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The WRGW Music Blog- 9 Questions with The Oh Wells

 

 

One October, a few years ago, I was bored in my home town of Vancouver, Canada. So I decided to see a random show with a friend, it was a fundraiser for Women Against Violence Against Women (photos of the show here). Three bands that I had no idea what they were like – Thee Ahs, Artinair, and the Oh Wells. Though all three bands were pretty good (Thee Ahs were killer the next time I saw them), I was particularly impressed by the Oh Wells and notably their front-woman, Sarah Jickling. She ran up to the stage from the back of the Biltmore Cabaret and gave one of the more charming energetic shows of my 2011. Ms Jickling was selling cupcakes for $3 at the show….

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Posted: June 30th, 2014

Beatroute: Weird People Should Play Music Together

HELPING YOU EMBRACE YOUR INNER-WEIRDNESS

Weird People Should Play Music Together. That’s the name of The Oh Wells’ new album, which drops March 21st with a release party at the Rickshaw. Sarah Jickling, the band’s founding member, describes their sound as “a slumber party with your best friends, plus wicked guitar solos.”

The frontwoman, who draws comparisons to Lena Dunham’s self-deprecating style and pens diary entry-esque lyrics, says that that her own struggles with anxiety and mental health issues have inspired her to make music that bring awareness to the stigmatization of mental illness. She says that it’s the love and affirmation from her fans, who come from all over North America and many different age groups, that makes all her hard work worthwhile…

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Posted: April 29th, 2014

Vancouver Music Review: Weird People Should Play Music Together

Friday night was a crazy night in Vancouver, and the choices were plenty of where to seek some good music, entertainment and friends. I think I made the right call by heading to The Rickshaw for Altered by Mom & The Oh Wells…

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Posted: April 29th, 2014

Oh Wells song featured in trailer for new comedy film!

This movie looks so funny and sweet! I can’t wait to see it.

Trailer for NAKED NIGHT BIKE from Shocking Buckwheat Pictures on Vimeo.

Posted: February 16th, 2014

Valentines Day Interview with Vancouver Music Review

We thought that one of the perfect bands for our Valentine’s Day feature would be The Oh Wells, who play songs about the realities of true love: awkwardness, self consciousness, and crushes. Sarah Jickling has a few words about Galentine’s Day as well, one of Jess’s favourite holidays!

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Posted: February 14th, 2014