Start with nothing and without deduction an image appears reflecting only itself, the music arrived similarly. Taking inspiration from early music concrete and electronic music, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Nuno Canavarro, Raymond Scott, David Behrman, and free improvisation, Old Punch Card is a beautifully noisy, jagged, yet stately album of synthesizer music. To facilitate this end, Prekop implemented a series of strict guidelines for the recording of the album.
No vocals, no guitar though he slipped in this regard on one track , and no beats. On his third album created primarily with modular synthesizers, the longtime Sea and Cake frontman makes fascinatingly abstracted music about the act of listening itself.
Prekop gives you a handful of carefully chosen sounds and then bends, stretches, and arranges them into beguiling shapes until they sink back into nothingness. Telling the tale of the cyclops through the lens of high and low culture, in O'Brother, Where Art Thou? Years after its conclusion, The Wire continues to top best-of-TV lists.
With each season's unique story arc, each viewer is likely to have favorites. There's so much tragedy present, so many skullduggeries afoot, and so many cruel and vindictive characters in attendance that a sad and heartbreaking ending seems to be an obvious given in Paul Reni's silent film, The Man Who Laughs. The band was on hiatus from to Their most recent album Any Day was released in May All releases on Thrill Jockey Records unless noted.
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Prekop holds considerable stature in the Chicago scene, so it isn't surprising that when he released his self-titled debut solo LP in on Thrill Jockey Records, itself a cornerstone in the Chicago music scene , it featured an impressive supporting cast, including… read more.
A longtime pillar in the Chicago underground community and architect of the post-rock sound, Sam Prekop first gained renown at the helm of Shrimp Boat before becoming the leader of the Sea and Cake , whose fusion of styles both in and out of rock was both creative and experimental while remain… read more. Prekop holds considerable stature in the Chicago … read more.
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Play track. Friday 27 March Saturday 28 March Monday 30 March Tuesday 31 March Wednesday 1 April Thursday 2 AprilSep 10, · Sam Prekop, he of post-rock acolytes the Sea and Cake and formerly of the esoteric Shrimp Boat, can write a mean, mean song with fluid guitar lines that .