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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Can you feel it? That slow, soft opening to the year is behind us, and 2019 is officially getting started. This week brought us great-to-excellent…
Stereogum | January 18, 2019 - 3:07 pm

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Strand Of Oaks’ Harder Love Is A Glimpse Of What Hard Love Could Have Been

Almost exactly 11 months ago today, Tim Showalter released his fifth album under his moniker Strand Of Oaks, Hard Love. After the breakthrough and acclaim…
Ryan Leas | January 19, 2018 - 11:24 am


74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

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Strand Of Oaks – “Weird Ways” Video

Just under two years ago, Tim Showalter released Hard Love, his fifth album under the Strand Of Oaks moniker. It was the successor to his…
Ryan Leas | January 15, 2019 - 10:07 am

Strand Of Oaks’ Tim Showalter & Surviving Magnolia Electric Co. Members Form Goshen Electric Co.

The centerpiece of Strand Of Oaks' 2014 breakout album HEAL was "JM," a mammoth tribute to the late Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. frontman…
Chris DeVille | September 18, 2018 - 11:08 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Passing Out”

On his way to the most recent Strand Of Oaks album Hard Love, there were a few other albums Tim Showalter could have made. And,…
Ryan Leas | December 5, 2017 - 10:38 am

Watch Strand Of Oaks Cover Tom Petty’s “Learning To Fly” In Columbus

Strand Of Oaks' Tim Showalter shared his thoughts on Tom Petty's "Don't Come Around Here No More" with us yesterday, and last night his band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 5, 2017 - 1:17 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Everything” Video

Earlier this year, Strand Of Oaks released a new album, Hard Love, and today the Tim Showalter project has shared a video for "Everything" from…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 11:14 am

Watch Strand Of Oaks Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Timothy Showalter returned earlier this year with Hard Love, his fifth album under the name Strand Of Oaks. And today, he went on CBS This
Peter Helman | May 13, 2017 - 2:53 pm

Hear Strand Of Oaks Talk Hard Love, Cover Springsteen On Lance Armstrong’s Podcast

The definitive Strand Of Oaks interview this album cycle? That's definitely the Stereogum cover story by Ryan Leas. But don't sleep on Timothy Showalter's conversation…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2017 - 8:22 pm

Strand Of Oaks – “I Know You Know You’re Evil”

Timothy Showalter, the Midwestern rocker who records under the name Strand Of Oaks, recently released a new album called Hard Love. But "I Know You…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2017 - 12:43 pm

Watch Strand Of Oaks Look Like A Lion On Conan

Last month, Timothy Showalter, the Midwestern singer-songwriter behind the band Strand Of Oaks, transformed himself into a full-on rocker for the release of Hard Love,…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2017 - 9:27 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Cry” Video

Strand Of Oaks have shared a video for "Cry," a track from Tim Showalter's new album, Hard Love. (We recently did an extensive cover story…
James Rettig | March 7, 2017 - 10:25 am

Hear Strand Of Oaks Cover The Stone Roses, Primal Scream, & Phish For Lagniappe Sessions

Last week, Timothy Showalter, the raw Midwestern rock 'n' roller who records as Strand Of Oaks, released his new album Hard Love. And after the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 10:16 am
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