A Midsummer Night’s Update

Preparations are in full swing for The Midsummer Night’s Happening and state51 are working flat out on set dressing and installation. There’s a few exciting additions to the line up too… Steve Beresford will now be performing on upright piano with the Kirchin Tape Lab. Jonny Trunk and Robin the Fog will be playing out reels …

Chanctonbury Rings Pre-ordering Now

Pre-order now in the Ghost Box Shop, on LP or CD. The heavyweight vinyl version comes with a free download code card.  A spoken word and music project by writer Justin Hopper and folk musician Sharron Kraus. It also features Ghost Box’s own Belbury Poly. Based on live performances of Hopper’s 2017 book The Old …

A Midsummer Night’s Happening

SOLD OUT A solstice celebration hosted by state51, Ghost Box and Trunk Records. Both record labels have invited a variety of artists and friends to perform at this very special party. There’ll be live music, artwork, film and merchandise spread across three specially designed and themed interiors: Pan’s Garden, The Youth Club and The TV …

Electronic Sound Issue 53 – Where’s Dave?

As usual, I get to read it in WH Smith’s before my subscription bundle copy arrives at home. Surely that’s not right? Anyway, where is Synthesiser Dave? Not here, that’s where. No mention of him. And why are all the images missing in the article starting on page 64? Blank white space looks crap. The …

Chanctonbury Rings coming 21st June

A new album of poetry, prose, music and song from:Justin Hopper & Sharron Kraus with Belbury Poly A spoken word and music project by writer Justin Hopper and folk musician Sharron Kraus. It also features Ghost Box’s own Belbury Poly. Based on live performances of Hopper’s 2017 book The Old Weird Albion , it’s a …

The B-52s – American Tour Am I dreaming this?

From OMD Website: We are pleased to announce that we will be the very special guests of The B-52s for their North American tour this August and September. Completing the lineup will be Berlin. We will also be playing four headline shows during the break of the B-52s tour around Labor Day. Tickets for most shows go …

Electronic Sound Edition 52 is just around the corner. [Amon Tobin] [updated]

I know this because I got an e-mail saying my subscription has been taken for it. I have no idea what’s in this one as there doesn’t seem to be a slip in the previous package to tell me.. I just hacked the ES website and found this:   I did notice that there are …

Applied Music: Science & Nature by Jon Brooks in the Belbury Music Shop

Available now, exclusively from the Belbury Music Shop. The third in a series of limited records made in association with Belbury Music and a variety of associated artists and labels. “Applied Music: Science & Nature” by Jon Brooks is the second physical release from his Café Kaput label. It comes on heavyweight translucent green vinyl, with …