Owl & Mack is a solo song project, preferably with guest-musicians.
Owl – a nocturnal bird of prey, known for it’s sense of depth perception necessary for low-light hunting.
Mack- the great truck manufacturing company, known for making trucks with incredible durability.
Owl & Mack – a band born out of love for Chicago Blues, alt-country, free-folk-singer-songwriting, cryptical-obscure dark-vamp-based jazz, minimal Drone music, nocturnal birds of prey and incredibly robust and durable trucks, with a line up that varies from solo to large bands.
Guest musicians have included: Loves It! (Jenny Parrott, Vaughn Walter, Kurt Johnson), Martin Siewert, Rico Repotente, Derek Shirley, Steve Heather, Hilary Jeffrey, Daniella Strasvogel, Bo Lie and Tom Meadowcroft.”
“Jason Molina was one of my musical heroes. I started my song project Owl & Mack inspired by him and his various outlets – Songs Ohia, Magnolia Electric Co., solo stuff. Unfortunately I never met Jason Molina, even though he lived in Chicago. He died at the age of 39 (booze…).