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Shearwater have been going in on the covers lately. Last year, Jonathan Meiburg's Texan indie impressionists earned an Album Of The Week designation for their all-covers collection Fellow Travelers,…   Read Story »
Last month, I gave Album Of The Week to Shearwater's Fellow Travelers, on which the Texan band played sweeping, filigreed covers of songs from bands they know, or bands they'd shared stages with.…   Read Story »
There are plenty of good reasons to listen to Shearwater: There's the band's admirably expansive ambitions, almost prog-level for an indie rock band. (They made their mark by releasing an actual…   Read Story »
Next week, Jonathan Meiburg's soaring, contemplative band Shearwater will release their new all-covers album Fellow Travelers, in which the band takes on songs by groups like Folk Implosion, St.…   Read Story »
The great indie-prog falsetto-floggers Shearwater will soon release their all-covers album Fellow Travelers, and we've already posted their excellent versions of Xiu Xiu's "I Luv The Valley Oh!" and…   Read Story »
Jonathan Meiburg is about to emerge from his chamber with a new Shearwater opus entitled Fellow Travelers. The latest set comprises renditions of songs by Meiburg's former tourmates, including that…   Read Story »
Shearwater love their friends. The next album from Jonathan Meiburg's grandly clanging indie-prog project is Fellow Travelers, on which Shearwater will cover songs from bands with whom they've played…   Read Story »
Shearwater stopped by the Echo in Los Angeles in support of their highly touted Sub Pop release Animal Joy. While you may have seen their videos "Immaculate" and "You As You Were," seeing them live…   Read Story »
Here's the clip for Shearwater's Animal Joy cut "Immaculate," a quick-hit video that rifles through a carousel of still images, some of Jonathan Meiburg in full-on, PhotoBooth-documented despair,…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the Jonathan Meiburg-helmed Shearwater put out the Album Of The Week Animal Joy, perhaps the band's most lush and well-crafted release to date. The single "You As You Were" serves…   Read Story »