A decade ago, alone in his Indianapolis apartment, Jason Molina died, his body no longer able to keep up with what it kept calling for. Seven years prior to his death he was a man on fire. His creative process was fueled by a recognition of darkness, resulting in incredibly confessional and stark albums.
It’s been a little over seven years since the untimely death of Jason Molina, and despite his relatively prolific output with Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., his story still feels like one with missing parts, especially towards the end. Enter: Eight Gates.
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 […]
Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia / Magnolia Electric Co) died March 16th, 2013. It’s impossible to overstate the depth and virtue of his songs or the way he poetically expressed the […]
Have you seen Magnolia Electric Co. live lately? The band opened up for Son Volt here in L.A. at the El Rey a couple of months ago and, in my opinion, completely stole […]