A project created to share and support the music we believe in, A Lonely Ghost Burning aims to exist in the interests of listeners and artists alike. Discovery. Community. Honesty. Pleasantness.

Our Compilations

Carefully curated and free to download, our compilations aim to serve, quite simply, as an introduction into the new albums, EPs and demos that we like.

Oneiric Escapism

Latest: Vol. 1 (007)
Quiet and loud, sparse and busy, electronic and experimental, the Oneiric Escapism series is a mix of atmospheric delights, each of its tracks, and the records they come from, capable of transporting the listener into another time or place. Perhaps even both.

Beautiful Songwriting

Latest: Vol. 3 (006)
Featuring: Flower Face / Jjiraf / Cara Mitchell / I Am The Sky / Maddy Sleigh / Haley Galliano / Claire Cronin / Mari Joyce / Richard Allen / Jason Howell / Conversations


Latest: Vol. 3 (005)
Featuring; Creeper / Amanda X / Brightside / TrunkWeed / Rational Anthem / The Creeps / The Brats / Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves / The Flippants / Pillow Fight / Good News / MerylStreep / Long Knives / Southern Radio / The Valley Ends

Our Interviews

In-depth and conducted with genuine interest, our interviews strive to explore the character, hopes, fears, motivations and creative process of the person behind the artistry, providing a humanistic rather than consumerist insight into the work they produce.

a million creatures

Getting to Know #03
The solo project of New York resident Molly Murphy, a million creatures (all lowercase) appeared on Volume. 2 of our Beautiful Songwriting series, her captivating vocals and superior storytelling prowess having combined to allow latest EP, Fugitives, to leave a lasting and thought-provoking impression. I recently caught up with Molly, who gave a fascinating and in-depth insight into the connection between her self and her creative output, discussing the process driven nature of her work, the importance of storytelling and her interest in the darker yet hopeful side of the human experience.


Getting to Know #02
Blessed with an utterly mesmeric, immaculately controlled voice and in possession of a seemingly infinite creativity, Becki Whitton is as compelling an artist as one is likely to find. Through her first solo project, Aphir, she appeared on Volume. 1 of our Beautiful Songwriting series, her debut EP, Invirtue, and its follow-up, Abandon, both making full use of her vocal and imaginative talents to introduce a wonderfully contemporary flavour to choral music. I recently caught up with Becki, who spoke of what Aphir means to her, ill-advised dancing and the potential difficulties of having an Australian accent. I make no apologies for saying that she appeared a truly kindred spirit and was an absolute delight to talk with.

Kind Words

'The Beautiful Songwriting collections are a refreshing glimpse into the diverse artistry of singer/songwriters gracing today’s music industry...'

- Aura 32 (January 2015)

'... the Beautiful Songwriting compilation is well worth a look as well, especially if you’re a fan of slow, haunting, mostly-acoustic tracks that rely mainly on a great voice above all else. Normally I’d consider ‘beautiful’ in a compilation title a possible over exaggeration, but it’s wholly fitting in this case...'

- Craig Reviews Music (March 2014)

'I didn’t know any of the artists on the album [Beautiful Songwriting Vol. 3], but I loved every single song... They [the voices] were soft and combined with the guitar in the songs, it made me feel as if I was in heaven... I could listen to it all day.'

- Endeavour (December 2014)

'... this [Alt/Punk Vol. 2] is a compilation put together for the love of it and it shows.'

- Scene Better Days (April 2014)

'... this album [Alt/Punk Vol. 2] is overgrown with excellent new music. If you like punk rock in any capacity, A Lonely Ghost Burning's Alt/Punk will serve well.'

- Project Burnt (March 2014)

Special Thanks

To anyone who has shown an interest in this project, helped it along in some way, parted with money to show appreciation for it, downloaded/streamed any of the releases.

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