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 Unthanks 2011

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2/3/15 – The Unthanks – Starless – 2011

The Unthanks are sisters Rachel and Becky from Northumberland. Originally the band was known as Rachel Unthank And The Winterset and consisted of Rachel, Becky, Belinda O’Hooley on piano and Jackie Oates on viola. They released their debut album in 2005 and it won Mojo magazine’s award as Folk Album Of The Year. A second album followed […]

© Naki Kouyioumtzis.Steven Wilson, on location, oxfordshire.

Video Of The Day

28/2/15 – Steven Wilson – Perfect Life – 2015

Steven Wilson returns with the first video from his fourth solo album – Hand. Cannot. Erase. The song is called Perfect Life but it’s not a single, it’s more an aspect of his latest concept album inspired by the tragic story of Joyce Carol Vincent (see link below). The rather sad video is directed by Youssef Nassar and as Steven […]

The Bangles with Leonard Nimoy 1984

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Life & Death

27/2/15 – Leonard Nimoy – March 26th 1931 – February 27th – 2015 / The Bangles – Going Down To Liverpool – 1984

With the passing today of Leonard Nimoy, I marvel at how deeply his most famous character, Mr Spock has penetrated our lives. He was like The Beatles, everyone knew him, everyone loved him and you don’t have to be a Trekkie with rubber ears to be saddened by his death. If you click on the links […]

The Rolling Stones 1967

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Song Of The Day

26/2/15 – The Rolling Stones – Dandelion – 1967

Dandelion was released in 1967 as the B-side of the single We Love You but with an unimpressive chart position of No.50 in the USA the single was flipped and Dandelion became the A side, thus reaching No.14 in the US Charts. In the UK We Love You made No.8 and Dandelion remained the B-side. Strongly […]

Bridget St John 1970

Album Of The Day

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25/2/15 – Bridget St. John – Dandelion Albums and BBC Collection – 2015/ Live On French TV 1 – 1970

I am never too far away from a Bridget St. John album so I am happy to report that Cherry Red records have just released a box set of her first three albums together with BBC Sessions from between 1968-1972 giving everyone the opportunity to be near her. Without explanation, after making her first three […]