Oh Sees are an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1997. The band currently consists of primary songwriter and core member John Dwyer, alongside Tim Hellman, Dan Rincon, Paul Quattrone and Tomas Dolas. Oh Sees sound incorporates a wide range of rock genres, including 1960s garage rock and psychedelic rock, punk rock, noise rock, art punk, and 1980s post-punk.
Initially an outlet for Dwyer to release experimental home recordings, Oh Sees evolved into a full band, featuring Brigid Dawson, Petey Dammit, Mike Shoun, and Lars Finberg. Over the course of several releases and genre transitions, the band became noted for their prolific discography, energetic live shows, and whimsical visual aesthetic. The band has changed its lineup and name several times, having previously been known as Orinoka Crash Suite, OCS, Orange County Sound, The Ohsees, The Oh Sees, and Thee Oh Sees.
In late 2013, it was announced that the band would be entering a hiatus.
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