The Sea and Cake: COD/SD etc. etc.

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i preordered it from bandcamp and it came last week

mizzell, Sunday, 6 May 2018 19:31 (five months ago) Permalink

ooh thx for the tip mate!

calstars, Sunday, 6 May 2018 20:07 (five months ago) Permalink

Listening to the new one, opening track is probably the most “aggressive” (in a laid back sense) I’ve ever heard them

calstars, Friday, 11 May 2018 12:19 (five months ago) Permalink

So funny this popped up. Was thinking of reviving a Sea & Cake thread yesterday because I was listening to some solo Prekop and had the realization that it sounded like Prairie Home Companion jazz.

(NB, I do actually like these guys.)

Love Theme From Oh God! You Devil (Old Lunch), Friday, 11 May 2018 12:30 (five months ago) Permalink

Yeah, was surprised to find a new album waiting for me on spotify just now. I've had a love/hate/ennui relationship with their last couple albums. Nothing bad, but nothing that gets me excited either. I'll give this a try, but don't have high hopes at the moment.

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Friday, 11 May 2018 13:26 (five months ago) Permalink

This is sounding pretty nice. They seem to maybe be getting past their regular rock n roll band phase, back to something a bit more stylized and nuanced.

I feel like I should go back to some of their more recent releases, maybe I didn't give them a fair shot.

Is Everybody the only one th at McEntire did not produce?

Mario Meatwagon (Moodles), Friday, 11 May 2018 20:34 (five months ago) Permalink

They feel reinvigorated on this one - might be their best in many years. That said it’s still predictably Sea and Cakey. It starts to lose me in the second half. Perhaps that will change after more listens.

sctttnnnt (pgwp), Saturday, 12 May 2018 17:17 (five months ago) Permalink

hard to believe it's been 5 1/2 years since Runner

calstars, Saturday, 12 May 2018 18:06 (five months ago) Permalink

This is predictably excellent.

RE: Claridge's involvement
Sam answered a question on an Instagram post yesterday and said that, unfortunately, Eric had succumbed to serious carpel tunnel in his fretting hand and is now unable to play as frequently as recording and touring would demand. Really too bad. Hope he's doing well otherwise.

he doesn't need to be racist about it though. (Austin), Thursday, 17 May 2018 04:09 (five months ago) Permalink

Ah, I'd been wondering about that. Just saw them at the Empty Bottle in Chicago, and Doug McCombs was on bass.

jaymc, Thursday, 24 May 2018 06:14 (four months ago) Permalink

Apparently, McEntire is moving to Nevada City, California:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/ct-ott-sea-and-cake-interview-0518-story.html

jaymc, Thursday, 24 May 2018 06:16 (four months ago) Permalink


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