News

Oh Sees (fka Thee Oh Sees) Change Name to OCS, Announce New Album and Title Track

Memory of a Cut Off Head Due Out November 17 via Castle Face

Aug 28, 2017

Thee Oh Sees recently shortened their name to Oh Sees released a new album, Orc, last Friday via Castle Face. Our critic didn't particularly like the album, but no matter, the band has changed their name again (this time to OCS) and has announced another new album, Memory of a Cut Off Head, due out November 17 via Castle Face. More

News Roundup: Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Swervedriver, Thee Oh Sees, BEAK>, and More

Plus Phoebe Bridgers, Susanne Sundfør, and Shabazz Palaces

Jun 07, 2017

Here's a roundup of all the other news items we couldn't get to today and yesterday, including stories on Arcade Fire, Radiohead, Swervedriver, Thee Oh Sees, BEAK>, Phoebe Bridgers, Susanne Sundfør, and Shabazz Palaces. More

SXSW Music 2016 Announces Second Round of Artists

Mercury Rev, Gwenno, Petite Noir, Cullen Omori, Autre Ne Veut, Chad Valley, Girls Names, PINS, and More on List

Nov 17, 2015

SXSW (aka South By Southwest), the annual conference/festival in Austin, Texas, has announced the second round of artists to be performing during the music portion (there's also film and interactive portions) in 2016 (its 30th year). The list is a little short on big names, but a huge part of SXSW is discovering new artists.  More

Mar 05, 2015

Delivering their most recent album Drop just last year, Thee Oh Sees have announced the release of its follow-up, Mutilator Defeated at Last. More

Apr 14, 2014

Before annnouncing that they would be taking an extended hiatus, Thee Oh Sees put the finishing touches on a brand new album titled Drop More

Thee Oh Sees Announce Tour Dates

Drop Is Out April 29 On Castle Face Records

Apr 10, 2014

Hiatus? Oh, please that’s so last year. More

Apr 02, 2014

We’ve already heard “Penetrating Eye” and “The Lens” from Thee Oh Sees' forthcoming album Drop. More

Mar 21, 2014

Here’s a suitably wacked out video from Thee Oh Sees. More

Thee Oh Sees Announce New Album “Drop”

Due Out April 29 on Castle Face Records

Feb 13, 2014

You know that scene in Wayne’s World where Wayne tells his psycho girlfriend Stacy that they broke up two months ago and she replies with “Well that doesn’t mean we can’t still go out, does it?” That pretty much sums of Thee Oh SeesMore

Jan 07, 2014

With Thee Oh Sees recently announcing an indefinite hiatus, frontman John Dwyer has announced plans to release a solo LP under the moniker Damaged Bug. More

Thee Oh Sees Announce Indefinite Hiatus

Band Members Moving to Different Cities

Dec 20, 2013

San Francisco pysch-rockers Thee Oh Sees have announced that they will going on hiatus for the foreseeable future. More

Aug 06, 2013

Last weekend, Katowice, Poland hosted the seventh annual OFF Festival. We sent writer/photographer Laura Studarus down to cover the action. Check out her gallery of photos, featuring We Draw A, RebekaAutre Ne Veuttrès.bFucked UpThee Oh SeesDeerhunter, and Goat More

Thee Oh Sees Debut New Video For “Minotaur”

Floating Coffin Out April 16th

Mar 27, 2013

Thee Oh Sees have released a music video to accompany their song "Minotaur," from their new album Floating Coffin. "Minotaur" depicts the title character as a down-on-his-luck medieval monster just trying to get by, depressed and lonely. The video's low-budget quality adds a bit of humor to the otherwise tragic video, as we see a damsel being rescued from the point of view of her kidnapper. More

Check Out Photos from Day Two of Outside Lands 2012 Including Passion Pit and Sigur Rós

Plus Dr. Dog, Zola Jesus, Grandaddy, Father John Misty and more.

Aug 13, 2012

Check out photos from Day One of the Outside Lands, held in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA on August 10, 2012. The gallery includes photos of Dr. DogFather John MistyGrandaddyPassion PitSigur RosTame ImpalaThee O SeesYellow Ostrich and Zola Jesus. More

Treasure Island Festival 2011 Lineup Announced – Death Cab for Cutie, St. Vincent, and more

Performers Also Include Cut Copy, Beach House, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Friendly Fires, Empire of the Sun, Battles, and others

Jul 26, 2011

Today, Treasure Island Music Festival announced their 2011 lineup. More



Reviews

A Weird Exits

A Weird Exits

Castle Face

Aug 10, 2016

There are few more reliably exhilarating sounds in contemporary garage rock than this: John Dwyer's indecipherable vocal delivery steeps in intensity, as does his echo-heavy guitar licks, there's a vicious halt in the rhythm section for a split second before his band of garage-dwelling oddballs launch into a scorching psychedelic hotbed of distortion, feedback and utter, utter otherworldliness. More

Fortress 7-inch

Fortress 7-inch

Castle Face

Apr 01, 2016

Hot on the heels of last year's excellent Mutilator Defeated at Last, perhaps the best of their 10 albums to date (16 if you count earlier albums released under the four different names), Thee Oh Sees start off 2016 by doing what they do best.  More