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The Skiffle Players‘ debut album “Skifflin”, 
is out NOW via Spiritual Pajamas.

The Skiffle Players are…
Neal Casal (Phil Lesh & Friends, Chris Robinson Band)
Dan Horne (Jonathan Wilson, Circles Around The Sun)
Cass McCombs
Farmer Dave Scher (Beachwood Sparks)
Aaron Sperske (Beachwood Sparks)

Cass McCombs – Big Wheel (Official Video) ,
the song is taken from the  Cass McCombs’ seventh-and-a-half album “Big Wheel and Others” (2013, Domino) / Directed by Albert Herter who has been a long-term friend and collaborator of Cass.

劉以鬯 (Liu Yichang)…「對倒」…「花様年華 (In the Mood for Love)」…王家衛

taken from the Cass McCombs‘ forthcoming double album “Big Wheel and Others,” due out on October 15th via Domino Records. It includes his second duet track with Karen Black.

R.I.P. Karen Black (1939 – 2013)

‘Three Men Sitting On A Hollow Log’ is taken from the A-side of a forthcoming split 7″ from Cass McCombs b/w Michael Hurley,  available in July 2013 from Secret Seven Records
Both tracks on this single are the new recordings from Mr. McCombs and Mr. Hurley. Full color picture sleeve painted by Michael Hurley himself. One time limited pressing.

As the sixth release in the LAMC 7” Series, Brooklyn’s Famous Class has released the split 7″ featuring Cass McCombs and White Magic. Order, HERE and their bandcamp. All proceeds benefit VH1 Save the Music’s Ariel Panero Memorial Fund. The 7th installment will feature Ty Segall and The Meatbodies (out on April 30th).

LAMC # 6, released 18 February 2013


Cass McCombs Acoustic OCT 15, 2012

Painting by Trevor Shimizu

‘Empty Promises’ is taken from the b-side on Cass McCombs‘ new single “Bradley Manning” via Domino.  Bradley Manning Org., HERE.

Chris Cohen – Optimist High,
the song is taken from his first solo full-length “Overgrown Path” LP/CD/MP3 available now on Captured Tracks.

Chris Cohen – Caller No.99
taken from “‘Overgrown Path’” album.

Chris Cohen is a 37-year-old native of Los Angeles currently residing in the farmlands of Vermont. He is the child of a former music business executive and a former Broadway actress. His resumé of prior musical projects is a long one: as a contributing member of The Curtains, Cryptacize, Deerhoof, and Natural Dreamers, he released 10 full-length albums between 2002 and 2008. Along the way, Cohen was also a touring player with White Magic, Cass McCombs, Haunted Graffiti and Danielson, among others, for stints both short and long. All of this has culminated in his first release under his own name, and his first for Captured Tracks, Overgrown Path. –Captured Tracks

The Curtains – Go Lucky
taken from the 4th album “CALAMITY” (Asthmatic Kitty, 2006) by The Curtains founded by Chris Cohen and Trevor Shimizu in San Francisco, California in 2000.

Cryptacize – Cosmic Sing Along
taken from the Cryptacize debut album “Dig That Treasure” (Asthmatic Kitty, 2008), the band was founded by Nedelle Torrisi and Chris Cohen in 2006. Recently Nedelle has formed her new band called Paradise featuring her friend Kenny Gilmore (Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti).

Influences :: Robert Wyatt, Cass McCombs, Mayo Thompson, Sun Ra, Terry Adams (‘Rollercoaster Rider’ reminds me of this…), Syd Barrett, and Jerry Garcia

LISTEN more :: Chris Cohen’s VT-Drives mixtape through IMPOSE.

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