Fire Records & Critical Heights SXSW Showcase

With promising new deals just inked with Mission Of Burma (jumping ship unexpectedly from Matador) and The Variety Lights (the new project of ex-Mercury Rev singer David Baker), a steady stream of carefully-curated reissues (from Pulp and Archers Of Loaf) and some choice Record Store Day split releases being put to press for April (featuring Wooden … [Read more...]

Interview with Seinking Ships

Hello Christopher, Eric, and Miki!  I’m dead chuffed to be doing this interview with the three of you in support of your new Seinking Ships album Museum Quality Capture that set sail in June. Christopher, you’re based in the Cleveland, Ohio area, and Eric you are located in Oregon.  How did you two cross paths and at what point did you decide … [Read more...]

Seinking Ships – Museum Quality Capture

Seinking Ships is the long-distance music project between Ohio-based Christopher Seink and Oregon-located Eric Matthews (Cardinal), with guest vocals on three songs by U.K.-residing Miki Berenyi (1990s dreampop band Lush).  Museum Quality Capture is out now and distributed by S-Curve Records.  A mellow, ambient vibe runs through most of the songs, … [Read more...]