Friday, 9 September 2011

New from Apollolaan....Ashtray Navigations & Hakobune

Ashtray Navigations "Outside Toilet Blues" by apollolaan
Hakobune "Between Equinox" by apollolaan
"It's been a little while now but we're very pleased to be back with not one but two CD pre-orders.

The first comes from Ashtray Navigations. One of our favourite bands here at Apollolaan, for years we have marveled at the genius that is Phil Todd, and this latest disk is pure brilliance!
It's taken a while to get this release together, all artwork is by Phil himself, pro printed artwork and pro pressed disks on cdr, on top of this there is an acetate front piece, each one done by Phil himself, making a very, very cool 3d image. It was worth the wait, here's what Ashtray Navigations have to say about it...

"we are expecting a new CDR entitled ELECTRONICALLY RECHANNELLED BAND AND STREET CHOIR from Apollolaan Recordings to arrive any day soon. This is sort of a live album, except there are tons of overdubs and half of it is from the rehearsal rather than the gig. All good rocking stuff though – want to hear us play our version of “Disco Duck” live at Dewsbury Socialist Club? You will, soon."
The second pre order is for a new full length from Hakobune. This latest album by Takahiro Yorifuji is a real gem, a perfect set of slow drone classics, you will not be disappointed. Plus this one comes in a beautiful digipak designed by Brian Lavelle with photos by Matthew Shaw. "

Among the Never Setting Stars

Among The Never Setting Stars by Matthew Shaw