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Message and Method

This collaboration with Belbury Poly is the concluding single in the Ghost Box Study Series. Out on 16 October 2013 - pre-order from the Ghost Box shop.

Who we are

Jenny Angliss - vocalist

Sarah Angliss - composer, automatist and multi-instrumentalist (including theremin, saw, keyboard and Max/MSP)

Stephen Hiscock - composer and percussionist (including vibraphone, drums and berimbau)

Juice for the Baby

Our debut album from 2011 is a distillation of our early live set. Available on Bandcamp.

BFI Gothic – rehearsals in Brighton Electric studios

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Gigs, Music | No Comments
BFI Gothic – rehearsals in Brighton Electric studios

Over the last week, we’ve been locked away in Brighton Electric rehearsal studios, piecing together our Gothic happening for the BFI on Saturday 14th December. Here are some photos of us surrounded by automata, theremin, bells, keyboards and cable salad, taken by Gaynor Perry. In the photos you can see Sarah Angliss (composer, automatist and […]

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Vault – new music for silent Gothic treasures from the BFI National Archive

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in Gigs, Music | No Comments
Vault – new music for silent Gothic treasures from the BFI National Archive

The devil has the best tunes on Saturday 14 December when our collective will perform new music inspired by rarely seen Gothic silent films from the BFI National Archive. The music and films will be brought together for the first time in Vault: Music for Silent Gothic Treasures at BFI Southbank as part of the […]

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Message and Method

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Music | No Comments
Message and Method

Message and Method, Spacedog’s collaboration with Belbury Poly, is out on 16 October 2013 and you can pre-order it now on the Ghost Box website. The beautiful sleeve design by Julian House reflects the themes of this single: lost signals and Ada Lovelace’s poetical science. We’ve hugely enjoyed this excursion to Belbury and can’t wait […]

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Free winter chill

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Music | No Comments
Free winter chill

On Friday 21 December, Spacedog will be marking the longest night of the year and the last day of the Mayan calendar with a free performance in Brighton. In preparation for the coming apocalypse, we’re also giving away a few of our worldly goods, starting with a free track, Electric Lullaby: This curiosity mixes some […]

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Music for the end of time

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Gigs | No Comments
Music for the end of time

On the longest night of the year and the last day of the Mayan calendar, Spacedog will be performing music for the end of time. This is an evening when we’ll be experimenting with sound and responsive, projected visuals, as we perform live on vocals, theremin, laptop and vibes, accompanied by Hugo and other automata. […]

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Spacedog in Ghostbox Study Series

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Music | No Comments
Spacedog in Ghostbox Study Series

Spacedog are taking an excursion to Belbury Parish. Spacedog have been quiet of late as we’re working on various new studio projects (and Sarah has been composing for the National Theatre). Forthcoming projects include a 7″ single with Belbury Poly, due for release in Spring 2013 as part of the Ghostbox Study Series. This is […]

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Ed Wood and Spacedog at the Bristol Cube, 6 Oct

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Gigs | No Comments
Ed Wood and Spacedog at the Bristol Cube, 6 Oct

The beautiful Cube microplex cinema, Bristol, is 14 years old, and we’re joining them for a celebration on Saturday 6 October. We’ll be playing after a live screening of Ed Wood – Tim Burton’s tribute to Edward. D. Wood Jr, the ‘worst director of all time ‘.  We’ll be there with theremin, vocals, vibes and […]

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Wired percussion

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Gigs | No Comments
Wired percussion

After years quietly suffering theremin envy, Spacedog percussionist Stephen now has his own electronic effects machine. In some recent experiments, we’ve wired his bells to live video projections so his bell strikes can control part of the show. You can see this small electrical wonder in action on Sunday 30 September, when we’ll be playing […]

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Arts by the Sea Festival

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Gigs | No Comments
Arts by the Sea Festival

On 12 October, Spacedog and the mighty Professor Elemental will be fulfilling a life-long ambition to play on the end of a pier.  We’re joining forces for the Arts by the Sea Festival, Bournemouth. Book tickets here:  £7 (£6 concessions) or £12/£10 for a combined ticket with Paper Cinema Odyssey. As well as performing our […]

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Rocket Lolly (Edinburgh 15 April)

Posted by on Apr 11, 2012 in Gigs | No Comments
Rocket Lolly (Edinburgh 15 April)

For one night only, Spacedog and Project Moonbase are taking over the big, BIG screen at the Ghillie Dhu, Edinburgh, and showing vintage infrasonic terrors, smoking robots, mind control experiments, space age fashions, bizarre time and motion studies and other gems from the archives. A feast of scientific and technological curiosities on film, from 1900 […]

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Lovebytes Festival (Sheffield)

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012 in Gigs | No Comments
Lovebytes Festival (Sheffield)

This weekend, we’re heading to Sheffield to perform at the Megadork, an electronic cabaret for the city-wide Lovebytes Festival. The Angliss sisters will be there with vocals, theremin, keyboard and a few of our robot pals (Stephen is on tour with the Globe Theatre this month but will be joining us again in April). Our […]

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Bedtime story – featuring Hugo

Posted by on Jan 25, 2012 in Music, Video | No Comments

Our take on this traditional Hungarian folk song Apple, Apple is track 10 on the album Juice for the Baby. This video of the song features Spacedog front man Hugo, the 1930s ventriloquist’s dummy we wired up and roboticised after he was rescued from the attic of a dead magician. With apologies to the late, […]

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