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New 3″ CDr/digital MACHINE COOKIN

New MACHINE COOKIN extended play! first ASHTRAY of 2017! Also a 3″ CDR version limited to 50 copies, now available. Not done one of them in a while! COOKIN! Available on bandcamp, or of you don’t bandcamp, email us. Also … Continue reading

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Supporting HEXA at Howard Assembly Room this Friday

If you’re out in Leeds this weekend, we’re supporting  HEXA (Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart and Australian composer Lawrence English.) at Howard Assembly rooms on Friday 17th.  Hexa is “a sonic response to David Lynch’s The Factory Photographs.” It promises to … Continue reading

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New LP here! TO MAKE A FOOL ASK AND YOU ARE THE FIRST on Blackest Ever Black

Copies of our new LP have just arrived! We haven’t had time to add it to the shop yet but get in touch if you want one. It’ll be £12 plus postage from us. “Blackest Ever Black presents To Make … Continue reading

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Ashtray on the Beeb! Tomorrow!

We’ll be playing live on BBC Radio 3 tomorrow night, on Late Junction, if you’re up, tune in, or it’ll be on iplayer afterwards. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xhzyb “Late Junction is let loose in Southbank Centre, London, for a late-night party as part … Continue reading

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“To Make a Fool Ask, And You Are The First” new LP for pre-order.

“Blackest Ever Black presents To Make A Fool Ask, And You Are The First, the latest – and, for us, greatest – full-length entry in Ashtray Navigations’ uniquely important, uniquely sprawling – possibly sentient and self-multiplying – discography.   It … Continue reading

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Blackest Ever Black test pressing arrived!

Well what do you know, 2 announcements in one week! The Blackest Ever Black test pressings turned up on lunch break! Release date/more announcements on this soon…

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Upcoming shows, Tusk, Tor and Liverpool Psych

Not had an update in a while, just got back from enjoyable times in Glasgow at Glad Cafe and Supernormal Fest.  Thanks to all involved for making everything great. Here’s a video of our full set at Supernormal in case … Continue reading

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Tour and upcoming Glasgow show

Just getting sorted out for our Dutch/German tour with Mik Quantius (Embryo, etc.) that starts next Friday in Amsterdam.  Now might be a good time to flag up for Glasgow people that we are returning to Scotland after a barnstorming … Continue reading

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Ashtray/Memoirs releases stocked at Academy Records NYC

Good news for New York Ashtray fans- Academy Records in the Flatiron District are now stocking the first Mechanical Abrasions CDR, and other choice artefacts from the Memoirs of an Aesthete back catalogue.  Get in there quick! Also in stock … Continue reading

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New CDR – ASHTRAY NAVIGATIONS PRESENTS THE MECHANICAL ABRASIONS OF (Volume Two)

  A sequel emerges… Volume number two of sprightly juxtapositions of salty electronics and sweet sweet guitar/omnichord. And its even wilder than the first installment. Will we go for a third helping? Who knows, but the digital on numero deux … Continue reading

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