Ian Humberstone ‎– Occultural Creatures Vol. I: Black Dog Traditions Of England

Folklore Tapes ‎– FTOCI
Vinyl, LP, Album
Box Set, Limited Edition, Numbered

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A1 Black Dog Summons
Gong [Clock Gongs] – Ian Humberstone
A2 The Barguest Of Dob Park Lodge
Cymbal [Cymbals], Loops [Tape Loops], Other [Delay] – Ian HumberstoneHarp [Domestic Harps], Carillon [Carillon Cyclical Wheel], Saw [Saw Frame] – David Chatton Barker
A3 The Black Dog Of Uplyme
Musical Box [Music Box], Synthesizer – Ian HumberstoneNarrator [Story Told By] – Peter Dench
A4 The Legend Of Black Vaughan
Gong [Clock Gongs], Cymbal [Cymbals], Piano, Synthesizer, Toy Piano [Toy Piano Coils] – Ian Humberstone
A5 The Procession At Black Dog Village
Harmonium, Melodica, Piano, Synthesizer – Ian Humberstone
B1 Tales Of Black Shuck
Narrator [Story Told By] – Malcolm BusbyPiano, Synthesizer – Ian Humberstone
B2 The Barguest Of Troller's Gill
Harp [Domestic Harps], Saw [Saw Frame] – David Chatton BarkerSynthesizer, Loops [Tape Loops], Other [Delay] – Ian Humberstone
B3 The Black Dog Of Newgate
Carillon [Carillon Cyclical Wheel] – David Chatton BarkerHarmonium, Synthesizer – Ian HumberstoneNarrator [Story Told By] – Richard Jones (39)
B4 Watchdogs Of The Wambarrows
Other [Bowed Goblets and Vases], Chimes, Synthesizer, Loops [Tape Loops], Other [Delay] – Ian Humberstone
1 The Spectre Hound
Film Technician [16MM and OHP Projections] – David Chatton Barker

Companies, etc.



Embossed, hand-numbered and hand-stamped box set in 500 copies containing a LP, a DVDr 12-minute film by David Chatton Barker, a full-colour 80-page book by Ian Humberstone, two risograph posters, a postcard and a download code, plus an additional cassette version of the project audio in a screen printed sleeve (limited to the first 100 copies and also hand-numbered).
Field recordings for "Black Dog Summons" taken at Blythburgh church on 08.04.2015.
Field recordings for "The Procession at Black Dog Village" taken at the crossroads in Black Dog Village on 15.04.2015.
Field recordings for "The Barguest of Troller's Gill" taken at Troller's Gill on 24.5.2015.
"The Black Dog of Uplyme" story told by Peter Dench, proprietor of the Old Black Dog guesthouse, recorded in Uplyme on 16.04.2015.
"Tales of Black Shuck" story told by Malcolm Busby, Cambridgeshire storyteller, recorded in Burwell on 09.04.2015.
"The Black Dog of Newgate" story told by Richard Jones, London storyteller and tour guide, recorded in an alley near Dead Man's Walk in Newgate on 04.06.2015.
Pieced together in the Nook, Edinburgh, throughout 2015.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): 139386E1/B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): 139386E2/A

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