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Day #331/365: Artifact #47/52; Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White CD album released – Dusk / Dawn Editions

The CDs are now sold out but the album is available to download at our Bandcamp page.

Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White CD album. Dusk Edition £10.00.  Dawn Edition £12.00
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Audiological Research and Pathways; Case #2
Audiological contents: Black-Veined White (68:33 minutes).

Available at our Artifacts Shop, our Discogs Audiological Archive and our  Bandcamp page.
Prices include free UK shipping. Normally ships within 7-14 days.

Custom printed and hand-finished by A Year In The Country.

Black-Veined White takes as its starting point the eponymous butterfly which was last seen in the UK in Rochester, the area in which HoS live, work and explore, in the 1920s…

…it utilises precise textual descriptions of the Black-Veined White by L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz alongside poetry that considers these ‘air wraiths’ by Giles Watson, to create a journey whereby Hand of Stab’s hidden drones and textures create a form of (non-electronic) electronica played on and summoned from the land and soil, a journey which captures and summons the spirit of these winged creatures that have now departed from our shores.

The resulting work is essentially a concept album about the extinction of the Black-Veined White in the British isles.

Black-Veined White and the work of Hand of Stabs is a very particular, otherly form of cultural exploration and inquiry whereby the aggressive transgression of the likes of COUM Transmissions, Throbbing Gristle and early Einstürzende Neubauten has evolved and spread deeply foraging roots to create work that is more pastoral in its themes but still very far from the centre of things.” (AYITC)

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In their own words:

“Hand of Stabs, from the South East of England, are a three-man collective who’s work draws inspiration from their exploration of local, often forbidden, landmarks. They create improvised sound pieces which can be simultaneously uplifting, difficult and intense using both traditional and homebuilt instruments.

Sharing a love of the history and sacred past of Medway Towns and surrounding countryside, and inspired by regular, often night-time walks through these spaces, they are creating a series of soundworks evoking and celebrating their essence.

 

Dusk Edition: Limited to 52 copies. £10.00.
Hand-finished packaging; all black CDr in matt recycled sleeve with insert.

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Artwork custom printed by A Year In The Country using archival Giclée pigment ink.
Hand numbered on the back of the insert.

 

Dawn Edition. Limited to 52 copies. £12.00.
Hand-finished white/black CDr album in textured recycled fold out sleeve with insert and badge.
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Artwork custom printed by A Year In The Country using archival Giclée pigment ink.
Includes 25mm/1″ badge, secured with removable glue on a tag which is string bound to the sleeve.
Back of the insert is hand numbered.

 

Album credits:

Hand of Stabs-A Year In The Country 4HoS personnel:
electric guitar, cello: captain rex standish. percussion, tenor recorder, mandocaster: james worse.
velophone, electronics, bugle: jocelyn von bergdorff.
voice: Kyra La Rubia (De Coninck).

text used with kind permission: Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2008 onwards.
British insects: butterflies. Version: 29th December 2011.
www.delta-intkey.com/britin/pap/www/aporia.htm

&:
Black-Veined White (Aporia cratœgi). (Poem by Giles Watson, 2014.)

 

Artwork/packaging design by AYITC Ocular Signals Department

 

Available at our Artifacts Shop, our Discogs Audiological Archive and our  Bandcamp page.
Prices include free UK shipping. Normally ships within 7-14 days.

 

 

Box-set Night Editions and string bound booklet Day Editions also available.
See Day #238/365.
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Visit Hand of Stabs in the ether herehere and here.

Peruse Hand of Stabs at A Year In The Country: Day #155/365.

 

The library of A Year In The Country Audiological Research and Pathways series includes:
Case Study #1: Grey Frequency: Immersion
Case Study #2: Hand of Stabs: Black-Veined White
Case Study #3: Michael Tanner: Nine of Swords
Case Study #5: She Rocola: Burn The Witch / Molly Leigh Of The Mother Town
Case Study #6: Howlround: Torridon Gate
Case Study #7: Racker & Orphan; Twalif X

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Day #238/365: Artifact #34/52; Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White album – Night/Day editions

The CDs are now sold out but the album is available to download at our Bandcamp page.

Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White album. Night Edition £25.00.  Day edition £18.00.

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Audiological Research and Pathways; Case #2
Audiological contents: Black-Veined White (68:33 minutes).

Available via our: Artifacts Shop, Discogs Audiological Archive and our Bandcamp Ether Victrola.
Prices include free UK shipping. Normally ships within 7-14 days.

 

Night Edition: Limited to 52 copies. £25.00.

Box-set contains: album on all black CDr, 18 page string bound booklet, 4x25mm badge set & waterproof sticker.

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Night edition details:

1)Booklet/cover art printed using archival Giclée pigment ink.

2) Contained in a matchbox style sliding two-part rigid matt card box.

3) Printed box cover print.

4) Fully black CDr (black on top, black on playable side).

5) Black string bound 12.8cm x 12.8cm booklet:
a) Hand signed by Hand of Stabs, hand numbered.
b) Hand bone creased cover.
c) 18 pages (9 sides printed).
d) Contains 8 images, one credits page.
e) Front and rear covers are printed on 310gsm textured fine art cotton rag paper.
f) Three inner sheets are printed on 245gsm paper.
g) Three inner sheets are printed on semi-transparent 110gsm vellum paper.

6) 4 x 25mm/1″ badge set contained in a see-through polythene bag with a folded card header.

7) Waterproof vinyl style 9.5 x 6.6cm sticker.

 

Day Edition: Limited to 52 copies. £18.00.

White/black CDr album in 10 page string bound booklet packaging.

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Day Edition Details:

1) Booklet artwork printed using archival Giclée pigment ink.

2) Wrapped in wax sealed, hand stamped black tissue paper.

3) White/black CDr (white on top, black on playable side).

4) Jute string bound 14.4cm x 13.2cm booklet:
a) Hand signed by Hand of Stabs, hand numbered.
b) Hand bone creased cover.
c) 10 pages (5 sides printed);
d) Contains 4 images, one credits/image page.
e) Front and rear covers are printed on 310gsm textured fine art cotton rag paper.
f) Two inner sheets are printed on 245gsm paper.
g) One inner sheet is printed on semi-transparent 110gsm vellum paper.

5) CDr held in protective fleece-lined sleeve.

 

Album credits:

Hand of Stabs-A Year In The Country 4HoS personnel:
electric guitar, cello: captain rex standish. percussion, tenor recorder, mandocaster: james worse.
velophone, electronics, bugle: jocelyn von bergdorff.
voice: Kyra La Rubia (De Coninck).

text used with kind permission: Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2008 onwards.
British insects: butterflies. Version: 29th December 2011.
www.delta-intkey.com/britin/pap/www/aporia.htm

&:
Black-Veined White (Aporia cratœgi). (Poem by Giles Watson, 2014.)

 

Artwork/packaging design by the AYITC Ocular Signals Department.

Additional photography by Stuart Ody of the New Brompton Postcard Co., James Worse and Sara Norling.

 

Available at our Artifacts Shop, our Discogs Audiological Archive and our Other Artifacts Etsy shop.

This Audiological Case Study can also be listened to via our Ether Victrola below and is available for futher perusing/purchase at our Bandcamp page.

Prices include free UK shipping. Normally ships within 7-14 days.

 

Visit Hand of Stabs in the ether here, here and here.

Peruse Hand of Stabs at A Year In The Country: Day #155/365.

 

The full current library of the A Year In The Country Audiological Research and Pathways series:

Case Study #1: Grey Frequency: Immersion
Case Study #2: Hand of Stabs: Black-Veined White
Case Study #3: Michael Tanner: Nine of Swords
Case Study #5: She Rocola: Burn The Witch / Molly Leigh Of The Mother Town

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Hand of Stabs – Black-Veined White: Audio Visual Archive 22/52

Artwork from Hand of Stab’s Black-Veined White album.

“Black-Veined White takes as its starting point the eponymous butterfly which was last seen in the UK in Rochester, the area in which Hand of Stabs work and explore, in the 1920s…” (Quoted from A Year In The Country.)

“Sharing a love of the history and sacred past of Medway Towns and surrounding countryside, and inspired by regular, often night-time walks through these spaces, they are creating a series of soundworks evoking and celebrating their essence.” (Text by Hand of Stabs.)

Links:

 

Elsewhere at A Year In The Country:

 

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Hand of Stabs – Black-Veined White: Audio Visual Archive 2/52

Artwork from Hand of Stabs’ Black-Veined White album.

“Black-Veined White takes as its starting point the eponymous butterfly which was last seen in the UK in Rochester, the area in which HoS work and explore, in the 1920s…

…it utilises precise textual descriptions of the Black-Veined White by L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz alongside poetry that considers these ‘air wraiths’ by Giles Watson, to create a journey whereby Hand of Stab’s hidden drones and textures create a form of (non-electronic) electronica played on and summoned from the land and soil, a journey which captures and summons the spirit of these winged creatures that have now departed from our shores.

Black-Veined White and the work of Hand of Stabs is a very particular, otherly form of cultural exploration and inquiry whereby the aggressive transgression of the likes of COUM Transmissions, Throbbing Gristle and early Einstürzende Neubauten has evolved and spread deeply foraging roots to create work that is more pastoral in its themes but still very far from the centre of things.” (Quoted from A Year In The Country.)

“Hand of Stabs, from the South East of England, are a three-man collective who’s work draws inspiration from their exploration of local, often forbidden, landmarks. They create improvised sound pieces which can be simultaneously uplifting, difficult and intense using both traditional and homebuilt instruments.

Sharing a love of the history and sacred past of Medway Towns and surrounding countryside, and inspired by regular, often night-time walks through these spaces, they are creating a series of soundworks evoking and celebrating their essence.” (Quoted from Hand of Stabs.)

Hand of Stabs are currently having something of a hiatus. The poster for their final performance before that began is above.

As an image it seems to capture a sense of melancholy, reflection and the dock history of the Medway Towns particularly well, which rather suits Hand of Stabs background/inspirations and the nature of a “valedictory aktion”.

 

More details on Black-Veined White here and at Bandcamp.

Visit Hand of Stabs here.

 

Elsewhere at A Year In The Country:

  1. Day #155/365: Hand of Stabs… delving amongst the soil and roots for the hidden stories of the land…
  2. Day #349/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #2; the semi-random placing of England’s hidden reverse…
  3. Audiological Transmission #26/​​52​​: Black-Veined White (Excerpt #1) – Hand of Stabs

 

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Audiological Transmission #26/​​52​​: Black-Veined White (Excerpt #1) – Hand of Stabs

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Audiological exploration excerpt #1 by Hand of Stabs from the album Black-Veined White.

Back during A Year In The Country’s first spin around the sun, Hand Of Stabs created the work for our second release, which takes as it’s starting point:

…the eponymous butterfly which was last seen in the UK in Rochester, the area in which HoS live, work and explore, in the 1920s…

Prior to such things, around these parts we had taken a wander amongst their endeavours and titled it “Delving amongst the soil and roots for the hidden stories of the land…

I think that title came from this consideration of their work: “Their recorded music is resolutely experimental but also very listenable-to, it is both warm and unsettling and although often created in part with resolutely non-electronic equipment, it makes me think of electronica played on and summoned from the land and soil.

Often experimental musical work is rooted/deeply connected with/created in urban environments but to quote myself Hand of Stabs work could maybe be seen as an exploration of “subculture that draws from the undergrowth of the land” rather than built up areas – though to be honest, I think to a large degree they draw from and create their own land / space / world.

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They’re not quite like anybody else. And all the better for it.

A different river indeed (to semi-quote Hand of Stabs).

Although, if I was to following intermingled tributaries I may well come to these springs / sources:

…when I think of Hand of Stabs I’m reminded of the likes of COUM Transmissions, Throbbing Gristle, maybe a touch of Einstürzende Neubauten and even Herman Nitsch. There seems to be some kind of line or continuum from such cultural explorers and boundaries pushers to these gents but HoS have replaced forms of aggressive transgression with something more pastoral in its themes, while still creating work very far the centre of things and which delves in the hidden.”

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Intriguing. Sometimes mystifying (in the best of ways). Prolific. Busy gents. Peruse their home in the social ether to see what I mean, wherein they may well be involved in documentaries on resolutely independent radio stations, performing in public libraries (hurrah!), improvisations amongst altar bells, providing work for 24 hour broadcasts of “music nobody has heard – in a place where nobody might be listening”, creating a dance accompanied performance around a piano left in the woods for a year…

Actually, listening to Black-Veined White again, what it actually made me think of in part, with its particular subject matter inspiration and spoken word scientific descriptions of a particular rare butterfly, was Peter Strickland’s rather fine, gently phantasmagoric (chimeric?) The Duke Of Burgundy and its own studies and academies of not too distant creatures.

Hmmm, curious. It predates that work somewhat but there could well be a further line drawn…

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A previous intertwined revisiting:
Day #349/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #2; the semi-random placing of England’s hidden reverse…

Hand of Stabs Ether victrolas: Bandcamp / Soundcloud.

 

Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White encasements around these parts:
Day #238/365: Artifact #34/52 released; Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White album – Night/Day editions

Day #331/365: Artifact #47/52; Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White CD album released – Dusk / Dawn Editions

…and at A Year In The Country’s Bandcamp Ether Victrola.

 

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A Year In The Country at Electronic Sound – Wanderings Amongst Escapee Phantoms and the Layers Under the Land: Artifact Report #51/52a:

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Over this year and last, the A Year In The Country album releases have received a fair old bit of support from Electronic Sound magazine.

So, with the year coming to an end and this year’s final A Year In The Country release – All The Merry Year Round –  having recently been written about in issue 36, the last of the year, I thought that about now would be a good time to gather together the reviews in the magazine…

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On Fractures: “A skillfully weighted blend of dark folklore and synthesised experimentation…”

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On The Restless Field: “…a wonderfully curated concept album that rips up the green grass of the idyllic countryside and forces you to consider the darker undergrowth. Beautifully unnerving stuff.”

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On From The Furthest Signals: “The ghosts are out of the machines.”

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On Undercurrents: “The countryside is often over romanticised, usually by those who don’t live there. A Year In The Country has dug a little deeper and hit on something much more profound to end up, if you’lll excuse the pun, in a field of his own.”

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On The Quietened Cosmologists: “Another issue, another release from the ever excellent A Year In The Country…”

(Why thankyou, good sirs !)

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On All The Merry Year Round: “And my, what a way to end 2017… Albion’s hauntology has never sounded so bewitching.”

Which seems like something of a good note to end this post on.

Thanks and a tip of the hat to all at and who have written the pieces for Electronic Sound, in particular Push, Neil Mason, Finlay Milligan and Ben Willmott.

Also to everybody who created the music: Circle/Temple, Sproatly Smith, Keith Seatman, Listening Center, The British Space Group, The Hare And The Moon, Alaska, Michael Begg, Time Attendant, The Rowan Amber Mill, Polypores, David Colohan, Howlround, Field Lines Cartographer, Vic Mars, Bare Bones, Assembled Minds, Grey Frequency, Endurance, Pulselovers, Depatterning, Sharron Kraus, Magpahi, Unit One, Cosmic Neighbourhood, Jo Lepine and United Bible Studies and The Séance.

Visit Electronic Sound here.

The albums can be perused at our Artifacts Shop, Bandcamp and Norman Records.

 

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Week #24/52: Fractures Signals #3; A Dybukk’s Dozen Gathering (/Looping?) From Around These Parts

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File Under: Trails And Influences / Year 2 wanderings

So, out of curiousity and leading on from Fractures, I thought I would have a wander around the various wanderings and pathways of A Year In The Country, to peruse and investigate how many visitings to the very particular year of 1973 there have been…

Quite a few it would seem.

Along which lines, below is a dybukk’s dozen gathering of such things from around these parts.

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1) Day #87/365: Faded foundlings and Tender Vessels…
…still something of a favourite… home made craft-isms that are just a touch or two unsettling.

2) Week #2/52: The Tomorrow People in The Visitor, a Woolworths-esque filter and travels taken…
…ah, that theme tune and intro still seems to quietly disquiet me…

3) Day #343/365: Veils and Mirrors – forebearing, chanellings, rendings, listing of names…
I have something of a soft-spot for Glynis Jones Veils and Mirrors… It’s a gentle, unsettling (that word again) piece of music that seems as though it has pierced/rended a very particular veil and is quietly, allowing other shadows to come through…

4) Day #290/365: The first three minutes of Psychomania…
How to describe Psychomania? A sort of British carrier bag zombie version of a biker film? That’s somehow or other getting there. Soon(ish) to have a brush and scrub up via the BFI/Flipside, which is nice.

5) Day #271/365: The Spirit Of Dark And Lonely Water and a hop and skip to lost municipal paternalisms…
Well, I don’t think it would be right to gather such things and times without wandering towards this. Terrifying a generation for generations. One of Fractures “conspicuous junctures and signifiers” indeed.

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6) Day #267/365: Morning Way. Trader Horne.
Ah and there was me thinking “After The Spirit Of… it will be nice to enjoy a touch of early 1970s explorative acid/psych folk” but… “Dreaming strands of nightmare, Are sticking to my feet“. Very lovely work nonetheless.

7) Day #239/365: The jump cuts of hauntological antecedents…
As accidental, hauntological, otherly graphic design goes, this is pretty much there…

8) Day #160/365: Edgelands Report Documents; Cases #1a (return), #2a-5a.
Wanderings amongst the indomatibilities of nature via The Unofficial Countryside. Further Fractures “conspicuous junctures and signifiers“…

9) Day #195/365: World On A Wire; a curiously prescient Simulacron
Ah, nothing like a touch of glamour amongst the grit. Admittedly, it’s all zeros and ones smoke and mirrors…

10) Day #90/365: The Wickerman – the future lost vessels and artifacts of modern folklore
Well, another “I don’t think it would be right to gather such things and times without wandering towards this” moments. Something of a cultural behemoth (monolith? megalith?). Considerations and gatherings of future departed encasements… Fractures “conspicuous juncture and signifiers” number 3 around these parts it would seem.

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11) Week #3/52: I Still Dream Of Orgonon; A Book Of Dreams, the rarity of argent chains and moments of discovery…
And still dreaming of such things. May well also include Ms (Mrs?) Kate Bush’s fond farewell when she stepped upon the boards once again. Pop(ular) music as cinema indeed.

12) Week #6/52: Tomorrow’s People, further considerations of the past as a foreign country and hauntology away from its more frequent signifiers and imagery…
Light-catchery from a “Paradise Enclosed” (to quote Mr Rob Young / Electric Eden).

13) Day #303/365: Towards Tomorrow; a selection of cuttings from The Delian Mode, sonic maps, the corporation’s cubby holes and the life of an audiological explorer…
Wellsprings inspired from and via banshee howls… To end on Fractures “conspicuous juncture and signifiers” number 4.

 

A loop begins to form?

“Sorry sir, your name’s not on the list, you’re not getting in.”

“But I’m a plus one.”

“Hmmm.”: Day #278/365: Dybukk’s Dozen of 1973; A Gathering, Conflagration and Surveying…

 

Index: Year 1

Click the links below to peruse the indexes for the different years of A Year In The Country:

All Years     –      Year 1     –      Year 2      –      Year 3      –     Year 4      –      Year 5      –     Year 6      –     Year 7      –     Year 8

 

250-Scary trees-for first page-A Year In The Country Day #1/365: Welcome To A Year In The Country
250-Image-1-A-Year-In-The-Country-cliff-575x190 Day #2/365: Image A
250-0001-A-Year-In-The-Country-Gather-In-The-Mushrooms-Bob Stanley-acid folk-psych folk Day #3/365: Gather In The Mushrooms: something of a starting point via an accidental stumbling into the British acid folk undeground
250-0002-A-Year-In-The-Country-Electric-Eden-Rob-Young-376x575-A Year In The CountryDay #4/365: Electric Eden; a researching, unearthing and drawing of lines between the stories of Britain’s visionary music
250-Artifact-1-print-photograph-A Year In The Country Day #5/365: Artifact #1/52. now available.
250-Day-6-The-Fallen-By-Watch-Bird-Jane-Weaver-1-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x314Day #6/365: The Fallen By Watchbird – Jane Weaver Septieme Soeur; the start of a journey through cosmic aquatic folklore, kunstmärche and otherly film fables…
250-Day-7-Devon-Folklore-Tapes-Vol-IV-Magpahi-and-Paper-Dollhouse-A-Year-In-The-Country-2 Day #7/365: Folklore Tapes; the ferrous reels of arcane research projects…
image-u-a-year-in-the-countryDay #8/365: Image B
250-Wyrd-Britannia-Festival-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x406Day #9/365: Wyrd Britannia Festival
250-Day-10-The-Auteurs-How-I-Learned-To-Love-The-Bootboys-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x575 Day #10/365: The Auteurs – How I Learned To Love The Boot Boys; our most non-hauntological hauntologist…
250-Day-11-Teach-Me-To-Be-A-Summer-Morning-b-Lal-Waterson-A-Year-In-The-Country-474x575Day #11/365: Lal Waterson – Teach Me To Be A Summers Morning
250-0009-Wirey-trees-4tu-yep-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #12: Image C
250-Day-13-The-Wall-Die-Sind-2012-A-Year-In-The-Country-386x575 Day #13/365. The Wall / Die Wand… a vision from behind the walls of pastoral science fiction…
250-Artifact-2-Photo-1200-bw-2-575x413Day #14/365. Artifact #2/52 released.
250-Day-14-The-Twilight-Language-Of-Nigel-Kneale-Strange-Attractor-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x414 Day #15/365. The Twilight Language Of Nigel Kneale
250-Day-12-Moon-6c-tu-and-with-slight-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #16/365: Image D
250-Day-15-Image-E-575x190 Day #17/365: Image E
250-Day-16-Willows-Songs-b-Finders-Keepers-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x481Day #18/365: Willows Songs
250-Day-17-Once-A-Year-cover-Homer-Sykes-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #19/365: Once a Year – Homer Sykes
250-Artifact-3-badge-pack-bw-1200-412x575 Day #20/365. Artifact #3/52 released.
250-Day-18-In-The-Dark-Half-2012-Film-Poster-Alistair-Siddons-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x431 Day #21/365: In The Dark Half
250-Day-19-Image-FWithout-snake-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190Day #22/365: Image F
250-Day-23-The-Stone-Tape-Nigel-Kneale-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-575x409 Day #23/365: Nigel Kneale’s The Stone Tape – a study of future haunted media
250-Day-24-Dark-Peak-White-Peak-Paul-Hill-Dewi-Lewis-Cornerhouse-A-Year-in-The-Country-6 Day #24/365. Dark Peak White Peak by Paul Hill
250-A-Year-In-The-Country-Image-G-575x190-1Day #25/365. Image G
250-Day-25-Christopher-Priest-Dreams-Of-Wessex-A-Year-In-The-Country-4-575x466 Day #26/365. Christopher Priest – A Dream of Wessex and dreams of the twentieth century
image-h-a-year-in-the-country-2 Day #27/365: Image H
250-Artifact-4-Meme-all-images-A-Year-In-The-Country-bw-575x435 Day #28/365. Artifact #4/52 released
250-0029-Alison-Goldfrapp-Performer-As-Curator-The-The-Lowry-A-Year-In-The-Country-5-575x534 Day #29/365: Alison Goldfrapp – Performer As Curator and a wander through crumbling textures
250-0030-The-Owl-Service-The-View-From-A-Hill-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x537Day #30/365: The Owl Service – A View From A Hill
250-0031-Image-I-Poles-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #31/365: Image I
250-Echo-Of-Light-Folklore-Tapes-Wyrd-Britannia-A-Year-In-The-Country-3-564x575 Day #32/365: Wyrd Britannia, Folklore Tapes, Magpahi, Tales From The Black Meadow and English Libraries
250-Broadcast-and-The-Focus-Group-video-still-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #33/365: Broadcast and the Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age and the recalibrations of past cathode ray stories…
250-Image-J-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #34/365: Image J
250-Artifact-5-A-Year-In-The-Country-They-Come-Unbidden-4-bw Day #35/365. Artifact #5/52: They Come Unbidden book released
250-Psychedelic-Folklorist-6-A-Year-In-The-Country-476x575 Day #36/365: Psychedelic Folkloristic and niche corners of the electronic ether
250-Folk-Horror-Review-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #37/365: Folk Horror Review and a wander through a green and not always pleasant land
250-Image-K-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #38/365: Image K
250-She-Rocola-Burn-The-Witch-Zoe-Lloyd-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #39/365: Burn The Witch by Ms She Rocola, a stately repose amongst the corn rigs and Victorian light catching
Layout 1 Day #40/365: Electric Eden Ether Reprise… from the wild woods to broadcasts from the pylons…
250-Image-L-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x160 Day #41/365: Image L
250-Artifact-6-reduced-size-A-Year-In-The-Country-bw-413x575 Day #42/365: Artifact #6/52: We’re Lost: The First Second At The End Of Times print released
250-Heretics-Folk-Club-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #43/365: Heretics Folk Club and resulting pathways / returns…
250-Katie-Jane-Garside-Ruby-Throat-A-Year-In-The-Country-1 Day #44/365: Katie Jane Garside, Ruby Throat and delicate artifacts
250-Image-M-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #45/365: Image M
250-The-Changes-1975-BBC-A-Year-In-The-Country-8 Day #46/365: Threads, The Changes, the bad wires and the ghosts of transmissions
250-Image-N-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #47/365: Image N
250-Sky-1975-TV-British-television-series-A-Year-In-The-Country-412x575 Day #48/365: Sky: a selection of artifacts from a library of a boy who fell to earth…
250-Artifact-7-A-Year-In-The-Country-vellum-giclee-pigment-ink-print Day #49/365: Artifact #7/52 released – Monitoring The Transmissions vellum print
250-Lutine-music-2-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #50/365: Lutine – music for the mind to wander with…
250-General-orders-no-9-a-year-in-the-country Day #51/365: General Orders No. 9… wandering from the arborea of Albion to…
250-The-Advisory-Circle-Jon-Brooks-Ghost-Box-Records Day #52/365: The Advisory Circle and ornithological intrigueries…
250-Image-N-A-Year-In-The-Country1-575x190 Day #53/55: Image O
250-Image-O-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #54/55: Image P
250-Scoopit-hauntology-1b-341x575 Day #55/365: Curated spectres and tumbling down hauntological hills
250-A-Year-In-The-Country-Artifact-852-Cover-575x217 Day #56/365: Artifact #8/52 released: Phantasms ribbon bound, layered image transparent book
250-David-Chatton-Barker-Folklore-Tapes-A-Year-In-The-Country-2 Day #57/365: A bakers dozen of Mr David Chatton Barker
250-Sharron-Kraus-Pilgrim-Chants-Pastoral-Trails-Second-Language-Music-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #58/365: Lullabies for the land and a pastoral magicbox by Ms Sharron Kraus
Ghost-Box-Records-Julian-House-See-They-Await-Us-A-Year-In-The-Country-250 Day #59/365: Signals and signposts from and via Mr Julian House
250-Image-Q-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #60/365: Image Q
250-Image-Q-A-Year-In-The-Contry-575x190Day #61/365: Image R
250-Two-Years-At-Sea-Ben-Rivers-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #62/365: Two Years At Sea
250-Artifact-9-52-Atavisistic-Memories-575x218 Day #63/365: Artifact #9/52 – Atavistic Memories Print
250-Belbury-Poly-Belbury-Tales-Rob-Young-Julian-House-Ghost-Box-Records-A-Year-In-The-Country-3 Day #64/365: Belbury Poly’s Geography Of Peace
250-The-Belbury-Parish-Magazine-Ghost-Box-Records-Jim-Jupp-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #65/365: Mr Jim Jupp’s parish circular
250-Mummers-Maypoles-and-Milkmaids-Sarah-Hannant-A-Year-In-The-Country-1 Day #66/365: Sarah Hannants wander through the English ritual year
250-Image-P-A-Year-In-The-Country1-575x190 Day #67/365: Image S
image-t-a-year-in-the-country-b Day #68/365: Image T
250-Charles-Freger-Wilder-Mann-Dewi-Lewis-Publishing-A-Year-In-The-Country1 Day #69/365: Charles Frégers Wilder Mann and rituals away from the shores of albion
Artifact-10-The-Lore-Of-The-Land-print-A-Year-In-The-Country-250 Day #70/365: Artifact #10/52 released: The Lore And Losses Of The Land print
250-Kate-Bush-Under-The-Ivy-Running-Up-That-Hill-vinyl-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #71/365: Kate Bush, Under The Ivy and secret gardens…
250-Joanna-Newsom-2-Arthur-Magazine-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #72/365: Arthur magazine and the brief flickering of freak folk
250-A-Field-In-England-soundtrack-poster-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x383 Day #73/365: A wander through A Field In England with Twins of Evil and other travelling companions…
image-u-a-year-in-the-countryDay #74/365: Image U
250-Image-V-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x191Day #75/365: Image V
250-Josh-Kemp-Smith-Illuminating-Forgotten-Heritage-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-575x383 Day #76/365: Josh Kemp Smith – Illuminating Forgotten Heritage
250-Artifact-11-5-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x270 Day #77/365: Artifact #11/52 released: They Come Unbidden string bound book (Sapling Edition)
250-Winstanley-1975-Kevin-Brownlow-Andrew-Mollo-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-poster Day #78/365: Winstanley – Another Field In England
250-Paper-Dollhouse-A-Box-Painted-Black-Bird-Finders-Keepers-Records-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #79/365: Paper Dollhouse – A Box Painted Black and songs which quietly nest in the mind…
250-BFI-Sight-Sound-The-Films-Of-Old-Weird-England-Rob-Young-William-Fowler-A-Year-In-The-Country-3 Day #80/365: The Films Of Old Weird Britain… celluloid flickerings from an otherly Albion…
250-Image-W-Mind-How-You-Go-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x191 Day #81/365: Image W – Mind How You Go
250-Image-X-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #82/365: Image X
250-Image-Y-Hello-Earth-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #83/365: Image Y – Hello Earth (A Midnight Dawn)
250-Artifact-12-Image-of-Print-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x218 Day #84/365: Artifact #12/52 released: We Have Summoned Them And Now The Time Is Upon Us print
250-Weirdlore-Folk-Police-Records-Jeanette-Leach-Ian-Anderson-fRoots-Sproatly-Smith-A-Year-In-The-Country-3-575x437 Day #85/365: Weirdlore: Notes From The Folk Underground and legendary lost focal points…
250-Novemthree-tshirt-design-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #86/365: novemthree-Scythe to the Grass and gentle pastoral melancholia that wanders under the skin…
250-Corn-Husk-Crafts-Facklam-Phibbs-A-Year-In-The-Country-1 Day #87/365: Faded foundlings and Tender Vessels…
250-No-Blade-Of-Grass-1-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x237 Day #88/365: No Blade Of Grass and a curious mini-genre…
250-Image-Z-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #89/365: Image Z
250-The-Wicker-Man-Collage-A-Year-In-The-Country-1080Day #90/365: The Wickerman – the future lost vessels and artifacts of modern folklore
250-Artifact-13-Front-cover-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x326 Day #91/365: Artifact #13/52: Mind How You Go ribbon bound canvas book released
250-Sproatly-Smith-Minstrels-Grave-Folk-Police-Recordings-Reverb-Worship-A-Year-In-The-Country-3-575x467 Day #92/365: Sproatly Smith – The Minstrel’s Grave and visions of a land rolling away just out of sight of the mind’s eye…
250-Jeanette-Leech-Seasons-They-Change-The-Story-of-Acid-and-Psychedelic-Folk-A-Year-In-The-Country-505x575 Day #93/365: Seasons They Change and the sweetly strange concoctions of private pressings…
250-found0bjects-blog-logo-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x184 Day #94/365: Found0bjects: The ghosts of transmission installations and remanants of a secret past
250-Image-B2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x203 Day #95/365: Image A/2: Something Wicked This Way Comes
250-Image-A2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #96/365: Image B/2: And Lo The Gateway Was Opened
250-Magpahi-EP-Alison-Cooper-Finders-Keepers-Records-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #97/365: Ms A. Cooper, Natural/Supernatural Lancashire and the various nestings of Magpahi…
250-The-Gateway-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x229 Day #98/365: Artifact #14/52 released: The Gateway print
250-Leyland-Kirby-Sadly-The-Future-Is-Nolonger-What-It-Was-A-Year-In-The-Country-2 Day #99/365: 14 tracks – “Hauntology: A peculiar sonic fiction”
250-Delia-Derbyshire-Day-2014-Delia-Darlings-A-Year-In-The-Country-1-406x575 Day #100/365: Ms Delia Derbyshire and a day of audiological remembrance and salute
250-Gently-Johnny-Sproatly-Smith-The-Woodbine-Ivy-Band-Static-Caravan-The-Wicker-Man-Magnet-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #101/365: Gently Johnny, Sproatly Smith, The Woodbine & Ivy band and lilting intentions…
250-Image-C2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #102/365: Image C/2
250-Image-D2-Once-Dark-Now-Stilled-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #103/365: Image D/2: Once Dark, Now Stilled
250-Anthromorphic-Leporids-via-Becky-Wells-on-Pinterest-rabbits-bunnies-folklore-A-Year-In-The-Country-4 Day #104/365: Anthromorphic Leporids; a wander down some otherly rabbit holes and the fantastic visions of childhood tales
250-Artifact-15-all-prints-with-envelope-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x549 Day #105/365: Artifact #15/52 released: Nature’s Calligraphy 12 x Giclée card/print set
250-Innocents-O-Willow-Waly-George-Auric-Isla-Cameron-Finders-Keepers-7-inch-vinyl-Finders-Kreepers-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x246 Day #106/365: The whisperings of Willow O Waly
250-Acid-Tracks-An-Introduction-to-the-roots-of-psych-folk-compiled-by-The-Owl-Service-Rif-Mountain-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #107/365: Archie Fisher & Acid Tracks – An Introduction to the roots of psych-folk: subculture not from beneath the paving stones but from under the plough
250-Experiment-IV-Kate-Bush-A-Year-In-The-Country-354x575Day #108/365: Let me grab your soul away – Kate Bush and darkly cinematic flickerings through the meadows, moors and mazes…
250-Image-E2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #109/365: Image E/2
250-Image-F2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #110/365: Image F/2
250-A-Field-Trip-England-Folkways-Records-Jean-Ritchie-and-Georg-Pickow-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x300Day #111/365: Ms Jean Ritchie’s Field Trip-England and recordings from the end of an era…
250-Artifact-16-Print-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x417 Day #112/365: Artifact #16/52 released: Intricacies and Intrigueries A2 print
250-The-Wicker-Man-Blood-On-Satans-Claw-Whistle-and-Ill-come-to-you-Village-Of-The-Damned-BFI-10-Great-Rural-Horror-films-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x192 Day #113/365: A box of rural horror films and glances at unlit landscapes…
250-Richard-Ross-Waiting-For-The-End-Of-The-World-A-Year-In-The-Country-3-473x575 Day #114/365: Waiting For The End Of The World and havens beneath our feet
250-Edward-Chell-Soft-Estate-Bluecoat-Cornerhouse-A-Year-In-The-Country-7 Day #115/365: Edward Chell’s Soft Estates – documents of autobahn edgelands
250-Image-G2-A-Year-In-The-Country-Hello-Earth-2 Day #116/365: Image G/2: Hello Earth (#2)
250-Image-H2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #117/365: Image H/2: The Departure Before The Storm
250-Virgina-Astley-From-Gardens-Where-We-Feel-Secure-vinyl-Rough-Trade-A-Year-In-The-Country-4 Day #118/365: Virginia Astley’s From Gardens Where We Feel Secure
250-Triptych-print-set-A-Year-In-The-Country-prints-479x575Day #119/365: Artifact #17/52 released: Monitoring The Transmissions triptych print set
250-Plinth-Wintersongs-Michael-Tanner-Kit-Records-Rusted-Rail-A-Year-In-The-Country-1 Day #120/365: Plinth’s Wintersongs; a sometime walking companion for other landscape travellers
250-Skeletons-2010-Nick-Whitfield-British-film-A-Year-In-The-Country-4 Day #121/365: Skeletons; a world, time and place of it’s own imagining
250-The-Owl-Service-Wake-The-Vaulted-Echo-Hobby-Horse-Fine-Horseman-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #122/365: A trio or more of Fine Horsemen via Modern Folk Is Rubbish and through to patterns layered under patterns…
250-Image-I2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x191 Day #123/365: Image I/2; Monitoring The Transmissions (#2)
250-Image-J2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #124/365: Image J/2
250-Seasons-David-Cain-Jonny-Trunk-BBC-A-Year-In-The-Country-565x575 Day #125/365: Journeying through The Seasons with David Cain (or maybe just July and October)
250-Artifact-18-four-fabric-badges-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x570 Day #126/365: Artifact #18/52: Mind How You Go fabric badge set
250-Robin-Redbreast-A-Year-In-The-Country-BFI-DVD-1970-2-575x431 Day #127/365: Robin Redbreast…
250-English-Folk-Songs-Audrey-Copard-Folkways-Records-Scarborough-Fair-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x568 Day #128/365: Audrey Copard – English Folk Songs and dew on the corn…
250-Image-K2-The-Gateway-Secondary-Phase-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x203 Day #129/365: Image K/2; The Gateway (Secondary Phase)
250-Image-L2-Atavistic-Memories-575x176 Day #130/365: Image L/2; Atavistic Memories
250-John-Benjamin-Stone-A-Record-of-England-folk-customs-and-traditions-A-Year-In-The-Country-4 Day #131/365: John Benjamin Stone; records of folkloric rituals, traditions and light catching from other eras…
250-Espers-II-Greg-Weeks-Drag-City-A-Year-In-The-Country-5 Day #132/365: Espers, coruscation and the demise of monarchs…
250-Artifact-19-Monitoring-The-Transmissions-fabric-badge-pack-four-badges-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x564 Day #133/365: Artifact #19/52 released; Monitoring The Transmissions fabric badge set
250-Luc-Tuymans-Valley-2007-Rouges-Foam-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #134/365: Rouge’s Foam – Hauntology: The Past Inside The Present and an awareness that the ghosts will always win
250-Kill-List-Ben-Wheatley-A-Year-In-The-Country-4-575x379 Day #135/365: Kill List
250-The-Owl-Service-TV-series-titles-Alan-Garner-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x438 Day #136/365: Mr Ben Wheatley wanders amongst a curious number of subjects which may be familiar to visitors of these fields…
250-Image-M2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #137/365: Image M/2
250-Image-N2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x191Day #138/365: Image N/2
250-Sharron-Kraus-Heretics-Folk-Club-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-1200-575x406 Day #139/365: Sharron Kraus, the less well trodden paths of Heretics Folk Club and unfurling sails…
250-Artifact-20-stickers-and-insert-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x301 Day #140/365: Artifact #20/52; Arborea #1 waterproof sticker set
250-Ladies-From-The-Canyon-Wayfaring-Strangers-Jennie-Pearl-Maybe-In-Another-Year-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-570x575Day #141/365: Jennie Pearl, the pearl of Peoria, Maybe In Another Year and lost ladies of folk
250-Howlround-Robin-The-Fog-the-ghosts-of-bush-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x549 Day #142/365: Fog Signals/Ghost signals from lost transmission centres
250-MisinforMation-Mordant-Music-Central-Office-Of-Information-BFI-DVD-cover-A-Year-In-The-Country-520x575 Day #143/365: Central Office Of Information + Mordant Music = MisinforMation
250-Image-O2-A-Year-In-The-Country2-575x190Day #144/365: Image O/2
250-Image-P2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #145/365: Image P/2
250-Hollyoaks-Savage-Party-folklore-A-Year-In-The-Country-4-575x323Day #146/365: Glimpses of Albion in the overgrowth
250-Artifact-21-stickers-and-front-of-insert-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x399 Day #147/365: Artifact #21/52; Arborea #2 waterproof sticker pack
250-Folk-Archive-Jeremy-Deller-Alan-Kane-A-Year-In-The-Country-41-575x424 Day #148/365: Folk Archive
250-Phase-IV-Saul-Bellow-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x322 Day #149/365: Phase IV – lost celluloid flickering (return to), through to Beyond The Black Rainbow and journeys Under The Skin
250-Kiss-Of-The-Damned-poster-Xan-Casavetes-Jane-Weaver-Demdike-Stare-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #150/365: Parade Of Blood Red Sorrows
250-Image-O2-A-Year-In-The-Country1-575x190 Day #151/365: Image Q/2
250-Image-P2-A-Year-In-The-Country1-575x190Day #152/365: Image R/2; Arrival
250-Berberian-Sound-Studio-Peter-Strickland-Julian-House-Ghost-Box-Records-Broadcast-A-Year-In-The-Country-3-575x387 Day #153/365: Stepping through into… Berberian Sound Studio
250-Fridge-magnet-etc-set-in-packaging-A-Year-In-The-Country-504x575Day #154/365: Artifact #22; Portals and Pathways #2 badge, fridge magnet, keyring & makeup mirror set
250-Hand-of-Stabs-A-Year-In-The-Country-4-575x384Day #155/365: Hand of Stabs… delving amongst the soil and roots for the hidden stories of the land…
250-Lancashire-Folklore-Tapes-Vol-1-Drcarlsonalbion-And-The-Hackney-Lass-Thee-Betrothal-of-Alizon-Device-A-Year-In-The-Country-2 Day #156/365: Drcarlsonalbion; taking the tropes and traditions of folklore to modern climes…
250-Tim-Hart-and-Maddy-Prior-Folk-Songs-of-Olde-England-A-Year-In-The-Country-4-575x340Day #157/365: The Dalesman’s Litany; a yearning for imaginative idylls and a counterpart to tales of hellish mills
250-Image-S2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190Day #158/365: Image S/2; Monitoring The Transmissions (#2) – The Shadows And Vestiges After The Fall
250Image-T2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x190 Day #159/365: Image T/2
250-Karl-Hyde-Kieran-Evans-Edgeland-Outer-Edges-A-Year-In-The-Country-lighter-575x396Day #160/365: Edgelands Report Documents; Cases #1a (return), #2a-5a.
250-Artifact-23-Front-of-pack-A-Year-In-The-Country-510x575Day #161/365: Artifact #23/52 released: Arborea #2 (Day/Night Version) 12 x badge set
250-The-Advisory-Circle-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #162/365: Hauntology, places where society goes to dream, the deletion of spectres and the making of an ungenre
250-Mark-Fisher-Ghosts-Of-My-Life-Zero-Books-hauntology-A-Year-In-The-Country-442x575 Day #163/365: Mark Fisher’s Ghosts Of My Life and a very particular mourning and melancholia for a future’s past…
250-Bagpuss-Small-Films-Oliver-Postgate-BBC-Rob-Young-Electric-Eden-book-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #164/365: A saggy old cloth cat and curious cultural connections…
250-Image-U2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x191 Day #165/365: Image U/2; Phantasms
250-Image-V2-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x192 Day #166/365: Image V/2; The Final Pastures
250-Supernatural-Lancashire-2-Finders-Keepers-Records-Samandtheplants-Sam-Mcloughlin-Magpahi-Alison-Cooper-A-Year-In-The-Country copy-1200 Day #167/365: Wandering back through the darkening fields and flickerings to imaginary soundtracks…
250-Artifact-24-box-and-contents-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #168/365: Artifact #24/52 released; A Box Of Pastoral Ephemera
250-Claypipe-Music-Frances-Castle-A-Year-In-The-Country-553x575Day #169/365: On your marks… the return and reprise of the corporeality of vibrations in the air… and a bakers dozen of Clay Pipe Music
250-The Owl Service-The A Lords-Rif Mountain-Adam Leonard-Folk Police Recordings-Dom Cooper-A Year In The CountryDay #170/365: Who’s afear’d: Dom Cooper & reinterpreting signs, signals and traditions…
Image-W2-250-He-Places-His-Mark-Upon-The-Land-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #171/365: Image W/2; He Places His Mark Upon The Land
Image-X-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #172/365: Image X/2
250-The-Village-Of-The-Damned-A-Year-In-The-Country-Midwich-Cuckoos-John-Wyndham-film-adapation-4Day #173/365: “Douglas I’m scared”; celluloid cuckoos and the village as anything but idyll…
250-Strawberry-Fields-2012-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #174/365: Strawberry Fields & Wreckers; the hinterland/village as edgeland
250-Artifact-25-print-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #175/365: Artifact #25/52 released; Hello Earth (#2) archival print
250-John-Wyndham-The-Day-Of-The-Triffids-book-Midwich cuckoos-cover-A-Year-In-The-Country-1200jpgDay #176/365: The changing shadows of the fictions of John Wyndham…
250-Zardoz-1973-John-Boorman-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-1Day #177/365: Zardoz… in this secret room from the past, I seek the future…
250-Shindig-Magazine-Broadcast-Julian-House-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #178/365: The cuckoo in the nest: sitting down with a cup of cha, a slice of toast, Broadcast, Emerald Web, Ghost Box Records and other fellow Shindig travellers…
250-Image-Y2-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #179/365: Image Y/2; Childhood Dreams Of The Viker March
250-Image-Z2-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #180/365: Image Z/2; Arboreal Analogues #1
250-Queens-of-Evil-1970-Le-Regine-A-Year-In-The-Country-8Day #181/365: Queens Of Evil; “What sort of conjurers are you?” – “Persuaders, your eminence, hidden persuaders.”
Artifact 26-250-archival print-A Year In The CountryDay #182/365: Artifact #26/52 released; The Reaping Amongst The Stones archival print
The-Owl-Service-250-TV-program-A-Year-In-The-Country-3Day #183/365: Steam engine time and remnants of transmissions before the flood
Barbara-Steele-250-Curse-Of-The-Crimson-Altar-A-Year-In-The-Country-19-1Day #184/365: The Majesty of Ms Steele and films within films…
Angus-Macphee-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-4Day #185/365: The silent weavings of Angus McPhee
Image-A3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #186/365: Image A/3
Image-B3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #187/365: Image B/3
The-Ash-Tree-250-David-Rudkin-MR-James-A-Ghost-Story-For-Christmas-The-BBC-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #188/365: The Ash Tree; Sacred Disobedience, an unorthodox guidance and further fields In England
Artifact-27-250-The-Marks-On-The-Land-badge-set-front-of-badge-set-A-Year-In-The-Country-copy-1Day #189/365: Artifact #27/52; The Marks Upon The Land pin badge set
Acts-of-Inclosure-250-map-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #190/365: Electric Eden Ether Reprise (#2): Acts Of Enclosure, the utopian impulse and why folk music and culture?
Pendas-Fen-250-David-Rudkin-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #191/365: Penda’s Fen; “Cherish our flame, our dawn will come.”
Grey-Frequency-250-dark-ambient-A-Year-In-The-Country-5 Day #192/365: When Do We Dream? Cold Geometries and Grey Frequencies
Image-C3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #193/365: Image C/3
Image-D3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #194/365: Image D/3
World-On-A-Wire-250-1973-poster-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #195/365: World On A Wire; a curiously prescient Simulacron
Artifact-28-250-A-Pastoral-Tinderbox-front-view-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x512Day #196/365: Artifact #28/52 released; A Pastoral Tinderbox
Quatermass-1979-250-The-Conclusion-Nigel-Kneale-poster-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #197/365: Huff-ity puff-ity ringstone round; Quatermass and the finalities of lovely lightning
Earth-Hex-250-or-printing-in-the-infernal-method-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #198/365: Wandering from the arborea of Albion (#2) and fever dreams of the land…

Moon-Wiring-Club-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #199/365: The ether ephemera of Mr Ian Hodgson and wandering from village green preservation to confusing English electronic music…

Day #200/365: Image E/3Image-E3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country
Image-F3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country Day #201/365: Image F/3; Angelic Descent (The Cities Are On Fire #2)
Filming-The-Owl-Service-250-Alan-Garner-Peter-Plummer-A-Year-In-The-Country-8Day #202/365: Filming The Owl Service; Tomato Soap and Lonely Stones
Artifact-29-250-print-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #203/365: Artifact #29/52; The Arrival (#2) archival print
The-Moon-And-The-Sledgehammer-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-11Day #204/365: The Moon And The Sledgehammer in amongst the fields of the ether for less than a bakers dozen of teacakes…
The-Wire-Ghost-Box-250-Invisible-Jukebox-Rob-Young-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #205/365: The interfaces between the old ways/cathode rays; twelve spinnings from an (Electric Edenic) Invisible Ghost (Juke)Box
Image-G3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #206/365: Image G/3
Eccentronic-Research-Council-250-1612-Underture-Maxine-Peake-Andy-Votel-Bird-Records-Jane-Weaver-Finders-Keepers-Records-A-Year-In-The-Country-5Day #207/365: The Eccentronic Research Council: modern day magic on a monthly tariff and the rhyming (and non-rhyming) couplets of non-populist pop
Image-H3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #208/365: Image H/3
Julian-House-250-Intro-design-Ghost-Box-Records-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #209/365: Signal and signposts from and via Mr Julian House (#2); the worlds created by an otherly geometry
Artifact-30-250-print-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #210/365: Artifact #30/52; Dendronic Geometries archival print
The-Owl-Service-250-book-Alan-Garner-Darren-Hopes-Folio-Society-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #211/365: Memories of midnight dreams and other nocturnal flightways and pathways
The-Green-Gene-250-The Changes-Noahs Castle-The Omega Factor-Peter-Dickinson-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #212/365: With but a tap and a swoosh; the loss of loss and paper encapturings of once fleeting televisual flickerings…
A-curious-mini-genre-250-Soylent-Green-Logans-run-make-room-make-room-no-blade-of-grass-phase-iv-zardoz-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #213/365: Artifacts of a curious mini-genre (and misc.)
Image-I3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #214/365: Image I/3
Day #215/365: Image J/3Image-J3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country
Old-Joy-250-2006-Kelly-Reichardt-Will-Oldham-Bagby-Hot-Springs-A-Year-In-The-Country-3Day #216/365: Old Joy; “This is a very special place, if you can’t see the little arrows at night you can’t get in.”
Artifact-31-250-print-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #217/365: Artifact #31/52: Nocturnal Wanderings and Light Catchings #2 archival print
Play-For-Today-250-Red Shift-Alan Garner-BFI-BBC-A-Year-In-The-Country-smallerDay #218/365: A wander around Red Shift, layers of history, the miasma/amber of cultural replications and associated reinterpretations
Image-K3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #219/365: Image K/3
Day #220/365: Image L/3Image-L3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country
By-Our-Selves-250-Andrew-Kotting-Ian-Sinclair-Toby-Jones-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #221/365: A Straw Bear went a-wandering; a once Berberian sound engineer follows past footsteps, other boot filling and less than but two penn’orth worth on a roll of music
Ritual-David-Pinner-Old Crow-Shena Mackay-Finders-Keepers-Records-Bob-Stanley-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #222/365: “Here be monsters”: a note on ritual – introductions to and discoveries of Summer Isles predecessors via Ritual, Old Crow and the work of an archivist, literary sometimes pop-star
Day #223/365: Image M/3Image-M3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country
Grey-Frequency-250-Immersion-Night-Edition-A-Year-In-The-Country-2-4Day #224/365: Artifact #32/52; Grey Frequency Immersion album – Night/Day editions
Straw-Bear-250-By-Our-Selves-Andrew-Kotting-Iain-Sinclair-Toby-Jones-Alan-Moore-John-Clare-A-Year-In-The-Country-3Day #225/365: A return to the returning footsteps of a Berberian Straw Bear and companions
Forest-Memory-Exhibition-250-Time-The-Deer-Amy-Cutler-Folkore-Tapes-David-Chatton-Barker-Samandthplants-Rob-St-John-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #226/365: Traces From A Delerium Of Forests…
Image-N3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #227/365: Image N/3
Defending-Anglesey-250-Mark-Dalton-1Day #228/365: Studys and documentation of the fading shadows from defences of the realm…
Jan-Kempenaers-250-Spomenik-A-Year-In-The-Country-5-2-1Day #229/365: A Bear’s Ghosts…
newlyborn-250-Dave-Colohan-United-Bible-Studies-Deserted-Village-A-Year-In-The-Country-13Day #230/365: “Beyond the last places, the blanks on the map”; signposts to and from a deserted village
Artifact-33-250-print-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #231/365: Artifact #33/52 released; Holt Reverence archival print
Image-O3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #232/365: Image O/3
Image-P3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #233/365: Image P/3
Amy-Flurry-250-Nikki-Salk-Paper-Cut-Project-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #234/365: Scherenschnitte: nocturnal strigiformes, fields in England & otherly folkloric tales and signifiers via patience and a neatness of hand…
Donald-Fox-Omega-250-From-Above-Death-and-Vanilla-The-Great-Pop-Supplement-A-Year-In-The-Country-collage-higher-contrast-screen-sizeDay #235/365: Omega; a prescient semi-lost celluloid pathway…
The-Owl-Service-250-Alan-Garner-television-series-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #236/365: The Owl Service: fashion plates and (another) peek behind the curtain
Your Face Here-Simon Wells-Ali Catterall-The Wicker Man-A Year In The CountryDay #237/365: Your Face Here; peering down into the landfill – a now historical perspective on the stories of The Wicker Man
Hand-of-Stabs-250-Black-Veined-White-Night-Edition-boxset-A-Year-In-The-Country-575x492Day #238/365: Artifact #34/52 released; Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White album – Night/Day editions
1973-Magazine-Hauntology-Chemistry-Set-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #239/365: The jump cuts of hauntological antecedents…
Image-Q3-250-Over-The-Fields-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #240/365: Image Q/3; Over The Fields
Image-R3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #241/365: Image R/3; Nature’s Calligraphy
Anne-Briggs-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #242/365: The return of old souls; fleeting glances of Anne Briggs
Travelling-For-A-Living-250-Derek-Knight-The-Watersons-A-Year-In-The-Country-8Day #243/365: Travelling For A Living; tea served in the interval at nine o’clock and a return to populous stories and wald tales
Rosy-Parlane-250-Iris-Willow-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #244/365: Rosy Parlane, Willow
Michael-Tanner-250-Nine-Of-Swords-Night-Edition-box-set-A-Year-In-The-Country-lighterDay #245/365: Artifact #35/52; Michael Tanner – Nine of Swords CD album – Night/Day editions
The-Singing-Loins-250-Steak-and-Gravy-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #246/365: The Singing Loins – The cuckoos in the nest and thee English “kitchen sink” folk music…
folk_is_not_a_four_letter_word-250-Andy-Votel-Cherry-Red-Delay-68-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #247/365: Folk Is Not A Four Letter Word and voyages through other playful fancies from behind the once ferrous drapes…
John-Barleycorn-250-Reborn-Rebirth-Dark-Britannica-Cold-Spring-A-Year-In-The-Country-collageDay #248/365: John Barleycorn Reborn: definitions/explorations of a particular otherlyness and wandering off elsewhere via the old stories of source material…
Image S3-250-A Year In The CountryDay #249/365: Image S/3; The Eagles Are Flying
Image T3-A Year In The CountryDay #250/365: Image T/3
Broadcast-250-Tender-Buttons-Warp-Julian-House-Intro-A-Year-In-The-Country-7 Day #251/365: Broadcast; constellators and artifacts
Artifact-36-250-print-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #252/365: Artifact #36/52; The Arrival (#3) – Woodland Visitations archival print
Rocket-Cottage-250-Steeleye-Span-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #253/365: One For Sorrow; Helter skelter, hang sorrow, public minded urgings from times when the lights may well go out of an evening and heading towards Rocket Cottage-isms…
Image-U3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #254/365: Image U/3
Mondo-Jay-Shaw-250-Beyond-The-Black-Rainbow-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #255/365: Beyond The Black Rainbow; Reagan era fever dreams, award winning gardens and a trio of approaches to soundtrack disseminations… let the new age of enlightenment begin…
Image-V3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #256/365: Image V/3
Lutine-250-Sallow-Tree-Front-and-Follow-2-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #257/365: Further coruscations; Lutine, White Flowers and textural voyages…
Image-W3-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #258/365: Image W/3
Day #259/365: Artwork variations
Howlround-250-The OST Show-Jonny Trunk-The Advisory Circle-Robin The Fog-the-ghosts-of-bush-A Year In The CountryDay #260/365: A return to OST… from teacake time to sacred relics…
Image-X3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #261/365: Image X/3
Lalleshwari-250-Katie-Jane-Garsdie-A-Year-In-The-Country-4Day #262/365: Katie Jane Garside, Ruby Throat and precious artifacts (a slight return)
page_29-250-halftone-with-quote-Simon-Reynolds-Haunted-Audio-The-Wire-Magazine-Retromania-Ghost-Box-Records-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #263/365: Spectres vs Retro
Weird Britain In Exile-Jamie Sexton-hauntology-Ghost Box Records-A Year In The CountryDay #264/365: Weird Britain In Exile: A Bakers Dozen of Cuttings and Clippings Concerning Psychic Heterotopias, Collections Writ Large and Imagined Arcane Mirrorings

Artifact-38-250-badge-pack-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #265/365: Artifact #38/52: Arboreal Signals badge set
Kate-Bush-250-Lionheart-vinyl-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #266/365: Pardon my brevity but a lionheart(ess) doth call…
Morning-Way-250-Trader-Horne-Judy-Dyble-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #267/365: Morning Way. Trader Horne.
Forest-Full-Circle-250-acid folk-psych folk-A Year In The CountryDay #268/365: Forest. Graveyard and wanderings towards darker shores and glades…
Image-Y3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #269/365: Image Y/3
Image-Z3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #270/365: Image Z/3
Dark-and-Lonely-Water-250-2-A-Year-In-The-Country-Public Information Films-PIFDay #271/365: The Spirit Of Dark And Lonely Water and a hop and skip to lost municipal paternalisms…
Axel-Hoedt-250-Fasnacht-Once-A-Year-Der-Steidl-German-folklore-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #272/365: Axel Hoedt’s folkloric club kid rogues gallery and symbolic expulsions…
She-Rocola-250-Burn-The-Witch-Molly-Leigh-Of-The-Mother-Town-Night-Edition-box-set-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #273/365: Artifact #39/52; She Rocola Burn The Witch / Molly Leigh Of The Mother town CD released – Night / Day Editions
Randall-Hopkirk-250-collage-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #274/365: Borrowings from Albion in the overgrowth…
030-Randall-Hopkirk-250-Charlie-Higson-Vic-Reeves-Bob-Mortimer-Emilia-Fox-Tom-Baker-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #275/365: Borrowings from Albion in the overgrowth (#2)… becometh a fumetti…
Image-Y3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #276/365: TBADay #275/365: Image A/4
Image-Z3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #277/365: Image B/4
Psychomania-250-1971-screenshot-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #278/365: Dybukk’s Dozen of 1973; A Gathering, Conflagration and Surveying…
The-Telegraph-Pole-Appreciation-Society-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-4Day #279/365: The Telegraph Pole Appreciation Society
She-Rocola-250-Burn-The-Witch-Molly-Leigh-Of-The-Mother-Town-The-Arising-Edition-print-and-front-of-CD-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #280/365: Artifact #40/52; She Rocola Burn The Witch / Molly Leigh Of The Mother Town; The Arising Edition – archival print and 3″ CD released
Image-C3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #281/365: Image C/4; Otherly Geometries #1
Telegraph-Poles-and-Electric-Pylons-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-3bDay #282/365: Further appreciations of accidental art; Poles and Pylons
Noahs-Castle-250-1979-TV-series-John-Rowe-Townsend-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #283/365: Noah’s Castle; a slightly overlooked artifact…
Sapphire-and-Steel-250-collage-2-final-scene-ending-A-Year-in-The-Country-575x287Day #284/365: Sapphire and Steel; a haunting by the haunting and a denial of tales of stopping the waves of history…
Image-D3-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #285/365: Image D/4
Nancy-Wallace-250-Old-Stories-Dom-Cooper-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #286/365: Nancy Wallace; old stories from the hearth and heart
Howlround-250-Torridon-Gate-Robin-The-Fog-Chris-Weaver-A-Year-In-The-Country-all-itemsDay #287/365: Artifact #41/52; Howlround Torridon Gate CD released – Dawn, Day, Dusk & Night Editions
Stone-Tape-Recordings-250-The-Owl-Service-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #288/365: Stone Tape Recordings; connecting the dots between The Owl Service (in all its forms) and archaic industrial objects in the middle of nowhere
Folk-Police-Recordings-250-logo-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #289/365: Departed friends… Folk Police Recordings…
Psychomania-250-1973-A-Year-In-The-Country-3Day #290/365: The first three minutes of Psychomania…
Image-E4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #291/365: Image E/4
Image-F4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #292/365: Image F/4
Harp-and-a-Monkey-250-Folk-Police-Recordings-A-Year-In-The-Country1Day #293/365: Harp And A Monkey, paper wrapped round chips and an aside of late night charabangs
Day #294/365: Artwork variations
Ghost-Box-Records-250-Julian-House-Summer-Wavelengths-Retrospective-and-QA-Broadcast-Bob-Stanley-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #295/365: A summation of the tools and techniques of the will o’the wisp of hauntology…
Howlround-250-Torridon-Gate-Robin-The-Fog-Chris-Weaver-Resonance-FM-A-Year-In-The-Country-tape-cutting-loop-spoolDay #296/365: Howlround’s ether handbill… and a hop, skip and jump to curious links between mirror world reflections of our times, the work of previous audiological explorers, certain English gents and printed/bound spectral considerations…
Ghost-Box-Records-250-Mark-Fisher-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #297/365: The Department of Psychological Navigation and fragments of fragments of a conversation…
Image-G4-250-Other-Geometries-2-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #298/365: Image G/4; Otherly Geometries #2
Image-H4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #299/365: Image H/4
Noahs-Castle-250-television-series-1979-1980-John-Rowe-A-Year-in-The-Country-6Day #300/365: A slightly overlooked artifact #2; Noah’s Castle and spectacular vs participative media
Image-I4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #301/365: Image I/4
sleep-furiously-250-Gideon-Koppel-Aphex-Twin-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #302/365: sleep furiously… Views from a slumbering village…
Delia-Derbyshire-250-Delian-Mode-documentary-BBC-Radiophoninc-Workshop-A-Year-In-The-Country-13Day #303/365: Towards Tomorrow; a selection of cuttings from The Delian Mode, sonic maps, the corporation’s cubby holes and the life of an audiological explorer…
She-Rocola-250-Molly-Leigh-Of-The-Mother-Town-Dawn-Edition-A-Year-In-The-Country-Owl-Light-and-Dawn-EditionsDay #304/365: Artifact #43/52; She Rocola Burn The Witch / Molly Leigh Of The Mother Town CDs released – Owl Light / Dawn Editions
Mark-Fisher-250-Ghosts-Of-My-Life-Sapphire-and-SteelDay #305/365: Spectral footnotes from Mr Fisher; critical masses and admixtures
Image-J4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #306/365: Image J/4
Throbbing-Gristle-250-20-Jazz-Funk-Greats-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #307/365: A journey from a precipice to a cliff edge, via documents of preparing for the end of the world, a curious commercialism, the tonic/lampoonery of laughter, broken cultural circuits and quiet/quietening niches…
Twalif-X-250-Orphan-Racker-A-Year-In-The-Country-all-editions-with-narrower-borderDay #308/365: Artifact #44/52 released; Twalif X – Racker&Orphan limited CD album. Dusk / Dawn / Day / Night Editions.
Image-K4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #309/365: Image K/4
Image-L4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #310/365: Image L/4; Otherly Geometries #3
Fluid-Audio-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #311/365: Precious Artifacts (Other); Fluid Audio and further corporeal encasements of vibrations in the air…
The-Nightmare-Man-250-BBC-1981-TV-series-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #312/365: The closing of corner shop portals, island nocturnes and a revisiting of transmissions from after the flood
Puffball-250-Nicolas-Roeg-2007-A-Year-In-The-Country-5Day #313/365: The curiousities of Puffball… “Everything has changed, we don’t belong here…”
Tam-Lin-250-1970-opening-sequence-2-A-Year-In-The-Country.jpgDay #314/365: A further slightly overlooked artifact; Tam Lin, a goddess abroad in the land and the end of utopian dreams?
Image-M4-250-Otherly-Geometries-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #315/365: Image M/4
Image-N4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #315/365: Image N/4
The-Detectorists-250-BBC-Mackenzie-Crook-Toby-Jones-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #316/365: The Detectorists; a gentle roaming in search of the troves left by men who can never sing again
Image-N4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #317/365: Image N/4
Artifact-45-250-Other-Geometries-Insignia-badges-open-box-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #318/365: Artifact #45/52; Otherly Geometries Insignia box o’badges
July-Skies-250-Where-The-Days-Go-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #319/365: July Skies, explorative pathways followed via Haunted Woodland and the folly of wandering too far from the path…
CCTV-250-surveillance-cameras-collage-2-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #320/365: Watching the watchers…
Image-O4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #321/365: Image O/4
Z.P.G.-250-1972-Oliver-Reed-Geraldine-Chaplin-Diane-Cilento-A-Year-In-The-Country-stillDay #322/365: Z.P.G.; a return to a curious mini-genre, bleak as an acceptable mode / a world of plastic food and simulated merriment…
Image-P4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #323/365: Image P/4
The-All-New-Electric-Muse-250-The-Story-Of-Folk-Into-Rock-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #324/365: Who Would Be A Monarch When A Beggar Lives So Well?
Grey-Frequency-250-Dusk-and-Dawn-Editions-front-covers-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #325/365: Artifact #46/52; Grey Frequency Immersion CD album released – Dusk / Dawn Editions
Harp-In-Heaven-250-Gone-To-Earth-Powell-and-Pressberger-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #326/365: Harp In Heaven, curious exoticisms, pathways and flickerings back through the days and years…
Ossian-Brown-250-Haunted-Air-A-Year-In-The-Country-4Day #327/365: A fever dream of Haunted Air…
Vincent-Price-250-Tony-Tenser-Witchfinder-General-on-set-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #328/365: From flipsides of a coin to The Flipside; tales from behind the scenes of termagant hunting found in the ether airwaves after a walk through green and not always pleasant lands…
Air-raid-sirens-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-3bDay #329/365: A dybukk’s dozen of forgotten banshees…
Resistance-2011-250-film-Owen-Sheers-A-Year-In-The-Country-4Day #330/365: Resistance and the tenuousness of bonds…
Hand-of-Stabs-250-Black-Veined-White-Dusk-and-Dawn-Editions-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #331/365: Artifact #47/52; Hand of Stabs Black-Veined White CD album released – Dusk / Dawn Editions
Image-R4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #332/365: Image Q/4; Folk-horror tropes and visitations #1
Water-Of-Life-250-Rob-St-John-Tommy-Perman-A-Year-In-The-Country-lighterDay #333/365: An aqueous running through your fingers…
Image-S4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #334/365: Image S/4; Folk-horror tropes and visitations #2
Folk-Art-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-2Day #335/365: Folk art – a wandering from these shores to other shores and back again…
Atom-Eye-250-Otolith-Sessions-A-Year-In-The-Country-4-reel-to-reel-tapeDay #336/365: Atom Eye – The Otolith Sessions and a wandering towards imagined villages…
Mark-Vernon-250-Meagre-Resource-Derby-Tape-Club-Delia-Derbyshire-A-Year-In-The-Country-2bDay #337/365: Tapes – lost and found (numbers 1-267 and other fortuitous finds)
Michael-Tanner-250-Nine-Of-Swords-front-of-Dusk-and-Dawn-Editions-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #338/365: Artifact #48/52; Michael Tanner Nine of Swords limited edition CD released – Dusk / Dawn Editions
Image-T4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #339/365: Image S/4; Folk-horror tropes and visitations #3
image-t4-2-a-year-in-the-countryDay #340/365: Image T/4; Folk-horror tropes and (re)visitations #4
Forgotten-banshees-250-6-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #341/365: All Clear and the (non)cry of forgotten banshees; totems of memory and future lost focal points…
United-States-of-America-250-band-3-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #342/365: A garden of (un)earthly delights and a wardrobe of fineries…
Radiophonic_Workshop_250-Tape_Machine_Science_Museum-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #343/365: Veils and Mirrors – forebearing, chanellings, rendings, listing of names…
Day #344/365: Artwork variations
Curse-Of-The-Crimson-Altar-250-photonovel-A-Year-In-The-Country-3Day #345/365: Photo romans and a lightness of touch
Grey-Frequency-250-Immersion-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #346/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #1; a library of loss
Image-U4-250-A-Year-In-The-Country1Day #347/365: Image U/4
Image-V4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #348/365: Image V/4
 Hand-of-Stabs-250-Black-Veined-White-inner-pageDay #349/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #2; the semi-random placing of England’s hidden reverse…
Michael-Tanner-250-Nine-of-Swords-inner-page-2-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #350/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #3; A balm to contemporary intensity of input…
Artifact-50-250-Greenwood-Threshold-archival-print-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #351/365: Artifact #50/52; Greenwood Threshold archival print
United-Bible-Studies-250-Doineann-booklet-inner-page-artwork-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #352/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #4; a certain high water mark… travelling from a folk rarity to swinging London to The Owl Service and other pathways via the flickerings of old Albion…
She-Rocola-250-Molly-Leigh-inner-booklet-page-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #353/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #5; an ether gathering of behind the sofa folk flickerings
Image-X4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #354/365: Image W/4
Image-Y4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #355/365: Image X/4
Howlround-250-Torridon-Gate-inner-booklet-page-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #356/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #6; fading vessellings
Twalif-X-250-David-Orphan-David-Chatton-Barker-Folklore-Tapes-samandtheplants-Sam-McLoughlin-rackerorphan-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #357/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #7; recording explorations through the land/s…
Artifact-51-250-Archetypal-Ephemera-box-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #358/365: Artifact #51/52; Archetypal Ephemera box
Right-Wantonly-A-Mumming-250-Sharron-Kraus-A-Year-In-The-Country-1Day #359/365: Right Wantonly A-Mumming
Image-Y4-250-A-Year-In-The-Country1Day #360/365: Image Y/4
Image-Z4-250-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #361/365: Image Z/4
Grey-Frequency-250-Immersion-one-off-print-A-Year-In-The-Country-6Day #362/365: Signals sent, signals received…
Artemis-81-250-David-Rudkin-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #363/365: Other pathways
Artifact-52-250-A-Year-In-The-Country-The-Gateway-archival-print1Day #364/365: Artifact #52/52; A Year In The Country: The Gateway archival print
Folk-art-horse-250-a-sentinel-A-Year-In-The-CountryDay #365/365: An English idyll… a midnight sun…

 

Click the links below to peruse the indexes for the different years of A Year In The Country:
Year 1     –      Year 2      –      Year 3      –     Year 4      –      Year 5      –     Year 6      –     Year 7      –     Year 8

 

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Michael Tanner’s Nine of Swords: Audio Visual Archive 3/52

Artwork from Michael Tanner’s Nine of Swords album.

“Nine of Swords was created by using nine tarot cards allocated to nine sonorous, percussive instruments which were played in the order of their drawing from the deck… Its method of creation recalls the random cut-up literary techniques of William Burroughs or automatic writing and the resulting work is a 68 minute journey which is a balm to contemporary intensity of input… No plug-ins or FX were used in the making of Nine of Swords; the music in the album was guided purely using the (non)choices of the turns of the cards.” (Quoted from A Year In The Country.)

 

“This is an album to focus on and to pay attention to, perhaps an album for late nights or early mornings; there is something contemplative at heart here, this music invites reflection. The glistening of the water bowls merges into the gentle waves of temple bells, at times creating a solid, reverberating mass whilst at others a more distant echo. There is great beauty in this recording, nothing is rushed and the sound is crystalline and pure. The world outside seems to grow quieter around the music, as if in step. This is not easy listening however, but a demanding and focused album which commands your complete attention. It deserves and repays this attention a hundred times over however with truly beautiful sounds, atmospheres and textures; consult the cards and sink into the shimmer of Nine of Swords – you will not be disappointed.” (Quoted from a review by Grey Malkin at The Active Listener.)

 

More details on Nine of Swords here and at Bandcamp.

Visit Michael Tanner’s work here.

 

Elsewhere at A Year In The Country

  1. Day #120/365: Plinth’s Wintersongs; a sometime walking companion for other landscape travellers
  2. From Gardens Where We Feel Secure, Wintersongs, Pilgrim Chants & Pastoral Trails – Lullabies for the Land and Gently Darkened Undercurrents: Chapter 49 Book Images
  3. Audiological Transmission #27/​​52 ​​- Nine of Swords (Excerpt #1) – Michael Tanner
  4. Day #350/365: Audiological Reflections and Pathways #3; A balm to contemporary intensity of input…

 

Index: Year 5

Click the links below to peruse the indexes for the different years of A Year In The Country:

All Years     –      Year 1     –      Year 2      –      Year 3      –     Year 4      –      Year 5      –     Year 6      –     Year 7      –     Year 8

 

The Changes / The Disruption – Notes on a Flipside of the Pastoral Conversation – Part 1: Wanderings 1/52 (And the Start of a New Yearly Cycle)
Grey Frequency’s Immersion: Audio Visual Archive 1/52
The Changes / The Disruption – Notes on a Flipside of the Pastoral Conversation – Part 2: Wanderings 2/52
Hand of Stabs – Black-Veined White: Audio Visual Archive 2/52
Robert Macfarlane, Benjamin Myers, The Eeriness of the English Countryside and Unravelling of Dizzying Mazes: Wanderings 3/52
Michael Tanner’s Nine of Swords: Audio Visual Archive 3/52
When Haro Met Sally, John Hughes, Stranger Things, Twins of Evil, Hauntology and Dark Seed – Parallel World Reimaginings and Phantasms: Wanderings 4/52
The Quietened Village – Preorder and Release Dates
She Rocola’s Burn The Witch / Molly Leigh Of The Mother Town: Audio Visual Archive 4/52
Night of the Comet Part 1 – Shopping and Respect in “Empty Cities” at the End of the World: Wanderings 5/52
Howlround – Torridon Gate: Audio Visual Archive 5/52
Luciana Haill’s Apparitions – A Modern-Day Conjuring of Phantasms and Peering Down the Corridors of Time: Wanderings 6/52
Twalif X – Racker&Orphan: Audio Visual Archive 6/52
Night of the Comet Part 2 – Post-Apocalyptic Positivity in “Empty Cities” at the End of the World: Wanderings 7/52
The Quietened Village – Preorder
A Year In The Country – Airwaves: Songs From The Sentinels: Audio Visual Archive 7/52
The Debatable Lands, Undulating Waters, In The Sunshine We Rode The Horses and Ufology – Audio Undercurrents Part 1: Wanderings 8/52
Fractures: Audio Visual Archive 8/52
The Delaware Road, Mo’Wax, UNKLE, DJ Shadow, Tricky, Portishead, Massive Attack, Boards of Canada, Moon Wiring Club, DJ Food, Belbury Poly, The Memory Band, Grantby, the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and Andrea Parker – Universe Creation and Spectral Lines in the Cultural Landscape: Wanderings 9/52
The Quietened Bunker: Audio Visual Archive 9/52
John Carpenter’s Christine Part 1 – Anthropomorphisation, Magical Realism and Rock’n’Roll Dream Lovers: Wanderings 10/52
A Year In The Country – Spectral Fields – Wyrd Kalendar Mix 3 and the “What is hauntology? And why is it all around us?” BBC Archive Film
No More Unto the Dance: Audio Visual Archive 10/52
The Quietened Village – Released
John Carpenter’s Christine Part 2 – Autonomous Zones, Night Time Edgelands and the Restoration of the Natural Order: Wanderings 11/52
The Forest / The Wald: Audio Visual Archive 11/52
Hot Fuzz aka Rural Weapon Part 1 – Flash and Spectacle Amongst the Bucolia: Wanderings 12/52
The Restless Field: Audio Visual Archive 12/52
Hot Fuzz aka Rural Weapon Part 2 – The Village Gone Rogue: Wanderings 13/52
From The Furthest Signals: Audio Visual Archive 13/52
Reflections on Brutalism Part 1 – This Brutal World and a Study of The Shape of the Futures Past: Wanderings 14/52
Undercurrents – Audio Visual Archive 14/52
Reflections on Brutalism Part 2 – This Brutal World, Industrial Inspirations for Blade Runner, Memories of the Space Age and the Future Takes a Tumble: Wanderings 15/52
The Quietened Cosmologists – Audio Visual Archive 15/52
Reflections on Brutalism Part 3 – J. G. Ballard and Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise and All Mod Con Dystopias: Wanderings 16/52
All The Merry Year Round – Audio Visual Archive 16/52
Reflections on Brutalism Part 4 – A Return to the Experimentations and Aesthetics of This Brutal World and Paul Virilio’s Bunker Archaeology: Wanderings 17/52
The Watchers – Album Preorder and Release Dates
Audio Albion – Audio Visual Archive 17/52
Reflections on Brutalism Part 5 – A Curious Collector’s Piece and a Return to Acts of Enclosure: Wanderings 18/52
The Shildam Hall Tapes – Audio Visual Archive 18/52
Michael Radford’s 1984 Part 1 – The Privations of an Alternative Past, Present and Future, V for Vendetta and the Last Inch: Wanderings 19/52
The Quietened Village – Writing, Broadcasts and Traces of Ghosts
The Quietened Mechanisms – Audio Visual Archive 19/52
Michael Radford’s 1984 Part 2 – Pop Music Controversies and Pastoral Escape/Non-Escape: Wanderings 20/52
The Watchers – Preorder
The Corn Mother – Audio Visual Archive 20/52
Broken Folk, Is it Clearer? and Akiha Den Den – Audio Undercurrents Part 2: Wanderings 21/52
Grey Frequency – Immersion: Audio Visual Archive 21/52
A Midsummer Night’s Happening, Weirdshire and The Delaware Road: Ritual & Resistance – A Spectral Summer is a-Coming in: Wanderings 22/52
Hand of Stabs – Black-Veined White: Audio Visual Archive 22/52