Wednesday, September 4 2013
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
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
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
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
Following the critically acclaimed Palo Santo, Shearwater raises the bar with Rook.
Thursday, April 26 2007
Wednesday, May 31 2006
Bravely challenging, this is a haunting, exceptional record.
Sunday, March 27 2005
Five songs that will make you a Shearwater fan...