Thursday, 28 February 2013

nocturnal were our ethereal ancestors

with much excitement might we finally announce that decorative stamp is now officially on mixcloud, with a view to using it to present to you exclusive mixes from our own individual family members, as well as decorative stamp-related broadcasts, live performances, rare materials and a wealth of other content besides.

so, might we set the ball rolling with an exclusive mix from our very own field commander jamesreindeer, entitled 'nocturnal were our ethereal ancestors - volume one' and taking us on a mesmerising, psychedelic journey into lands laden with doom/jazz/drone tones, seamlessly melded together and layered with beautifully-disorientating field and dialogue recordings.

be sure to have yourself repeated listening, be sure to bookmark the decorative stamp mixcloud page, be sure to spread the word, and please do very much let yourself look forward to great swathes of exciting, interesting, fascinating and entertaining musical treats across the coming moons.

keep safe

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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

mesparrow - the symphony - revisited

gentle readers, might we divert your attention briefly towards this wonderful, newly-captured live version of our most dearest mesparrow performing 'the symphony' exclusively for madmoizelle.

taken from her forthcoming debut album 'keep this moment alive', arriving next month via east west records, be sure to enjoy repeated viewings and anticipating the imminent release date.

keep warm

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Monday, 25 February 2013

LAskA - debut EP - out now

with much fanfare and jubilation, might we excitedly present to you the debut EP release from our latest dear family members LAskA, now available for free download via decorative stamp and direct from LAskA themselves.

expect three tracks of sublime sounds where shoegaze meets electronica meets pop. beautifully intertwined shared-lead vocals, rich warm guitar and synthesis tones and perfectly crisp drum loops combine to transport us into a dream-like world of beautiful enchantment. get involved.

take care

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Sunday, 24 February 2013

announcing the 4th skribble birthday party

ladies and gentlemen, here it is, at last! might we excitedly take this moment to officially announce the 4th skribble birthday party, happening at the rotunde in bochum on saturday 30th march. no matter what the distance, we seriously suggest you consider finding yourself in attendance, as this will surely be the party of the year, without a doubt.

the fantastic line-up includes our very own decorative stamp close-collaborator 2econd class citizen, alongside a host of other stellar performers; not to mention the entire all-star skribble dj-team effortlessly melding wonderful sounds for your ears. more details can be found via the skribble site itself, so be sure to think about getting involved as the excitement builds.

keep safe

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Friday, 22 February 2013

welcoming LAskA

dearest friends, might we take this fine opportunity to announce to you the latest wonderful group to officially become a part of the decorative stamp family. let us take a moment and rejoice in the resplendent, majestic new project from magnificent wild dogs in winter alumni rhys jon baker [a native hundred] and stephen baxter [beatoven], alongside the utterly-majestic amy hiller, under the collective banner of LAskA.

from the outset, expect something truly spell-binding indeed. a perfectly elegiac mixture of shoegaze, electonica and pop. LAskA bathe us in soothing melancholia; lilting harmonies, haunting lyrics, spiraling, shimmering tones and warming hues. be sure to bookmark their website, 'like' their facebook page and anticipate fixing yourself a free download of their debut EP, coming this monday.

keep warm

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Monday, 11 February 2013

a band of buriers - wicked game

ladies and gentlemen, might we jubilantly reveal the latest live video from our much-loved a band of buriers, this time treating us to a simply stunning rendition of the immortal 'wicked game' from the near-legendary chris isaak.

be sure to have yourself repeated viewings, spread the word far and wide and already let your anticipation build towards the next waves of touring the band shall undertake as this new year gets into full swing.

keep warm

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Monday, 4 February 2013

james p honey - dIv_ØØNYgHN - out now

...dearest ladies and gentlemen, might we ecstatically announce the official debut solo cassette release from our very own high commander james p honey, entitled 'dIv_ØØNYgHN' and available now via the most highly-exalted divergent series.

thirty minutes of captain honey hypnotising us with his staggering vocal, lyrical and musical turns, described by the almighty frkse as 'sad times folk done right', and available as a limited edition of only fifty copies. be sure to fix yourself a copy direct from the man himself, or via divergent series.

get involved . keep safe

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