Posts Tagged: Clay Pipe Music

Alison Cotton ~ The Girl I Left Behind Me

Is this a Halloween recording or a Christmas recording? Both and neither; it’s as mournful as a procession and melancholic as falling leaves.  Each side-long piece was composed to accompany a ghost story, and the title track was read at

Alison Cotton ~ The Girl I Left Behind Me

Is this a Halloween recording or a Christmas recording? Both and neither; it’s as mournful as a procession and melancholic as falling leaves.  Each side-long piece was composed to accompany a ghost story, and the title track was read at

The Hardy Tree ~ Stagdale

Over the past decade, Clay Pipe Music has been a reliable imprint, carving out a distinctive niche. While the artists have varied, the tone has remained consistent, centering on a type of British folk music that has one foot in

The Hardy Tree ~ Stagdale

Over the past decade, Clay Pipe Music has been a reliable imprint, carving out a distinctive niche. While the artists have varied, the tone has remained consistent, centering on a type of British folk music that has one foot in

Vic Mars ~ The Hospice

Seldom have I been so wrong in my interpretation of a musical piece.  Vic Mars‘ The Hospice was intended to be one thing, but I received it as another.  This extended piece was composed as the score to a Christmas reading of

Vic Mars ~ The Hospice

Seldom have I been so wrong in my interpretation of a musical piece.  Vic Mars‘ The Hospice was intended to be one thing, but I received it as another.  This extended piece was composed as the score to a Christmas reading of

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