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 […]

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Video Of The Day

28/11/14 – Record Store Day (Black Friday) – 2014/ Strand Of Oaks Live On KEXP – 2014

It’s Record Store Day, Black Friday and on the first shopping day of the silly season you can find some very interesting Limited Edition releases in the stores. Go and buy something, help keep record shops open. Jimi Hendrix studio outtakes, Nick Cave 10 inch, First Aid Kit 10 inch, St. Vincent 10 inch, Grateful […]

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26/11/14 – Pet Sounds 35th Anniversary Concert – Nalen, Stockholm – 2014

Pet Sounds celebrates 35 years today with a multi-band line-up showing love and support for this iconic institution. The shop was started by Stefan Jacobson and Kalle Eklund in 1979 and continues to be the place to buy records or simply talk music in Scandinavia. The line-up includes great artists from the Swedish scene, from […]

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Life & Death

25/11/14 – John Holt – 11th July 1947 – 19th October 2014/ The Tide Is High – The Paragons – 1967/ U-Roy – 1971/Blondie – 1980/ Atomic Kitten – 2002/Kardinal Offishall – 2008

John Holt, singer from Jamaican Rock Steady group The Paragons has passed away leaving behind a whole treasure trove of Reggae and Rock Steady classics waiting to be discovered by an audience that sang and danced to one of his songs but never really knew who he was. The world stumbled upon John Holt without knowing it […]

Jimmy Ruffin

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Song Of The Day

Life & Death

24/11/14 – Jimmy Ruffin – 7th May 1936 – 17th November 2014

Jimmy Ruffin will be most remembered as the singer of What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted, a hit for Tamla Motown on both sides of the Atlantic in 1966 and then again in 1974. The song was written by James Dean, Paul Riser and William Weatherspoon and was originally intended for The Detroit Spinners. Jimmy […]

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Song Of The Day

23/11/14 – Julian Cope – The Great Dominions – Live At Primavera Festival, Spain – 2014

The soft and sensitive Julian Cope dressed up as a scary uncle in well worn Neu T -shirt, playing The Great Dominions from the ace Teardrop Explodes album, Wilder released in 1981. Armed here only with an ornate 12 string acoustic and that unique something in his voice that makes him special. Don’t make me […]