Posts Tagged: Clay Pipe Music

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

The further we travel into the digital era, the fewer physical releases we see.  A year ago, the digital market was bypassed by streaming.  Most people are content to hear rather than to own.  It takes a special presentation to

ACL 2017 ~ The Year’s Best Packaging

The further we travel into the digital era, the fewer physical releases we see.  A year ago, the digital market was bypassed by streaming.  Most people are content to hear rather than to own.  It takes a special presentation to

ACL 2017 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

The world needs happy music now more than ever.  At the end of an incredibly draining year, such music can restore our spirits, clearing our minds for the holidays and bolstering us with hope for the upcoming year.  We all

ACL 2017 ~ The Happiest Music of the Year

The world needs happy music now more than ever.  At the end of an incredibly draining year, such music can restore our spirits, clearing our minds for the holidays and bolstering us with hope for the upcoming year.  We all

Gilroy Mere ~ The Green Line

What a warm and wonderful release!  Older Londoners will be especially chuffed at the release of this nostalgic album, which celebrates The Green Line of buses that connected London to its neighbors for half a century, ending in 1986. As much a

Gilroy Mere ~ The Green Line

What a warm and wonderful release!  Older Londoners will be especially chuffed at the release of this nostalgic album, which celebrates The Green Line of buses that connected London to its neighbors for half a century, ending in 1986. As much a

The Hardy Tree ~ Through Passages of Time

Six years have passed since The Fields Lie Sleeping Underneath, but during this time, Frances Castle (The Hardy Tree) has continued her work as an award-winning illustrator while also running the excellent Clay Pipe label.  Her illustrations hearken back to a kinder, simpler time, filled

The Hardy Tree ~ Through Passages of Time

Six years have passed since The Fields Lie Sleeping Underneath, but during this time, Frances Castle (The Hardy Tree) has continued her work as an award-winning illustrator while also running the excellent Clay Pipe label.  Her illustrations hearken back to a kinder, simpler time, filled

Jetsam & Gareth E. Rees ~ A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes

It seems that London’s Clay Pipe Music can do no wrong.  Illustrator Frances Castle is responsible for the label’s unified look, and she exercises great care in selecting the label’s lineup.  A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes adds a literary tone

Jetsam & Gareth E. Rees ~ A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes

It seems that London’s Clay Pipe Music can do no wrong.  Illustrator Frances Castle is responsible for the label’s unified look, and she exercises great care in selecting the label’s lineup.  A Dream Life of Hackney Marshes adds a literary tone

Plinth ~ Music for Smalls Lighthouse

Three years after its initial run sold out in a matter of days, Plinth‘s classic Music for Smalls Lighthouse is finally getting the vinyl release it deserves, courtesy of Clay Pipe Music.  Frances Castle is providing new artwork for the release, including a

Plinth ~ Music for Smalls Lighthouse

Three years after its initial run sold out in a matter of days, Plinth‘s classic Music for Smalls Lighthouse is finally getting the vinyl release it deserves, courtesy of Clay Pipe Music.  Frances Castle is providing new artwork for the release, including a

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.

ACL 2012: The Top 20 Albums of the Year

Thousands of releases, hundreds of reviews, and it all comes down to this: the Top Twenty instrumental and experimental releases of 2012.  This isn’t just the one percent; it’s a small percent of a percent, the cream of the crop.