Geoff Farina – The Wishes Of The Dead

Having found such a refreshing sense of informality, looseness and balminess across two delightful albums in 2010 with the multi-talented Chris Brokaw – namely the covers-only The Angel’s Message To Me and the originals-led The Boarder’s Door – it’s relieving that erstwhile Karate frontman Geoff Farina has retained many of the same musical … [Read more...]

The Sea And Cake – The Moonlight Butterfly

Although it’s perhaps too late into a 20 or so year existence to expect a radical sonic renaissance for The Sea And Cake, long-term followers have at least been holding out for a little more of the diversity and democracy that made the band a genuine art-pop 'supergroup' in the 1990s.  Whilst this new 6-song mini-album is still aesthetically sealed … [Read more...]