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Owen



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Hometown: Chicago, IL (USA)

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Owen is a solo project of Mike Kinsella. Kinsella is one of the dominant figures in the Chicago indie scene, having also led the band American Football, and played in the bands Cap'n Jazz, Joan of Arc and Owls (all with his brother Tim).

Owen is known for its soft melodies, sparse playing and plaintive vocals. It can be seen as a natural progression for Kinsella, from the post–hardcore severity of Joan of Arc through to the more melodic but still fairly upbeat American Football.

Related Bands

American Football, Cap'n Jazz, Joan Of Arc

Reviews

Braid / Owen / TS & the Past Haunts Live in Pomona

Braid / Owen / TS & the Past Haunts

Live in Pomona (2012)

live show

Owen live in Allston

Owen

live in Allston (2011)

live show

Owen Ghost Town

Owen

Ghost Town (2011)

Polyvinyl

Owen The Seaside EP

Owen

The Seaside EP (2009)

Polyvinyl

Owen New Leaves

Owen

New Leaves (2009)

Polyvinyl

Owen At Home With

Owen

At Home With (2006)

Polyvinyl

Owen (the ep)

Owen

(the ep) (2004)

Polyvinyl

mewithoutYou / Owen / Despistado live in Chicago

mewithoutYou / Owen / Despistado

live in Chicago (2004)

live show

Owen I Do Perceive

Owen

I Do Perceive (2004)

Polyvinyl

Owen/Lesser Birds Of Paradise/Bob Nanna live in Chicago

Owen/Lesser Birds Of Paradise/Bob Nanna

live in Chicago (2003)

live show

Owen No Good For No One Now

Owen

No Good For No One Now (2002)

Polyvinyl

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Interviews

Picture of Owen

Davey Von Bohlen of Maritime / Mike Kinsella of Owen

Monday, May 10, 2004 at 1:43 AM (EDT)

Picture of Owen

Mike Kinsella (Owen)

Thursday, October 22, 2009 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

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