Nearly a decade ago, Chicago singer-songwriter Owen Ashworth launched Orindal Records, partly as an outlet for the intimate, cozy indie-pop recordings he makes under the name Advance Base. He’s since transformed the label into a hub for musicians who take a similarly measured, contemplative approach, even when they’re exploring entirely different genres. Orindal’s latest Hideout […]
Prog paragons Cheer-Accident drop an album that contains multitudes, Owen Ashworth’s Orindal Records hosts a showcase at the Landland print shop, and more.
After ending his long-running indie-pop project Casiotone for the Painfully Alone in 2010, Chicago-based musician Owen Ashworth launched Orindal Records. It was part of a musical rebirth, but more a spiritual move than a sonic one: the label’s first release, a 2011 split, features one of the first singles from Ashworth’s post-Casiotone project, Advance Base, […]
Owen Ashworth named his latest indie-pop project after an isolated Antarctic weather station, but its MO takes his whole family into account.
Owen Ashworth is preparing to release a new Advance Base full-length in August, and if you want to see him beforehand then head to Comfort Station tomorrow night.
Check out a track from the lo-fi indie group before they play Beat Kitchen on Sunday.
Matt Kimmel’s good-bye to booking the Burlington, emo royalty at American Football, a new Swearwords EP, and more
Marc Ruvolo hands over the Bucket O’ Blood, Owen Ashworth records with Sun Kil Moon, and more.
The soft incandescence in this music shines a light on the details in Phillips’s tunes but doesn’t mess around too much with their spirit.
Advance Base covers “I Had a Good Father & Mother,” a song from enigmatic preacher and outsider gospel musician Washington Phillips.
What’s on the Agenda for Thursday, December 6, 2012