Demo Tracks and Info
‘Vanguard 1’ is the first major solo release by Andy Pickford since 2003 and a welcome return for the enigmatic UK synth maestro. As one of the most popular of the 1990’s UK ‘new wave’ of electronic music exponents, Andy Pickford’s music is characterised by strong rhythms and sequences, and above all, melodies and themes to die for!
To state that this album is a ‘stunning return’ would be a huge understatement – ‘Vanguard 1’ is mind blowing – a selection of 11 dynamic and expertly constructed, interlinked tracks that power into the senses like a juggernaut. Full of ideas and creativity, it’s utterly compelling!
As you’d expect the music is very melodic, with one memorable theme after the other demanding ‘repeat play’. Sequences and rhythms are tight, imaginative and contemporary, yet they don’t lose sight of Andy Pickford’s EM roots, even when flirting with the chill and electronica style vocal tracks that permeate this extraordinary album.
‘Vanguard 1’ is the first in a trilogy of releases planned on AD Music – with ‘2’ and ‘3’ already recorded. ‘Volume 2’ is scheduled for June 2016 release to coincide with Andy’s E-Scape 2016 appearance and ‘Volume 3’ will probably be released at the end of 2016.
The music featured on ‘Vanguard 1’ is beautifully produced and shows a maturity and expertise that will appeal to his existing fans and is sure to garner praise from the wider electronica/chill market.
Shipping Costs for CDs
Delivery costs are weight based….
UK 1st Class
- 1 CD £1.75
- 2 CDs £1.95
- 3 CDs £2.95
- 4 or more CDs £3.95
Europe and Ireland – 1st Class AirMail
- 1 CD £2.75
- 2 CDs £3.75
- 3 CDs £4.50
- 4 CDs £5.50
- 5 or more CDs £6.95
North and South America – 1st Class AirMail
- 1 CD £4.75
- 2 CDs £6.95
- 3 CDs £8.95
- 4 CDs £10.95
- 5 or more CDs £12.95
Rest of the World 1st Class Airmail
- 1 CD £4.75
- 2 CDs £5.95
- 3 CDs £7.75
- 4 CDs £8.75
- 5 or more CDs £9.95
Our ‘time to ship’ from the placing of your order is “immediate to 48 hours”, dependent only on whether you place your order on a weekday or at the weekend. We deliver anywhere in the world; usually 2-5 days in the UK, 5-10 days to Europe and 7-10 for the USA and the rest of the world.
MP3 and Flac files are available for download immediately after payment. You will receive an email containing links to download the zip files.
If you have any issues downloading, please contact us and we’ll re-send the download links.
Note to iOS uses
Apple iOS up to and including iOS 8 won’t download zip files in Safari. The easiest way around this is to download the zip files onto a computer and then open the zip and transfer the tracks into iTunes (just drag the folder onto the iTunes icon in the dock). Then sync the iOS device to iTunes in the normal way.
Alternatively, there are apps in the Apple App store that will open zip files directly on your iOS device (iPhone/iPad).
Buy single tracks on iTunes
Vanguard 1 on iTunes