In House Press are foaming at the mouth
with excitement. The reason? We get to announce news of a new album from
Brighton’s Kraut/funk/electronica heroes

& Miyagi
. The band’s fourth full-lengther, Ventriloquizzing, is set for a 17th January 2011 release on Full Time

Demoed in Brighton and recorded in
Sacramento and Los Angeles, California, Ventriloquizzing
marks the first time the band – comprising David Best, Stephen Lewis,
Matthew Hainsby and Lee Adams – have worked with a co-producer. The title
goes to Thom Monahan, whose previous credits include groundbreaking folk albums
from Devendra Banhart, The Silver Jews and Vetiver.

But Fujiya & Miyagi haven’t gone folky,
and nor has the California sun injected Surf City spirit – this album
finds them moodier, darker and deeper than ever before. “We wanted to make a record that was musically darker and had more
going on than our previous LPs,”
says David. “This record is its own thing. It's far less indebted to any past
influences than our previous records and in my opinion is all the better for