So Greg Griffin, our bassist, ukulele and harmonium player, singer of epic backing vocals and squeezer of harmoniums, has decided that much as he loves the band, he needs time to work on solo projects that he's planning, and so won't be playing with us anymore. Which is sad.
On a positive note, our friend Marcus Hamblett, of Mariner's Children, Sons of Noel and Adrian and Alessi's Ark, is standing in on bass, where and when he's free, (given that he plays in a lot a lot of bands). The four of us supported Joe Gideon and the Shark at the God Dont Like It Christmas party at the Lexington (both Joe Gideon and the Shark are ridiculously good), which was pretty fun.
This what it looked like: