Category: Music

My cassette album for Bastakiya Tapes has finally gone up for sale! You can listen through and purchase it from the Bastakiya Bandcamp below. Also, find a link to a write up by Stray Landings here: REVIEW

And here are some good places to find other music that isn’t mine:

My track plays from 1:57 – 7:27. Looks like it could be a pretty good game n’all!

A full hardware live set (no laptop) performed at The Cube in Bristol, recorded direct to tape. Hardware list in the track info.

Some new fuzzy, instrumental house stuff. Finger exercise.

A track taken from my cassette album on Bastakiya Tapes – ‘Collected Ideas on People’

This is a live jam (that I threw some beats over afterwards) that me and my girlfriend Hayley recorded by just sticking a mic in the middle of the room. She’s on guitar, I’m on bass.

New Listens

“It’s all too rare that we touch on the endlessly entertaining topic of attempting to summon Satan in a Ransom Note interview. Thankfully, a chat with William Yates is far stranger than you’re typical electronica interview. Under his Memotone alias, the 25 year old Bristol-based producer has prepared Chime Hours, another album of sinister drone and murky electronics. The record draws it’s influence from the rural folk traditions that have long existed in the darkened fields of the English countryside, creating an atmosphere of dread and dangerous possibility. We caught up with Yates to talk about the age old darkness infecting his sound, to learn just what Chime Hours really are, and to hear what happens when you burn a bible…”

My new album is available to buy in shops today. To celebrate CLASH are premiering the OFFICIAL VIDEO for Ritual, made by Charlie Tothill and filmed in Dorset. Watch it HERE:

And to listen to clips of all the album tracks and read a nice write up from Boomkat, CLICK HERE



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I’m honoured to open and close the new cassette compilation by Howling Owl Records with two exclusive, experimental leaning memotone tracks. The tape is only £4.00 so you should definitely grab one while they are still available! Do so HERE- HOWLINGOWLCASSETTEJOY
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Thanks to the folks at The Wire Magazine for including a NEW EXCLUSIVE track from my album, ‘Ritual’ in there NTS Radio show. Listen to the show HERE:
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Turns out I’m No. 2 [!!!] in the Finnish iTunes Electronic Music Charts, and No. 42 overall! Ha. And how?
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My first live album track is feature in this weeks BANDCAMP Weekly radio show. Listen again HERE!
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My new album CHIME HOURS has been announced and is set for release on Black Acre Records in March 2016.
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You can stream the first live track on the Black Acre soundcloud HERE:

Updates and Album Announcement.