Posts tagged as "producer"

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 […]

Ela Minus Announces Debut Album 'acts of rebellion'

September 11, 2020

Colombian electronic music artist Ela Minus has announced the release of her debut album, acts of rebellion, out 23 October on Domino. Performed, produced and recorded entirely by herself, acts of rebellion is a complex manifesto on simplicity, a call to fight, to live, to be present. It’s a collection about the personal as political […]

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 […]

'Intermittent Reinforcement' – Luke Howard and Tilman Robinson

August 28, 2020

Hot on the heels of his stunning All That Is Not Solid album of improvised piano pieces, and acclaimed The Sand That Ate The Sea soundtrack, Mercury KX will release a new 3-track EP from composer Luke Howard. The ambient, melancholy Dark Angels EP and first single ‘Intermittent Reinforcement’ are a collaboration between Luke and […]

Sophie Hutchings Interview – Scattered On The Wind

April 28, 2020

Sophie Hutchings is guided by her instincts. As a young woman, immersed in a highly musical Sydney household, she bided her time, absorbing the music and art of her father and brothers, but herself refusing to play her own ruminative piano compositions beyond the safety of her bedroom. When her own innate talent finally got […]

MJ Cole Presents Madrugada – Reimagination

April 7, 2020

MJ Cole Presents Madrugada is the first album in 17 years from UK producer and artist MJ Cole. MJ Cole made his name in the 90s as a central figure in the UK’s vibrant electronic music scene. While producing and DJ’ing in clubs throughout London, MJ drew on his classical music upbringing and university training […]

Roger Eno & Brian Eno – in Conversation 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 […]

Stratus – Ólafur Arnalds Reimagines the Piano

March 24, 2020

BAFTA-winning Icelandic composer and producer Ólafur Arnalds has teamed up with music technology company Spitfire Audio to make his unique STRATUS concept available for music producers everywhere as a virtual instrument. STRATUS was inspired by a self-performing piano activation Ólafur encountered while touring Asia. Ólafur was at the time recovering from a hand injury sustained […]

Guy Sigsworth and Imogen Heap – 'Shurayo'

October 31, 2019

Guy Sigsworth and Imogen Heap have released a stricking new video for the song ‘Shurayo’, taken from Guy’s debut solo album stet. Guy Sigsworth and Imogen Heap are longtime collaborators, originally working together in the group Frou Frou. In this song, Imogen sings in the Uchinaaguchi language, with lyrics by Okinawan musician Mika Uchizato. ‘Shurayo’ […]