Discography

The Split Single - Pneumania

Plastic Records Plas 001

2 tracks by Pneumania,  Exhibition / Coming Attack  - Released early 1979

Pneumania featured Me 'Steve Spon' on guitar , who then joined UK Decay for all subsequent releases. DIY production , 7 inch EP with hand stamped labels and stapled sleeve. Roughly 1000 made.

Credits, Song Writing, Performance, 5 string Guitar, Keyboards and Co Production.

The Black 45 - UK Decay

Plastic Records Plas 002

The Black Cat, Disco Romance, Message Distortion, Middle of the Road Man, Released Jan 1980

Notes ;  4 track 7 inch EP in wraparound sleeve.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production

For My Country - UK Decay

Fresh Records 7 inch Fresh 12, also re-issued on UK Decay Records DK3

For My Country/Unwind, Released Aug 1980

Notes ; 7 inch single in wraparound sleeve. Also available as a Portuguese import in a standard picture sleeve on Rossil Records (RISS 8114)

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production

Unexpected Guest - UK Decay

Fresh Records 7” Fresh 26, later re-issued on UK Decay Records DK4

Unexpected Guest, Dresden, released Feb 1981

Notes ; 7 inch single in wraparound sleeve. Unexpected Guest is a different version to the album track.  A 12 inch version was advertised in the music media, but was never actually pressed.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production

Sexual - UK Decay

Fresh Records 7 inch Fresh 33

Sexual, Twist in the Tale

Notes; 7 inch single in wraparound sleeve. Sexual is the LP version.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production

For Madmen Only - UK Decay

Fresh Records Fresh LP5 and UK Decay Records DKLP1

Duel, Battle of the Elements, Shattered, Stage Struck, Last in the House of Flames. Unexpected Guest, Sexual, Dorian, Decadance, Mayday Malady, For Madmen Only. Released Oct 1981.

Notes ; Released October 1981 in gatefold sleeve. Re-issued on UK Decay Records DKLP1. There is also a Japanese version with a Japanese lyric insert on VAP records.  Later Re-issued with augmented tracklist and on CD in 2008.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production

Rising From The Dread - UK Decay

Corpus Christi Records Christ ITS 1

Werewolf, Jerusalem Over (The White Cliffs of Dover), Rising from the Dead, Testament. Released August 1982.

Notes ; 12 inch EP with lyric insert. Corpus Christi was a division of Crass Records.

Also re-released April 2015 for Record Store Day on UK Decay Records. Official RSD 2015 release limited to 500 copies in clear vinyl. Sympathetically remastered from the original tapes. Extensive sleeve notes by Dave Jennings and Mick Mercer.

My credits include Song Writing, Performance, Guitars, Co Production on the original and I remastered and post produced the RSD 2015 version.

A Night For Celebration - UK Decay

UK Decay Records DK6 - official live cassette

Unwind, Werewolf, Dresden, Barbarian, Barbarians, Sexual, Stage Struck, Rising From The Dead, Twist In The Tale, Unexpected Guest, Testament, Black Cat, UK Decay, For My Country, Unwind. Released 1983.

Recorded at Hammersmith Klub Foot on 30 December 1982, the final UK Decay gig of the early period.

Co Songwriting and Performance on Guitar.

Carnival Of Damocles - IN Excelsis

12” EP  Jungle Records , Jung 9

The Sword, Vows (Initiation), One Man’s Heaven, Carnival of the Gullible. Released December 1983.

I formed a new band with Mark Bond and Errol Blythe out of Ritual and Colin 'Roxy' Rocks who later joined The Fall on drums.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production

Ladders of Lust - IN Excelsis

12” EP Jungle Records , Jung 13

The Window of Innocence, Bonanza, Love Lies, Hidden Touch. Released 1984.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and Co Production with Roy Rowland

Creeps In The Trees - IN Excelsis

7" & 12” EP,  In X Records , In X 1 (12)

One Day, Eve, Fire.  Released 1984.

The 7” version,  without “Fire”. Recorded at R.M.S. Studios autumn '84,

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards and co-produced with Tim Parry

Prey - IN Excelsis

Jungle Records Freud 8

One Man's Heaven (Dub), Eve, Love Lies, Fire, Bassman Trigger Happy, One Day (Dub), Bonanza (Remix), Militia, Vows (Full version),. The Window Of Innocence. Released 1995

Compilation of singles , remixes and live tracks.

Credits include, Song Writing , Performance, Guitars, Keyboards

Dump It On Parliament

Communique 1

Compilation Cassette released as part of protest against the proposal of a nuclear waste site in Bedfordshire. The campaign was successful.

Multiple credits. including, Performance, Guitar, Keyboards, Songwriting and Recording. Released 1986.

Party Hate - Click Click

Rorschach Testing Product ‎– ROR 6

Party Hate, Damage, (No) Food (Till Sunday), Mercy, She's Chewing Them, E.F.F. 38... Released 1986.

Recorded at  Vibrasound, Sheffield, 1986. Performance Guitar on 'No Food' and Co-production with Alan Fisch and Click Click.

Daydreams Of A Production Line Worker - Karma Sutra

Paradoxical Records ‎– PARODY 1

Roleplay, Intelligent Life, Pillow Talk, The Package, Dismantle The Lie, Absent Friends, The Spectre Of Capitalism, The Very Last Night Of The Proms, When The Music Stops, Indifference Kills, Shroud, Collectivise, Goodbye Cruel World, Masters And Slaves. Released 1987.

Co-production with Alan Fisch at Vibrasound, Sheffield, 1987.

Click Click - Bent Massive

Play It Again Sam Records ‎– BIAS 144 CD

Bent Massive, Yes, Is This It?, Elder, Moist, Room, A Little Room Sickness, She Can, ZF10, Hope And Fear. Released 1989

Programmed and Engineered by me 'Steve Spon' at '33 Studio' Luton and Co production with Alan Fisch and Click Click at Vibrasound, Sheffield, August 1989.

Ecstacy From A Forbidden Planet - Malachite

White Label, 12"

Ecstasy From A Forbidden Planet,  Rhythm In Free Flight.  Released 1990.

The late Jeff 'Hamilton' Gittings and Red Dawn. Jeff booked a weekend session at the 33 Studio and weekend meant entire weekend, 24/7! He said he would "make it worthwhile" We took a break in the small hours of the Sunday and took a drive in his Range Rover across off-road byways in the nearby Chiltern Hills as the Sun was rising, playing out the work in progress track. This gave an 'out of the box' vision for the work and we were soon back in the studio tweaking. We worked on the then new funky drummer sample with echo and other novel effects and a deep and low bassline from my Juno 106. We were all very pleased with the result but Jeff had real trouble marketing it as it was way ahead of it's time.

Poison EP - Crow Jayne

Toys For Us Records TFUR001, 12"

Poison, Believe Me, Worlds Apart, I Can See You. Released 1990.

Rock Band.  A bunch of 'likely lads' wandered into the 33 Studio one day in 90 and said they would like to make a record. Actually they were really good fun to work with and had done their homework well, finishing the recording in a couple of weekends. As it was for release, we spent another weekend making sure the mixing was tops. They were chuffed with the results. I recorded, mixed, mentored and Co-produced.

Spanglo - Lozano Morgan

33 JAZZ 001 12"

Deneb, Castellar, Gabriel, PA Mercedes, (Columbianas), Feroluce, To Iggy, Nazca/Orion, Les Yeux Noirs, Chavin, Time and Tide, Xanthus, Ant, Altair. Released 1990.

Flamenco-Jazz fusion. The first release from the 33Jazz Label. Recorded,

I Recorded and Mixed the album and Co-produced with Paul Jolly at '33 Studios', Luton in 1990.

Lobsters And Tea - Kimbara Bros

33 JAZZ 002, 12"

NUITS DE SAINT GERMAIN DES PRES /PENT UP HOUSE, UNDECIDED, BELLEVILLE, DINAH, BLUE SKIES, NAGASAKI, SWEET GEORGIA BROWN, I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE, AFTER YOU'RE GONE, JEEPERS CREEPERS, LOVE'S SWEET MELODY, TAKE THE A TRAIN, LOBSTERS & TEA, MANOIR DES MES REVES. Released 1991.

'Hot Club Style with Neil Stacey. The second release from the 33Jazz Label.

I Recorded and Mixed the album and Co-produced with Paul Jolly at '33 Studios', Luton in 1991

Cosmosis Sketch

33 ZAZZ 003, CD

Just The Way Things Are, Last Night, Cherokee(1), Just A Memory, 'X' Samba, Stay Away, No Room In Your Life, Cherokee, Lonely Place, Look Around. Released 1991.

The third release from the 33Jazz Label.
I Recorded and Mixed the album and Co-produced with Paul Jolly at '33 Studios', Luton in 1991.

Music Takes You - Blame

Moving Shadow ‎– SHADOW 11, 12" and CD

Music Takes You (Original Version), Released 1992.

A  bright eyed youth walked into 33 Studios one day in 1991 and claimed he would receive a grand for making a record. After we ripped a couple of records for samples, we laid out the track added some MIDI synth lines then I suggested we try my Juno 106 for bass sounds. After a twiddling we set upon a big fat sound. He left the studio with a smile and I thought that would be it! Six months later he returned with a 12" and a bigger smile. The record had gone big time in the underground rave scene. Although you won't find me credited on the sleeve, as Rob Playford had seen the potential and took Konrad (Blame) under his wings and produced 3 other mixes and re-released with proper clearances. I recorded and helped Konrad produce the 'Original Mix' and yes, the phat bassline was from my Juno!

Lozano Morgan - Sur

33 JAZZ 010, CD

Second album for Jonathan Morgan and Ignacio Lozano, Flamenco Jazz Fusion.

Faro, Pasacalle, Mulberry Phut, Divertimiento, Camino del Rey, Melodia Chica, Afternoon in Texas, The Star Pools, Beau, Fuenta Agria (Colombianas, Cai (Tanguillos), Na Sombre da Manguiera, Left Yo' Jive, Divertimiento del Duque, Inchaschant, Brasiliana. Released 1992.

Performance (Keys) on 'The Star Pools' Recorded and mixed with Jonathan Morgan and Ignacio Lozano at 33 Studio, Luton, 1992.

Paz En El Mundo - Ezeke Lozan Morgan

33 WM 100S, 12" EP

Paz En  El Mundo:  Radio edit, Rave edit, Full version. Released 1992.

Released on the '33 World Music Label'. Performance and songwriting co-credits. Co-arranged and produced with Ezeke Gray, Ignacio Lozano and Jonathan Morgan at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1992.

The Enormous Silence - The Big Eye

Hydrogen Dukebox DUKE 016, 12" EP

The Enormous Silence (E-Tek Demix), The Enormous Silence (Sunrise Society Mix) Remix, Producer [Additional] - Sunrise Society, The Enormous Silence Of Beech Trees, The Enormous Silence (Trespass Mix). Released 1994.

Progressive House, Progressive Trance. My new band 'Techno with Guitars'. The first of three mainline releases and a couple of remixes by The Big Eye, for the Hydrogen Dukebox Label.  Credits include, songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1993.

Machino Wierdo - The Big Eye

Hydrogen Dukebox DUKE 015, CD comp

Compilation released by Hydrogen Dukebox. The Big Eye, containing two unique tracks, Phaze IV and Unpoliced State Of Mind. Released 1994.

Experimental dance from Hydrogen Dukebox artists. Credits include, songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1994.

 

Big Eye Machino Wierder

Hydrogen Dukebox DUKE 017, CD Comp

Compilation released by Hydrogen Dukebox. The Big Eye, containing two unique tracks, A Brief Instant Of Pleasure and Suck Blow Inferno. Released in 1995.

Even more experimental ambience from Hydrogen Dukebox artists. Credits include, songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1995.

Freeky Speed - Slab

Hydrogen Dukebox , DUKE027, CD Comp

A concept compilation of re-mixes for Slab including one from The Big Eye; The Eye Popper mix. Released 1995.

Minimalistic experimental Techno: Credits include, sound design, arranging, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1995.

Beyond The Darkness - The Big Eye

Hydrogen Dukebox , DUKE024, 12" EP

Digital Outback, Fair, Moving Fast, Beyond The Darkness. Released 1995.

Electronic Breaks, Hard Techno: The Big Eye; Derek Smith, Graham Stronach and myself. Credits include, songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1995.

The Hidden Core The Big Eye

Hydrogen Dukebox , DUKE027, 12" Album

The Enormous Silence of Beech Trees, Beelzedub, E Tek Demix, Fair Moving Fast, Trespass, Acuphase, Beyond the Darkness. Released 1995.

Electronic Breaks, Techno with guitars:  The Big Eye; Derek Smith, Graham Stronach and myself. Credits include, songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1995. Also created a few unique dub plates of re-mixed versions of 'Beech Trees' - played out at various raves.

Predictions EP - Nostramus

Recordings of Substance, HEMP004, 12" EP

Earthlight (Justice Remix), Earthlight Two (Nostramus Mix), Dark Jewel, Earthlight (Witchman Remix). Released 1997.

Drum and Bass, Breaks. An EP  to promote my new artist name; Nostramus and the forthcoming album; Earthlights. Credits include songwriting, and on my two mixes,  sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1996.

Earthlights Nostramus

Recordings of Substance, HEMP 005 CD Album

Babel, Let's Fuck It Up, The Oohs, Dark Jewel, Earthlight, Interplanetary Bass, Mystic Drum And Space, Live 'N' Direc, Flashbacks,  A Force As Yet Unknown. Released 1997

Drum and Bass, Breaks, Future Jazz. Earthlights was my first true solo project as Nostramus. Guest include Prince Malachi, Caroline Nische, MC 13, Derek Smith. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1996. There was also a double 12" vinyl version and an American release. In 2009 I remastered the album and re-released.

Earthlights - Nostramus

Recordings Of Substance ‎– HEMP 5 DJV, 12" Vinyl x2

Babel, Interplanetary Bass, Earthlight, Let's Fuck It Up, Dark Jewel, Mystic Drum 'N' Space, Live 'N' Direc', The Wobble. Released 1997.

Drum and Bass, Breaks, Future Jazz. A version of Earthlights was also released on a double 12" 45 RPM set. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1996.

Earthlights - Nostramus

Shadow Records ‎– SDW035-2, CD

Babel, Let's Fuck It Up, The Oohs, Dark Jewel, Earthlight, Interplanetary Bass, Mystic Drum And Space, Live 'N' Direc, Flashbacks, A Force As Yet Unknown. Released 1998.

Drum and Bass, Breaks, Future Jazz. Earthlights was released a year later in the United States on Shadow Records. From this several inclusions on compilation albums followed. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1996.

Cats Cradle - Maggie Nichols

33 World Music - 33WM104, CD Album

Invisible Man, Time and Again, Scribbling (Cats Cradle after John Stevens), Cold Comfort, D(s)Cribbling, Raining Down, Niagara, Sense of Ourselves, One Move Ahead, Dynamite Dream, Music Is the Magic, Gift of Time, Your Rules. Released 1997.

Avante Garde Feminist Jazz. Recording and mixing credits. These loverly ladies booked out the studio for a couple weeks to record this album in early 1997. I previously attended a number of Maggie Nichols magical music workshops which I found a deeply profound and uplifting experience. Maggie was closely associated with the late great jazz drummer John Stevens, the godfather of the Search and Reflect Open Music Workshop system. This album owes a lot and is a testament in part to the musical life changing techniques inherent within 'Search And Reflect'.

Emerald - Nostramus

Hypnogogia Records - GOG 1201, 12" EP Comp

Unique track submitted to a 4 track EP. Emerald. Released 1997.

Latin Drum and Bass.  Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1997.  The Hypnogogia Collective of artists, musicians and other creatives showcase EP.  I submitted this track warts and all because it was a dance-hall killer when played out live at Hypnogogia's party's. After several failed attempts of remixing this to correct some sampler steal off, I let the original 'quick mix' go because it had a certain warmth and depth to it's sound. Lesson; be wary of sterilising the essence out of a mix!

Illustrated Man - James Hardway

Recordings Of Substance - HEMP 11, CD, Vinyl 12"

Contributed: Illustrated Man (Nostramus' Earthlight Mix). Released 1997.

Future Jazz, Drum n Bass. Nice to work on some funky jazzy D & B. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1997.

Bomb Babylon - Nostramus

Umbrellicus Records UMB 001, CD Album

Exodus Free The Spirit Festival 1998 Special. P-Something, Perception, High Pressure Drop, Extinct Species, Bomb Babylon, Canzanola, Don't Let It Get Away. Released 1998.

Last project recorded at the 33 Studio in Luton, the old art centre's building it was housed in was condemned by the council who had other ideas about opening a brand new art centre. Had a fight against time to complete this album. The pictured issue came out as part of an 'Exodus Festival Special' to mark a Nostramus live performance at the festival. Guest include Caroline Nische, MC 13, Danny Nugent. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1998.

Hybrids - Nostramus

Hypnagogia ‎– GOGCD02, CD Comp

Unique track submitted to a Hypnagogia Compilation album. A Thousand Year Rush. Released 1998.

X Files Drum and Bass. "I just gave myself a boost doctor" Listening back the track is too long but that is how it was back in 1998. The Hypnagogia collective were a great bunch of creative people to be involved with - happy days! Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1997.

Fast Machine - Tin Star

V2 Records VVR5001913, CD Single

Fast Machine (Mirror Mix) (as Spon). Released 1998.

I don't remember a thing about this remix, it would help if I could hear it, but sadly I don't have a copy, neither can I find it online. But that's how busy I was back in 1997/8.

Credits would include, arranging, re-mixing and sound production. 33 Studios 1997/8?

 

Eclipse Of The Moon - Nostramus

Fi Sci ‎– FSC001, CD Comp

Unique track submitted by Nostramus (The author) to a Fi-Sci Compilation album titled; Eclipse Of The Moon And Falling Star.  Cerche - Featuring – C. Nische, Merlyn, Fez. Released 1998.

Celtic or Pagan 3 step Drum and Bass. Recorded at Kool World, Luton, 1998.Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, recording, mixing and production.

High On You Fiona Prince GD

Disco Volante ‎– DVS-1008-CD2 EP Single

High On You Again (Groove Deluxe Remix) Remix – Groove Deluxe. Released 2000.

UK Garage. Teamed up with the Groove Deluxe team (Darren and Paul) This was the first remix and it rode high in the Urban Charts. I acted as engineer and consultant for their studio setup, based first in Dunstable then in late 1999 they move to Fulham. Credits include, sound design, arrangement, programming, mixing and co-production as part of the Groove Deluxe team. Recorded late 1999 Fulham.

Marley Shakedown Groove Deluxe

Edel Records ‎– 0131052 ERE CD Comp

Kaya (Groove DeLuxe Remix), African Herbsman (Groove DeLuxe Remix), Small Axe (Groove DeLuxe Remix), Keep On Movin' (Groove DeLuxe Remix), Satisfy My Soul (Groove DeLuxe Remix), Bend Down Low (Groove DeLuxe Remix). Released 2001.

Bob Marley Re-mixes as part of  Groove Deluxe. One day whilst working at Groove Deluxe's studio in Fulham , a guy walked into the studio and announced himself as Danny - Bob Marley's manager previous to the Chris Blackwell - Island Records period. He had with him a number of old master tapes which he said he still had the rights to and offered Darren and Paul a deal to remix a few of them. I tried to persuade the guys to go for the split cash up front option rather than points, but they would have none of it, opting instead for a higher point percentage! The result was that we spent most of the year 2000 working on the material building up the mixes but once the cash flow problem kicked in, I could no longer afford the travel to the Fulham studios and had to seek employment elsewhere. I lost touch with Groove Deluxe whom later finished the project. I ended up well out of pocket (2 - 3k at the least) and heard conflicting stories that the project was frozen because of rights issues. Recently, I found out the project did in fact complete in 2001. Lesson; keep your head and go for the upfront money and a shared point system if you can! Credits include, sound design, arrangement, programming, mixing and co-production as part of the Groove Deluxe team. Recorded 2000 Fulham.

Good Life - Kym Mazelle

Edel Records - ERE - CD Single

Good Life, a Groove Deluxe production for Kym Mazelle. Released 2001.

Kym Mazelle is a larger than life figure with a vocal personality to match! We tried in vain to get her vocals down in the Groove Deluxe Studios under the railway arches just of Fulham Palace Road. But the frequency of the trains meant take after take had to be abandoned, so we hastily booked a studio elsewhere in London and nailed the vocal there. Returning to Fulham to post produce the track. We were mindful of Inner City's classic version of the song but sadly the shear problems incurred during the recording process meant for a lack luster end result all round but we did the best job we could under the circumstances and it was great fun. Credits include, recording, arrangement, programming, mixing and co-production as part of the Groove Deluxe team. Recorded 2000 Fulham.

Takin New Steps Nostramus

Schmeeneytunes SCHMEENEY 010, CD Album

P-Something, Barbarella, Cerche-Dub, Emerald, To Be Free, Perception, Takin New Steps. Released 2001.

Futurist Breakbeats, Garage and Drum and Bass. A collection of new ideas expanding on my earlier ambient Drum and Bass material. Including a couple of tracks from 'Bomb Babylon' , 'Emerald' from the Hypnagogia EP, a dub extended version of 'Cerche' and finishing with Takin New Steps - a collage of re-mixes of garage and two step based styles.Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the 33 Studio, Kool World and the THC studio Luton between 1998-2001.

 

Hero Of Bamboostick - Nostramus

Jolt Records, JOLT001. White label 12″ single

Hero Of Bamboo-stick - Nostramus with Mention and Golden Child. Released 2003.

Ninja Drum and Bass. A weird year spent working in an Elstree studio as part of the Jolt Records team. On their books were a couple of Mc's; Mention and Golden Child - I played them a track I was working on, they loved it and put to work writing some lyrics. Their tome suited perfectly the martial art ninja samples I had in place and soon I was building up a number of mixes. Jolt immediately seized the result and penned it for their first release.Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at the Jolt Studio, Elstree, 2003.

Post Punk Vol 1 - UK Decay

Mute ‎– CD STUMM 224, CD Comp

Unique recording of a track by UK Decay submitted to The Rough Trade Post Punk Vol 1 compilation. For My Country. Released 2003.

A re-recorded version of UK Decay's classic; For My Country - recorded at the 33 Studio in 1992. For this inclusion, I remixed and mastered the track in my own project studio. Credits include, songwriting, arranging, performance, recording, mixing, production and mastering. Recorded at 33 Studio Luton 1992 and mixed & mastered at my studio in Luton in 2003.

Death So Fatal - UK Decay

Yak Records ‎– DKCD1, CD Album

UK Decay (From 1979 "Split Single"), Christian Disguise(1979 Demo), Sexual (Peel Session), Rising From The Dread (Peel Session), Carcrash (Live), Portrait (Live), The Black Cat (Live), Duel (Peel Session), Stagestruck (Peel Session), Last In The House Of Flames (Peel Session), Dorian (From "For Madmen Only"), For My Country 92, Twist In The Tale 92, Barbarian (2004 Remix) Remix – Spon.  Released 2007.

A collection of early singles, Peel Sessions and rare tracks by UK Decay. Credits include, songwriting, arranging, performance, recording, mixing, production, compilation and mastering. Recorded at 33 Studio Luton 1992 and various other studios and Live locations and mixed & mastered at my studio in Luton in 2007.

Limits Of Milkweed - Ella Jo

Diamond Seeds DSEJ001, CD Album

Amarylis, Subplane Highway, Jacobs Ladder, Goodbye To The Monsoon, Dancing In The Shade, Perception, Heartbreak Girls. Himalaya, Must Be A Mystery, Diamonds Don't Go. Released 2008.

Electric Folk, Popular, Neo Folk. Ella Jo walked into my life one day in 2004 and stated that she had a 'number' of songs she would like recording. Once we started that number turned out to be fifty songs! I knew it was going to be a long project. Credits include songwriting, sound design, programming arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at my home studio in Luton between 2004 and 2008 and mastered by Tim Turan in Oxford in 2008

Alter Ego - Ella Jo

Diamond Seeds DSEJ002

Anytime, Shock To My Senses, Cut Me Down, Memories In Red, Little White Shell, Prayer Of Isis, Dissolver, The Awakening, He Who Dares Wins, Can't Happen. Released 2008.

Electric Folk, Popular, Neo Folk. Ella Jo's partner album to Limit's Of Milkweed, worked on between 2004 and 2008. We had great fun creating these two albums inbetween Ella Jo's trips to India to research the origins of Tarot.Credits include songwriting, sound design, programming arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Recorded at my home studio in Luton between 2004 and 2008 and mastered by Tim Turan in Oxford in 2008.

Irritant Open Your Eyes

Irritant Records - IRCD001
My late friend Greg Herbert formerly from the Luton punk band The Rattlesnakes played drums on this Hardcore Punk Metal album alongside Kath B, Marky Mark and Tim P. All tracks originally recorded by Andy Taylor and Lorraine B at CTS Studios in Wembly in 1994 .
My credits on the 2008 CD include Post Production and Mastering of the album. As 'Nostramus' I also remixed and produced a track on the album called "We're Dead" (Track 14) Released 2009.

For Madmen Only CD - UK Decay

UK Decay Records ‎– UKDEC001

Werewolf, Jerusalem Over (The White Cliffs Of Dover), Rising From The Dead, Testament, Duel, Battle Of The Elements, Shattered, Stage Struck, Last In The House Of Flames, Unexpected Guest, Sexual, Dorian, Decadence, Mayday Malady, For Madmen Only, Barbarian, Black Cat, Unwind, For My Country. Released 2009.

For Madmen Only - Extended version - UK Decay's classic album augmented with singles and the Rising From The Dread EP. It took a few years of negotiating to get access to the master tapes for this but once we had the go ahead I set to work compiling and mastering this collection. Credits include songwriting, sound design, programming arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Compiled and mastered at my home studio in Luton in 2008-9.

Earthlights Remastered - Nostramus

Diamond Seeds ‎– DS-NS-001, CD Album

Babel, Let's Fuck It Up, The Oohs, Dark Jewel, Earthlight, Interplanetary Bass, Mystic Drum And Space, Live 'N' Direc, Flashbacks, A Force As Yet Unknown. Released 2009.

A remastered version of my Nostramus Earthlights solo album, first released in 1997. I re-tweaked some of the material and added some extra samples. The aim being to bring the material up to modern sound standards and with a hope that I actually might earn something for future sales! I created the cover artwork as well. Guests include Prince Malachi, Caroline Nische, MC 13, Derek Smith. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Originally recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in 1996 and then recompiled, tweaked and mastered at my home studio in 2009.

Dark Ambience THC - Nostramus

Diamond Seeds DS-THC-001, CD Album

Pieces of Grail movement one, The Unfoldment, Beyond Your Judgement, Pieces of Grail movement two, A New Person Is Born, House Of The Big Eye, Pre-Prequiem Mass, The Aether and the Pendulum, Eyes In The Dark, Pieces of Grail movement three. The Dark Matters, The Haunted Church, It's Not Real Grief, Don't Go Out Into The Fog, Pieces of Grail movement four, The Gates, Brief Instance Of Pleasure. Released 2010.

Psychotropic-fuelled Enhanced Dark Ambience, a Nostramus - Spin-off project performed by my alter ego THC (The Hidden Core). A collection of sublime atmosphere's  and sound-scapes I had hidden in my locker over the years. Elements from earlier periods, notably The Big Eye and early Nostramus period, some of the collection taken from two mixtapes I put together in 1995 titled THC One and THC Two. Not an album you would play on your own, in the dark in a lonely forest! I designed the artwork as well. Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing and production. Originally recorded at the 33 Studio, Luton in the mid 90's and then recompiled, tweaked and mastered at my home studio in 2010.

Attitude Is Everything - Ella Jo

Diamond Seeds DSEJ003, CD Album

Lately, Plans That Slip, She's Gone, She Waits For Gaps, Blue Dancers, Crossing Over, Spellbound Lady, Break The Sound, God Made Television, Through The Gap. Released 2010.

Electric Folk, Popular, Neo Folk. The ever prolific Ella Jo's third album Attitude Is Everything, builds on her music and songwriting skills with an eclectic range of styles. From ska to breakbeat, acapella and rock, interlaced with amusing sonic interplays - it was great fun to work on and a great listen as well. Ed B from UK Decay and myself 'guest' on bass and guitars as well! Credits include songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing, production and mastering. Recorded at my home studio in Luton between 2008 and 2010.

Hope Compilation - UK Decay

Sophie Lancaster Foundation - Digital Download

Unique recording of a track by UK Decay submitted to the Hope Foundation awareness raising download compilation that campaigned for an amendment to the Hate Crime laws. A specially tweaked and remastered version of UK Decay's 'Battle Of The Elements' Club mix. Released 2011.

UK Decay's 1981 recording of Battle Of The Elements from the For Madmen Only album was fine the way it was, but as an experiment I lined it up on a Nuendo timeline and steadied the tempo all the way through - the natural recording wandered somewhat. Once 'clocked to the tempo' I added a more substantial kick drum to the mix and then re-mastered.Credits include, songwriting, arranging, performance, recording, mixing, production and mastering. Remastered at my studio in Luton in 2010.

Doomsday Dot Com - Nostramus

Diamond Seeds DS-NS-002, CD Album

Doomsday Dot Com, Strange Pursuit, Hero of Bamboo Stick, Wow! Interesting, Dannay-Ting, We Do What Do We, The Dark Dayz, Lights Out!, The Goat, Duel-Battle of the Elements (UK Decay re-mix), The Facts Dont Matter Anymore, He Who Dares Wins (Ella Jo re-mix). Released 2011.

Breakbeat, Dub Techno, Abstract, Drum n Bass. Although two other Nostramus concept compilations were released in the early noughties, I regard this as Nostramus's official follow up album to Earthlights. With Hero Of Bamboostick included and with a satirical look toward the hysteria of 2012 and beyond into the twenty first century. I went to town researching open source samples that define the moods of the times and integrated into soundscaped rhythms, but admittedly it's harsher and angrier than pre 9/11 Earthlights but maybe with more humour than Bomb Babylon.Credits include research, collating, songwriting, sound design, arranging, performance, recording, mixing, production and mastering. Recorded at my home studio 2010 - 2011.

Skin And Bones - Click Click

Dependent Records ‎– MIND 190, CD Album

Rats In My Bed, Limb From Limb, Damage, Left For Dead, From Your Mother To The Grave (Damage Remix), Weapon Of Choice (Left For Dead Remix), Psychoplasmix (Rats In My Bed Remix). Released 2011.

The return of Click Click after a ten year absence, 'Skin And Bones' made for a solid come-back for the legendary EBM-Industrial pioneers.  Recorded at Marsh House studios in Luton and mixed at my home studio, it was great to be working for these guys once more. I look after their Front Of House sound mixing when they play live. Credits include some sound design, recording, mixing and co-production. Recorded at the Marsh House Studio and my studio Luton between 2010-2011.

Killer - UK Decay

UK Decay Records ‎– ukdecs003, 7" Single

Killer and Heavy Metal Jews. Released March 2013.

500 copies only on white coloured vinyl. this is post punk / goth legends uk decay's first release in 30 years. 'heavy metal jews' is heavy and brutal - uk decay on steroids. this is the first taster for the forthcoming album 'new hope for the dead'. Worked alongside Grammy award nominated legendary producer Chris Tsangarides on this and for the rest of the forthcoming album. It was great to watch a master at work. Credits include, songwriting, arranging, performance, recording, executive production. Recorded in 2012 at the Ecology Rooms Deal.

New HopeFor The Dead - UK Decay

Rainbow City Records, UK Decay Records LP 1606, UKDECLP 002, 12" Album (EU)
Rainbow City Records, UK Decay Records LP 1606, UKDECCD 002, CD Album (EU)
Metropolis Records #MTP 887 (USA), CD Album

Shake ‘Em Up, Heavy Metal Jews, Next Generation, Killer, This City Is A Cage, Woman With A Black Heart, Revolutionary Love Song, Shout, All The Faces In History, I Feel Good, Drink. Released (UK - EU) May 2013, (USA) September 2013.

"With one crashing blow, UK Decay have rewritten the rules of engagement for supposed ‘comeback’ albums and redefined the term ‘Punk’ for the modern age." Louder Than War.  The long awaited comeback album of brand new material from my band; UK Decay. Worked alongside Grammy award nominated legendary producer Chris Tsangarides on this and for the rest of the forthcoming album. It was great to watch a master at work. Credits include, songwriting, arranging, performance, recording, executive production. Recorded in 2012 at the Ecology Rooms, Deal.

CLICK CLICK - Those Nervous Surgeons

Dependent - Germany 2014. RotorBabe mind 221.

Passenger, Man In a Suit, Lock Them Up, Rats In My Bed, Factory, What Do you Want?, The Warminster Detective, Burn, Drone, Keep Us out Of The Way.

Another album for the EBM Electronic pioneers Click Click. Adrian and Del Smith are conjuring up something really special..

Recorded and consulted in the production process. Also live front of house sound for performance.

Almost Anglo Saxon - Ella Jo

Diamond Seeds - Release, 2014 DSEJ004

Swirling and Whirling, The Hidden Hoard, Ethelred The Unready Blues, Minstrel Song, Wassail The Night With Mead, Ballard of St Marrgaret, Vortigerns Surprise, Through The Eyes Of An Eagle, The Song Of Wayland Smithy and Dragon Ships.

A new album by Ella Jo, this time with Anglo Saxon influenced themes. Produced by EJ and Steve Spon, featuring Mel Rogers from Tarantism on Flute, Steve Kerr on Guitar, Ed Branch from UK Decay on Bass, Steve Spon also from UK Decay on guitar and piano and Fiddlin Flick on violin.
Folk lore, Myths and Stories from a thousand years ago, beautifully crafted into songs, sounds and sung by Ella Jo

Recorded , composed, co-produced, Performance on guitar and Keyboards and mixed and mastered.

Wonderful Town

Wonderful Town EP Limited Edition (Vinyl)UKDEC 1885
Wonderful Town EP Limited Edition CD
Wonderful Town EP Digital Download

Hatters Hatters, Wonderful Town (Club Version), Wonderful Town, Bring Me Sunshine.

This project was in aid of supporting UK Decay's home town of Luton. For UK Decay it was a divergence to their normal style. The proceeds went to Luton Food Bank and SOLYD both charity groups helping the local community. The record ended up earning nearly £7000.00 for the above mentioned charities and was featured and mascot-ed by Luton Town Football Club who's players signed a multitude of copies.

My job was to recreate the music and work out the arrangements for Hatters Hatters and Bring Me Sunshine - Eric Morecombe's and Ernie Wise's theme tune. So I 'punk-ed' them out accordingly. Then liaised and co produced with UK Decay and Justin Saban at Latent Lemon Studios. Oh and I played guitars!

Barney The Musical - Audio Book

Barney The Musical - Audio Book Diamondseeds DSEJ005 CD

Audio book for Children
Taken from EJ Street's Gwuubins The Witch series of stories.
This is an audio narrative with sound effects and original music.

Recording, foley, sound effects and bespoke songs writing. Mixing and Mastering.

Exploding Birthday Cake - Audio Book

The Exploding Birthday Cake- Audio Book Diamondseeds DSAB006

Audio book for Children
Taken from EJ Street's Gwuubins The Witch series of stories.
This is an audio narrative with sound effects and original music.

Recording, foley, sound effects and bespoke song writing. Production, Mixing and Mastering.

Barney the Rock Show - Audio Book

Barney The Rock Show - Audio Book Diamondseeds DSEJ006

Audio book for Children
Taken from EJ Street's Gwuubins The Witch series of stories.
This is an audio narrative with sound effects and original music.

Recording, foley, sound effects and bespoke song writing. Production, Mixing and Mastering.

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Barney The Musical - Audio Book

Barney The Musical - Audio Book Diamondseeds DSEJ005 CD

Audio book for Children
Taken from EJ Street's Gwuubins The Witch series of stories.
This is an audio narrative with sound effects and original music.

Recording, foley, sound effects and bespoke songs writing. Mixing and Mastering.

Exploding Birthday Cake - Audio Book

The Exploding Birthday Cake- Audio Book Diamondseeds DSAB006

Audio book for Children
Taken from EJ Street's Gwuubins The Witch series of stories.
This is an audio narrative with sound effects and original music.

Recording, foley, sound effects and bespoke song writing. Production, Mixing and Mastering.

Barney the Rock Show - Audio Book

Barney The Rock Show - Audio Book Diamondseeds DSEJ006

Audio book for Children
Taken from EJ Street's Gwuubins The Witch series of stories.
This is an audio narrative with sound effects and original music.

Recording, foley, sound effects and bespoke song writing. Production, Mixing and Mastering.

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