Ash Castles on the Ghost Coast are a duo comprised of Shawn McMillen and Heather Murray, originally from Galveston, TX where their sole CD was recorded. In 1996, they relocated to Austin where they continued to record for the next two years. They played one live show in 1996 at Mary Jane's in Houston. They are currently inactive, although many unreleased recordings exist. Shawn performed in the defunct & barely documented Iron Kite, and has also played & recorded with the Abrasion Ensemble.