The Oh Sees – Grave Blockers EP //Castle Face// (Released 21st June)




£19.99 – Limited Edition Olive Green Coloured Vinyl 12″ EP

£19.99 – Standard 12″ EP

Encased in a brown paper wrapping like a forgotten bit of smut from behind the beaded curtain, this unassuming disc is a time-capsule back to John Dwyer’s early SF days, janglingly fingerpicked wisps of melody and electronics baking in the all-too anaemic sunshine of San Francisco’s elusive summer. Like a seashell to the ear, one can hear within it Baker Beach bike ride excursions, holding court and gently harassing passers-by on a Haight street stoop, and midnight rambles with friends from out of town, daring the sun to come up.

Somewhere chronologically between the folky whisper of Songs About Death And Dying (2005) and the recently reissued Cool Death Of Island Raiders (2006), this one’s been vexing to find for way too long and Castle Face has decided to give it “the treatment”.

This reissue of the extremely limited, long out-of-print EP from the long-running garage rock band’s early formative period in San Francisco follows on the heels of Oh Sees reissue campaign that includes Cool Death Of Island Raiders (2006/2019) and Hounds Of Foggy Notion (2008/2019).

May it awaken the gentle glow of possibility dappled with the dancing shadow of danger that it stirs around this castle.

This limited edition coloured vinyl EP reissue is limited to just 400 copies in the UK


  1. I Agree
  2. Grave Blocker
  3. Burning Bridges
  4. Cunny Sharms
  5. I Am Slow (demo)
  6. The Great Crush
  7. Drone #3
  8. Drone #4

Additional information


Limited Edition Green Coloured Vinyl 12" EP, Standard 12" EP