Chicago art rock veterans The Sea And Cake are set to return with an EP, or mini-album as it were, on May 10 entitled The Moonlit Butterfly.
After a left turn in the early aughts to a more jazz colored sound, The Sea And Cake are back in their taut yet breezy form. Have a listen to “Up On The North Shore” via stereogum:
Seems as good a time as any to dig up some old footage of Sam Prekop, John McEntire, Archer Prewitt and Eric Claridge. Here’s “Jacking The Ball” from ’93 in a clip that claims to be from their first gig ever:
Sigh. The nineties..