‘Appetites’ follows ‘Dozens’, the first song to be released from the record, and sees Schuster-Craig joined on vocals by friend and collaborator Julia Holter. Fans of Holter’s work and also that of Noah Lennox, Bradford Cox and Schuster-Craig’s cited influences such as Lyndsay Buckingham and Roy Orbison should find much to love in the acid-country pop of ‘Appetites’ and indeed the entirety of Teaspoon To The Ocean.

Jib Kidder is the performing moniker of musician and artist Sean Schuster-Craig.
Born in Louisville, raised in Georgia, educated in Michigan and bouncing between California and New York ever since, he has spent the last decade exploring a variety of approaches to psychedelic collage. In his audio recordings, songs, videos, sculptures, digital paintings, chalk murals & written work he has attempted to harness the humour and ambiguous poignancy specific to the experience of dreaming.

Listen to ‘Appetites’ below:

The latest addition to Schuster-Craig’s unique and under-exposed body of work comes in the form of Teaspoon To The Ocean, his debut album for Weird World, which will be released on January 27, 2015. The eleven acid-country pop songs of Teaspoon…combine the cut-up lyrical style of avant-garde literary great Gertrude Stein with influences ranging from Lindsay Buckingham’s solo material to Meat Puppets by way of Orbison, Gary Numan and Indonesian Campursari and Vietnamese slide guitar playing.

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Teaspoon The Ocean will be released on CD, LP, deluxe LP and digitally on January 26th 2014.


1.Remove A Tooth
2. In Between
3. Appetites
4. The Waves
5. Situations In Love
6. World Of Machines
7. Dozens
8. The Many
9. Illustration
10. Melt Me
11. Wild Wind

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Mark Millar is the founder of XS Noize and looks after the daily running of the website as well as conducting interviews for the XS Noize Podcast. Mark's favourite album is Achtung Baby by U2.

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