Articles tagged jonathan meiburg

Animal Spirits: an Interview with Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg

For three albums and half a decade, Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg ventured ever further into abstract, imagistic baroque pop. Now in his seventh full-length, Meiburg turns towards a more personal, cathartic sound, written mostly in the first-person, grounded in rock and almost entirely free of bird references.

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10 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Okkervil River: Pop Lie EP

Okkervil River's Pop Lie explores our roles in creating celebrity and deconstructing dreams, with the swirling sugar-rush of synthesizers and irresistible high-energy hook of the single.

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18 Dec 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Best Albums of 2008

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.

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29 May 2008 // 11:00 PM

Shearwater: Rook

Following the critically acclaimed Palo Santo, Shearwater raises the bar with Rook.

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