Roughshod Theropod

In a previous post, I said I’d be writing music inspired by M. A. Foster’s The Gameplayers of Zan novel.  Which I am.  But I’ve also been writing other things which don’t relate to that project, the first of which…

What To Do Now?

'Now There's No Room' is written, recorded and released (and available here).  I had lots of things I wanted to say, and I got it all off my chest, so the question arises, what to write about now? 

CD - Now There's No Room - 8th September Release

Super excited about the official release of the CD album 'Now There's No Room' less than a week away - on the 8th September. This is a limited run, so if you want a copy, you should get your order…

Now There's No Room - CD album release 

Lathe of Heaven is proud to announce the CD album 'Now There's No Room' will be released on Saturday 8th September. 

You can click to buy on pre-order now, and we'll send you your copy in the following week…

Can we have an original hit?

The Ed Sheeran / Marvin Gaye lawsuit going on currently points to a sickness in popular music at the moment. 

Over the last couple of decades, money has become increasingly tight in the music business.  It's more and more expensive…

How do you listen to music?

As I was growing up, I heard music pretty much in album format only.  My folks didn't often have music radio on, so I didn't hear individual songs very much.  When they listened to music they'd switch on the radiogram…

MP3s and WAVs For You

Uploaded to the music page are all the tracks for 'Now There's No Room' in full resolution wavs.  And now you can have them in high resolution MP3 format too. 

So if you have a slowish connection and wavs…

The Last Song

Children being born today will inherit a very different planet from the one we have known throughout history.  The way things are going, the change they will see in their lifetimes won't be intelligently managed or even curtailed.  It will…

Panopticon / Rome Burns

A while back, I read about something called a panopticon. It's a kind of building that could be used as a prison or other institution. 

Imagine rooms - cells - arranged to create the outside wall of a circular…

Those who cannot, will be destroyed on the lathe of heaven

Lathe of Heaven sounds religious doesn't it?  And it is, sort of.  Vaguely.  Well, almost entirely unlike religion as it turns out.  To explain... 

A favourite novel of mine is The Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula Le Guin.  While…