Ex-Blake Baby Strohm Readies LP

Ex-Blake Babies/Antenna/Velo-Deluxe songwriter/guitarist John P. Strohm is scheduled to release his second solo album of guitar pop, Vestavia, on Feb. 2. The 12-track LP, which features the songs "Ballad of Lobster Boy," "Jesus Let Me In," "Home," "Eva Braun," "Edison Medicine" and "Wouldn't Want to Be Me," was engineered by textured-pop act Polara's leader, Ed Ackerson.