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

21/11/14 – Chet Baker – My Funny Valentine – Live in Torino, Italy – 1959

Sublime, there’s no other way to describe it. You can hear at the end of the clip that the audience are completely and totally blown away by this performance. Baker was born in Oklahoma in 1929 – the ultimate tragic figure, the poster boy for self destruction, he made Keith Richards look like Julie Andrews. […]

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Song Of The Day

20/11/14 – Van Der Graaf Generator – House With No Door – 1970

As Tiare and I celebrate our ninth, I thought perhaps I should post the first song that Tiare found when investigating my i pod (remember them?). The amazing Peter Hammill and Van Der Graaf Generator may have inadvertently sent me on this journey of the heart via their brilliance and their appearance on my steam […]

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Album Of The Day

Video Of The Day

19/11/14 – A Winged Victory For The Sullen – Atomos – 2014

What are you are listening to is Electronic or perhaps Ambient Classical music, otherwise popularly known as Modern Classical but also supported by a video that uses technology to give life to 19th century scenes from impressionistic paintings. Wow! Atomos was originally commissioned by choreographer Wayne McGregor and premiered at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London in 2013. […]

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Song Of The Day

18/11/14 – Mellow Candle – Silver Song – 1972

Mellow Candle were an Irish Progressive Acid Folk group that released one album, Swaddling Songs in 1972 and henceforth faded into obscurity. The line-up on this fascinating, rare and valuable album was Clodagh Simonds and Alison O’Donnell on vocals, Dave Williams on guitar, Frank Boylan on bass and William Murray on drums. When I played […]

Storm Corrosion Drag Ropes Still 2012

Video Of The Day

16/11/14 – Storm Corrosion – Drag Ropes – 2012

Storm Corrosion was/is a collaboration between Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson and Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt. Wilson had collaborated with Opeth previously, producing and playing on their albums, Blackwater Park, Deliverance and Damnation. This creepy animation is ‘executed’ in the style of  Steven Wilson video’s from his last solo album The Raven That Refused To Sing – the animator is […]