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Archive for September 2013

  1. The Elements’ Rage (A Clash of the Stars and Moon) OUT NOW

    The Elements’ Rage (A Clash of the Stars and Moon)

    The most ambitious expression yet of the West Country guitarist’s heavy rural sound: a tumultuous tempest which will burn your windmills and rip the tiles from your roof.

    Inspired by the storm that swept across the southern British Isles in November 1703, the single epic track on Urthona’s fourth solo album builds from the disquieting sound of an approaching storm and accelerates into a full-on psychedelic maelstrom of colossal guitars, wrecked drums, Townshendian feedback and entirely appropriate (and painstakingly gathered) field recordings.

    The Elements’ Rage (A Clash of the Stars and Moon) CD comes in beautiful four-panel fold-out packaging with a 12-page pull-out, printed using vegetable based inks on 100% post-consumer recycled board. Initial copies come with an additional strictly limited hand-printed insert created by Urthona. The album is also available as a download.

    Both versions are available here.


    cover image for web etc elements package for web etc

  2. Cover

    Outer and inner cover with fold-out


  3. New album

    Here are a couple of snaps of the totally EPIC packaging being put together for the new album, The Elements’ Rage (A Clash of the Stars and Moon). First pic shows a table of hand printed inserts going out with the initial copies, second pic shows a second 12 page folded insert coming off the folding machine at the printers. Cover images to follow next week. CD to follow a few weeks after that.

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  4. Brownsea

    Early morning yesterday, Brownsea Island – hell yeah