19th December Its Her Factory Xmas Do!


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New 3″ CD/digital EP…and a last minute reminder for All Hallows

Firstly,  a new Ashtray Navigations EP “Neon Eating Stationary Planes”! Hard to listen to but conceptually impeccable! Lessons learned from the Mechanical Abrasions era applied to drum-free aesthetics! So many layers you’ll freeze in your footsteps! The guitar parts went down first! That kind of thing, you get the picture. here it be in all its glory


Secondly, last call for halloween! last call for halloween! face-ache

halloween poster

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new release! IONBRIDGED 5″ lathe cut

Ashtray Navigations – Ionbridged

side A : Domains Of The Bridged Day

side B : Ion Filings

5″ lathe cut in luxury package…edition of 33 copies

La Bois Records…Part 3 of “The 2 Minutes Symphonies” Series


£17 plus postage from us…not too many copies available. If you want one, get in touch quick!

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TRISTES TROPIQUES virtual reissue!


here! almost 20 years since it was recorded…

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INSECT DESCENT virtual reissue!


here! almost ten years since it was recorded

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Ashtray Navigations DJ set (era-specific psych classics) at this tomorrow! Monkees HEAD screening.



And, remember, nobody lends money to a man with a sense of humour.


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Zoom Up! CDs arrived


Will be sent out to all pre-orderers on saturday 17th. Got yours yet? they’re running low

here   or get in touch if you don’t like bandcamp

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New download/upcoming CDR…ZOOM UP!!!

Exactly 24 years of Ashtray Navigations is commiserated with…a new album! First for 2018. Digital available right now, CDR version upcoming in a couple of weeks but available for pre-order. Usual shiny mountain of FM, digital and analogue synthesis, rivmic pulsations and hot jet guitar, that kind of thing. Mixed and mastered on real old fashioned plastic audio tape, just like in ye aulde dayees for maximum crunch. Find out what we’re doing ‘cos we’re still doing it at zoom up.


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Shows this week with Laraaji, Cam Deas Videodrones and Dinosaur Jr!

As we get towards Christmas, we’re finishing off the year with a couple of shows. Tomorow night in Copenhagen with Laraaji, Cam Deas and Videodrones. It’s being put on by the nice people at Festival of Endless Gratitude and will all be happening at the Koncertkirken on Blågårds Pl. 

On Thursday we’re honoured to have been invited to support Dinosaur Jr again, this time in Manchester at Gorilla. Tickets are sold out unfortunately, but if you’re going we’ll see you there!

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Italian shows! Turin, Milan and Bologna Nov 2nd-4th

We’re grateful and proud to announce that Ash Nav has been awarded a STEP Beyond travel grant from the European Cultural Foundation to enable us to play in Italy in November, with the assistance of Giardiano Magnetico and Islands collective! We’ll be appearing in Turin, Milan and Bologna!


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