Posts tagged as "uk"

Blue Note Re:imagined – Interview with A&R Rachel Holmberg

November 12, 2020

Blue Note Re:imagined is an album that brings together a diverse group of London musicians (16 acts in total) united by their love and respect for the heritage of jazz, and a desire to push the envelope. It is a smorgasbord of diverse and innovative sounds from the UK’s new wave of jazz. On Blue […]

Max Richter – 'Voices', Technology, and Musical Activism

July 30, 2020

Max Richter may be the most important composer of our time. His work has been heard in concert halls, during the emotional climax of major Hollywood films and television series, and has permeated the personal listening of millions worldwide via the democratic technology that is music streaming. Not one to shy away from big ideas, […]

LYR Recommends…

July 15, 2020

Richard Walters – from UK spoken word meets post-rock supergroup LYR – recommends his favourite listening, reading, viewing, eating, and places to visit. Learn more about LYR’s debut album Call in The Crash Team Music I’ve been listening to the new Phoebe Bridgers album Punisher non stop – beautiful, nostalgic production and razor sharp lyrics. […]

LYR Release New Album 'Call In The Crash Team'

July 15, 2020

LYR thrive on the unexpected. Comprised of musician Richard Walters, producer and multi-instrumentalist Patrick J Pearson and current UK Poet Laureate Simon Armitage, LYR is a nexus of diverse creative disciplines and one of the most thrilling musical projects to inaugurate the new decade. LYR’s debut album Call in The Crash Team is out now […]

Saxophonist Jess Gillam Announces New Album 'Time'

June 24, 2020

British saxophonist Jess Gillam has announced the September release of her new album Time via Decca Classics. The album’s carefully curated track list will mirror the arc of energy in a passing day and the constant orbit of our existence. Covering a range of styles, moods and influences from classical, to minimalism, to techno and […]

Isobel Waller-Bridge on Music, Fashion, and Film

June 4, 2020

Isobel Waller-Bridge can’t wait to lock herself away. The celebrated composer – whose recent credits include Emma, Black Mirror and Vanity Fair – has recently finished building a brand new recording studio. The first project to be produced there will be Isobel’s debut album for Mercury KX, slated for release in 2021. The crown in […]

Aurora Orchestra – Music of the Spheres

May 29, 2020

Deutsche Grammophon has announced the 12 June 2020 release of Music of the Spheres, a new album by UK ensemble Aurora Orchestra. The album is based on the ancient Greek concept of celestial harmony – the belief that the movement of the planets follows precise mathematical models that generate “music” inaudible to the human ear. […]

GoGo Penguin – Electro-Acoustic Innovators

April 30, 2020

GoGo Penguin are an instrumental trio from Manchester, England comprised of Chris Illingworth (piano), Rob Turner (drums) and Nick Blacka (bass). Fusing jazz, classical and electronic influences with a thirst for innovation, the trio have enjoyed success and rave reviews matched by few other contemporary instrumental groups. Channeling the golden age of electronica GoGo Penguin […]

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 […]

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