Ghost Box is currently Rough Trade’s label of the month, which means they’ve restocked available back catalogue in their stores and online. They still have a few copies of the RT exclusive green vinyl version of Pattern Forms “Peel Away the Ivy” left, if you haven’t managed to get one yet.
We’re very aware of the big gaps in the back catalogue and starting next year we’re hoping to reissue more titles and get some of the older CD only releases onto vinyl. Its going to be a fairly slow process to begin with, but the long term aim is to revisit and update all our releases.
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Peel Away the Ivy by the Pattern Forms is out now on LP, CD and download.
There’s also a limited edition green vinyl version exclusive to Rough Trade,with a special in-store performance by The Pattern Forms in Rough Trade East tonight, 21st October, at 6:00pm.
The Pattern Formsisa collaborative project between Ed Macfarlane and Edd Gibson of Friendly Fires and Jon Brooks of The Advisory Circle, expertly blending blissful pop with more exploratory electronics, its roots lying in the artists’ shared love of soundtracks and electronic library music of the 70s and 80s. It will appeal strongly to fans of both bands.
“…starts with a clutch of songs so lovely, a floating flock of diaphanous electronic songbirds, that it feels like being seduced. The melodies and atmosphere of late afternoon sunshine slowly gathers you to its warm beating heart where, it turns out, you would rather like to stay. I haven’t heard music quite so evocative of time and place since first encountering Air’s ‘Moon Safari’. But while that consummate late-90s album had just enough dancefloor in its make up to ignite an ever-so-slightly strident sexiness, ‘Peel Away The Ivy’ swirls around a kind of epic lOcc pop beauty and whispers in your ear until you fail in love with it and its pastoral eroticism. Gorgeous.” Electronic Sound
The Pattern Forms: Edd Gibson, Ed Macfarlane & Jon Brooks (off camera to the right)
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Pre-orders are open today in the Ghost Box shop for the new album, Peel Away the Ivy by The Pattern Forms.
To launch the album there’ll be a live in-store performance at Rough Trade East, London, on 21st Octoberby The Pattern Forms and a DJ set from Ghost Box sleeve designer, Julian House (also the man behind The Focus Group).
There’ll also be a limited edition of 300 translucent green vinyl LPs with alternate sleeve art exclusive to Rough Trade stores worldwide (including on line).
It’ll be 6:00 to 8:00pm and PLEASE NOTE this is a ticketed event . Wristbands are only available from Rough Trade with CD, LP or Colour Vinyl LP pre-orders or purchases on the day.
The debut album from The Pattern Forms, a collaborative project between Ed Macfarlane and Edd Gibson of Friendly Fires and Jon Brooks of The Advisory Circle, is due out 21st October.
Following on from the Other Voices 03 single in 2015, this is an album that perfectly melds blissful pop with more exploratory electronics, its roots lying in the artists’ shared love of soundtracks and electronic library music of the 70s and 80s. It should appeal to fans of both bands.
On DL, CD, and heavyweight LP, with luxurious packaging designed by Julian House. There’ll also be a special coloured vinyl version exclusive to Rough Trade Records. Pre-orders will open early October.
Edd Gibson and Ed Macfarlane (Jon Brooks is Elsewhere)
More news on this here and on our other channels soon.
n CD, LP and DL.
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Pye Corner Audio’s Stasis was a runaway success and the vinyl version sold out on the day of release. We are re-pressing this but vinyl lead times mean that it won’t be available until 25th November. It’ll be a small run available exclusively from the Ghost Box shop. It’ll be sold first come first serve with no pre-orders so watch here, sign up for our newsletter or follow our Facebook page for news on this.
Until then we’d urge you not to pay the artificially inflated second hand prices. The CD is still available here and in better record stores worldwide.
The new LP from Pye Corner Audio is out today. Available in the Ghost Box shop on LP, CD and DL.
“Rather than make up his own movies, Jenkins is happy to play the movies that are already running in our heads – and we are happy to let him do it. Every track shows the confidence of someone who knows exactly which buttons to push and when.” The Wire
Most of the LP copies have already sold in pre-orders and we expect the remaining few in stock to sell out very quickly so please hurry if you want vinyl.
The new album from The Pattern Forms, “Peel Away the Ivy” comes out on 21st October. There’ll be clips and some special news about this later this week, here and on our other channels.
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Lower case DJing from Julian House (The Focus group) and Jim Jupp (Belbury Poly) at The Babbling Tongues stage at The Green Man Festival on Saturday afternoon (1:15pm after Bob Stanley’s pop quiz).
Ghost Box music & sounds, library music, soundtracks, voices, effects, hocusing, broken biscuits, and verb exp. New time hopping film backdrops too.
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Ghost Box is a record label for a group of artists exploring the misremembered musical history of a parallel world.
“Buying one of its releases feels like stepping into another world” The Guardian
“...what's most impressive about Ghost Box is the aesthetic consistency and sheer quality of the material, recalling the heydays of labels such as Factory, 4AD and Warp.” Quietus
“...some of the most delightful electronica to arise in Britain since Aphex Twin, the Black Dog and Global Communication.” The Sunday Times
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