Watch Jess Cope’s video for ‘Song of Unborn’

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Watch Jess Cope’s beautiful video for ‘Song of Unborn’ below. “I took Carl Sagan’s quote, “We are all made of star stuff” and based the film around that idea for Song of Unborn. Using abstract imagery and different styles of animation, the video represents the human form developing from the inside of its body instead of inside the womb. This … Read More

Tangerine Dream ‘In Search of Hades’ box set announced with new SW remixes

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A major Tangerine Dream box set has been confirmed for release by Universal. The 16 CD / 2 Blu-Ray set has been a long time in the making. Pre-order from Super Deluxe Edition: http://smarturl.it/td-isoh-sde Pre-order from Burning Shed: http://smarturl.it/td-isoh-bs Tangerine Dream were one of the true pioneers of electronic and ambient music and the albums they recorded for Virgin Records between 1973 … Read More

New Bass Communion Bandcamp store now open

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My Bass Communion project now has its own Bandcamp page, where much of the discography is now available to listen to and purchase digitally (more releases will be added soon). https://basscommunion.bandcamp.com For those of you who aren’t familiar with Bass Communion, this is my ambient / noise / experimental project, which has been active since the mid 90’s, and now … Read More

And so finally the To the Bone tour comes to an end…

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And so finally the To the Bone tour comes to an end. 14 months and 145 shows performed to over a quarter of a million people in 33 different countries. Even though I’m ready for it to end and to get back to working on new things, it’s been a wonderful journey with some very special people. I gave up … Read More

Watch The Raven That Refused To Sing from Home Invasion

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This week marks the sixth anniversary of the 2013 release of The Raven That Refused to Sing, an album that was in many ways my loving homage to seventies style progressive rock. To commemorate that anniversary here is the title track as taken from the recently released Home Invasion concert film, recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall last year, … Read More

Moving through the emotions – Hajo Müller photos from Hamburg

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Here’s a series of photos taken by Hajo Müller in Hamburg on 20th Feb. I love them because they show many of the different emotions I move through during (and before) a concert. Performing for nearly 3 hours every night during the To the Bone tour has been a very intense and rewarding experience, but one that always leaves me … Read More

New Tim Bowness album ‘Flowers At The Scene’ now available to pre-order

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The new Tim Bowness album “Flowers at the Scene”, which I co-produced and mixed with him under the No-Man moniker, is now available to pre-order for 1st March release. As I previously wrote I think the album is wonderful. It features 11 diverse and concise songs of propulsive Art Rock, heartbreaking ballads and quirky pop, delivering cinematic storytelling and confessional … Read More