Collin Ward

  • Music

    October 17, 2012

    Picked to Click 2012

    After hundreds of ballots and votes, the best of the best new bands have been chosen

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Picked to Click 2012: #8. Observer Drift

    #8. Observer Drift: 36 pointsListeners might be surprised to learn that Observer Drift's expansive sonic experiments were all crafted by just one 20-year-old guy named Collin Ward. The polished nature of Ward's electro-pop album Corridors, recorded in a Bloomington basement, belies the young age and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2012

    John Mark Nelson CD release at 7th St. Entry, 8/12/12

    John Mark NelsonWith Observer Drift7th St. Entry, MinneapolisSunday, August 12, 2012See Also:John Mark Nelson channels folk-pop sophisticationJohn Mark Nelson makes early Minneapolis impact via BandcampObserver Drift making chill waves with escapist debutAlthough the 7th St. Entry doesn't do "New Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Observer Drift's "Corridors" video -- watch it in HD

    Related:Observer Drift making chill waves with escapist debutOne of our favorite homegrown stories of 2012 is the luxurious dreamscape world of Collin Ward, AKA Observer Drift. The Bloomington-based one man band has just added a visual component to his arsenal in the form of a video for "Corridors," ... More >>

  • Music

    February 1, 2012

    Observer Drift making chill waves with escapist debut

    Corridors already yielding inquiries from other countries

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    Observer Drift's "Warm Waves" reverberate from a Bloomington basement

    ​Twin Cities, meet Collin Ward. He's the entire cast of Observer Drift at this point, and things are blossoming nicely for him at the moment. Add him to the exciting stories that originate from just a Bandcamp site and a dream. In Jonathan Garrett's piece in this week's issue, we find that Ward is ... More >>