Michael Metivier
Image: Michael Metivier

Michael Metivier has lived and worked everywhere from New Orleans to Chicago to New York to Boston. He currently lives in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, with his bride-to-be and two hilarious guinea pigs. He records and performs original songs under the name "Oweihops".

Features // 10 Articles
Reviews // 218 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

My Michael | 5 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM

As an adult, I haven’t the foggiest idea of what a “King of Pop” is or does, but as a six-year-old, I was pretty sure Michael Jackson invented music.

Pearl Jam's "Ten", Eighteen Years Later | 2 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

Over the years, Sony Legacy has re-released countless albums, but rarely has it honored a record whose importance with regards to legacy has been debated since day one as Pearl Jam’s debut.


United Bible Studies: The Jonah | 9 Sep 2009 // 3:56 PM

Sometimes, the blend of trad and psych can seem either too precious or too studied, but overall, The Jonah rings true.

16 Horsepower: Secret South | 8 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

Reissue of 16 Horsepower's long-out-of-print third album. It's not their best, but certainly worthy.


Remembering Vic Chesnutt | 5 Jan 2010 // 12:00 AM

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

READ the article