***Empty Cellar Records is more than stoked to present the sophomore full-length LP by San Francisco’s elusive pop wizard, DYLAN SHEARER, at once a continuation of his distinctive and infectious melodic sensibilities and an evolution, fully exploring the romance and isolation only hinted at in previous releases.?! "There is a new specter among us.?! Dylan Shearer’s throaty baritone seems to have been borne on the slow-moving winds off some far-away coast.?! Plaintive and honest, his voice recalls Syd Barrett, Bill Fay, Skip Spence, and others whose words and melodies never seemed in a rush to get anywhere, yet always arrived fully formed in the listener’s ear nonetheless.?! Porchpuddles, Shearer’s second full length and first for San Francisco’s hodge-podge Empty Cellar records, is rare in its perfect timelessness.?! Sounds are heard and understood perfectly, yet the combination of these sounds is beyond a simple pop understanding.?!