In the meantime, check out this cool article (“Imagine Beckett as a Cranky Singer-Songwriter”) about Cass in the New York Times!
“By an unmarked route, Mr. McCombs has become one of the great songwriters of his time. His music, through nine albums and especially on “Mangy Love” — out Friday, Aug. 26, on Anti/Epitaph — is influenced by ’70s West Coast funk and the Grateful Dead continuum, has become light, patient and groovy.
“His boyish voice remains steady and even, pushing up into falsetto range. You want to trust it, even when you can’t face what it is telling you.”