Name Mike Kinsella
|Website Official Owen site|
Years active 1989–present
Siblings Tim Kinsella
|Born March 4, 1977 (age 38) (1977-03-04) |
Instruments Vocals, guitar, keyboards, bass guitar, drums
Labels Polyvinyl Records, Jade Tree Records, Green Linnet Records, Perishable Records, Man With Gun Records
Associated acts The One Up Downstairs, Owls, Joan of Arc, Owen, Cap'n Jazz, American Football, Their / They're / There
Music groups American Football (1997 – 2000), Cap'n Jazz (1989 – 2010), Owls, Their / They're / There
Albums L'Ami du Peuple, At Home with Owen, Other People's Songs, I Do Perceive, New Leaves
Mike kinsella owen at reckless records
Mike Kinsella (born March 4, 1977) is an American musician involved in many Illinois-based bands, such as Cap'n Jazz, Owls, Joan of Arc, The One Up Downstairs, American Football, and Owen. He was first recognized in the music scene in Cap'n Jazz formed by his brother Tim in 1989 while at the age of 12. In 2001 Kinsella began his current solo project, Owen, in which he performs vocals, guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, loops, etc. Kinsella was also in a band, called The Shirts and Skins, with his wife. In 2013, Kinsella released two EPs with his latest project, Their / They're / There, featuring Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It. and Matthew Frank of Loose Lips Sink Ships.
- Mike kinsella owen at reckless records
- Owen mike kinsella of american football bus invaders the lost episodes ep 63
To this day, Kinsella continues to play with Joan of Arc, as well as Owen. Many of Kinsella's albums including Owen and No Good for No One Now were recorded in his mother's home. He is one of three musicians in his family, along with brother Tim Kinsella and cousin Nate Kinsella.