"Multifarious Visions from the Sonic Margins"

Sunday, 11 September 2016

The Portable Archive by Sub Loam, photos, sounds and pre-order information...

The Portable Archive is now available to pre-order, follow the link to the Sub Loam site with descriptions, pictures, sound clips and information on how to order:


Saturday, 27 August 2016

Sub Loam Portable Archive Soundcloud Preview

Sub Loam has posted a preview of the soon-to-be-released archive box-set containing his long out of print first trilogy of albums for Dissolving and Cotton Goods from 2009 and 2010.


Spooked, spiked, spoked, spooled; levitational and particuar rural, ruderal ambiences, be sure to lend them an ohr. The box set comes with risograph art prints, poems and a 20-page 'concrete guidebook' furher illuminating in flickering fragment Sub Loam's earlier explorations and classic day routes for meditative ramblings.


Monday, 6 July 2015

Sub Loam re-issues and unreleased archival material announced

Ohr (originally released Cotton Goods, 2009), 2 (Originally released Dissolving, 2010) and Earthern Circle (orginally released Cotton Goods 2010)

+ 2 extra previously unreleased albums from the same era issued to be issued together and available soon in one package, The Portable Archive.

Announced here: http://subloam.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/the-portable-archive-sub-loam-re-issues.html

Thursday, 12 March 2015

TSP 23

The 23rd issue of The Sound Projector magazine is available now, chock full of reviews and exclusive artworks, a number of both of which are by Thomas Shrubsole (Sub Loam etc.) of this very label.

Recommended reading e.g. at bathtime, whilst commuting or of an idle moment, perhaps accompanied by a hot drink.

More information and ordering details here:


Tuesday, 3 March 2015

New Department

For those who may or may not have picked up Thomas Shrubsole (Dissolving, Sub Loam) & Craig Tattersall's (Humble Bee, Cotton Goods) first release who might or may or may not have or perhaps will or will not or may in the future enjoy it or consider doing so and even those who haven't, please direct your attention additionally to a new, tripartite report from a new department initiated by the pair...

cast your browsers to the shelves in this direction - https://soundcloud.com/local-studies/thomas-shrubsole-craig-tattersall-new-album-preview

Additional details will surface no doubt, and will be photostatted here for the curious.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Sub Loam reviewed in The Wire

Sub Loam's latest was given favourable notice in the 2014 Rewind issue of The Wire magazine.

See below for more details:


For anyone intrigued in further exploring the tangled sonic undergrowth of the Sub Loam back catalogue the following titles are still available direct from dissolving

Sub Loam - Ruderal Memory (Henge 008)  £9.00

Sub Loam - A Concise Dictionary of Plants and Their Uses (Henge 010)  £9.00

Limited copies of the Unofficial Countryside release that features the Sub Loam piece reviewed in The Wire are also available from dissolving. 

Additionally, for anyone wanting to push on further towards related outer sonic reaches, other projects involving Thomas Shrubsole that are still available from dissolving include:

Space Capsule - Space Capsule (Henge 009) £9.00

T. Shrubsole - C. Tattersall - Cassette (Other Ideas OTC 002) £6.00

Prices do not include postage.

As always, mail for orders, enquiries, trades, etc.