Re-issue update: Rough Trade are scheduling a series of mid-price “classic” Rough Trade re-issues beginning with From Gardens Where We Feel Secure which they’re looking at getting out by the end of the year.
The new Virginia Astley Forumis now open. Feel free to pay a visit, register and post up your comments, questions and thoughts. There are also 2 separate Forums for discussing The Ravishing Beauties and also for posting up your For … Read More
Martin Stephenson’s website has been given a facelift. Check it out at: www.martin-stephenson.co.uk A new feature to the Virginia Astley website is on the way with the addition of a Forum. This will allow threaded debates and discussions on the … Read More
A few changes to the Discography section, notably the addition of the second Les Disques Du Crépuscule sleeve of Promise Nothing.
Rough Trade are looking at plans to reissue Virginia Astley’s 1983 debut album From Gardens Where We Feel Secure. Although details are sketchy at this point, we’ll post up more news as we get it. Many thanks to all those … Read More
Caroline Lavelle has a new solo album released in May. Entitled, Brilliant Midnight it should be released first in the USA, Canada, Japan, Brazil and Mexico on the Atlantic Records label. The European release should follow during the summer. More … Read More
The Jocelyn Pook Ensemble arrived in London last night as part of their UK tour for a concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Jocelyn’s music has its own distinctive style, which manages to weave in strings, electronic sounds and a … Read More
Martin Stephenson has a CD out called The Church And The MiniDisc. This album was recorded at 3 churches in the Scottish Highlands last year. There were no producers or sound engineers, purely a MiniDisc recorder capturing an acoustic set … Read More
The Promo Ads gallery has been updated with an ad for Hope In A Darkened Heart. The Discography entry has also been updated to reflect this. Jocelyn Pook has two tours scheduled for this year. The first is entitled Speaking … Read More
Welcome to the Virginia Astley Website! Thank you for bearing with us while the website was undergoing redevelopment and we hope you like the new look and features of the site. Most of the sections are self-explanatory so feel free … Read More