Something of a tip of the hat to both the re-emergence of Ms Kate Bush, 1970s science fiction films which concentrated on ecological/resource related societal collapse and control (i.e. Z.P.G., Soylent Green, No Blade Of Grass, Logan’s Run etc) and also quite possibly the light that is brighter than a hundred suns.
An exploration of abandoned and former railways, railway stations and roads that have been left to quietly crumble and decay: testaments to “the age of the train” and the layered histories of these faded links across the land.
- The Quietened Journey – Preorder
- Seph Lawless’ Abandoned Theme Park Images and the Duality of a Library of Loss: Wanderings 46/52
- Fractures: Audio Visual Archive 45/52
- Designed in the USSR 1950-1989 and Further Wanderings Amongst a Bear’s Ghosts: Wanderings 45/52
- A Year In The Country – Airwaves: Songs From The Sentinels: Audio Visual Archive 44/52
- The Quietened Journey – Preorder and Release Dates
- Constructing The Wicker Man and Explorations of the Bright, Beautiful and Serene Anti-Horror of Summerisle from Back When: Wanderings 44/52
"The supernatural and paranormal have always been means of figuring powers that cannot otherwise find visible expression. Contemporary anxieties and dissents are here being reassembled and re-presented as spectres, shadows or monsters.”
A field recording based mapping of real and imaginary film and television locations... Each track contains field recordings from one such location and a seeking of the spectral will-o’-the-wisps of their imagined or often hidden flipsides.
“The video features Trish Keenan’s silhouette flickering and strobing in the landscape in ritualistic stances, as the natural world melds and dissolves into an unsettling almost psychedelic set of images…”
Reflects on ancient trees' residing over growing layers of history and their stately, still form of time travel. Features music and accompanying text on the tracks by Grey Frequency, Field Lines Cartographer, Widow's Weeds ft Kitchen Cynics, Depatterning, A Year In The Country, Phonofiction, Pulselovers, Sproatly Smith, Vic Mars, The Heartwood Institute and Howlround.
"I wanted to run. They looked too right. It was like a waking dream. Here were the people I’d thought about, who’d lived in my head for so long; but now they were real. I couldn’t accept that they were only actors."