see midwich bandcamp site for new releases, live recordings and lossless digital versions of rarities and prime back catalogue items too.
midwich – blisterpack
3″ CD-r on Bells Hill, edition of 50 or download. 12 tracks in 18 minutes! Some of the drone I am usually associated with but, in the main, this is a collection of fun, spiky sketches in the mode of the short interludes you’d often find on earlier midwich recordings. Physical objects are not for sale, instead they are offered up as gifts or in trade. If you’d like one get in touch with me or Scott (try @scottmckeating). Bandcamp for download.
midwich – the swift
Reissue on the essential Invisible City Records of long out of print weird drone epic. Originally released by famed USA label Altar of Waste. Edition of 40 tapes or download. Details here, Bandcamp page here.
midwich – attachments
the piss superstition – getting nothing to appear on the developed film
3 track CD-r, 30 minutes, edition of 50 or download. The annual release from fencing flatworm recordings is now available! Mysterious, brilliant, peerless. See here for the write-up and here for the Bandcamp page.
midwich – inertia crocodile
3 track CD-r, 25 minutes, edition of 50 or download. Clockwork rave choked with dry ice, perversely fleshy, amply lubricated throbs. ‘Abstract Balearic’ – Dan Thomas, ‘Terry Riley, jamming with the Tuvans’ – Forestpunk. Write up here. Reviewed here. Available from Cherry Row Recordings. My disco album.
midwich & the skull mask – six angles
2 track CD-r, 37 minutes, edition of 50 (2 x 25) or download. Organ drones and guitar shimmer from Mexico’s Miguel Perez layered with midwichian synth and fried in the desert heat. Write up here. Co-released in two different sets of packaging by Cherry Row Recordings and hairdryer excommunication. Awesome project.
midwich – the brunt
the brunt is a single 32 minute track of super-concentrated, extraction music loveliness available as a download via Bandcamp for the token minimum sum of one UK pound. Released as a fundraiser for RFM during lean times at Midwich Mansions.
tj cuckoo – vox-object
3″ CD-r, edition of 15 or freely downloadable. My interpretation/performance of a text score by RFM fave Yol (first published in The Barrel Nut #5) released by RFM fave Kevin Sanders on his impeccable label hairdryer excommunication. Write-up here. hXe blog here. Bandcamp page here. TBN #5 here.
tj cuckoo – too tired to eat, too hungry to sleep
C10 tape on Matching head. A father/son collaboration of harsh noise/punishing psychedelics. No sound samples, no Bandcamp: this is a strictly physical only release. Contact details for the label can be found on the Matching Head Discogs page. Write up here.
midwich – single figures
Midwich – Eaves
Daniel Thomas & Midwich – Twenty-three Taels
Twenty-three Taels by Dan and me is a delicious squelch through a fragrant alien swamp, sparkling with bioluminescence and buzzing with swarms of iridescent insect life. I love it. Hear it for yourself at the SLI Bandcamp page.
midwich – cut flowers
CD-r on Memoirs of an Aesthete, edition of 50 or download.
midwich – faraday cage
tape, 3 tracks, 44 minutes, Matching Head.
First of the new wave of midwich releases. Dirtier, noisier and darker than the crystalline, life-affirming fare to be found on other stuff by me. The three tracks in short: ‘part one: magnets’ is an industrial folk drone, corrosive for a refreshing brain-scouring effect, ‘part two: f4jb’ is a bristling, high voltage asymmetric throb that smells of ozone and ‘part three: feathered machinery’ is a 20 minute epic of digestive rumbling and guttering arc lights. More details and mp3 clips to be found here. Contact Lee Stokoe at email@example.com to sort out paypal and whatnot.
midwich-vs-culver & culver-vs-midwich – ii
Two fiercely tape-only releases (no mp3 clips this time, mate) constructed from real tape-loops spliced by my own fair hand and augmented by midwichian drones and culveresque rumblings. Recorded straddling 2002 and 2003. Mesmerising and surprisingly contemplative in places despite being proper noise throughout. See ‘faraday cage’ listing above for details of how to contact Lee Stokoe/Matching Head.
midwich – three days in, four to go
Originally released in 2003 on CD-r in an edition of 75 with a lovely screen printed cover by Carbon Records of Rochester, New York. One of my favourites of the first-wave midwich albums. Forward looking, creamy. ‘snows’ is an orchestra of hairclipper fuzz, the title track is a deeply penetrating 20 minute cardiothrob. A few of the physical objects are still available direct from Carbon. Otherwise it can be found for download at the midwich bandcamp site.