Xiu Xiu, Owen, Palehound, & More Contribute To Polyvinyl’s Stay Home Compilation

Today, Polyvinyl Record Co. is releasing a new compilation called Stay Home to highlight artists from their roster and support them during this trying time.
James Rettig | April 8, 2020 - 11:05 am

Stream The Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl Comp

Illinois indie rock label Polyvinyl Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a neat bit of self-referential reflection. On the 20-track compilation Polyvinyl Plays Polyvinyl,…
Chris DeVille | November 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

Owen – “Settled Down”

Last month Mike Kinsella announced the release of The King of Whys, the upcoming eighth studio LP by his solo-folk project Owen. The King of
Pranav Trewn | June 17, 2016 - 12:34 pm

Owen – “Lost” (Prod. S. Carey)

Amongst rumors that American Football might be releasing new music sometime soon, Mike Kinsella has been working on a new LP from his solo project…
Zac Gelfand | May 25, 2016 - 1:13 pm

Hear Owen And Into It. Over It. Cover Each Other On Their Split 7″ (Stereogum Premiere)

Mike Kinsella and Evan Weiss are two of Chicago's most prominent musical mainstays, rock 'n' roll lifers wholeheartedly devoted to slinging emotionally charged tunes to…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2015 - 10:32 am

Owen – “Forget Me” (The Promise Ring Cover)

Mike Kinsella has been releasing some solid covers under his Owen moniker over the past few months, taking on some interesting choices like Against Me!
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 9:13 pm

Owen – “Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart” (Against Me! Cover)

Indie rock veteran Mike Kinsella is releasing an acoustic covers album later this year called Other People's Songs under his Owen moniker. We've already heard…
James Rettig | October 15, 2014 - 6:41 pm

Owen – “Under The Blanket” (Smoking Popes Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Mike Kinsella has been busy this year reuniting his vastly influential emo/math-rock projects American Football (who reissued their seminal debut album and made their grand…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2014 - 10:03 am

Pygmalion 2009 In Photos

Some 90 acts descended upon Champaign-Urbana, IL this past weekend, performing across 14 venues and four days for the fifth annual Pygmalion Music Festival. We…
Amrit Singh | September 22, 2009 - 3:37 pm