Over the past year or so we’ve contributed exclusive tracks to several and various compilations, so here’s a handy round-up going right back to the Fruits De Mer LPs…
Land Of The Sun (featuring Gabriel Minnikin) – Keep Off The Grass (Fruits de Mer, 2011, 2LP) A cover of the Skip Spence song originally recorded for (but rejected from) The X-Files spin-off album Songs In The Key Of X.
Rückstoss Gondolière – Head Music (Fruits De Mer, 2012, 2LP) Cover of an obscure Kraftwerk number. Also appeared on the Prog magazine covermount CD The Butterfly Effect, May 2012.
Protector From Harm (ft Gabriel Minnikin) – Songs For Jane (2012, CDR) Raising money for Brain Tumour research following the death of Sheffield bassist and music educator Jane Howden.
Wilder Penfield (Penfield Mood Organ mix) – The Red Tape (Artists Against AIDS, 2012, DL) A benefit for the Netherlands charity Stop Aids Now.
Sunwølf: Lotus Island (Dead Sea Apes remix) – SWIII remix LP (2015, DL) Our gentle reworking of a track from Sunwølf‘s album Beholden To Nothing And No-One.
Coronal – Stay Holy (Cardinal Fuzz, 2015, LP/DL) Celebrating the Cardinal Fuzz Sonic Attack segment of Liverpool Psych Fest 2015 on gold splatter vinyl.
Universal Translator – Paper Leaves (Terrascope, 2015, LP) Commemorating 30 years of the Ptolemaic Terrascope magazine and Terrascope Online. A work-in-progress of Universal Interrogator.
Knowledge And Conversation (live at the Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, 21st October 2012) – Noise In The Wood (Was Ist Das? 2016, CDR/DL) A fundraiser for the Calder Valley flood relief fund featuring live recordings from the area.
Vamos Compañeros – Kosmische Musik (The Blog That Celebrates Itself, 2016, DL) A cover of the Harmonia ’76 track.
Planet V – Dayz Of Purple And Hope (Dayz Of Purple And Orange, 2016, DL) A fundraiser for cancer research, the track going off on a tangent when attempting to record Planetarium.
True Believers (version) – For Nepal (Evil Hoodoo, 2016, 2LP) Raising money for the continuing efforts to rebuild in Nepal following the massive earthquake in April 2015. A new recording based on our live reworking of True Believers.
Rethreads – Music from The Dark Outside volume 1 (The Dark Outside, CS) Forthcoming release of music from The Dark Outside, an annual 24-hour broadcast of unique music in the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park. A backwards dub mix of Threads made using a 4-track cassette.
Lupine Wavelength – Magnetic North (Drone Rock Records, LP) Forthcoming 4-way split LP also featuring Blown Out, Earthling Society and Vert:X. A spontaneous jam with just a touch of post-production.