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
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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 […]

The Sundowners

Video Of The Day

26/1/15 – Sundowners – Hummingbird/ Into The Light/ Medicine – 2014

Sundowners are a five-piece Psychedelic Folk band from The Wirral starring Niamh Rowe (vocals & guitar) Fiona Skelly (vocals & guitar) Alfie Skelly (lead guitar) Tim Cunningham (bass & backing vocals) Jim Sharrock (drums). The band releases their debut album on February 9th on Skeleton Key Records. Alfie and Fiona are kid brother and sister of Ian and James from The Coral (Skeleton Key is […]

The Decemberists - What A Terrible World,What A Beautiful_World

Album Of The Day

25/1/15 – The Decemberists – What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World – 2015

The Decemberists return after their US  No.1 album The King Is Dead, bearing wry observations and stories of people with sweet melodies for old fans of English Folk and REM. Vocally, Colin Meloy has mixed a pinch of Jackson Browne, with a smidgeon of Robyn Hitchcock, a slice of Al Stewart, a wedge of Michael Stipe, […]

Edgar Froese Inner sleeve stuntman

Life & Death

24/1/15 – Edgar Froese – 6th June 1944 – 20th January 2015

“There is no death, there is just a change of our cosmic address”. These are the words of Edgar Froese who died suddenly last Tuesday as a result of a pulmonary embolism, he was 70 years old. Froese was the founder of the hugely influential Tangerine Dream along with Conrad Schnitzler and Klaus Schulze. Both of them left after the […]

Emitt Rhodes

Video Of The Day

Song Of The Day

23/1/15 – Merry – Go – Round – You’re A Very Lovely Woman – 1967/ Emitt Rhodes – You’re A Very Lovely Woman – 1969 (1971)/ Linda Ronstadt – She’s A Very Lovely Woman – 1971/ Emitt Rhodes – Really Wanted You – 1971/ Bangles – Live – 1984/ The Palace Guard – Falling Sugar – 1966

The story of Emitt Rhodes leaves you frustrated, confused, angry and shaking your head in disbelief at the man’s bad luck and you might even be a little concerned about his present view of the world if you have an hour to listen to the radio interview from 2010 that is posted below. A man […]

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Album Of The Day

Video Of The Day

Song Of The Day

22/1/15 – Thunderclap Newman – Hollywood Dream / Something In The Air – 1969/1970

One of the greatest songs ever in my opinion, Something In the Air was released in 1969 after the band had been put together by Pete Townshend in the role of producer and Who manager Kit Lambert to highlight the talents of Speedy Keen as a songwriter. Keen was Townshend’s flatmate, drummer on some of […]

David Tibet

Song Of The Day

21/1/15 – Current 93 – When The May Rain Comes – 1992

From the early eighties till now Current 93 have been releasing their experimental, mystical folk albums to a core audience. The band is the artistic vehicle of David Tibet with regular contributors Stephen Stapleton from Nurse With Wound, Michael Cashmore from Nature And Organisation, Douglas P. from Death In June and Steve Ignorant from Crass, […]