Music

The Cornish Lost Kingdom & The Oil Spill: A Catastrophic Soundscape

LOCATION: Cornwall ALBUM: Kemper Norton, ‘Toll’  LABEL: Front and Follow  WORDS: Gareth E. Rees Kemper Norton’s new concept album brings …

And Also the Trees: Born Into The Waves (An appreciation)

WORDS: Justin Hopper Born Into the Waves is a series of offerings, not of events; of settings, not actions. It …

Fields: Churches & Rivers by Spaceship

LOCATION: Fields, churches and rivers. MUSIC: Spaceship ART: Maxim Griffin Fields: Churches & Rivers forms the first volume of a …

Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain – Portrait of a Country on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

WORDS: Gareth E. Rees In the new documentary, Sleaford Mods: Invisible Britain, Sleaford Mods (Andrew Fearn and Jason Williamson) tour parts …

Huxley’s Big Trip: A Lysergic Musical Adventure

MIX: Gareth E. Rees COVER ART: Hollis Toot! Toot! Time for another psychedelic cross-dimensional adventure with Unofficial Britain. This time …

A Palaeolithic Invocation at Barnfield Pit, Kent

LOCATION: Swanscombe, north-west Kent MUSIC: Hand of Stabs  Unofficial Britain is delighted to share another site-specific performance by the experimental sound collective Hand …

Reimagining the 1769 Transit of Venus

LOCATION: Lancashire, London, Tahiti, Outer Space MUSIC: Rhia Parker In a small Lancashire Village in 1639, Jeremiah Horrocks was looking …

A Most Peculiar Tour

MIX: Gareth E. Rees Extinct butterflies, spilled whisky, fickle seas, peregrines, weird villages and haunted magpies… From the Scottish Coast …

Firepit Collective’s To the Lost: folk songs and landscape punks

WORDS: Gary Budden  “Delving into traditional folk is on the one hand like hearing the voices of people whose names …

The Sea, a Collaboration Between Gareth E. Rees and Dead Gull

LOCATION: The Sea WORDS: Gareth E. Rees MUSIC: Martin Fuller AKA Dead Gull Below is a poem I performed in …