Artists pay tribute to The Caretaker on 100-track charity compilation Memories Overlooked

All digital proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Ambient great Leyland James Kirby is currently in the midst his three-year, six-album series, Everywhere at the end time, bringing his influential project The Caretaker to an end. Now over 90 artists have come together for Memories Overlooked, a 100-track charity compilation paying tribute to his distinct work.

The compilation began as a tribute release curated by vaporwave master Nmesh, aka Alex Koenig and inspired by The Caretaker’s exploration memory loss, nostalgia and dementia distorted pre-war ballroom music. Echoing the concept Everywhere, the compilation aims to replicate dementia by gradually degrading over its 100 track run.

“The project began as a compilation for the fans, by the fans,” Koenig says in a statement share with the release. “Yet upon receiving numerous submissions from artists whose family members had battled with dementia, it seemed to take on a more meaningful purpose.”

All the digital proceeds from Memories Overlooked will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association who lead research on ending Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, as well as improving care for those currently living with them.

Memories Overlooked is out October 27 and will be released later this year in a four-cassette box. Pre-order here and watch a trailer for it below.


01. New Shoppe – Some day (things will get better)
02. qualchan. – Will i see you tonight?
03. /Zarathrusta – Where was that place we were at where the other people live
04. Bonus Fruit – The ships are leaving
05. Memoirs – The age reason
06. Snakepiss – The ghost stefan von bon bon bobo
07. Treasure Hunt – Bushwood
08. Aeon Lost – The Colorado lounge
09. Incarta’95 – Longing
10. パラレルドリーマー – Faceless reflection
11. Furaito – I am not the caretaker, I was only dancing while I slept
12. Geordie Southen – I can’t stand seeing you like this
13. Arciplun – Esoteric abyss
14. Diamondstein – Nickelodeon
15. aubdat – The faded scent perfume
16. V//Tomo – The haze begins to fill the cracks
17. Prisoner Pig – J’oublie les détails sordides
18. Thomas Santucci – The seventh stroke a key
19. reef frequent – Still drowning
20. leaaves – It’s such a tragic world we leave behind
21. Jacques le Boulanger – Begin the beguine
22. 猫シ Corp. – Palm mall (1964)
23. METAPRISE APPLICATIONS – Cubicle nap brings dreams cryptomnesia
24. Memoirs – Hold me in paradise
25. F nT sm – Full bliss
26. Meat Fairy – Bye bye, blackbird
27. Fed Lithe – Bee mee moo fru hig sul
28. albinotron – The walls are talking
29. Ben Zimmerman – Olde school
30. Lo Five – Roundelay
31. Flown – I only want to talk
32. Furaito – Portland
33. KMRD Radio – Crumbling regime
34. Aeon Lost – The red room
35. Devaso House – Cranial capacity research
36. First Kings – And the dead end in every face
37. BLEECH – Blueprint skyline
38. You, the End – Now you’re fading memory, and that’s just fine
39. Subversive Intentions – Clouds in the mountains, fog in the forest
40. Kotekan – …And one year less
41. Memoirs – Home
42. Ancient Loops – Does your memory stray to a bright summer day?
43. mr_jeep – The sinking the titanic
44. PowerPCME – Conversations
45. cubus – Even though the ground is steep we cannot fail to reach the sky
46. Chris Kiehne – Blue ghost
47. Ancient Loops – As dark as the night
48. APOXUPON – In my dreams you don’t need a name
49. Broken Machine Films presents… – Haunted beachline
50. Captain Ersatz – Bless our empty dreams
51. St_rD_st – The funland that doesn’t exist
52. roboleptic – Caretaken
53. Confusician – Meditation under cobwebs (1917 version)
54. R0x4ry – Dance until our bodies drop
55. The Grateful Dead UK – Futur antérieur (for Mark Fisher)
56. Mute Channel – It’s time
57. dreyt nien – Ten seconds
58. Ghost Dope – 0909 (Imagine me gone)
59. Auberge – From Timbuktu to Portland, Maine. or Portland, Oregon for that matter
60. m a l i b l u e : ( – Dissociative
61. Sarnadas – No land (edit)
62. VHSテープリワインダー – Blossoms
63. Ancient Loops – The melody love
64. Kamulja – Demend
65. Tyler Mathoyi – Ciel terne
66. Nmesh – Spirits for coping with spirits
67. Dorosoto – Moonlight factory blues
68. Aeon Lost – The gold room
69. Jude Frankum – One more dance
70. Hex-A-Decimal – And my spirit slipped through the concrete and flesh
71. International Debris – Further back than I care to remember
72. PZA – Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here
73. Sepha – Abandoned
74. Mim Ilk – Upraise
75. black_ops – Perdition
76. Pray For Triangle Zero – Field dawn
77. Wry One – Let go
78. 企業災害 – ラジオドリフト
79. anmlmthr – Church090829
80. THESANITY] – Who threw that ham?
81. Broken Machine Films presents… – My and heighty II
82. My Reaper – Still haunted
83. HCMJ – Wintermond
84. Steel Diamonds – Thoughtless
85. Auberge – Life above the sea at a moment’s glance
86. Tsunxmi – Hikikomori
87. Well – Leave the discussion at this point
88. Sepha – Dragged
89. St_rD_st – The candy shop within the mist
90. Broken Machine Films presents… – My and heighty I
91. Nevhar Anhar – Ballad the slow mist
92. 無限 Existence – Prime number
93. Jónó Mí Ló – La lutte
94. The Agromaniac – The ashtray echo
95. Auberge – To affirm into vivacity solitude
96. fdsdf – A dim light beneath the water
97. The CF Corporation – Blackstone
98. Ghost Dope – 0505050505050505
99. THUGWIDOW – De natura sonoris 3
100. Austin Godburn – Reflection

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