Anyone following the activities of The Gardening Club (a loose assembly based around Toronto-based UK ex-pat Martin Springett) will be aware of a quite remarkable spike in activities just at the moment. Indeed, there can be few cases of a greater swing from one extreme to the other, with over three decades separating the first..
A little historical context before we launch into these two 'longform EP'-length releases from The Gardening Club, I think, because it has been quite the unexpected story. Way way back, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and Phil Collins had some hair, Martin Springett released an album under the banner of The Gardening Club (it was..
The six and half minute title track ... evokes the laid-back effortless cool of prime Steely Dan If the name The Gardening Club is unfamiliar to you, you surely won’t be alone. But banish any thoughts of Alan Titchmarsh or Percy Thrower, because this particular Gardening Club is a prog project courtesy of UK-born Toronto..