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The SPIN Interview
The SPIN Interview: American Football’s Mike Kinsella
Mike Kinsella quickly cops to being "old," by which he means that he’s 39, married, and spent the day taking his kids to IKEA. His aw-shucks attitude…
October 21, 2016
Mike Kinsella Returns as ‘The King of Whys’ on New Owen LP
During two nine-day trips to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Chicago singer-songwriter Mike Kinsella left behind his hometown recording days and mostly-solo writing practices to track Owen’s…
July 26, 2016
Owen Crashes a Funeral in Boozy ‘Bad Blood’ Video
Earlier this year, Mike Kinsella, the Illinois singer-songwriter who records as Owen, scaled his family tree with "Bad Blood," a majestic, country-informed single from his…
November 5, 2013
Stream Owen’s Emotion-Wracked Album ‘L’Ami du Peuple’
"I got high with an art teacher of mine," Mike Kinsella's latest album as Owen, L'Ami du Peuple, begins. Due out July 2 via Polyvinyl, the…
June 25, 2013
Hear Owen Swim Against Family History on Climactic ‘Bad Blood’
Mike Kinsella's musical pedigree is daunting enough. The Owen singer-songwriter belongs to an Illinois indie-rock family tree that includes his roles in Cap'n Jazz, American…
April 11, 2013
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