Friday, December 9, 2016

A Word Of Explanation

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 around 30 albums up on Gavin John Baker's  Bandcamp page. This includes music by most 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

Billy Mahonie, Jet Johnson , Höglin Baker & Enslave The Zombie all now have their own bandcamp pages:
Billy Mahonie bandcamp
Jet Johnson bandcamp
Höglin Baker bandcamp
Enslave The Zombie bandcamp

January 2018

Höglin Baker's covers album is out now. Höglin Baker's Old Timey Mix.
Out for download on Big Pink Records.

Big Pink Records Shop:
Höglin Baker's bandcamp:
Listen on spotify:

Contact me directly to get a hold of a handmade CDr version plus bonus songs.

12 songs: The Werewolf, The Battle Of The Somme, The Roving Gambler. Reiselått Etter Gamle Kleven, Gum Tree Canoe, Steam Powered Aereo Plane, Linda-Kia, Battleship Of Maine, The Hills Of Greenmore, Leaning On The Everlasting Arms, Don't let Your Deal Go Down, Shady Grove.
Dave Baker (vocal, mandolin), Gavin Baker (vocal, guitar), Stefan Höglin (5-string banjo).

January 2018

A new album by Gavin John Baker is set for an early February release. Night In The Open consists of 10 songs and will be released by Folk Archive Records. Its a folk pop record.

November 2017

Billy Mahonie are reuniting for a 20th anniversary concert on November 18th in London. We are playing at Mirth Marvel And Maud in Walthamstow at a special event celebrating the publication of the post rock book by Fearless by Jeanette Leech published by Jawbone Press.

The gig entitled Fearless is part of the The End festival. A week and two days of superb music shows all across London from 16th November to 24th including David Thomas Broughton, McAlmont and Butler, Hawk and loads more.

The bill for the Fearless evening includes: Black Peaches + RM Hubbert + Land Observations + Billy Mahonie + Ilk + Kompromat + Jeanette Leach + David Callahan (Moonshake/The Wolfhounds) + I-Ality HiFi Djs + Right Hand Left Hand.

Doors are at 5.00pm. First live music at 5.30pm. BM stage time 9.00pm 

October 2017

Gavin John Baker's new album Rise With The Sun is now out as CD with on  Reverb Worship.
Also available digitally on Big Pink Records Klicktrack Spotify iTunes Bandcamp

September 2017

Three tunes from Höglin Baker's forthcoming album entitled Höglin Baker's Old Timey Mixture are now available via Höglin Baker's new bandcamp page.  The album is a covers album of old timey, folk and country music. Due for an autumn release.

The album has 15 tracks performed by Dave Baker, Stefan Höglin and Gavin Baker. The track listing is: The Werewolf, The Battle Of The Somme, The Roving Gamble, Reiselått Etter Gamle Kleve, Battleship Of Maine, Linda-Kia, Don't Let Your Deal Go Down, The Time Has Passed, Kari Pers Polska, The Hills Of Greenmore, Gumtree Canoe, Leaning On The Everlasting Arms, Steam-Powered Aereoplane, Hippies And Cops, Shady Grove.

August 2017

Out now a new album recorded in collaboration with David CW Briggs.
A Meal For Two out now on Reverb Worship as a CD and digitally on Spotify, iTunes, Klicktrack and direct from Big Pink Records.
It's also available via Gavin John Baker bandcamp & David CW Briggs bandcamp now.

It includes 12 slices of alt-folk slightly psychedelic pop and rock. Drums by my son Albert Baker.
Three videos from the album are up on youtube: Stung By A Bee, Have You Decided Who I Am To Be & Who Knows Where The Times Goes can be heard and seen here:

Soem reviews:
Bliss Aquamarine
The Sunday Experience

July 2017

Gavin John Baker's new album Rise With The Sun is released digitally on July 28th 2017 on Big Pink Records.
Listen and download here: Big Pink Records Klicktrack Spotify iTunes Bandcamp
The album will get a physical release on CD on Reverb Worship in September 2017.

June 2017

Höglin Baker have finished a new album entitled Old Timey Mixture. An album of 15 cover versions of our favourite artists. Due for release in the autumn 2017. Recorded in 2016 and 2017. More details soon.

May 2017

New EP by Enslave The Zombie entitled Pumpkinhead is now available.
Six tunes of heavy rock and dumb ass metal.
Out now via Enslave The Zombie bandcamp

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 Record

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:
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.

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

August 2016

Höglin Baker now have a website:
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

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