Group: Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins with Crook&Flail
Author and narrator: Alan Moore
Photography and art direction: Mitch Jenkins
Soundtrack: Adam ‘Doseone‘ Drucker and Andy Broder (Crook&Flail) featuring Zack Hill, Mike Patton, Justin Broadrick, Stuart Braithewaite
Design: Paul Chessell
- 2 x 180g black 12″ vinyl LP- Full 2 hour Unearthing audio.
- 1 x 180g white 12″ vinyl EP – Instrumental highlights from the score.
- 3 x CD – Digital format of Unearthing audio and EP.
- Photo portrait of Alan Moore by Mitch Jenkins, printed on archival paper.
- Poster of ‘The Romans’ taken from a scene in the story.
- Dot-matrix printed transcript replicating Alan Moore’s original.
Unearthing is a multimedia project – an epic yet personal story written by Alan Moore concerning his friend Steve Moore (no relation), their immersion in British Science Fiction, magic and his psychogeographical location at the heart of Shooters Hill in London. This is narrated over a musical score by Crook&Flail and guests, with images from award-winning photographer Mitch Jenkins.
The musical score for Unearthing is produced by Crook&Flail, a partnership between Andrew Broder and Adam Drucker. Broder is the multi-instrumentalist behind the band Fog whilst Drucker’s adventures under his Doseone solo guise – and within cLOUDDEAD, Themselves and Subtle – have seen him explore spoken word and the outer reaches of rap. Together the pair have enlisted an impressive array of talented collaborators, including; Stuart Braithwaite of Scottish post-rockers Mogwai, drummer Zach Hill from acclaimed experimental band Hella, the trailblazing and prolific Justin Broadrick of Napalm Death, Godflesh and Jesu and pioneering alternative rock hero and Faith No More frontman Mike Patton.
“The men of Unearthing are only marginally of this plane of existence, and what they’ve created is positively out of this world.” Onion AV Club
“A tribute to a colleague and mentor and a demonstration that Moore has transcended the boundaries of the graphic novel” New York Times
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