A Most Peculiar Tour

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MIX: Gareth E. Rees Extinct butterflies, spilled whisky, fickle seas, peregrines, weird villages and haunted magpies… From the Scottish Coast to the Sussex seaside, the latest Unofficial Britain musical tour criss-crosses a most peculiar country. [You can find out more

Unofficial Britain Soundtrack 2014

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WORDS & MIX: Gareth E. Rees Cover illustration: Maxim Peter Griffin Below is a selection of UK-based music, all released in 2014, which touches upon themes of landscape, time consciousness, folklore, horror, hauntology and uncanny narratives. In other words, a

Suspected Rural Telephone Poltergeist

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A mix of haunted ambience, analogue electronics, drones and telephone boxes by the wonderful The Geography Trip label. Find out more about their releases here. “The receiver sways slightly although the morning air is still. Something glints in the returned

The Hell Fire Caves

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LOCATION: West Wycombe Melmoth the Wanderer makes queasy, occult music mixes that explore uncanny British geographies. Snippets of dialogue ooze through ambient drones and electronic beats. In The Hell Fire Caves, he explores the subterranean terrors that lurk in the diabolic warrens

Marshland: The Mix

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In my book Marshland I write about my hallucinatory experiences while listening to music and walking. At certain moments, the music blends with the sound of wind, hooting horns, dog barks and human voices, creating a unique audio mix. At times