Thursday, December 11 2014
Like emo's first wave, today's revival has taken issue with the category itself. But concerns over labels shouldn't get in the way of appreciating the connections between the subgenre's up-and-comers and legacy acts that reconvened like Y2K never happened.
Monday, December 8 2014
The comfort zone is where Owen gets his mail delivered, but Other People’s Songs is at its most engaging when it steps just a bit outside.
Tuesday, November 8 2011
Owen's latest (and quite likely last) album continues in the same vein as previous efforts, which is still pretty good.
Thursday, January 11 2007
Mike Kinsella moves from his bedroom to the studio, but is still having trouble finding love, reconciling the past, and living with regrets.
Monday, January 31 2005
Scarred mope pop from Chicago-based singer-songwriter Mike Kinsella wages a delicate war of self-attrition.
Tuesday, May 13 2003
Monday, July 20 2009
Owen New Leaves (Polyvinyl) Releasing: 22 September (US) SONG LIST 01 New Leaves 02 Good Friends, Bad Habits 03 A Trenchant Critique 04 Never Been Born 05 Amnesia and Me 06 Brown