Welcome To The Archive

DSC05096The In Deep Music Archive is an eclectic collection of music and an array of books and films. An historical and contemporary library of all available formats - Vinyl, CD, Cassette, Reel to Reel tape, 8 Track, 78RPM, VHS, DVD, Laser discs and reference books, encyclopedias, catalogues, biographies, magazines - and any information that can be used to inspire music lovers, help record collectors with information and generally introduce music to all people. Collected by Marty Willson-Piper over the past 40 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 labels alike.

Albums Of The Day

11/2/14 - Suzanne Vega - Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles - 2014
11/2/14 - Suzanne Vega - Tales From The Realm Of The Queen Of Pentacles - 2014
fingers in ears

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 […]

Anekdoten Until All The Ghosts Are Gone - 2015

Album Of The Day

29/7/15 – Anekdoten – Until All The Ghosts Are Gone – 2015 / Live – Burg Herzberg Festival – Germany – 30/7/15

Tomorrow morning at the ungodly hour of 9. 10. am, I will be on a flight from Stockholm To Frankfurt where close by I will be playing my debut gig with the moody, Swedish, dark symphonic masters, Anekdoten. Washes of ancient mellotron, trembling bass, levitating melodies and intricate guitar parts and riffs to have your […]


Song Of The Day

28/7/15 – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Akhiyaan Udeek Diyan – Live – 1993

I’m never bored, ever! How could I be? We are surrounded by rich cultural delights like this, a performance passionately executed by the star of the show, the late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, a Pakistani Qawwali superstar with a voice that must surely have been given to him as a spell. (The other singers here […]

Djivan Gasparayan - I Will Not Be Sad In This World

Album Of The Day

27/7/15 – Djivan Gasparayan – I Will Not Be Sad In This World – 1989

The haunting beauty of this album will transport you to the land of melancholy and sadness but though your tears you will be utterly moved, struck by the overwhelming feeling of the profound as the fingers of the ancients caress you from beyond the centuries, tantalising you with the despair of human emotion. The duduk is an […]

Harold Budd The White Arcades Album Cover 1988

Album Of The Day

26/7/15 – Harold Budd – The White Arcades – 1988

There was a time when every night as I fell asleep, I listened to The White Arcades, Harold Budd’s startling soundtrack of reverberating angels. It is so ingrained in my consciousness that when I open my mouth the music softly plays.  Although it is considered Ambient music, Budd himself dislikes the term and I can see […]

Cluster 2

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Life & Death

25/7/15 – Dieter Moebius – 16th January 1944 – 20th July 2015 / Cluster ll – 1972

Drummer, manipulator of the synthesizer, manipulator of the guitar, graphic artist and groundbreaking experimental Ambient, Industrial, Electronic, Techno and Krautrock innovator, Dieter Moebius will be remembered as one of the most important contributors to music so influential that it has penetrated deep into 21st century culture. It’s hard not to hear his and his collaborators and […]