the flood

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An evocative and experimental soundscape for electric guitar, Yamaha CX5 and tape, recorded in 1985.
Listen to Ricky Gardiner’s signature melodic dreamscape  and atmospheric intensity. 
Running Time : 16.50
Performed and composed by Ricky Gardiner 
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Ricky Gardiner 1993 Photo Virginia A Scott

The Revox

The Flood Vintage cover Virginia Scott
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David Bowie Low Sessions 1976

David Bowie Low sessions at the Chateau d’Herouville 1976, featuring all the band and Tony Visconti and Brain Eno, kids and crew.

Behind the scenes photos by Ricky Gardiner’s Nikkormat camera and Kodachrome film.

Music: Night/ Songs for the Electric Ricky Gardiner and Virginia Scott

Dr Hook Margate 1975

Ricky Gardiner at Margate with Dr Hook Nayland Rock Hotel 1975

Photos: Virginia Scott and Ricky Gardiner

 

the fraserburgh negatives

In 1971 Beggars Opera spent 2 weeks in Fraserburgh rehearsing their set with the mellotron and preparing for the recording of Waters of Change at a remote farmhouse. Here are some images digitised from Colin MacFarlane’s original photographs of the people we met there at that time including band members :
Ricky Gardiner
Raymond Wilson
Virginia Scott
Martin Griffiths
Alan Park
Gordon Sellar