Stegzy's Music Project

A commentary on Stegzy's album collection

In a Moment…Ghost Box – Various Artists [#619]

Unknown-1Ghost Box. The stable from where delights such as Belbury Poly, Broadcast and Focus Group hail. In a Moment…Ghost Box is a compilation of some of the most awesome hauntological music you’ll ever hear. If you’re looking to relive those summer holidays in Scarfolk or those school gatherings around the TV in a cabinet on stilted wheels, then this is what you want to listen to.

Invoking memories of a prenuclear holocaust society, crap video graphics and lots of nylon sweaters, the album is a showcase for many different bands that come under the Ghost Box label’s protective cloak. An excellent starting place for people wanting to explore music of its type.

This album is definitely a gateway album. Though probably to another dimension rather than hard drugs. I suppose that depends on your outlook on life. It is also one of the main reasons why there was a hiatus of the Music Project last year. Having obtained the compilation, I then discovered I had actually bought more albums since starting the project and they had been omitted because they didn’t show on my list. Frustrated by not having a completely alphabetical list of albums, I’ve now decided it doesn’t really matter and only a few OCD readers will be upset by the out of sequence post that will follow this but I’m sure you’ll forgive me when you hear how awesome From an Ancient Star is.

 

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Broadcast and the Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age – Broadcast & The Focus Group (#225)

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 19.55.13Broadcast and the Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age – Broadcast & The Focus Group (#222)

This album is what this music project is about. This is a fine example of unusual music that seems to have passed the mainstream by without even a rumour. Giving the album a little kick into the throng in the hope that someone reading this will give them a try and maybe change their life. Read the rest of this entry »

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