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Steve Hillage

Searching For The Spark 1969 -1991 (deluxe box set pre-order)

Searching For The Spark is a 22 cd deluxe box set containing all the work guitar great and electronic music innovator Steve Hillage recorded from his studio debut (1969's Arzachel) to the first System 7 album in 1991.

The set includes:

Arzachel, Khan’s Space Shanty, all eight of Hillage's classic Virgin Records solo albums - Fish Rising, L, Motivation Radio, Green, Live Herald (and Studio Herald), Rainbow Dome Music, Open, For To Next (and its companion And Not Or) - plus bonus tracks, System 7's debut from 1991, Live in Deeply Vale, 1978, two BBC performances from The Paris Theatre recorded in 1976 and 1979, eight CDs featuring recordings taken from Steve's personal archive, including four superb concert performances (Brighton Dome, 1977, Munich, 1979, Hammersmith Odeon, 1979, The Steve Hillage Band Live At The Gong Family Unconvention, 2006) and four discs (Sparks Volumes 1-4) packed with previously unheard and unreleased tracks, demos and alternate takes.

Accompanying the recordings is a magnificent 188 page - 32,000 word - coffee table book. Written and assembled by Steve Hillage and Gong family expert Jonny Greene, the book contains hundreds of rare and previously unseen photographs and cuttings.

In addition there are three reproduction promo posters, two lyric booklets, a high quality enamel badge, a 60 page scrap book containing more photographs and cuttings, and a certificate of authenticity signed by Steve Hillage and his creative partner Miquette Giraudy.

Please note that this superb Steve Hillage package is strictly limited to 2500 copies globally.

Pre-order for 21st October release.


Rejoice! I'm Dead! (various formats pre-order)

Featuring the voice of Daevid Allen on two songs and guest appearances from Steve Hillage and Didier Malherbehe, Rejoice! I'm Dead! is the 2016 release (and 28th album) from the enduring legend that is Gong.

Steering the band's music into outer space and the inner ear, Kavus Torabi, Fabio Golfetti, Dave Sturt, Ian East and Cheb Nettles take the Gong legacy into fresh territories without abandoning the principles established by the band's founding visionary Daevid Allen.

Available as a cd in a digipak, and a double vinyl edition in gatefold cover with an mp3 download code, the album is also available as a limited version in a deluxe 12" 44 page hardback book, featuring the album, a bonus cd of extras and a dvd-a disc with 24/96 PCM stereo and DTS 96/24 5.1 digital surround mixes.

Pre-order for 16th September release.


The Time Is Always Now (cd pre-order)

The stunning debut album from holon, produced by Rhys Marsh, and featuring members of Jaga Jazzist, Wobbler, Kaukasus and White Willow, as well as guest appearances by Silje Leirvik and Kari Harneshaug.

CD in gatefold digi-sleeve with 20 page booklet.

Pre-order for 8th August release. A double vinyl edition will be available at later date.

The Burning Shed Summer Sale!

The biggest ever Burning Shed sale continues with t-shirt additions to the Kscope sale and Peaceville t-shirts also on offer:

Audio Cave - 50% off all releases on this intriguing Polish based Post-Progressive, Jazz and Electronica label.
Lasse Hoile - 50% off all Lasse Hoile art prints (including artwork for Porcupine Tree).
King Crimson - All King Crimson t-shirts reduced to £12 until the 18th August.
Kscope / Madfish - 50% off 50 titles (including Anathema, Pink Floyd and Steven Wilson), plus t-shirts.
Peaceville - Major reductions on t-shirts by the likes of My Dying Bride, Novembre and Darkthrone.

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