Tag Archives: Jonathon Meiberg

Shearwater at the Fleece, with Cross Record

Jet Plane and Oxbow may well be the sainted Shearwaters best album yet (although I might have said that before for their other releases!) In many ways it is the record that sounds most like them live, always a soaring … Continue reading

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Shearwater – The Cellar Oxford

The fact that Shearwater, purveyors of such monumental and remarkable music, are not simply huge is a continuing mystery to me. There is an upside however (for we cognoscenti at least) in that you can still get to see them … Continue reading

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Animal Joy – Shearwater

I have been hopelessly in love with Shearwater for years. Each successive release has me wondering if they can match the last and each time they surpass it. The Golden Archipelago of two years ago was a fabulous album and seeing them … Continue reading

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Okkervil River – I am Very Far

   Some albums poke you in the eye from the outset; you know what  you are getting, and others  reveal their beauties only with time and attention. I am Very Far, released through Jagjaguwar Records,  does that irritating thing of doing both simultaneously … Continue reading

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