Articles tagged brian eno

Brian Eno and Karl Hyde: Someday World

Two naturally complementary collaborators make half of an OK album and half of what could have been one of the best records of the year.

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Chrome: Half Machine From the Sun: The Lost Chrome Tapes ‘79-‘80

Damon Edge, Helios Creed, and their fellow musicians create music that refuses to remain in the mainstream, yet waits nearby to invite the curious listener into its layered atmospheres.

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18 Jul 2013 // 4:00 AM

A Celebration of All Things Ambient: AMBICON 2013

Conceived as a celebration of the seminal ambient music radio program Hearts of Space, AMBICON 2013 offered the genre's fans and admirers a feast of sounds and ideas.

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Red Bull Music Academy’s Bowie Producer Series + Eno’s 77 Million Paintings Exhibit (Photos)

RBMA gathered Ken Scott, Tony Visconti, and Nile Rodgers for (separate) conversations in NYC regarding their production work on classic Bowie albums. They also talked with Brian Eno and have his '77 Million Paintings' on display.

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Close to the Edgeland: An Interview with Underworld’s Karl Hyde

Karl Hyde's new album consolidates Underworld's lyrical themes through his own unique sense of place, crafting an album which celebrates a generation of British "un-identity". Here, Hyde discusses the album in vivid detail, including his fascination with cities, and the cultural schizophrenia of the modern generation.

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Astrid Williamson: Pulse

The wispy-voiced Scottish singer-songwriter delivers her fifth solo album, an ambient slow burner with moments of brilliance.

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Daft Punk Is Playing at Your House: 10 Essential Dance-Rock Albums

Today, the intersection of dance music and rock music seems only natural. However, the process has been in the making for decades, and this list provides an introduction to ten of the best albums this genre combination has to offer.

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7 Jul 2011 // 6:30 AM

Spoken beat: Brian Eno puts talking to music on new album

LOS ANGELES — The process behind Brian Eno’s new album, “Drums Between the Bells,” a collaboration with the English poet Rick Holland, is based on

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Brian Eno: Drums Between the Bells

This hybrid of music and poetry is frustratingly detached, adding color to absent ideas. It's safe to say that your spine will probably not shiver.

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Counterbalance No. 38: U2’s ‘The Joshua Tree’

In the locust wind comes a rattle and hum. Counterbalance wrestled with the album and the album was overcome. U2's The Joshua Tree is next on the Great List—Klinger and Mendelsohn have a listen.

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Counterbalance No. 35: Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’

Facts all come with points of view, like the fact that Talking Heads’ 1980 Afro-funk opus is the 35th Greatest Album of All Time. Counterbalance gives Remain in Light a listen—don’t you miss it. (Some of you people just about missed it.)

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8 Feb 2011 // 9:00 PM

Anna Calvi: Anna Calvi

Don't bother reading this review. Just go out and buy the record. Y'all should probably put some clothes on first, though.

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Brian Eno: Small Craft on a Milk Sea

The equally venerable Brian Eno and Warp Records come together for the first time, and the electronic music pioneer manages yet another astonishingly immersive creation.

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Verse-Chorus-Verse: The Mutant Blues of Devo and James Blood Ulmer

Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.

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Harmonia and Eno ‘76: Tracks and Traces

Not a whole lot of supergroups can boast this kind of willed civil synergy, but not a whole lot of supergroups called themselves Harmonia either.

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Various Artists: Retro Retry 2 - Another Another Green World

Dutch electronic acts cover Eno's classic album song for song but hardly in its entirety.

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17 Sep 2009 // 8:59 PM

Pink Flag by Wilson Neate

Neate's book encourages a discourse on LPs which could be lost but which stubbornly survives; the vinyl jostles with mp3s for (real and virtual) space in certain hipsters' record collections.

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6 Aug 2009 // 9:00 AM

Harmonia & Eno ‘76 Tracks and Traces (Gronland / High Wire Music) Releasing: 6 October Brian Eno joined Krautrock and electronic mavens Harmonia to record together back in 1976.

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Music for Airports & In the Ocean

Brian Eno coined the term "ambient music" for a certain kind of complex environmental music (his own) that rewarded any level of attention.

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1 Mar 2009 // 8:00 PM

U2: No Line on the Horizon

Hip-hop drum beats, strange reflections in ATM machines, mournful church organs, and a female boot fetish. Without question, No Line on the Horizon sounds like no other U2 album that came before it; whether that's a good thing or a bad thing remains to be seen ...

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Could 'Heroes Reborn' Be the Stealth Reboot the Series Always Needed?

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"Heroes: Reborn looks like what the original Heroes could have been in an alternate, better universe.

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