January 8, 2008
It's hard to believe that it's been two years since the members of Ghosty-one of Lawrence's most beloved homegrown bands-packed up, going to Kansas City.
This fivesome is still deeply connected to Lawrence, however, and for the release of their new album we will be treated to two shows in a week-and this from a band that spreads out appearances judiciously.
Ghosty's fifth release, "Answers," is its first on OxBlood Records, the local label run by Robert Moore (of Sonic Spectrum on 96.5 FM) and Megan Hamilton, and its first produced by another noted local, Paul Malinowski.
The album is awash with this locale-from its artwork to the lyrics, which marinate on the notion of place, the problem of starting over, and if one can fairly blame geography for his or her problems. Just a few days shy of Christmas, lead singer Andrew Connor invited lawrence.com into the house he shares with artist and fiancee Liz Gardner to chat...