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Wednesday, September 4 2013

Okkervil River: The Silver Gymnasium

The Silver Gymnasium is Sheff's best work, and it contains his hardest truths. Going home is never quite going back.


Tuesday, February 14 2012

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.


Sunday, October 17 2010

Blue Water White Death: Blue Water White Death

Hope you know how to swim, for the masterminds behind Xiu Xiu and Shearwater are here to take you on a foreboding journey through the dangers of the deep ocean.


Sunday, May 23 2010

Shearwater: 7 May 2010 - Austin, TX

Although they initially started as a side project of Okkervil River, Shearwater have established themselves as another great band from Austin, as they ably proved themselves with 2008’s excellent Rook and the equally impressive follow-up, this year’s The Golden Archipelago.


Thursday, May 29 2008

Shearwater: Rook

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


Thursday, April 26 2007

Elk City, Céu, Elliott Smith


Thursday, June 1 2006

Shearwater: Palo Santo

Bravely challenging, this is a haunting, exceptional record.


Sunday, March 27 2005

Shearwater: Thieves

Five songs that will make you a Shearwater fan...


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