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Come see Obol live

Bar | May 26, 2018

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 […]


Behind the scenes

Spotlight On: Garden

Bar | April 1, 2016

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 […]


Contests and feedback

Cover song contest

Bar | February 2, 2016

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 […]


Behind the scenes

Spotlight On: Gameboy

Bar | February 1, 2015

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, […]



Music Production

Mastering complete for album 1

Bar | December 14, 2012

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.


Behind the scenes

Spotlight On: Fiasco

Bar | November 1, 2012

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 […]


Band mama drama!

Josh is stepping down

Bar | October 1, 2012

After careful consideration, drummer Josh Zampino has decided to step out of Obol. Josh has been my lieutenant and advisor on the Obol songs since he joined the project, and to say he will be missed is a gross understatement. The timing for these things is never good, and this […]



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    01. Missionary
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    02. Charlatan
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    03. Gender
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    04. Ahuevo
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    05. Supersized
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    06. Quizshow
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    07. Uncle
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    08. Twist
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    09. Lover
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    10. Hive
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    01. Missionary
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