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Release Date: Aug 17, 2018
Label: Castle Face Records

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August 14, 2019

OH SEES SHARE NEW LP + VIDEO FOR "TOGETHER TOMORROW" ON CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND + EXCLUSIVE TRACK BY TRACK FEATURE | FACE STABBER OUT THIS FRIDAY ON CASTLE FACE

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August 6, 2019

OH SEES SHARE "CAPTAIN LOOSELY" VIDEO | PLAYING BENEFIT SHOW ON 8/9 IN PIONEERTOWN ALL PROFITS BENEFIT EAST L.A. WOMEN'S CENTER | NEW DOUBLE LP FACE STABBER OUT 8/16 ON CASTLE FACE

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July 23, 2019

OH SEES SHARE "HEARTWORM" VIDEO ON KERRANG! | PLAYING BENEFIT SHOW ON 8/9 IN PIONEERTOWN ALL PROFITS BENEFIT EAST L.A. WOMEN'S CENTER | NEW DOUBLE LP FACE STABBER OUT 8/16 ON CASTLE FACE

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July 9, 2019

Oh Sees Announce EP Reissue, Share Track | 2019 UK/EU/US Tour | 'Graveblockers' EP Out 6/10 On Castle Face Records

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July 9, 2019

OH SEES SHARE "POISONED STONES" VIDEO ON STEREOGUM | NEW DOUBLE LP FACE STABBER OUT 8/16 ON CASTLE FACE

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June 25, 2019

OH SEES ANNOUNCE NEW DOUBLE LP, SHARE "HENCHLOCK" TRACK | AUCTIONING OFF COCKPIT FROM "ANTHEMIC AGGRESSOR" VIDEO FOR ELIZABETH HOUSE | FACE STABBER 2LP OUT 8/16 ON CASTLE FACE

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April 4, 2019

Oh Sees Announce LP Reissue, Share Track | 2019 UK/EU/US Tour | 'Thee Hounds Of Foggy Notion' Out 5/24 On Castle Face

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March 20, 2019

Oh Sees Announce North American Tour + Festival Dates | 'The Cool Death Of Island Raiders' Reissue Out Now

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March 7, 2019

Oh Sees Share "Cool Death" Track | Playing SXSW, EU Tour | 'The Cool Death Of Island Raiders' Reissue Out 3/18 On Castle Face

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February 12, 2019

OH SEES ANNOUNCE THE COOL DEATH OF ISLAND RAIDERS REISSUE ON CLASH | ANNOUNCE EU TOUR DATES | REISSUE OUT 3/18 ON CASTLE FACE

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November 14, 2018

Oh Sees Share “Enrique El Cobrador” Video On COS | Announce Brooklyn Shows With 8 Piece Band As OCS On 12/15 & 12/16

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October 22, 2018

OCS Announce 'Live In San Francisco' Double LP + Announce Brooklyn Show With 8 Piece Band | Live LP Out 11/2 Via Rock Is Hell

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September 27, 2018

Oh Sees Share "Abysmal Urn" Video On Exclaim! | Fall North American Tour Starts 10/2

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BIOGRAPHY

Psych-punk psychic warrior, ear worm-farmer, and possessor of many stamped passport pages John Dwyer does not let up. His group Oh Sees (aka Thee Oh Sees, OCS, The Oh Sees, etc) have transmogrified to fit many a moment - from hushed druggy folk to groovy demonic pop chants to science fictional krautrock expanse and beyond - to suit his omnivorous whims. It’s common knowledge however, that at their shows, you’re there asking for a beating. 20 years going and the shows keep getting more and more intense, as many a soupy swarm can attest. The locked-in Rincon/Quattrone drum cops propel masses of strangers to froth and lean into each other as the insistent and repetitive underpinning tumbles nimbly from Tim Hellman’s bass. Meanwhile John ricochets breathy yips and snippets of synth and all manner of guitar heroics around your brain canyons while your reptile instincts yell “move”. Brain-stem body rock meets cerebral expanses, and their now du jour prolifically feeds a labyrinthine garden of well-hewn tunes.
Last year’s Orc was a muscular and darkly inventive turn for the group, stretching out further into space while simultaneously sharpening their heaviest inclinations to a rusty point. After a re-visitation of the softer side of the genesis of the group with “Memory of a Cut Off Head”, all signs point to another banger on the horizon as the group decamps this March back to the dusty pecan farm where Orc was spawned for another go-round.
Psych-punk psychic warrior, ear worm-farmer, and possessor of many stamped passport pages John Dwyer does not let up. His group Oh Sees (aka Thee Oh Sees, OCS, The Oh Sees, etc) have transmogrified to fit many a moment – from hushed druggy folk to groovy demonic pop chants to science fictional krautrock expanse and beyond – to suit his omnivorous whims. It’s common knowledge however, that at their shows, you’re there asking for a beating. 20 years going and the shows keep getting more and more intense, as many a soupy swarm can attest. The locked-in Rincon/Quattrone drum cops propel masses of strangers to froth and lean into each other as the insistent and repetitive underpinning tumbles nimbly from Tim Hellman’s bass. Meanwhile John ricochets breathy yips and snippets of synth and all manner of guitar heroics around your brain canyons while your reptile instincts yell “move”. Brain-stem body rock meets cerebral expanses, and their now du jour prolifically feeds a labyrinthine garden of well-hewn tunes.
Last year’s Orc was a muscular and darkly inventive turn for the group, stretching out further into space while simultaneously sharpening their heaviest inclinations to a rusty point. After a re-visitation of the softer side of the genesis of the group with “Memory of a Cut Off Head”, all signs point to another banger on the horizon as the group decamps this March back to the dusty pecan farm where Orc was spawned for another go-round.
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Contact

Kip Kouri – kip@tellallyourfriendspr.com

Michael Lantz – michael@tellallyourfriendspr.com

Tour Dates

August

17 Omaha, NE Maha Festival

23 Charleville Cabaret Vert festival

24 Guéret Check-in Festival

27 Ravenna Hana-Bi (Free)

29 Vienna Arena

30 Munich Strom

31 Berlin Kreuzberg Festsaal

September
Brussels Les Botaniquesen

Bordeaux BT 59

Toulouse Le Bikini

Paris Le Bataclan

London Troxy

Amsterdam Paradiso

30 San Francisco, CA The Chapel

October
San Francisco, CA The Chapel

San Francisco, CA The Chapel

Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom

Seattle, WA Neumos

Seattle, WA Neumos

Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre

10 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue Ballroom

11 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall

12 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall

13 Cleveland, OH Beachland Ballroom

14 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall

15 Montreal, QC Le National

16 Cambridge, MA The Sinclair

18 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw

19 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw

20 Brooklyn, NY Warsaw

22 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer

23 Carrboro, NC Cat’s Cradle

24 Nashville, TN Mercy Lounge

25 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks

26 Austin TX Hotel Vegas

27 Austin, TX Hotel Vegas

29 Albuquerque, NM Sister Bar

31 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom