Friday, December 9, 2016

A Word Of Explanation

First off... don't pay any attention to the blog posting dates on this blog, they are without meaning.

This blog is a discography for musician Gavin John Baker. As well as various solo releases he has made music with the following bands: Billy Mahonie, Jet Johnson, Glider, Meets Guitar, The Baker Boys, Columbian Hi-Rise, The Durells, The Smith and Baker Band, Von Block, Radio 9, Sightseers, Höglin Baker and Enslave The Zombie


There are over 45 albums up on Gavin John Baker's  Bandcamp page. This includes music by all the bands Gavin has been involved with.

Unlabel also have a number of Gavin John Baker and related albums on their bandcamp page.


Gavin John Baker bandcamp
Gavin John Baker soundcloud
Gavin John Baker twitter
Gavin John Baker facebook
Gavin John Baker this is my jam
Gavin John Baker instagram




October 2016



The Höglin Baker debut album Once Upon is now available as a physical CD and to stream and download.

Follow this link to stream and download on iTunes / Spotify / Tidal / Amazon / Klicktrack

Once Upon Phonofile link

Or buy it direct from Big Pink Records

The CD version comes in a card sleeve and costs 100kr + postage.
Postage within Norway (where we live) is 20kr. Other countries will be a cheap as humanly possible.If you would like to buy a copy please contact us via or by email: hoglinbaker@gmail.com
We will let you know how much the postage will be and the best way to make payment. We can receive payment via vipps, paypal, via a norwegian bank account or via an english bank account.

http://hoglinbaker.com

Tunes from the album can be heard at the Höglin Baker soundcloud page.



August 2016

Höglin Baker now have a website: www.hoglinbaker.com.
They also have a youtube channel now: Höglin Baker youtube
And a facebook and soundcloud page.






May 2016

Gavin John Baker is featured on a new CD and download compilation from Unlabel entitled Undefined. A twenty-four track compilation celebrating 20 years of the label. The tune With A Nod from the album It Took A Thousand Years To Make... is featured. Congratulations Unlabel!

 



February 2016

A new release by Gavin John Baker on Rotations entitled Tiger Smile is out now.
Twelve tunes of acoustic guitar and vocal.


Available as a bandcamp download now: Tiger Smile




January 2016

A new release by Gavin John Baker on Rotations entitled White Stone Trail is out now.
Ten tunes of acoustic guitar and vocal.


Available as a bandcamp download now: White Stone Trail




December 2015

Gavin and his 6 year old son Albert Baker have formed a metal band named Enslave The Zombie.
Albert Baker plays drums and sings and Gavin Baker on guitar and bass.
The duo released a debut EP in December 2015 entitled Death Moon via their bandcamp site.
Enslave The Zombie Death Moon EP bandcamp










please email me here if you have a question or something:
gavinjohnbaker@gmail.com

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Bands


The Baker Boys

The Baker Boys is a traditional folk and old timey music duo featuring Dave Baker (mandolin, vocal) and Gavin Baker (guitar) with assistance from Caroline Nesbø (vocal).
The Baker Boys bandcamp
The Baker Boys soundcloud
The Baker Boys discography
The Baker Boys myspace





Billy Mahonie

Billy Mahonie, instrumental rock band, consisted of Gavin Baker (guitar), Hywell Dinsdale (bass, guitar), Kevin Penney (bass), Howard Monk (drums) from 1997 and 2001. Between 2002 and 2004 Dinsdale and Penney were replaced by Anthony Barratt (guitar) and Duncan Brown (bass). From 2005 to 2010 the band was Baker and Monk in the studio and the original line up for live shows.
Billy Mahonie bandcamp
Billy Mahonie soundcloud
Billy Mahonie discography
Billy Mahonie facebook
Billy Mahonie youtube
Billy Mahonie twitter
Billy Mahonie myspace
Billy Mahonie wikipedia





Columbian Hi-Rise

Gavin played with Columbian Hi-Rise between 1996 and 1998. The band were Neil Childs (guitar, vocal), Gavin Baker (guitar), Jon Foster (bass, piano), Tom Graham (drums). They self released an album in 1998.
Colmbian Hi-Rise bandcamp
Columbian Hi-Rise discography

 


The Durells

The Durells was a minimal noise and electronica project with Gavin Baker on his own.
The Durells bandcamp
The Durells soundcloud
The Durells discography
The Durells myspace




 

Enslave The Zombie
Formed in late 2015, Enslave The Zombie is a metal band consisting of Albert Baker (drums, vocals) and Gavin Baker (guitar, bass). They released an EP via their bandcamp page in December 2015.
Enslave The Zombie bandcamp
Enslave The Zombie patial discography




Gavin John Baker

In the last seven years Gavin Baker has released a number of solo albums. A mix of solo acoustic guitar and acoustic drone music.
Gavin John Baker bandcamp
Gavin John Baker soundcloud
Gavin John Baker twitter
Gavin John Baker facebook
Gavin John Baker discography
Gavin John Baker myspace




Glider

Glider played laid back instrumental post rock and were made up of Gavin Baker (guitar, bass) and Pascal Asselin (drums).
Glider bandcamp
Glider soundcloud
Glider discography
Glider myspace





Höglin Baker

Formed in 2015 this is a country and newgrass duo comprising of Gavin Baker (guitar, vocal) and Stefan Höglin (banjo). They released a debut album accompanied by Dave Baker (mandolin) in October 2016.
Höglin Baker website
Höglin Baker at Big Pink Records
Höglin Baker bandcamp
Höglin Baker facebook
Höglin Baker soundcloud
Höglin Baker youtube




Jet Johnson

Jet Johnson, indie folky pop outfit, has been Caroline Nesbø (vocal, guitar, bass) and Gavin Baker (guitar) joined by numerous members over the years: Howard Monk (drums), Kevin Penney (bass), Hywell Dinsdale (drums), Ian Scanlon (bass, vocal), Kevin Smith (drums), Guri Hummelsund (bass), Anthony Barratt (bass, drums), Charles Wilson (drums), Tore Skjulstad Bryhni (bass, vocal), Øyvind Glamo (drums) and Karl Fredrik Alnes (drums).
Jet Johnson bandcamp
Jet Johnson soundcloud
Jet Johnson discography
Jet Johnson myspace





Meets Guitar

Meets Guitar was Gavin Baker (vocal, guitar, bass) in solo guise playing alternative country rock music with help from Caroline Nesbø (bass, vocal), and at various times: Kevin Smith (drums), Howard Monk (drums), Tom Cullinan (drums).
Meets Guitar bandcamp
Meets Guitar soundcloud
Meets Guitar discography
Meets Guitar mypace





Radio 9

Between November 2011 and June 2013 Gavin Baker was a member of Radio 9, a krautrock band based once in London but now in Oslo. The band has had lots of members over the years, the one constant party being Leon Muraglia (guitar, bass, vocal). The line up at this point was Leon, Christian Næss (drums, vocals, lap top) and Gavin Baker (bass, guitar).
Radio 9 site
Radio 9 bandcamp
Radio 9 soundcloud
Radio 9 twitter
Radio 9 facebook
Radio 9 myspace
Radio 9 partial discography




Sightseers

In April 2013 Gavin formed Sightseers with Vegard Eggum (guitar, vocal) and Christian Børke (drums, keyboards etc) both of the band Meadows & Io. The band play dirty bluesy krautrock and are currently working on an album.
Sightseers live footage
Sightseers discography




The Smith And Baker Band

The Smith and Baker Band is an instrumental rock duo comprising of Gavin Baker (guitar, bass) and Kevin Smith (drums).
The Smith and Baker band bandcamp
The Smith and Baker Band soundcloud
The Smith and Baker Band discography
The Smith And Baker Band facebook
The Smith and Baker Band myspace





Von Block

Von Block, a quirky heavy rock band, consisting of Gavin Baker (guitar), Ole Jørgen Bardal (saxophone), Jørgen Thorbjørnsen (bass) and Tom Byermoen (drums).
Von Block bandcamp
Von Block soundcloud
Von Block discography
Von Block myspace