The expanded 30th anniversary reissue of the Palace of Light album, Beginning Here and Travelling Outward – including nearly an hour’s worth of previously unreleased live and studio material and liner notes by Stewart Lee – is now available.
Two more Unbound signings:
Jaki Liebezeit: Life, Theory and Practice of a Master Drummer is a collection of essays about the late, great Can drummer, edited by Jono Podmore.
She Loves You by Eddi Fiegel tracks down the girls who screamed at the Beatles.
The 30th anniversary expanded reissue of the Palace of Light album, Beginning Here and Travelling Outward – featuring the original album and nearly an hour’s worth of previously unreleased material, with liner notes by Stewart Lee – is now available for pre-order. Should be ready at the end of July 2017. In the meantime, have a listen to these fours songs – two from the album, two previously unheard.
Latest signing for Unbound: Incandescent by Teardrop Explodes founder-member and Wild Swans frontman Paul Simpson.
In advance of the forthcoming 30th anniversary reissue of the Palace of Light’s sole album, here’s a previously unseen video of an unreleased song from 1989. More soon.
Co-wrote and co-performed Langton Herring, a track on Darren Hayman’s excellent new album Thankful Villages Volume 1 (there’ll be two more volumes in due course).
I’ve got a chapter about the early days of Moog in Electrosound: machines, musiques and cultures, published in May to coincide with an exhibition in Paris about the history of electronic music. To my knowledge the first time I’ve been translated into French.
Very pleased that theatre writer, director, performer and sound designer Chris Goode has chosen ‘Strange Sense Of Liberty’ by the Strange Sounds Orchestra as the theme to his regular podcasts. The Strange Sounds Orchestra was a collaboration with Tim Conway, conceived in 2005 to record a one-off EP to accompany my book, Strange Sounds. Released at the time by Static Caravan as a vinyl 7-inch, long-since sold out, it is now available as a download.