Archive for the 'Songs: Ohia' Category

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

In her new book, Riding With the Ghost, writer Erin Osmon accomplishes a tricky feat regarding the late Jason Molina, the songwriter and leader of Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. She presents Molina, whose work can so often mythic, as if carved from ancient stone, fully as a person, with faults, desires, humors, and failings. She […]

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

You know, the dark didn’t hide it. But it came damn close. Didn’t It Rain, Jason Molina’s final release under the Songs: Ohia moniker, is seven tracks and forty-five minutes of long, dark blues that nevertheless carry within them a gentle light in the same way that a man carries his own blood; it’s that […]