Lucas Oswald

Austin, TX

Lucas Oswald is a songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, recording engineer, and international touring musician. He is currently a member of Shearwater and Jesca Hoop, and past member of the bands The Appleseed Cast, Old Canes, and Minus Story.

Lucas Oswald - Whet (9/1/17 Cosmic Dreamer)

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Dark On Us

“[Dark On Us] may be the most pleasant song about panic ever written.”


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"[...]the track’s lyrics find Oswald fighting his own mental demons, the ones that try to replace your personal value with the fear of abandonment."

--Consequence of Sound

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[Dark On Us] may be the most pleasant song about panic ever written.
— Stereogum
There’s no steering clear of the infectious energy and buoyant vibrancy of new album cut Dark On Us, a folksy pop meets indie rock spark plug of a tune
— I Heart Moosiq
[Oswald] creates gorgeous piano-pop ornately adorned with his positively dreamy falsetto
— San Antonio Current
With his exquisite melodies, layered arrangements and unhurried gait, Oswald lands on a sweet spot somewhere between the dour brilliance of Elliott Smith and the Beatle-esque buoyancy of Ben Kweller.
— Columbia Daily Tribune
Oswald’s whimsical, pensive lyrics and his smooth, ashy timbre carry each song on top of astral droning[...]
— The Kalamazoo Index