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…
Anna Gaca / October 21, 2016

Owls Deal in Creepy Card Game for ‘I’m Surprised…’ Video

Long-quiet emo outfit Owls finally made their return this month with Two, the follow-up to their self-titled 2001 debut album. Before the LP hit iTunes,…
Kyle McGovern / March 31, 2014

Owls Revel in Being Broke and Grubby on ‘Ancient Stars Seed’

Chicago emo-indie quartet Owls broke a decade-long hiatus in 2012 and got their act together last year to finally bring us their second album, Two.
Dan Reilly / February 4, 2014

Owls Unsurprisingly Sound Great on Return Song ‘I’m Surprised’

In December, emo OG Tim Kinsella confirmed to SPIN that his long-dormant Owls outfit would make a grand return in 2014. We then got an…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Owls Confirm Long-Awaited Second Album With Off-Kilter Teaser

In a recent conversation with SPIN, Tim Kinsella confirmed that Owls, one of the singer-songwriter's many projects, would release a new album next spring. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / December 20, 2013