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ANKST132 – NEW VINYL EP FROM DATBLYGU

TITLE –DARLUNIAU OGOF O’R UNFED GANRIF AR HUGAIN E.P
ARTIST – DATBLYGU
FORMAT – RECORD 7” VINYL / D L
CAT NO – ANKST 132
REL DATE – TACH/NOV 26TH 2012

This year has seen the band DATBLYGU celebrating 30 years since their formation and it gives ankstmusik records the greatest pride and pleasure to announce that they band have made a foray into the studio to record a brand new E.P. which will be released on seven inch vinyl. This four track E.P. is a further indicator of their ongoing renaissance and continued musical relevance. Four tracks that recall the classic Datblygu sound and line up of Pat and David. The music, once again kicks like a mule, and the record makes it clear that the voice and words we’ve missed hearing for such a long time is finally back.

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ANKST130 – GERAINT JARMAN RETURNS WITH ‘BRECWAST ASTRONOT’ COLLECTION

TITLE – BRECWAST ASTRONOT
ARTIST – GERAINT JARMAN
CAT NO – ANKST130
REL DATE – 23 MAY ( DIGI – 16 APRIL )

ANKSTMUSIK ar proud to announce the imminent release of the new solo album by GERAINT JARMAN – ‘BRECWAST ASTRONOT’ (ASTRONAUT BREAKFAST) . This 13 track collection of new songs by the most influential,successful and well known contemporary Welsh singer/songwriter is his first full length album since the appearance of SUB NOT USED back in 1998 and is the first album to appear under his name as a solo artist since the album TACSI I’R TYWYLLWCH which appeared in 1977.

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ANKST129 – KLAUS KINSKI AND DOGBONES SHARE WELSH LANGUAGE VINYL RELEASE

TITLE – GWLAD AR FY NGHEFN/ MAE DY FFRINDIA I GYD (AM DY LADD DI )
ARTIST- KLAUS KINSKI / THE DOGBONES
CATNO -ANKST 129 sengl 7″ single
REL DATE – Digi – 09.08.2010 / 7″ – 23.08.2010

ANKST MUSIK are proud to announce the imminent arrival of a special Summer gift – a seven inch vinyl split single featuring two of the most exciting new bands we’ve seen and heard in years – KLAUS KINSKI and THE DOGBONES. Both the songs on the single are in the Welsh language – KLAUS KINSKI offer us a blistering cover of the DATBLYGU classic ‘Gwlad Ar Fy Nghefn’ ( Land On My Back) while THE DOGBONES treat us to a Welsh version of one of the highlights from their soon to be released debut album (already out in Japan and Europe pop fans ! )- Mae Dy Ffrindia i Gyd Am Dy Lladd Di ( All your friends (are going to kill you)) .

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ANKST128 – ‘SKELINGTON HORSE’ ARRIVES ON THE SLAB

Title – skelington horse
Artist – klaus kinski
Cat no – ankst 128
Format – 10 track cd album/ dl
Rel date – november 14th

I’m pretty much a sucker for any welsh groups that display significant birthday party damage , so klaus kinski are pretty hard to resist. they’re much more scrabbled and trebly than their models, but that’s just the tenor of the times,eh?primal raunch vom. – byron coley (the wire )
“they make the most unhinged and primal racket that i have ever heard. it’s mercurial and surreal: the birthday party fronted by a psychotic spike milligan. if you like your music unstable, bust into a thousand unexpected shapes and ultimately thrilling, this band are for you.” – adam walton (bbc radio wales)

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ANKST127 – ‘DOCFEISTR’ THE ROCKOPERA ARRIVES ASHORE

Various Artists – Docfeistr
ANKST 127
CD / DL
Release date – 01/12/2009

Can it have finally have made it’s way onto dry land ? The facts are clear – Yes! The DOCFEISTR has arrived and is among us.

Gruff Meredith and Deian ap Rhisiart’s long gestating project which tells the story of the mysterious water borne Docfeistr character is about to crash land in your local record shop. Continue Reading →

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ANKST126 – KLAUS KINSKI ARRIVE WITH INCENDIARY DEBUT 7″

TITLE – CAESAR / HAPPINES HAPPINESS
ARTIST – KLAUS KINKSI
CAT – ANKST 126
OUT – NOVEMBER 2009
FORMAT – LTD 7″ SINGLE

Klaus Kinski formed in the graveyard of a freshly burnt church in Llanfairfechan by old friends Jake McKenna and Edwin Stevens in 2005, originally formed to channel their love of Bauhaus, Satanism and Herzog films onto a four track tape recorder in Edwin’s room, the band has now become a five piece guilt ridden no-wave post-punk flamingo with massive delusions of grandeur.

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ANKST125 – THE STILLETOES – ADHDREAMS

TITLE – ADHDREAMS
ARTIST – THE STILLETOES
OUT – MAY 25TH 2009
CAT NO – ANKST 125
FORMAT – CD Digipak / Download

ANKSTMUSIK are proud to announce the imminent release of A.D.H.Dreams the debut album from teenage signings The Stilletoes. The album recorded live at Bryn Derwen Studios, Bethesda, North Wales by ex-Gorky’s guitarist John Lawrence features fourteen super sharp pop-punk tunes which amply display why this band are recognised as THE best new band to come out of the Welsh scene in recent years.

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ANKST124/ATOL – ANNALOGUE – BROCKEN SPECTRE

A very special album from ‘out there
‘Brocken Spectre’ out now on Ankst’s reactivated vinyl imprint Atol Records
format – 12″ vinyl L.P. / D.L.
release date – May 1st 2009

Welcome to Annalogue’s debut commercial release Brocken Spectre – a defiant ‘one-off’ that offers the chance to enter the world of an unique musical talent… so sit back and stay untuned… and prime your ears for twelve unique songs – running at 46 minutes spread over two sides of inky black vinyl – with plenty of warped and twinkling guitars, escaping organs, empty radiators, dry biros, melancholy clarinets, smiling harmonicas and rounded basses. Continue Reading →

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ANKST121 – DATBLYGU 7″ ONE SONG RELEASE

Artist: Datblygu / Charlie Sharp
Title: Cân y Mynach Modern (The Song of the Modern Monk) / Bombstar
Format: 7″ (limited)
Rel Date: August 2008

ANKSTMUSIK are proud to announce the release of a brand new track from Welsh language music legends and perennial Peel favourites Datblygu. Following on from The Peel Sessions collection released earlier in 2008 and the recent press interest in magazines such as Plan B this 7″ single features a brand new track recorded in April by David R. Edwards and Pat Morgan. Continue Reading →

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ANKST119 – DATBLYGU PEEL SESSIONS

TITLE – DATBLYGU: PEEL SESSIONS 1987 – 1993
CAT NO – ANKST 119
REL. DATE – MAY 5th 2008
FORMAT – 20 TRACK CD

‘You’d have to be a bit of a ninny to ignore Datblygu’ – JOHN PEEL
‘Datblygu are the Welsh Gospel’ – GRUFF RHYS
ANKSTMUSIK are proud to announce the imminent release of a collection of historical recordings by one of Wales most legendary underground groups.
Datblygu (Develop) recorded five sessions for the John Peel Radio show between 1987 and 1993 and all twenty of those tracks will be featured on this release.

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