Porcupine Tree ‘In Absentia’ Deluxe Edition coming February 2020

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The much anticipated deluxe edition of Porcupine Tree’s iconic 2002 album will be released on 21st February. 3CD/Blu-ray set featuring remastered stereo and 5.1 surround sound mixes, additional studio recordings, a disc of unreleased demos and a new feature length Lasse Hoile directed documentary, plus 100-page hardback book with exclusive content including photography by Lasse Hoile, Carl Glover, Richard Barbieri … Read More

Announcing The Future Bites Tour

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Every time I make a new album, it’s hugely important for me that it holds a unique place in my catalogue and won’t simply be more of the same. Moving into the third decade of the 21st century and my second decade as a touring solo artist, it felt like time to apply the same philosophy to the live experience. … Read More

New music / reissue projects update

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Recently things have been quiet in the way of new music from me – well I’ve been getting married and moving house! But I have also been very busy writing and recording a new album, as well working to finish the long-promised new no-man album, so quite a lot of new music is on the way. In the meantime there have been … Read More

New editions of Bass Communion – Dronework available to pre-order

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Available for pre-order is a new edition of the Bass Communion album Dronework, release date 20th September. Dronework is a single 20 minute piece recorded in 2003 and originally released as a standalone EP. It was subsequently unavailable for many years until it was included as a digital download on the new Bass Communion Bandcamp page earlier this year. Now … Read More

God – Panic Underneath The Arches 12″ EP to be released on Tonefloat

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Retrieved from the archives, ‘God’ was the collaboration between myself and singer and multi-instrumentalist Ford. We wrote and recorded on and off in the late 80’s and early 90’s, taking a cue from our shared love of the new wave pop of artists such as Talking Heads, Japan and Magazine. Whilst I was on a path to having a long-term … Read More

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