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THIS OLD GHOST TOWN is this week's Aldora Britain Records compilation. 23 songs by 23 artists from all around the globe, a variety of styles and genres. As always, please download, listen loud, dig deeper with your discoveries, and support Aldora Britain Records and independent music.
We welcome a number of familiar faces this week. From Australia, we have the post-punk of Nurseratched and, from Pennsylvania, we have the melodic classic rock of Super Genius. There is also garage punk from Ravenous Hounds and neo-psychedelic folk blues from Phil Matthews A.K.A. The Village.
The remainder of the artists are brand new to Aldora Britain Records. Jack Law makes his first appearance with a collaboration with Duncan Sloan. We will seeing lots more of Jack in the coming weeks. Keep your eyes open for that! Vic Varney makes a double appearance. We have an experimental folk track from his solo outings and a post-punk offering from his work with The Method Actors.
We welcome the jangle pop of Rainsticks, the indie folk of Last Year's Man and the doomsday pop of Lachlan X. Morris. Squirrel Butter give us an old-time infusion and Ears To The Ground Family deliver a rootsy soul kick. There is country noir from Li'l Andy, new jazz from Bancroft & Lynn and a jazz-pop crossover from Kat Reinhert.
Kevyn Smith has some rootsy blues for us, Zituania take a more electronic approach and Kieran Ring has the synthpop covered. There is techno from Martoc, powerpop from Dead Billionaires, alternative instrumental from Sunlit Moth and Madagascan urban from Kristel. Kevin Gerzevitz concludes this week's collection with his 'sparkle pop'.
Special thank you to all the artists involved and the music lovers that keep coming back to AB Records. Enjoy, play loud and see you next week!
released May 14, 2021
This album is dedicated to DMX. Special thanks to all artists involved. Artwork taken from the image 'Industrial Concrete Texture' by Mirek Schubert, used under Public Domain license. Album compiled by Tom Hilton for Aldora Britain Records (ABR-168). 'Last Frontier' written by Asher Horton, used by permission of Rainsticks, available on 'October Onwards' (2020). 'Hi-Hi-Whoopee' written by and used by permission of Vic Varney, available on 'This Is Still It' (2010). 'Fluvoxamine' written by and used by permission of Nurseratched, available on 'Catastrophically Ourselves' (2021). 'My Own Ghost Town' written by and used by permission of Tyler Frontier, available on 'Brave The Storm' (2020). 'There Are Reasons' written by and used by permission of Tim Kwiat, available on 'Raining Colors' (2021). 'Feel' written by and used by permission of Ravenous Hounds, available on 'Abnormal Service' (2021). 'Supermoon' written by and used by permission of Lachlan X. Morris, available on 'Muscle Memory' (2020). 'Lonesome Avenue' written by and used by permission of Jack Law, available on 'Shock Of The Blue' (2021). 'Never Miss Missing You' written by Charlie Beck, used by permission of Squirrel Butter, available on 'Kiss The Cook' (2016). 'Recession Don't Bother (No Te Compliques La Vida)' written by Dimitris Campos, used by permission of Ears To The Ground Family, available on 'Full Moon In June' (2020). 'Out On The Old Highway' written by and used by permission of Li'l Andy, available on 'All The Love Songs Lied To Us' (2019). 'Blue Room' written by and used by permission of Sophie Bancroft, available on 'Monday Nights' (2020). 'Accidentally' written by and used by permission of Kat Reinhert, available on 'Dead Reckoning' (2021). 'The Wizard' written by and used by permission of Phil Matthews, available on 'Ghosts In The Static' (2021). 'Heart On The Track' written by Smith/Duff, used by permission of Kevyn Smith, available on 'Hiding From The Storm' (2020). 'Help Me Jesus' written by and used by permission of Vic Varney, available on 'These Beautiful Moments' (2017). 'Bibliotechnic' written by Keith Baxter/Simon Baxter, available on 'Ex-Rampart Technopera' (2009). 'You're Not Different' written by and used by permission of Martac, available on 'Mutant Crazy' (2016). 'Ghost' written by and used by permission of Kieran Ring, available on 'The Sweetest Kill EP' (2020). 'Keep An Eye' written by and used by permission of Dead Billionaires, available on 'Dead Billionaires EP' (2021). 'Miniramps And Sunny Days' written by and used by permission of Thom Bleasdale, available on '2' (2021). 'I Got You' written by and used by permission of Kristel, available on 'Let's Be Happy' (2020). 'Sassy Cuckoo' written by and used by permission of Kevin Gerzevitz, available on 'Sparkle Pop' (2020).