Shearwater: The Great Awakening [Album Review]

ShearwaterThe Great AwakeningPolyborus Music [2022] In the six years since that last Shearwater album, Jonathan Meiburg published a novel, formed a new band with members of the band that had opened for them on their last tour called Loma then recorded and released two albums, played and recorded adaptations of David Bowie’s Lodger album, eventually … Read more

Shearwater: Fellow Travelers [Album Review]

Shearwater Fellow Travelers Sub Pop Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Jonathan Meiburg’s latest re-works the songs of tourmates past and present. Album Review: Ah…the dreaded covers album. From David Bowie to Nick Cave, The Ramones to Ozzy, Tori Amos to Nada Surf, it seems sooner or later every artist gets the itch to record an … Read more

Shearwater’s “I Luv The Valley OH!” Video – New Album 11/26

You can now watch a new video for Shearwater’s “I Luv The Valley OH!,” the leadoff track from Fellow Travelers. The clip, directed by Branan Edgens and designed by Kahn & Selesnick, stars band leader Jonathan Meiburg as one of two astronauts stranded after a crash landing in an unfamiliar world. Fellow Travelers, Shearwater’s new … Read more

Sub Pop’s RSD Black Friday Releases: Tillman, Low, Shearwater

Sub Pop has just announced their Record Store Day’s Black Friday releases. On November 29th, Sub Pop will release two limited-edition Black Friday exclusives: Josh Tillman’s (aka Father John Misty) score to the forthcoming short film The History of Caves, and a split 7” featuring Low’s popular rendition of Rihanna’s megahit “Stay” and Shearwater’s take … Read more

Shearwater new record Fellow Travelers / Loser Edition w/ 7-Inch

Fellow Travelers is the new, upcoming album from Shearwater. Here’s what Shearwater’s own Jonathan Meiburg has to say about it: “Fellow Travelers wasn’t supposed to be a full-length record, so I’m a little surprised to admit that it’s my favorite Shearwater album so far. Somehow it slipped under the door.” At Sub Pop you can … Read more