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The best songs of North Carolina’s Bowerbirds have always seemed eternal. Coruscated by Beth Tacular’s bird song and Phil Moore’s environmentalist empathy, “In Our Talons” (off Bowerbirds’ Hymns for a Dark Horse) was, at its core, a quest for solidarity in a world of closing shadows. Upper Air’s “Northern Lights” painted a pained portrait of love shrouded in doubt as perfectly as Cash, Dylan or Cohen ever have. These felt like more than songs; they felt… read more

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  • Avatar for jussslic
    Rediscovered Bowerbirds tonight while browsing Wye Oak related artists on Spotify. Don't know why I never listened to these guys more. Really enjoyable stuff.
  • Avatar for Anaryawe
    Hope they're doing okay & we'll hear the new album soon. : )
  • Avatar for marisasophie
    Check out my blog post reviewing Upper Air!
  • Avatar for DCDireWolf
    Nice sound, but the description here ridiculously over the top.
  • Avatar for LukeNunes
    bluenay21: "the fact that they're called "BowerBIRDS" and that Phil Moore sounds like Andrew Bird on some tracks made me think this was a side project of Mr. Bird himself, but in any case... they're pretty good" [2]
  • Avatar for CukiMonster
    Love them like a caterpillar to a leaf ♥
  • Avatar for applepoison
    We are a folk-duo called The Hogweed And The Aderyn and a Boutique Press called Wounded Wolf. You can listen the preview from here:
  • Avatar for evofly
    Come to Athens, GA.
  • Avatar for Orange-Minz
    new album is a bitter disappointment for me :(
  • Avatar for turbokarpanen
    I believe I have fall in love.

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