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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Advance Base Animal Companionship

Certain days, my favorite Mountain Goats song is "Woke Up New," the one where John Darnielle imagines himself as someone who is, for reasons unexplained,…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2018 - 11:50 am


Owen Ashworth On Advance Base’s New Dog-Themed Album Animal Companionship

Owen Ashworth has been making criminally under-appreciated music for over two decades now, first as Casiotone For The Painfully Alone and more recently as Advance…
James Rettig | July 10, 2018 - 11:00 am

2015 In Review

Not On Spotify: 10 Great Off-The-Grid, Unofficial, Or Self-Released Albums Of 2015

If you believe everything you read, the music industry was "saved" not once but three times in 2015 -- first by Taylor Swift, then by…
David Holmes | December 28, 2015 - 2:05 pm

More Advance Base stories

Advance Base – “Christmas In Nightmare City” Video

Owen Ashworth, the man formerly known as Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, is about to release his latest album under the name Advance Base. It's…
Chris DeVille | September 17, 2018 - 1:45 pm

Advance Base – “Your Dog”

Next month, Owen Ashworth is releasing a new Advance Base song, Animal Companionship. We've heard two tracks from it already, "True Love Death Dream" and…
James Rettig | August 27, 2018 - 4:24 pm

Advance Base – “Dolores & Kimberly”

For two decades, first as Casiotone For The Painfully Alone and now as Advance Base, Owen Ashworth has used twinkling keyboards and his resigned baritone…
Peter Helman | July 31, 2018 - 1:28 pm

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone Announce Etiquette Reissue

Casiotone For The Painfully Alone's Etiquette was the first album that Owen Ashworth brought to a proper studio after keeping the project exclusively lo-fi from…
James Rettig | June 12, 2018 - 5:48 pm
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