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Animal Spirits: an Interview with Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg
14 Feb 2012 // 4:00 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 // 5:00 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: Jet Plane and Oxbow
13 Jan 2016 // 9:30 PM

Jet Plane and Oxbow is a remarkably polished, alluring, and dignified accomplishment.

Shearwater: Fellow Travelers
24 Nov 2013 // 9:06 PM

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


Shearwater - "Quiet Americans" (Singles Going Steady)
1 Feb 2016 // 4:45 AM

The song's retro-futuristic atmosphere and snarky political commentary demand multiple listens to reach their full effect.

Shearwater - "Hidden Lakes" (video)
18 Feb 2010 // 7:17 PM

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

//Mixed media

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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