Welcome To The Archive

The In Deep Music Archive is an eclectic collection of music in many forms. An historical and contemporary library of all available physical formats - Vinyl, CD, Cassette, Reel to Reel tape, 8 Track, 78RPM, VHS, DVD, Laser discs, reference books, encyclopedias, catalogues, biographies and magazines. The archive's digital presence is manifested on the In Deep Music Archive website with regular posts about both popular and more obscure artists included in the collection. Collected by Marty Willson-Piper over the past 50 years, the archive has grown into this wonderful collection through a life of scouring the record stores around the world, but also through generous donations from friends, fans and record labels alike. Any funding goes directly towards either running costs or increasing the content. Our ambition for the archive is to create a musical culture centre with a small venue, that will also be used for music lessons and workshops and as a meeting place for music lovers in a unique atmosphere. Access to the archive will be available to the public in some form yet to be determined.
 

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FREE Download Of All Marty Willson-Piper’s Solo albums, MOAT And The Noctorum Project – Or Name Your Price.

If you would like to download any of my solo albums and the Noctorum albums then you are most welcome. If you can afford a donation towards the music then that will be gratefully accepted but you may also download the records for free. The exception to this is the new MOAT record because it […]

Verlaines Death And The Maiden - Cover Art - 1983

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20/9/17 – The Verlaines – Death And The Maiden – 1983

From Aldous Harding to Neil Finn, New Zealand, like Iceland, brings forth more crucial artists than their population might expect. The Verlaines, led since their formation in 1981 by singer songwriter and guitarist Graeme Downes, first appeared as part of the Flying Nun label’s early Double Dunedin EP release that also featured The Chills, Sneaky […]

Scott Walker - Scott - Album Cover

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17/9/17 – Scott Walker – My Death – 1967

Scott Walker was born in Hamilton, Ohio, as Noel Scott Engel in 1943. After much moving around the US as a child he found himself in California in the late fifties where an interest in acting and music saw some moderate success culminating in him playing bass as a session musician and as a member […]

nick cave - video image - jesus alone

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14/9/17 – Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jesus Alone – 2016

Less than a week after I posted about one of my musical heroes, Holger Czukay, he died. It was so disturbing to me having just spent a few days playing his records, talking about him and even suggesting that we should get in contact with him and go and visit him as he lived in […]

Moddi (photo Vicki King)

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10/9/17 – Moddi – Punk Prayer – 2016 / Pussy Riot – Punk Prayer – 2012 / Moddi – Live at Jakob Church of Culture 2014

Moddi is a Norwegian artist, well-known for his political views and his beautiful music. A singer/songwriter who also happily interprets other people’s songs – Kate Bush’s Army Dreamers comes to mind. But he doesn’t just cover other artists, well-known for their exquisite beauty. It’s the message of Army Dreamers that brought him to the song […]

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (L) and Maria Alekhina members of the Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot pose for photographs at Amnesty International UK headquarters in East London on November 14, 2014, before speaking at a reception with activists who campaigned for their release from prison. AFP PHOTO / ANDREW COWIE        (Photo credit should read ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images)

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8/9/17 – Pussy Riot – Organs – 2016 / I Can’t Breathe – 2015

Pussy Riot must be one of the most well-known bands in the world that don’t actually release records or sell tickets for live shows. But then they aren’t exactly a band, more a political collective, still, they do make music and it helps tremendously in pushing their cause. Of the clips below, the first, Organs, is a visceral modern […]

Holger Czukay with dictaphone

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6/9/17 – Holger Czukay – 24th March 1938 – 5th September 2017/ Ode To Perfume – 1981 / Cool In The Pool – 1979

I try hard not to make the In Deep Music Archive posts a graveyard of obituaries despite the continuous high profile deaths, most recently musicians Glen Campbell, Walter Becker, Mick Softley, John Abercrombie and the terrible news yesterday that Swedish guitarist Peter Puders, who I knew from living in Stockholm, had taken his own life. […]