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SIMGE On The Scene: Owel, Gatherers and Bent Knee played The Saint

I have been on the prowl to see Owel for a while now. I first caught them at Pinelands Festival a couple of years ago and got hooked on the lull you into a peaceful bliss, crescendo into a massive [...]

June 8, 2018 Live, Reviews

Pinelands Music Festival Brough ’68, Young English, Such Gold, Owel, Kid Felix & More

I had been watching the weather all week long, Hurricane Matthew was creating havoc in the south and it’s path was undetermined until three days prior to the event. We were still forecasted for rain, and rain it did all [...]

October 16, 2016 Live, Reviews

Watch: OWEL Covers Coheed & Cambria…Playing Gentlemen of the Road Festival

Earlier this week OWEL’s Jay Sakong fulfilled a crowd-funding request, following a donation made to back the outfit’s recently released  Every Good Boy EP, which acted as a dedication to one of his favorite outfits Coheed & Cambria. The OWEL frontman provided his emotionally-charged and [...]

May 14, 2015 News

OWEL Drops “Razors” & “Every Good Boy Does Fine” Singles From Every Good Boy EP

Jersey City’s own OWEL first landed on SIMGE’s radar in 2013, when the outfit surfaced like a phoenix from the ashes of a local atmospheric collective named Old Nick. The band’s self-titled debut LP appeared at No. 10 on our Top [...]

April 9, 2015 News

Owel Join intheclouds Records, New EP Out In April

NJ’s orchestral-emo outfit Owel since bandleader Jay Sakong dropped a cover of Radiohead’s “Nude” back in October. Now the band announces that they have officially joined intheclouds Records for the release of their Every Good Boy EP out April 28. [...]

March 25, 2015 News
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Watch Owel’s Jay Sakong Cover Radiohead’s “Nude”

The musical gifts possessed by Jay Sakong have always been evident; from the time he led the Asbury Park based outfit Old Nick to last year, when Owel’s debut self-titled LP landed at No. 10 on SIMGE’s 50 Best Albums of 2013 list. [...]

October 13, 2014 News

SIMGE On The Scene: Owel, Mount Sharp, & Estella Rocked Asbury Lanes (PHOTOS)

Another summer has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean things will be cooling off anytime soon in Asbury Park. Last Friday, Owel, Mount Sharp, & Estella played Asbury Lanes as the NY/NJ based groups came together to rock the [...]

October 1, 2014 Live, Reviews

SIMGE Survey: Get To Know NJ Alt-Orchestral Rockers Owel Who Play Asbury Lanes Tonight (9/26)

It’s been a hot minute since we heard from NJ Alt-Orchestral Rockers Owel. Their self titled LP has been out since April of 2013, but that hasn’t stopped the cinematic, Sigur Rós style outfit from keeping a recent busy tour [...]

September 26, 2014 Exclusive Content, Features, Interviews
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SIMGE Survey: Get To Know Brooklyn Indie Rockers Mount Sharp Who Play Asbury Lanes 9/26

Loyal SIMGE readers will recall our fondness for Brooklyn indie-rock trio Mount Sharp. Following their initial output as a band back in May 2013, Sarah Wood (aka Swood), Bryan Bruchman, and Ryan Zumsen started the slow build towards their new [...]

September 24, 2014 Features, Interviews

SIMGE’s Top 50 Albums Of 2013

50. Diarrhea Planet – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams 49. Grouplove – Spreading Rumors 48. Night Birds – Born To Die In Suburubia 47. Tegan & Sara – Heartthrob 46. Chris Rockwell & The Stickball Social Club – Buildings Will Collapse [...]

December 30, 2013 New Music, Reviews