Chris Brokaw is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, drummer and film composer based in Boston. Perhaps best known for his pioneering work with the bands CODEINE and COME, since 2002 Chris has released over a dozen solo albums of instrumental and vocal musics, composed music for film and dance, and worked as an accompanist to THURSTON MOORE, STEVE WYNN, EVAN DANDO, CHRISTINA ROSENVINGE, RHYS CHATHAM, JOHNNY DEPP and GG ALLIN. He currently plays in THE NEW YEAR, THE MARTHA’S VINEYARD FERRIES, THE EMPTY HOUSE COOPERATIVE, and THE LEMONHEADS, and in duos with GEOFF FARINA and LORI GOLDSTON. Chris performed with 200 guitarists under the tutelage pf Rhys Chatham at Lincoln Center; one of 77 drummers in the Boredoms’ epic 77BOADRUM in Brooklyn; and with Dirtmusic at the Festival In The Desert in Essakane, Mali.
2017 will see the vinyl reissue of his collaboration with poet Holly Anderson “The Night She Slept With A Bear” on Jellyfant Records, as well as his 2008 cd “Canaris” issued on vinyl on Omentum Records; a cd of classical guitar interpretations of David Bowie and Prince songs, “The Hand That Wrote This Letter”, on Capitan Records; and a cassette of live film scores “Music For Peter Hutton” on Capitan. 2018 will see a new solo album on VDSQ; a new album from Martha’s Vineyard Ferries; and the debut lp on 12XU of CHARNEL GROUND (CB with James McNew and Kid Millions).
Snaex know no limits, yet aspire to align themselves with what is always necessary: patience, harmony, and the child’s mind. Snaex are Chris Teret, who hails from Baltimore and founded a band called Company, and Chriss Sutherland, who is from Maine and who helped maintain such musics as Cerberus Shoal, Fire on Fire, and Olas. Both now reside in the Portland, Maine area.