A THOUSAND STRANDS 1975 - 2015

by THE DANDELION SET & ALAN MOORE

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'A Thousand Strands' is the debut long-player from The Dandelion Set, a new collaboration between Glyn 'Bigga' Bush (Lightning Head, Rockers Hi Fi) and PK Chown (James Beige, Mr Liquorice). The album travels back to their formative years in the mid 1970s, with sleevenotes, lyrics and vocals by cult writer Alan Moore (V For Vendetta, Watchmen) and passes through a cavalcade of musical landmarks en route to the present day.

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“taps into the psyche of William S Burroughs across a noir gouged sonic backdrop" Mark Barton, Losing Today

"with pinpoint accuracy they bounce between strange visions of utopia gone to the dogs and a very unnerving yet calm familiarity" Peter Marks, Santa Sangre Magazine

“A refreshing hybrid of skewed lysergic pop & happily unclassifiable leftfield oddness. Diverse & entertaining, with just the right degree of occasional menace” James Papademetrie, The Séance

“Full of eclecticism & quality underground grooves. I love the whole album, especially Harp Ascend, Comic Flux History" and the jazzy preludes” Enrique Domenech

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“Absolutely the best album of 2016 I've received so far”
DJ Kaspar, Portugal

"On the Melodica Radio Show next week - a lovely album"
Chris Coco, Radio Melodica

“Love it. Faves are Judy Switched Off The TV, Tone Garden, Nine Regal, Imogen's People, Another Suburban Romance”
Strictly Kev / DJ Food, Ninja Tune

“Fabulous! Fans of Pram will love it - 60's psych, library music, occasional shades of Anthony Newley, Michael Garrick-esque jazz, analogue synths and echoey, creaking spaces”
Matt Saunders, Assembled Minds

“An amazing, cinematic, cosmic adventure into sound – it’s like daydreaming!” Azaxx, Tru Thoughts

“A corker of an album - imagine Stereolab, Soft Machine and all points in between, including spoken word by Alan Moore!”
Jez Butler, The Twelve Hour Foundation

“Captures the whimsical psychedelia of Syd Barrett era Pink Floyd, but takes darker turns, leading into sparse, unnerving, dystopian landscapes, then flashes quickly back to more groovy sounds”
Dan – TheLeftHandside

“Fantastico”
Max Reindhart, The Late Junction - BBC Radio 3, UK

“If this is not a score to a movie yet, it should be! Invoking scenes from the past, present and future” Morning Steppa

“This is REALLY good - awesome release!”
Neil Bopperson, Wah Wah 45s

“a proper album – all killer tracks, the sort you can listen to over and over. 5/5” Alex Cooper, Freezepeach Radio

"Superb album"
Robert Lochmann, Radio X, Frankfurt

“Dig it a lot - will play on my weekly show on radio campus Brussels. Top stuff, new & wonderful”
DJ Morpheus / Samy Birnbach

“A proper album – all killer, the sort you can listen to over & over. 5/5”
Alex Cooper, Freezepeach Radio (UK)

“Great! Hard to believe it was recorded in the present day - really captures the sound from eras past”
Jason Pulaski - KUCI, Ubiquity, USA

“Love it! Imagination & power - progressive music”
Javi P3z, Spain

“Turns in, out & upside down like a cosmic Rubik snake”
Craig Burston, Skipratmedia, UK

"This gets my full support & airplay - another blooming marvellous Buried Treasure release"
Chris Holt – Four Corners Radio, Preston, UK

“What a release - killer from start to finish”
Niksa Dragolin – Zsubaka radio , Croatia

“Top notch as always - brace yourselves for airplay!”
Jim Pinckney - RadioNZ, New Zealand

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released April 22, 2016

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