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The Owl and Bear Podcast: November 2016

Leonard Cohen

The perfect mix tape for your post-election blues

Live Review: Glen Hansard at Walt Disney Concert Hall, November 9, 2015

Glen Hansard performing with Marketa Irglova in 2010

Glen Hansard turned on the waterworks in L.A.

The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 186

Hey Charley, for Chrissakes. Do you wanna know the truth of it?

Interview: Tristen


Nashville songwriter Tristen will perform at The Loft on Saturday

Film Review: Life Itself

Life Itself

A new documentary profiles the life of Roger Ebert

Interview: Califone’s Tim Rutili

We interview the mastermind behind some of the best music around

Poetic Memory: Barbarian (List)

Photo credit: Chris Maroulakos

The San Diego band’s January Soda Bar residency wraps up Monday night

Interview: The Midnight Pine

Songwriter Al Howard gives us the scoop on his latest project

Live Review: Marcy Playground at 4th and B, July 2, 2012

The band played to a not-so-sexy crowd

Live Review: Ben Howard at the Loft, June 2, 2012

You don’t love me, you just love my fingerstyle

Poetic Memory: The Black Sands (List)

The Heavy Guilt’s Al Howard has a new band

The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 163

I don’t know what “all right” even means

Album Review: Lou Reed & Metallica – ‘Lulu’

The first 22 seconds are alright

Video: TV Girl – “Baby You Were There”

The SD duo premieres their new stop-motion video

Poetic Memory: Luke Rathborne (List)

The Maine musician plays The Rumble tonight

Josh Ritter Conquers ‘The World’

Fresh off releasing one of the year’s best albums, Josh Ritter makes his way to San Diego.

Watchlist vol. 6: Phantogram

Once in a great while you hear music that just makes you feel cool.

Poetic Memory: Boomsnake (List)

Boomsnake’s Gabriel Rodriguez talks about his influences — and Tarot cards.

Poetic Memory: Chris Hickey (List)

Chris Hickey - Razzmatazz

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 […]

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 […]

See Leonard Cohen in Concert for Free

Leonard Cohen

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 […]

Review: Leonard Cohen; April 7, 2009 at Copley Symphony Hall; San Diego

Leonard Cohen

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 […]

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 […]

Leonard Cohen to Build a Tower of Song in San Diego

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 […]