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Sam Prekop – “Weather Vane”

The first two solo albums by Sam Prekop -- his 1999 self-titled debut and its follow-up, 2005's Who's Your New Professor -- bore a lot…
Michael Nelson | January 19, 2015 - 1:43 pm

The Sea And Cake – “On And On” Video

Director Naomi Nagata made her video for "On And On," a tune from Chicago sophisti-rock veterans the Sea And Cake, through a process called sand…
Tom Breihan | November 26, 2012 - 2:55 pm

The Sea And Cake “Harps” Video

The Sea And Cake dropped "Harps" in July; it was the first single from the band's wonderful new album, Runner, which was released in September.
Michael Nelson | October 26, 2012 - 4:13 pm

The Sea And Cake – “On And On”

Next month, longtime Chicago smart-music scenesters the Sea And Cake will release their new album Runner, the follow-up and companion piece to last year's The
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2012 - 10:13 am

The Sea & Cake – “Harps”

Earlier this morning, Chicago indie rockers the Sea & Cake announced plans for a new album called Runner, the follow-up to last year's The Moonlight
Corban Goble | July 26, 2012 - 9:34 am

The Sea And Cake – “Up On The North Shore” (Stereogum Premiere)

Chicago veterans the Sea And Cake are following 2008's Car Alarm with their ninth collection, a six-song "mini-album" called The Moonlight Butterfly. Vocalist/guitarist Sam Prekop,…
brandon | April 6, 2011 - 11:07 am

Sam Prekop – “The Silhouettes” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sam Prekop's most distinctive attribute is his voice -- that voice you've grown used to via longtime work with Shrimp Boat and the Sea And…
brandon | August 6, 2010 - 10:05 am

Citibank Urges Smart Spending With The Sea And Cake

We all have to spend, even in a recession, so why not bank with Citibank and spend smarter? That's the premise of a new commercial…
Scott Lapatine | March 4, 2009 - 12:49 pm

The ‘Gum Drop LVII: Hear New Sea & Cake, Win A GPS Unit

The Sea & Cake's eighth album Car Alarm is out 10/21 via Thrill Jockey. A couple weeks ago, we posted the sun-kissed summertime video for…
brandon | October 1, 2008 - 11:00 am

The Sea & Cake – “Car Alarm”

The Sea & Cake’s eighth album Car Alarm is out 10/21 via Thrill Jockey. A couple weeks ago, we posted the sun-kissed summertime video for…
brandon | September 30, 2008 - 10:50 am

New Sea & Cake Video – “Weekend”

As its title might suggest, the Sea & Cake's new video for "Weekend" arrives right on time for each of our individual weekends. It come…
brandon | September 12, 2008 - 9:28 am

New Sea And Cake Video – “The Crossing”

Something about scrolling backdrops and the Sea & Cake these days. Just two days ago, the beautifully breezy Everybody cut “Coconut” was used as soundtrack…
Stereogum | September 28, 2007 - 3:18 pm

New Sea & Cake Video – “Coconut”

The constant sideways scan reminds us of Iron & Wine’s video for “Naked As We Came” — what is it with these noun/ampersand/noun bands? —…
Stereogum | September 26, 2007 - 1:44 pm

The Sea And Cake – “Exact To Me”

This one comes from Chicago post-jazz/rock outfit The Sea And Cake’s seventh full length, still a few months from release. “Exact To Me” has busy…
Stereogum | February 23, 2007 - 10:45 am