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Live Review: Damien Jurado at the Casbah, May 19, 2014

Damien Jurado

A solo Damien Jurado brought a taste of Seattle to San Diego

Songwriter Jason Molina Has Died

Jason Molina

Molina fronted Magnolia Electric Co and Songs: Ohia

Big Star Singer Alex Chilton Dies at 59

As part of Big Star, he wrote some of the best music of the 1970s.

Poetic Memory: Boy Without God (List)

Boy Without God

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 […]

GloNo Interviews Larry Crane, Curator of Elliott Smith’s Archives


GloriousNoise: “A few years ago, Larry Crane, editor of Tape Op Magazine, and Elliott Smith’s friend and studio partner from back in Portland, become the official archivist of Elliott Smith’s estate. We interviewed Crane back in 2007 before the release of New Moon, a collection of mostly unreleased songs recorded between 1994 and 1997…In the […]

The Moviegoers Want You to Be a Man (MP3s)

The Moviegoers

Soulful San Diego cinephiles The Moviegoers have released a new digital EP, entitled Be a Man, and they’d like you to have it. The three-song release takes some of the sweetest elements of the 90s—Pavement, The Breeders, Elliott Smith, Yo La Tengo—and fuses them into a deliciously caramelized rock and roll concoction. Clocking in at an […]

Elliott Smith – The Complete Live Covers (MP3s)

Lots of Beatles, Kinks, Dylan… The below tracks have been culled from years of research and dozens of live shows. Not every song has the greatest recording fidelity, but as much as possible, I chose the tapes with the best combination of performance and sound for this collection…It should be noted that Elliott Smith was […]

Owl and Bear’s Top Albums of 2007

Owl and Bear writers’ favorite albums of 2007.

Elliott Smith – New Moon

Elliott Smith - New Moon

2007, Kill Rock Stars The best vault-cleaning release since Syd Barrett’s Opel suffers only from its brevity.