"'The Town That Was Murdered' is an homage to the book written by Red Ellen Wilkinson about north-eastern town Jarrow. Forgotten at best, actively dismantled at worst, Jarrow is a signifier of the treatment of Northern industrial towns. Pitch black in places but not without glimmers of hope, there is a violence and frustration that …
“Once upon a time, we looked outward”…. The German Ocean formed in late 2020, a partnership between Darren j Holloway of SINNEN and Gavin Martin.
New split release from Residual Energy Boss & Hyacinth. Download and cassette edition. Released March 26th 2021
New SBC Merch available now.
Shame and Portent is a sonic biography of the annus horribilis that was 2020. A year of lockdowns, shutdowns and sh!tshows.
Due out in early March, the Warlock Tapes is strange experiment in collaborative sound creation. The Ensemble De Cadavres Exquis features ten artists working remotely to bring diverse and unplanned outcomes together. The project was proposed by the Glove of Bones who also produced the album and provided the design. Available as high quality download …
There are many ancient stories of cities that were swallowed by the sea and this is one, off the coast of Brittany.
Marshlights is the result of a happy accidental virtual meeting of minds between musicians Darren j Holloway & A Beautiful Idea (David Barr) and visual artist John Lymer.
The Rush to the Sky by Luke Brennan. A beautiful album also available on professionally dubbed cassette. Limited edition of 20, and on CD, in a deluxe card mini-LP sleeve with liner.
Canvas by Goodparley Using a number of lilting, jazz-inflected chord progressions sampled on acoustic guitar by long-term collaborate Il Bradipo as a canvas, this is the most clearly structured Goodparley record to date. Collecting more expressive improvised guitar melodies and juxtaposing them with long-form drone pieces, this record contains wistfulness, nostalgia and moments of wonder. …