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The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 172: Election Day Celebration and/or Therapy Edition

Makin’ my way back to blue

The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 171

I just want back in your head

Poetic Memory: KNESSET (List)

The art rockers take us to music video school

A Mighty Wind Blows In

The San Diego band comes storming out of the gate with a 2-disc, 23-song debut.

Mini Mansions Get Big

Queens of the Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman is bringing his excellent side project to San Diego.

Poetic Memory: Old Tiger (List)

The San Diegans play the Tin Can Alehouse this Saturday.

Poetic Memory: The LeBarons (List)

The up-and-coming Los Angeles musicians share their influences.

Interview: The Morning Benders

The Morning Benders’ Chris Chu discusses their new album.

Owl and Bear’s Top Albums of 2009

The gang gets hyperbolic.

The Rest Never Sleep (MP3s)

The Rest

Ontario’s The Rest just signed to Something in Construction records. To celebrate, they’re offering their Walk on Water EP for all to download—free of charge!

Poetic Memory: Local Natives (List)


Silver Lake-based Local Natives just completed a U.S. tour with Ben Kweller, then went to London, then stormed barns across the midwest. They even blog. Needless to say, these guys (and occasionally girl) are both creative and busy. They’re also great musicians who put on a rewarding and fun show. They have a new album […]

Grizzly Bear – Two Weeks (Video)

Animator and artist Gabe Askew is a fan of Grizzly Bear. He created his own video for their song “Two Weeks”.

How to Hug Your Independent Record Store

Record Store

“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 […]

Review: Grizzly Bear/LA Philharmonic; March 1, 2008 at Walt Disney Concert Hall; Los Angeles

Review: Grizzly Bear/LA Philharmonic; March 1, 2008 at Walt Disney Concert Hall; Los Angeles

Grizzly Bear and the LA Philharmonic split a bill at the impressively designed Walt Disney Concert Hall. You must see this monstrosity designed by Frank Gehry. I swear there is not a single right angle inside or outside, and I’m willing to wager that it was constructed with stealth technology.The LA Philharmonic played the first […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2007 (II)

Me and McCaskill

Note: Photos in this essay depict re-enactments of actual events, not the events themselves. Thursday, July 12 McCaskill picked me up at my folks’ house at 9PM. We weren’t planning to leave Jackson until about 1 or 2AM, but we’d decided to hang out a while and say goodbyes because, naturally, we may never come […]