Posts tagged as "composer"

Ólafur Arnalds Interview – Recording His New Album ‘some kind of peace’

November 6, 2020

Icelandic composer and producer Ólafur Arnalds has been at the vanguard of contemporary instrumental music for over a decade. A punk drummer turned ambient pianist (thanks in part to a supportive grandmother), Ólafur’s music has been streamed over one BILLION times (yes, with a B). Ólafur’s intimate compositions and organic production style have thrived in […]

Pyramiden – 'Saudade da Gaia' and The Lost Soviet Town

September 23, 2020

‘Saudade da Gaia’ is a new collaborative short film featuring the music of Joep Beving, poetry by Liza Boston, and imagery of the mysterious, abandoned Soviet town of Pyramiden – beautifully captured by photographer and director Jonathan May. ZoneOut’s Paul Dougherty spoke with Joep Beving, and Liza Boston and Jonathan May of Wolf Tide Films […]

Redi Hasa Interview – The Stolen Cello

September 15, 2020

Redi Hasa is best known to global audiences as the cellist for Italian composer Ludovico Einaudi. Hasa’s cello can be heard on Einaudi’s ambitious Seven Days Walking project. As a young man Redi Hasa was caught up in the Albanian conflict of the early 90s. He would go on to find a new life in Italy with […]

some kind of peace – A New Album From Ólafur Arnalds

August 31, 2020

Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and composer Ólafur Arnalds has announced his new album, some kind of peace, out November 6th on UK label Mercury KX. The lead lead single ‘We Contain Multitudes (from home)’ and accompanying music video are out now. Pre-order some kind of peace (vinyl, download, streaming) SOME KIND OF PEACE some kind of peace […]

Einaudi Undiscovered – A New Collection of Hidden Gems and Unreleased Tracks

August 18, 2020

Groundbreaking composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi has announced his new collection, Einaudi Undiscovered (Decca Records), will be released on 18 September 2020. The new album features a selection of hidden gems, highlights and previously unreleased tracks, personally selected by Ludovico Einaudi from throughout his 25-year career. Pre-order the exclusive blue vinyl edition of Einaudi Undiscovered via […]

'Back To The Sky' – A New Single from Ólafur Arnalds feat. JFDR

August 15, 2020

Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and producer Ólafur Arnalds has released a single and music video, ‘Back To The Sky’ featuring the fellow Icelander JFDR. ‘Back To The Sky’ follows Arnalds’ 2018 album re:member, a technological triumph featuring his ground-breaking, patented, self-playing and semi-generative Stratus Pianos, which he supported on a 140+ date world tour in 2018-19, selling […]

Lambert – The Man, Behind The Mask, Behind The Piano

July 10, 2020

Lambert is the masked man at the piano – a phantom haunting the space between romance and pop culture. A character without a history, Lambert guides the listener on an intimate, haunting emotional journey through music. Get to know Lambert – the man, behind the mask, behind the piano… Stream the essential Lambert What goes […]

Ennio Morricone, Italian film composer (1928-2020)

July 7, 2020

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. During an extraordinary professional career which spanned more than six decades, Morricone composed over 500 scores for cinema and television and over 100 original musical works. He is one of only two film composers in history to have received the honorary Academy Award […]

'Voices' – A New Project By Max Richter

June 26, 2020

Hailed as a “modern day musical genius” by The Line of Best Fit, internationally renowned composer, pianist, producer and collaborator, Max Richter is one of today’s most influential artists. Through his ground-breaking works, captivating recordings and innovative performances, he has forged new paths in contemporary music and culture – garnering awards, critical acclaim and surpassing […]