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

Osees – “Intercepted Message” [Video]

The ever prolific and constantly frenetic Osees forthcoming new LP, Intercepted Message, is due out August 18 via In The Red Records. This video is the first single and title track from the album. Main Osees leader John Dwyer described the album as Teutonic synth punk and Thee Oh Sees plus several words below: “A … Read more

Video Premiere: Thee Oh Sees – “Block Of Ice” (Live @ Levitation 2012)

Thee Oh Sees have always set the bar high with their high-energy live performances and experimental, psychedelic sound. Back in 2012, Thee Oh Sees made their first appearance at Austin Psych Fest, performing an electrified set at Emo’s East. The first of the band’s many LEVITATION appearances down in Austin, this show has been selected … 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: A Foul Form [Album Review]

OseesA Foul FormCastle Face Records [2022] John Dwyer has never been one to take something lying down. Just in case you needed a reminder, their latest album A Foul Form should be all the reminder you need. This self-described brain cracker not only decimates the stem, but rips through the listener’s entire senses. This rudimentary … Read more

Osees – “Funeral Solution” [Video]

Osees have announced their forthcoming album, A Foul Form, due August 12 via Castle Face Records. To kick off the album cycle, they’re shared the record’s first single, “Funeral Solution,” alongside an accompanying music video by Logan Feser. Speaking on the forthcoming record, certified Osees fan, Black Flag’s Henry Rollins, wrote: “Osees don’t seem to … 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

Osees: Levitation Sessions [Album Review]

OseesLevitation SessionsThe Reverberation Appreciation Society [2020] 2020 will be remembered for all kinds of depressing events including the halt of live music shows. Not only is touring the lifeblood for any artist, it is also the perfect escape for legions of fans that enables them to hear music in a totally different experience. As we … Read more

Osees: Protean Threat [Album Review]

OseesProtean ThreatCastle Face Records [2020] Who: OCS, The Ohsees, The Oh Sees, Thee Oh Sees, Oh Sees, and Osees. Whatever they want to call themselves hail from San Francisco, California and have been making music since 2003. Sound: Osees have always had a knack for sounds of the otherworldly. These dungeon master punks brandish their … Read more