Osees: Intercepted Message [Album Review]

OseesIntercepted MessageIn The Red Records [2023] Osees have adopted several different monikers over the years, showcasing their chameleon-like nature. This American psychedelic rock band originated in San Francisco in the late 1990s. Led by the multi-talented musician and songwriter John Dwyer, Osees’ music has consistently been characterized by its high-energy garage rock sound, interwoven with … Read more

Video Premiere: Osees – “Stunner”

The ever-prolific and constantly frenetic Osees recently announced details for their forthcoming LP, Intercepted Message, scheduled for release on August 18th via In The Red. Following the release of the record’s first two singles, “Intercepted Message” and “Goon,” the band has unveiled their latest track, “Stunner,” accompanied by a music video directed by Matt Yoka. … Read more

Fire Track Premiere: POSH SWAT (John Dwyer/OSEES) – “The Spent Sadist”

WARNING: Do not adjust your speakers for today’s premiere Fire Track. The sounds you are hearing from POSH SWAT are real, funky, and potentially from another planet! Alright, not from another planet but POSH SWAT is the newest project by John Dwyer (OSEES), Ryan Sawyer, and Andres Renteria, so you know to prepare yourself for … Read more

Osees: Panther Rotate [Album Review]

OseesPanther RotateCastle Face Records [2020] Anymore it is almost a given that some of John Dwyer’s output will lean towards the experimental side of things. Especially, after the visceral release of Protean Threat, it only makes sense that Panther Rotate was billed as a remix album of its big brother. Turns out, Panther Rotate is … Read more

Bent Arcana: Bent Arcana [Album Review]

Bent Arcana Bent ArcanaCastle Face Records [2020] Who: John Dwyer’s Bent Arcana was quite a surprise. To call them a supergroup doesn’t feel quite right but the players are on point. Filling out the line up: Ryan Sawyer, Peter Kerlin, Kyp Malone, Brad Caulkins, Tom Dolas, Marcos Rodriguez, Laena “Geronimo” Myers-Ionita, Joce Soubiran, and Andres … Read more