Friday, December 2, 2016

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Balls To Farris
Dance Macabre
Am I Getting Through
The Batavia Mutiny
As Was Then
Same As I Got Tomorrow
The Waterloo Creek Massacre
Leg Up My Head Up

CD & Download
Unlabel un086
November 2010


Automatic Harp
Starman Pitch
Automatic Harp (Drone) - remixed by Queens Of Swords (bonus track on download version)

CD & Download
Bunkland blr07
November 2010

The download version includes a bonus track: Automatic Harp (Drone) - remixed by Queens Of Swords.

Dirge / Misry

Disc 1 - Dirge:
Prize Eye
Dumb Fuck
Indian Dance
Fifty Of One And None Of The Other
Single Note Beginning

Disc 2 - Misry:

I Couldn't Do Everything
The Round
What Crisis
Endless Pain
You Liar
Outstay The Welcome
In The Ground
Winter Madness
Happy Cat
I Couldn't Do Anything

2 CD & Download
Unlabel un093
September 2011


Slide II
Slide I

CD & Download
Bunkland blr08
January 2012

Single Note Theory

Single Note Theory

CD & Download
Bunkland blr09
January 2012


This Beats The Crap
Little Bop
It's Never Just Alright
Bill's Approach
Get Message
It's All Pants
Horse Fall
Misry One

Rotations ROT001
March 2012

A collection of acoustic demos written for a Billy Mahonie album that has yet to be recorded. Demos themselves recorded in summer 2009 and spring 2010.

Ten Years Dead

In The Evening
That's My Name
Skip's Song
Goodnight Sweetheart
Keep Quiet
I'm Not Home
What Scientists Do

Rotations ROT002
March 2012

A collection of acoustic songs recorded between 2009 and 2011.


Fifty Of One And None Of The Other
Blues (Part One)
Blues (Part Two)
Indian Dance
Dirge (Take One)
Younger (Take One)
Dumb Fuck
Prize eye
Outstay The Welcome
Dirge (Take Two)
Younger (Take Two)

Rotations ROT004
March 2012

A collection of alternate takes of tunes from the Dirge/Misry double album released by Unlabel in 2011.


Number One
Number Two
Number Three
Starman Pitch (First Mix)
Slide II - Juice (First Mix)
Automotive Harp
Mandarin (Part Two)

Rotations ROT005
March 2012

A collection of out takes from the sessions for the Bunkland album trilogy: Propeller, Persuasion and Single Note Theory.

Tunes For R.W.

Rem Thud
Done Am Blues
Thousands Of Nothings
Mountains Of Piss
Balls To Farris
In The Evening
Ten Years Dead
In The Evening

Rotations ROT006
March 2012

Tracks 1 - 6 were recorded in 2007 for Mr R.W. with a view to him putting some words to them. This never happened. Tracks 7 - 8 were demos for the album entitled Durations released by Unlabel in 2010. They were recorded to mini disc in 2009. Tracks 9 -13 were recorded in 2010 to mini disc and are demos of tunes which appeared on the Ten Years Dead album, released in 2012.

It Took A Thousand Years To Make and A Fucking Short Time To Break

With A Nod
The Sea At Last
The Battle And The Peace
Shattered Mirrors
It Was What It Was
The Hanging Tree
A Pugilist At Last
Is All...

CD & Download
Unlabel un100 
October 2012

The Grinder And The Curse

The Way Without The Worry
Ever Increasing Circles
Hen And Chickens
The Grinder
Ringing In The Round
Sun Song
The Curse

CD & Download
Unlabel un103
October 2012

It's Out There Somewhere

Dance For Tomorrow
The Birds We Have Known
Journey To Flatön
The Poor Ditching Boy
Twelfth Street Dirge
Daisy Derbyshire
Our Ghosts
First And True
Visit From The Past
It's Out There Somewhere
Little Sense In Trying
Mighty Good Leader

CD & Download
Unlabel un109
November 2014

The Same Sky

The Lights Go On
Sea Of Gold
Stars Out To Tender
Tune Of Fire Intent
Last Says Of Summer
Truth Hurts Don't It
The Difference In The Difference Does
Like Before
May The Last
There's No Way

CD & Download
Unlabel un113
January 2015

White Stone Trail

Wild Wild Woodlands
Finding Out
I Know How To Cook
How Much More
Never Done Nothing
Being Blind
A Good Idea (First Ever Blues)
Always The Same
And Another Thing

Rotations ROT008
January 2016

Tiger Smile

Evening sun
Raising up an army
General seen it all before
Holding out for the weekend
Plod song
Half a world away
Breath in breath out
A hundred days
Begone the ghosts
Run the wilds
Paint on paint
Before you know what's going on

Rotations ROT009
February 2016

The View From Cley Hill


Cley Hill #1
Cley Hill #2
Cley Hill #3
Agra Adieu
Recoil (live version)
What's Wrong With You (live version)
No Turning Back

Rotations ROT024
January 2017

Album of demos and live recordings.

Rise With The Sun

Rise With The Sun
Breaking The Fall
Didn't We Almost
My Song
In The Morning Of The Day Before
Tidy Mood
All Through The Winter
Everydays Like Monday
Won't You Come Along And Call On Me
The Mask
Secondhand Columbus

CD & Download 
Big Pink Records BPREC005 / Reverb Worship RW 381…/a…/rise-with-the-sun/id1260219957

July 2017

A Meal For Two - David CW Briggs & Gavin John Baker

Who Knows Where The Times Goes
Stung By A Bee
Journey To The End Of Night
All I Ever Wanted
Have You Decided Who I Am To Be
Sea Legs
Howl Of Rage
Always The Same
Lose Me In The Forest
Secret Santa
Headphone Drone

CD & Download
Reverb Worship RW377 / Big Pink Records BPREC006
August 2017

Recorded in collaboration with David CW Briggs. With Albert Baker (drums) & Caroline Nesbø (backing vocals).

Night In The Open

Summer Layabout
Night Spent In The Open
Traitor's gate
Steady From The Wreck
Clay Man
Hiding Under Leaves
The Lights Go On
Reading The Runes

CD & Download
Folk Archive Records FA026
February 2018

Recorded with the help of Kenneth Bjæver Bjerke, Svein Olav Eriksen and David CW Briggs.



With A Nod

Unlabel un117

May 2016

with Joeyfat, Unhome, Rebus, Ye Wiles, Jason And The Astronauts, Moth, Charlottefield, Songs Of My Lap, Headquarters, Deadboy Racer, Klaus Says Buy The Record, Hills Have Riffs, Tom Williams And The Boat, Cove, Everyone To The Anderson, House Reverends, Hymmel, Sutcliffe Jugend, Box, Twenty One Crows, Hunter’s Loaf, North Atlantic Maritime, Joeythin.

Taken from the album: It Took A Thousand Years To Make And A Fucking Short Time To Break. This compilation was released to celebrate 20 years of Unlabel.