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Barn Owl – “The Long Shadow”

The San Francisco guitar-drone duo Barn Owl make music that sprawls and echoes with a majestic sort of menace. For their new album V, they’re expanding their sound a bit, adding synth textures that make their vast and desolate sound even bigger and more empty. Download the slow, sinister song “The Long Shadow” below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 26, 2013 - 2:43 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2011

June’s started on a hot streak: It made sense to counter the sweat by opening this Monthly Mix of recent standout free MP3s with a few chillier tracks. You don’t want to hide out in the air conditioning forever, of course, so things move outdoors to a humid rooftop party just past the halfway mark. More »

By: brandon / June 9, 2011 - 10:25 am

Barn Owl – “Shadowland” (Stereogum Premiere)

In March we heard from one-half of Barn Owl, Evan Caminiti, via a solo guitar piece “Burning A Hole Through The Sky.” He’s back with Barn Owl partner Jon Porras for Shadowland, an airier and (even) sparer offering than 2010’s Ancestral Star. Cross-pollination? We’re told the 23-minute EP, which features three meditative/melancholic/minimalist guitar/synth stereo-delayed collisio… More »

By: brandon / May 18, 2011 - 4:15 pm

Evan Caminiti – “Burning A Hole Through The Sky”

Handmade Birds is the new label of Texas-based Pyramids/Sailors With Wax Wings/White Moth mastermind R. Loren. Folks familiar with his music know he has great aesthetic sense as well as a knack for networking (remember those Atari Teenage Riot-to-Unwound packed lineups for SWWW and White Moth?). The first release on the label is When CaliforniaMore »

By: brandon / March 9, 2011 - 10:14 am