January 2019

The most recent Esgazette album is called Instrumental. Available now from the usual online outlets or buy the CD.  Twenty short tracks for background and foreground listening.

Listen Now


Esgazette have existed since the late ice age. Or 1981. They are one of the remaining relics from that time and are in surprisingly good condition. Formed as a jamming band in London, with a variable lineup, there were later editions in Wales and Scotland. Recording has been an important part of the process. And art. And electronics. And countryside. And inner cities.

Experimental from the beginning with no idea at all where they were heading, there are pop songs, instrumentals, not-so-pop songs, soundtrack music and possibly too much for anyone to listen to in full. Luckily, a volunteer has filtered through them. All of the available music comes from recent times, or since about 2000 if that is still recent. These days the music is mostly produced by founder Will Datson with guest musicians and vocalists. 

Is there a typical Esgazette song I don’t think so, they each seem to exist in a world of their own - which sounds very science fiction. And Esgazette is probably science fiction. Multiverse chorus multiverse. The world not quite how you think you know it. But then, you can listen for yourself, no need to form an opinion on your behalf.







The cover image is courtesy of The Wellcome Collection, London.


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