: updated 25th February 02014 :
Warp Records has announced a new album from Brian Eno and Karl Hyde. Someday World will be released on 5th May (6th May in North America) and is already up for pre-ordering. It includes "nine songs composed and sung by Eno & Hyde together with a distinguished cast of musicians, including Tessa Angus, Nell Catchpole, Marianna Champion, Will Champion, Kasia Daszykowska, Don E., Darla Eno, Georgia Gibson, Andy Mackay, John Reynolds and Chris Vatalaro."
The track listing is:
1. The Satellites
2. Daddy’s Car
3. A Man Wakes Up
5. Strip It Down
6. Mother Of A Dog
7. Who Rings The Bell
8. When I Built This World
9. To Us All
A special edition CD with casebound book & slipcase will also be available with four additional tracks. Unusually for this special edition malarkey, it's only £5 more than the standard version:
1. Big Band Song
2. Brazil 3
4. Titian Bekh
Underworld is currently slightly more expensive than Bleep & EnoShop, but "Pre-orders [from Underworld] include 2 album tracks delivered to you (in MP3 format) pre release of the album, the first of which will be available from 4th March 2014".
On January 21st 02014 Brian talked to Danny Hillis in a talk entitled The Long Now, now, moderated by Stewart Brand. The audience was given a preview of the final track from the new album before the discussion got going. It is not included in audio of the event, but Brian does talk about it.
The latest version of 77 Million Paintings is still running at Sala de Exposiciones Alcala 31 -- Calle de Alcala 31, 28014 Madrid, until Sunday 30th March 2014.
- 77 Million Paintings PDF flyer (Thanks to Dominic Norman-Taylor)
Red Bull Music Academy has released a free digital film called What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music -- which includes talks with Brian and other musicians. Entertainment Weekly has some off-cuts of Brian that didn't make the final film.
Brian will pop up on two other albums this year: Owen Pallett's forthcoming album In Conflict will include vocals, synth and guitar contributions from Brian, and he sings on the track "Heavy Seas of Love" to be included on Albarn's forthcoming album Everyday Robots (28th April). And back in September last year, J. Peter Schwalm released Wagner Transformed to which Brian contributed.
Brian is the NOISE Festival 2014's Curator for Music and Arts. Anyone can take part, as it is a digital thang.
- Look at me, I was only trying to feel you through the NOISE (video interview)
Harold Budd news: Jane 1-11 is now a CD & DVD set, with films for each track by Jane Maru.
Kevin Eden points out that in January Robert Fripp spoke of forthcoming Fripp & Eno releases.
All About Jazz reviews Christopher Scoates' book Brian Eno: Visual Music. (Thanks to Nenad.)
Also on the cards is what the Warp-driven All Saints Records describes as "Epic 3 disc version of [Jon Hassell's] City: Works Of Fiction coming in the next couple of months ft. Eno-mixed live concert."
- John Walters interviews Brian Eno in 1982
- The Neverwhere Theme (1996)
- Striking Chords (1995) (runs as a playlist)
- Brian's Turner Prize speech (1995)
- The Dove from Music For Films III started life in a faster version for a Silk Cut televison commercial -- that's something we didn't know before (thanks to Tony Marshall)
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