This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for Will Tooker. Will is a dynamic powerhouse of a drummer, and he brings a ton of experience and skill to Obol. Learn more about Will on his bio page.
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It is with great joy that I announce that recording has wrapped for album 2. We have Jun on all the tracks and it is just a matter of fine-tuning the mixes now, to make sure everything sounds as good as it can. Look for Obol’s second album to drop […]
Come catch a glimpse of us in action! We’re planning a bunch of new shows, and we’re bringing the best songs out to you! This month, we’re playing at the Funhouse in Seattle. Next month it will be at the High Dive in Fremont. As always, check out our Facebook […]
In 2001, Julianne left town. She took Caden with her. And rightfully so. I was a financial, emotional and spritual mess. I wanted them close, but there was not a lot I could do. What I didn’t expect was how my brain would react. Every stranger with a kid that […]
Ladies and gentlemen, Obolers, children of all ages, There is a cover song contest! It’s like American Idol, sort of. The guys thought it would be a good idea to play a song that people might recognize but never expect, and since then we’ve been having fun trying to determine […]
Once upon a time, in a far off distant realm called Texas, there lived a boy. He had a vibrant imagination. So you can imagine how unpleasant his life was until he went to college. Needless to say, this young man became addicted to a series of distractions and supplements, […]
We named it Revoluçión because we don’t realize how American marketing works. 🙂 Head on over to the albums section for more factoids and info.
At last, the mastering is complete for album 1. This means we’ll soon have songs that sound finished… and an album to sell. If all goes according to plan, we’ll get the master disc in the mail this weekend, and hope to have digital downloads ready by Christmas time.
When we play Fiasco live, I usually announce “this is a song about America.” Info: Song name: Fiasco (formerly entitled El Dorado) Written by: Barry Craig, 2008 Performances on this recording: Barry, Josh, Joey & Talljoe Last updated: August 2012 added Talljoe’s keys, new vocals and mix July 2012. Recorded […]