ERIC CLARIDGE

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Boot with Bullethole


Eric Claridge (The Sea and Cake) Exhibition
Presspop Gallery 9.2 ~ 9.29, 2013



The Sea and Cake – Harps


“I was interested in writing songs that started not with guitar but with synthesizer/sequencer ideas. The modular synth parts didn’t always make it through to the final recordings, but the influence is still there. On “Harps” for instance, that melody and structure could not have happened if I hadn’t played off the sequencer right at the beginning. Having the pieces start in my home studio, I became quite cavalier with them, painting with a new fat sloppy brush. The songs were feeling pleasantly out of control and I was hearing music unlike other material I had come up with before.”  –Sam Prekop

Listen to a brand new song ‘Harps’ off of The Sea And Cake‘s forthcoming 10th full-length album “Runner” which began as the companion piece to 2011′s “The Moonlight Butterfly.” Songs were designed in synthesizer experiments at Sam Prekop’s home studio were reimagined by the other members, and eventually recorded and mixed by John McEntire at Chicago’s Soma Studios. Due out on September 18th via Thrill Jockey, September 5th via Commons (Japan).

Sam Prekop



Three Sides Chicago : Squares, Squirrels and Dots
(シカゴの3つの側面:四角、リス、そして点)
Sam Prekop, Eric Claridge, Archer Prewitt
サム・プレコップ / エリック・クラリッジ / アーチャー・プルウィット

The Sea and Cakeの来日公演にあわせ、3人展が開催されます。

東京:3月26日 ~ 4月8日
リブロ渋谷店・洋書ロゴス渋谷店 ショーウィンドー
渋谷パルコpart1 B1F

京都:4月4日 ~ 4月22日
トランスポップ・ギャラリー

The Sea and Cake Japan Tour 2012

April 6th: Billboard Live, Osaka
April 7th: Billboard Live, Tokyo

Eric Claridge



Archer Prewitt



And ….. The A.V. Club is now featuring an exclusive track ‘Arizona’ (below) by Sam Prekop from Tim Sutton’s debut feature “Pavilion” which will premiere at SXSW 2012.

“Cat with catfish hands,”
a painting by Eric Claridge (Shrimp Boat, The Sea and Cake)

“Not sure what to say about that one except I think the painting title came first, a rarity. I have an art show opening next Thursday so I’ll have some new work up on my website after next week.”  –Cheers!–Eric