Camberwell Now: The Ghost Trade

Camberwell Now: The Ghost Trade
Artist: Camberwell Now
Title: The Ghost Trade
Product Type: VINYL LP

Official vinyl LP pressing in gatefold tip-on jacket including eight page booklet and digital download with two bonus tracks. Camberwell, in South London, pops up infrequently in pop culture. Perhaps you know it from the Camberwell Carrot, the heroically sized joint smoked in cult movie Withnail & I, or perhaps - if you're attuned to experimental music you know of Camberwell Now. The group formed from the ashes of This Heat, the art-noise group. Not so much a supersession as a continuation of that group, Camberwell Now featured This Heat's vocalist / drummer Charles Hayward, who assembled an unusual line-up comprising Stephen Rickard, a former BBC sound engineer, on field recordings and tape manipulation and Trefor Goronwy on bass, vocals and ukulele. Arriving in 1986, The Ghost Trade, the group's sole full-length LP, was what existed at the confluence of live performance and studio experimentation. Similar to This Heat's process, the group spent two years in Cold Storage experimenting with the studio and assembling finished songs from vast quantities of tapes.

Tracks:
1.1 Working Nights 7:41
1.2 Daddy Needs a Throne 3:24
1.3 Sitcom 4:40
1.4 Wheat Futures 6:11
1.5 Speculative Fiction 6:09
1.6 Green Lantern 3:11
1.7 The Ghost Trade 11:11

Camberwell Now: The Ghost Trade

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Product-type:VINYL LP
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