Friday, June 25, 2010

Cafe Kaput glimpses Study Series

Mr. Brooks tries to gets his grubby paws on the first Ghost Box Study Series singles here.

Moon Wiring Club Elementary Ice Cream Sunstroke Mix

Here's a marvellous podcast mix by Moon Wiring Club. Its ideal for a long hot Friday afternoon  so take the phone off the hook, send the young intern out for 99s and take all your clothes off.

Features Coil, Position Normal, The Radiophonic Workshop, John Carpenter and of course Basil Rathbone.

Friday, June 18, 2010

The Belbury Village Shop

The Belbury Village shop is now open for business. The first items in our shop are these Belbury Poly T shirts, screen printed on high quality heavy weight cotton and available in a wide variety of sizes in Ladies' or Mens' styles. These are entirley exclusive to the village shop.  

If your reading this on The Belbury Parish Magazine blog you can visit the shop over on the right hand side of this page. If not click here to come inside.

Customers outside the UK please note that the shop can not yet take your orders, but if you'd like to order write to us here to arrange payment by Paypal.

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Séance at Notting Hill Gate

A couple of weeks ago workmen re-opened a tunnel in London's Notting Hill Gate tube station sealed since 1959 when escalators were installed to replace the lifts. This revealed a hoard of untouched posters which are soon to be removed and archived by The Museum of London. The pictures were taken by Mikey Ashworth for London Underground and the full set can be seen here.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Daytrip to Hollingsville

Music critic and author Ken Hollings dropped a note through the vicarage door to let us know that a recent episode of his Resonance FM show, Hollingsville entitled "Dreams: While the City Sleeps", features Julian House talking about dreams, cutups and sixties spectral transmissions  and is available as a podcast from this link.

Also the June issue of INTO, the sound and music online publication, has just put up a shortened version of  Ken's essay 'Spaceship UK' . This was commissioned for The Sonar festival and presents a history of British electronic music including Tristram Carey, Joe Meek, The Radiophonic Workshop, and Ghost Box in a context of British science fiction and bygone visions of the future.

You can catch more hot air from the Ghost Box curators here, in a recording of Saturday's event at the Roundhouse in Camden, "Moving Through Old Daylight". Archived courtesy of  Mark Pilkington.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Redesigned Ghost Box Website

The Ghost Box website has been redesigned. The site is now easier to navigate and you'll find new artwork, audio clips and other content on the Look and Listen page. Explore and enjoy.

By the way you can now subcribe to The Belbury Parish Magazine by following GhostBoxRecords on Twitter.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

The Outer Church featuring Moon Wiring Club

If you're in Brighton on Wednesday June 9th I'd recommend getting along to Joe Stannard's Outer Church, an occasional night of  Prog, Psych, Krautrock & Electronics. This time the guest of honour will be Moon Wiring Club. Its at The Penthouse @ The Freebutt in Brighton, and admission is free.

While you're in Brighton why not drop into Resident Music in North Laine, a rather excellent record shop and Ghost Box stockist. Tell them the vicar sent you.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Parallel Lives

A Film by Alex Proyas
Music by John Foxx & Steve D’Agostino