-so-sexy crowd
You don’t love me, you just love my fingerstyle
The Heavy Guilt’s Al Howard has a new band
I don’t know what “all right” even means
The SD duo premieres their new stop-motion video
The Maine musician plays The Rumble tonight
Fresh off releasing one of the year’s best albums, Josh Ritter makes his way to San Diego.
Once in a great while you hear music that just makes you feel cool.
Boomsnake’s Gabriel Rodriguez talks about his influences — and Tarot cards.
Chris Hickey has recorded with musical luminaries like Joe Henry, Michael Penn, and Indigo Girls, and he’s a former member of the bands “Uma” and “Show of Hands”. Now, he’s released Razzmatazz, his third solo effort. One highlight of Razzmatazz (among many) is Hickey’s tribute to Jack Kerouac. He says, “I’ve only recently discovered Kerouac […]
Fact: there are more albums in existence today than ever before, and, as more albums are released in the future, that number will most likely increase. We, the intrepid writers for Owl&Bear, stand at the frothy frontline of this constant deluge of new music, bravely filling buckets with the good stuff and presenting it as […]
If you missed out on Leonard Cohen’s stellar San Diego performance earlier this month, you’re probably not feeling too good about yourself. And if you blew your second chance to see Cohen this month—at last weekend’s Coachella festival—you probably feel downright awful. But don’t worry, because—even though you don’t deserve it—you now have yet another […]
The setting at the Copley Symphony Hall is not unlike Leonard Cohen himself. With its stained-glass windows and walls of intricately sculpted marble, the building seems as though it should house sermons rather than symphonies. But at the center of the basilican architecture lies the stage itself, lit in smokey reds and swanky purples that […]
“Indie record stores,” says Chrys Hansen of Modern Music, the Caribbean’s most visited record store, “are where you go when you first realize there’s a whole new world of music for you to explore.” The Internet notwithstanding as perhaps one’s first stop when searching out what the world has to offer musically, Hansen’s words ring […]
Leonard Cohen has seen the future, and it is busy. The legendary singer/songwriter/poet/novelist has recently emerged from a fifteen-year absence to embark on a North American tour that includes a stop at San Diego’s Copley Symphony Hall on April 7th. Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 2nd, and can be bought […]