On February 4th, Liz Harris aka Grouper will release two albums of material she recorded back in 2008. One is a reissue of her album Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill, which has been off the shelves for years. The other being The Man Who Died in His Boat, which is full of previously unreleased songs. Harris explains the meaning behind that title below.

"When I was a teenager the wreckage of a sailboat washed up on the shore of Agate Beach. The remains of the vessel weren't removed for several days. I walked down with my father to peer inside the boat cabin. Maps, coffee cups and clothing were strewn around inside. I remember looking only briefly, wilted by the feeling that I was violating some remnant of this man's presence by witnessing the evidence of its failure. Later I read a story about him in the paper. It was impossible to know what had happened. The boat had never crashed or capsized. He had simply slipped off somehow, and the boat, like a riderless horse, eventually came back home."

You can stream Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill below: