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Animal Spirits: an Interview with Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg
14 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

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.

The Best Albums of 2008
18 Dec 2008 // 4:00 PM

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.


Shearwater: Fellow Travelers
24 Nov 2013 // 8:06 PM

The liner notes may actually be the most insightful part of this record, and that is no slight to the music.

Shearwater: Animal Joy
13 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

2010’s The Golden Archipelago concluded a gorgeous trilogy, but Animal Joy presents a leaner, rougher Shearwater.


Shearwater - "Hidden Lakes" (video)
18 Feb 2010 // 6:17 PM

Shearwater's eagerly awaited new album The Golden Archipelago releases next week via Matador. "Hidden Lakes" is the first video.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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