GIL DE RAY release single: INCANTATIONS: 29th September via State 51.


“It’s Johnny Thunders meets old school indie Primal Scream, via the balearics.”   COLD LIPS

The four-piece’s debut album Riot of Sound received Album of the Week at Rough Trade last year and album of the day on Q.  GIL DE RAY supported Dr John Cooper Clarke recently and toured in Japan and the US supporting Little Barrie.

GIL DE RAY are: Mikey Buckley (Desert Ships) on guitar, Jody Moroney on drums, Dr. Paco on bass, and singer, Gil De Ray, originally from Glasgow, a prolific writer and artist, who’s recorded John Martin, and others.

INCANTATIONS was recorded and mixed at Lovebuzz Studios.

PENNY SUICIDE single to follow before the new album, and other singles include: STARBURGER BLUES, + SHIT CITY featuring Barrie Cadogan of LITTLE BARRIE.

Gil makes films for his releases, but others too: Magic Magic, Gentle Cycle, Little Barrie: kinda psychedelic Douglas Hart road movies. WATCH INCANTATIONS ON:


See his artwork: www.instagram.com/gil_de_ray/

Gil has two other projects currently in production: DREAM PIRATE with Pat Whelan (Bella Union), kinda Devendra Banhart/Isaac Hayes/folk raw…And FOCKE-WULF, a more electronic project, with Parisian/Helsinki habitee, Benjamin Goursot.

GIL DE RAY are excited to announce a forthcoming collaboration with Ashes to Ashes, the cult Japanese clothing company who collab with  Anton Newcombe, Tim Burgess, Primal Scream et al.



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