There are plenty of people who will pick up the new Free Moral Agents record, Chaine Infinie, and remark on how the sound and style of Ikey Owen's studio project has blossomed into such an unexpected full band experience since the release 2010's sophomore album Control This. No longer a hazy collect ... More >>
Ikey Owens and his band plan to work out some new material at their free Monday-night residency at Detroit Bar
Sarah BennettFree Moral AgentsThe Odist, Chicano Batman, Bella Novela, Free Moral AgentsApril 22, 2011Alex's Bar, Long BeachAlex's Bar was packed full of people who looked like they were there by accident--it was just another Friday night in a cool bar and four awesome bands just happened to be p ... More >>
Mary BellFree Moral Agents at the Prospector, Jan. 8, 2011Free Moral Agents don't sound like anyone else, in the good kind of way. You wouldn't be wrong to say there's a distinct blend of trip-hop, funk, psychedelic, soul and rock at play in their vibe, but it's a fresh kind of take. The quintet ... More >>
[Mental Notes] Plus, Free Moral Agents going on tour, Mike Vallely produces a music/skate fest
Mary Bell/OC WeeklyAs we mentioned a few months ago, Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, Long Beach-based, Grammy-award-winning keyboardist for Mars Volta, is now taking some time off Mars Volta to focus on Free Moral Agents.As Ikey expanded his 2002 solo project into a full band five years ago, he corral ... More >>
Though we haven't written too much about them lately, we've recently gotten wise to the fact that Long Beach's Free Moral Agents have a lot of new genre-bending, eclectic gems waiting to be downloaded.
Three and a half weeks ago, we mentioned that Long Beach avant rockers Free Moral Agents (featuring keyboardist Ikey Ownes of the Mars Volta) are going out on the road with El Paso band Zechs Marquise. We all found that they hadn't booked any hometown show dates yet. Excuse ou ... More >>
Okay, so maybe this blog post is a bit premature considering the Look Daggers' show at The Prospector is a solid 10 days away. After all, 10 ten days in the bloggosphere, might as well be 10 years. But somehow, I'm convinced that fans of Ikey Owens' progressive hip hop side project will need some ad ... More >>
Last Night: TV on the Radio and Free Moral Agents at Glass HouseBetter Than: Trying to literally watch t.v. on a radio.Download: Dear Science by TVotR...as if you already haven't. It's rare and weird to feel a sense of victory going to a concert before it even starts. But as the c ... More >>
Last Night: Look Daggers, LD & Ariano @ The Prospector in Long Beach 5/29 Better Than: Being a San Antonio Spurs fan last night Nothing caps off a Thursday night like a swirling mix of basketball, break beats and booze. Hell, it’s a good night if you can manage to enjoy even one of those things. ... More >>
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