Posts tagged as "feature"

Roger Eno & Brian Eno Interview with Víkingur Ólafsson

March 30, 2020

Brothers Roger Eno & Brian Eno have been making music together since 1983. The brothers first joined forces, in collaboration with Daniel Lanois, to write and record For All Mankind, the soundtrack to Al Reinert’s epic documentary about the Apollo moon missions. Music from this soundtrack was released as the critically acclaimed and hugely popular […]

Best Neo-Classical Piano Albums – Essential Listening

March 27, 2020

Neo-classical music takes the best bits of classical music, minimalism, electronica and experimental rock and mixes them up into a delicious sound-salad. The piano has played a central role in this musical movement, lending it’s wide expressive and tonal palette to a host of iconic albums. And so ZoneOut took on the difficult task of […]

'Sleep' – How Max Richter Taught The World To Relax

March 13, 2020

Article courtesy of uDiscover Music Award-winning composer and pianist Max Richter’s landmark eight-hour minimalist lullaby Sleep (2015) feels as though it were composed with World Sleep Day in mind. After all, Richter has staged a string of night-time performances (complete with beds for the audiences), during which he has performed the work for piano, string quintet, […]

Ella Macens – The Space Between Stars

March 10, 2020

Sydney-based Ella Macens is a fast-emerging composer with a passion for choral, orchestral and chamber music. Her eclectic and appealing style is influenced by a love of pop songwriting and her own Latvian heritage. Her music has been performed by such prestigious ensembles as the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Gondwana National Choirs, and the State Choir […]

Nat Bartsch – On Gender and Motherhood in Music

March 6, 2020

Nat Bartsch is a composer and pianist based in Melbourne, Australia. After graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts, Nat travelled to Europe to study with ECM label artists Tord Gustavsen and Nik Bärtsch. This experience influenced her aesthetic direction as Nat sought to discover her own essential voice as an artist. Nat’s reflective […]