Brian Eno

Brian Eno

English musician and producer
Glam rock star of the 1970s who became a hit producer as well as a trailblazer in ambient, experimental music, and electronica.
BornMay 15, 1948
HometownMelton, England
Net worth$60 million
Height5'7" (1.69m)
ChildrenDarla Eno , Hannah Eno , Irial Eno
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‘Better late than never’: how Brian Eno and David Byrne finally laid a musical ghost to rest

  • When the pair sampled Lebanese singer Dunya Younes for their groundbreaking album My Life in the Bush of Ghosts, they assumed the original recording was cleared. Four decades on they all meet up to find out the real story

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Sonar Festival’s endless electrical energy

The Sonar Festival provided peaks of electronic and digital delight for aficionados of dance, techno, house and all the electronic sub-genres above, below and between, who attended its Barcelona incarnation. Since 2002 Sónar has organised more than 50 festivals in different parts of the world but Barcelona remains its birthplace. Straddling light and dark, hvob_official were the perfect choice for the sunset at #sonar2017 Watch here https://t.co/COPVa97WbW pic.twitter.com/9Dn48jUUzT— Sónar Festival (SonarFestival) June 29, 2017 There were big names in attendance Björk, Brian Eno, Louie Vega, Kenny Dope and Little Dragon. And alongside them was the futuristic Sónar+D tech conference where software maestros mixed it up with the musicians. Legendary British musician Brian Eno has created a three-floor video painting in Art Santa Monica accompanied by a typical avant-garde soundscape. “We’ve divided the music relying on the two levels: there’s the ground level and then there’s the air, the space level. So, with we’ve made all of the higher sounds in the air here. And they fill the room,” he said. In a modernist pavilion designed by Bauhaus architect Mies van der Rohe, the American artist Mark Bain created a five-day sound performance based on sensors placed in the subsoil of the building, causing the sound to expand as visitors walked past. “That’s to create a kind of self-composition, I may say. So the architecture, and sound system and some of the electronics I use are all part of the system. That sort of enables the sounds that happen. I like this idea that it’s a bit chaotic and sort of out my control,” he said. The 360º tent, curated by Movistar telecom and the Société des Arts Technologiques de Montréal, presented “Quadrivium” from the Spanish artists Óscar Sol and Ralp sounding like hypnotic time travel. The Sonar Festival aims to cut through digital culture and open up styles by genre and origin, and they remain inclusive. In Barcelona there was the queer attitude of Venezuela’s Arca and the live sets of female singers such as the new American R&B star Dawn. Next year the festival celebrates its 25th birthday when it looks likely to beat the record 123,000 visitors who came this year.
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Albums

Shutov Assembly
Shutov Assembly
1992
Nerve Net
Nerve Net
1992
Dune [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
Dune [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1984
Ambient 4: On Land
Ambient 4: On Land
1982
Before and After Science
Before and After Science
1977
Discreet Music
Discreet Music
1975
Another Green World
Another Green World
1975
Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
1974
Here Come the Warm Jets
Here Come the Warm Jets
1974
(No Pussyfooting)
(No Pussyfooting)
1973
Live in Paris 28.05.1975
Live in Paris 28.05.1975
2014
January 07003: Bell Studies for the Clock of the Long Now
January 07003: Bell Studies for the Clock of the Long Now
2003
Curiosities, Vol. 1
Curiosities, Vol. 1
2003
Music for Onmyo-Ji
Music for Onmyo-Ji
2000
Music for Civic Recovery Center
Music for Civic Recovery Center
2000
I Dormienti
I Dormienti
1999
Kite Stories
Kite Stories
1999
Headcandy
Headcandy
1994
Fractal Zoom
Fractal Zoom
1992
Ali Click
Ali Click
1992
Music for Films, Vol. 3
Music for Films, Vol. 3
1988
More Blank Than Frank (Desert Island Selection)
More Blank Than Frank (Desert Island Selection)
1986
Thursday Afternoon
Thursday Afternoon
1985

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