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Wilson Hoile Glover

Index (book pre-order)


Index is a deluxe hardback book illustrating the visual language of Steven Wilson, as executed by his long-term collaborators, Lasse Hoile and Carl Glover.

The book covers the period from Porcupine Tree's 2002 album In Absentia up to Wilson's fourth solo album Hand. Cannot. Erase from early 2015.

The book features an introduction from Steven Wilson, an interview in the form of an extended conversation between Lasse and Carl, and 340 pictures (including 178 previously unseen images).

We have the 'Green' version of the book, plus the final copies of the limited edition 'Red' version (available at The Royal Albert Hall), which comes with an art card signed by Lasse and Carl.

Pre-order for 23rd October shipping.


The Anchoress

Confessions Of A Romance Novelist (cd pre-order)


Revenge-pop? The Prog Karen Carpenter? Barbra Streisand on acid? Bat For Lashes on an obscure book-binge?

Whichever way you choose to describe Confessions Of A Romance Novelist - the debut release by The Anchoress (co-produced by Mansun's visionary frontman Paul Draper) - one thing's for certain, the album is something truly different.

Pre-order for 15th January release.


Adrian Belew

Live At The Paradise Theater Boston (double cd pre-order)


A double CD of an Adrian Belew performance at the Paradise Theater on July 18, 1989 (broadcast on WBCN-FM in Boston).

Most of the songs are taken from his then just-released Mr. Music Head. Belew also performs a trio King Crimson classics, along with an encore of Roy Orbison's Oh, Pretty Woman.

Pre-order for November 6th release.


Prog

Issue 60 (magazine with cd)


Issue 60 of Prog magazine features Peter Gabriel on the cover and an in-depth feature on the making of Gabriel's revolutionary first four solo albums, plus interviews with collaborators and friends, and reviews of the albums by Steve Hackett, Jakko Jakszyk, David Longdon and Tim Bowness.

Also includes interviews with Jean-Michel Jarre, Coheed & Cambria, Martin Barre, Steve Harris and others, and an article on the history of Chrysalis Records.

The covermount cd features Nad Sylvan, The Enid, Abigail's Ghost and more.

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Laurie Anderson

Heart Of A Dog (cd pre-order)


The complete soundtrack recording of Laurie Anderson's film Heart of a Dog, including all music and spoken text.

In addition to Anderson's inimitable narration, Heart of a Dog includes musical excerpts from several of Anderson's pieces - The Lake and Flow from Homeland, Beautiful Pea Green Boat from Bright Red, Rhumba Club from Life On A String, excerpts from Landfall with Kronos Quartet - as well as the film's closing song Turning Time Around, written and performed by Anderson's late husband, Lou Reed.

Pre-order for 23rd October release.


Kimmo Pohjonen

Sensitive Skin (cd pre-order)


Sensitive Skin is the 2015 album from award-winning Finnish accordionist, composer, and sonic adventurist, Kimmo Pohjonen.

The album features special guests Tuomas Norvio (electronics), Kronos Quartet (string quartet) and others, and was produced by James Spectrum (Von Hertzen Brothers).

Pre-order for 30th October release.


Lion Shepherd

Hiraeth (cd pre-order)


Lion Shepherd is a project helmed by Kamil Haidar and Mateusz Owczarek and takes inspiration from Middle Eastern music, Trance, Progressive Rock and Blues.

The album also features Jahiar Irani and Rasm Al Mashan (Naxos Orchestra, Soomood) and combines traditional European instruments with the likes the Syrian oud lute, the Persian santur, and various Indian and Arabic percussion instruments.

A compelling, hypnotic and powerfully strange debut offering.

Pre-order for 20th November release.


Steven Wilson

RAH Print (print)


The 12" x 12" LP sleeve sized Carl Glover designed Steven Wilson Royal Albert Hall print.

N.B. These are machine-numbered and signed by Steven Wilson.

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Spock's Beard

The First Twenty Years (2cd/1dvd pre-order)


A Spock's Beard 'best of' that is actually that and so much more.

Two CDs and a DVD in a digipak. The DVD contains previously unseen rare vintage SB footage, including the band's legendary performance at Progfest '97 in LA.

Pre-order for 20th November release. All pre-orders receive a Spock's Beard album-art postcard.