The Sea And Cake "Any Day (Thrill Jockey)"
For a certain sort of music fan (present company included), news of a new album from The Sea And Cake is cause for much celebration. TSAC have been brandishing their unique form of jazzy, post-rock for nearly 25 years now and are showing no signs of stopping. In fact, Any Day (Thrill Jockey) finds the band operating as a trio for the first time as a trio after the departure of original bassist Eric Claridge since the release of their last album, 2012’s Runner. This time around, they have left most of the synthesizers at home in favor of a more organic sound comprised of guitars and organs. Also along for the ride is long-time Brian Wilson collaborator Paul Von Mertens on various instruments that you blow into (sorry if my technical musical knowledge went over anyone’s head there). Check out the jangly shimmer of “Any Day.”