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Brian Eno

Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno (born 15 May 1948), commonly known as Brian Eno or simply as Eno, is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer and visual artist, known as one of the principal innovators of ambient music.

Eno studied at art school, taking inspiration from minimalist painting, but he had little musical education or playing experience when he joined the band Roxy Music as their keyboards and synthesizers player in the early 1970s. Roxy Music's success in the glam rock scene came quickly, but Eno soon tired of conflicts with l ...read more

Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno (born 15 May 1948), commonly known as Brian Eno or simply as Eno, is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer and visual artist, known as one of the principal innovators of ambient music.

Eno studied at art school, taking inspiration from minimalist painting, but he had little musical education or playing experience when he joined the band Roxy Music as their keyboards and synthesizers player in the early 1970s. Roxy Music's success in the glam rock scene came quickly, but Eno soon tired of conflicts with lead singer Bryan Ferry, and of touring, and he left the group after the release of For Your Pleasure (1973), beginning his solo career with the art rock records Here Come the Warm Jets (1974) and Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) (1974).

Eno extended his reach into more experimental musical styles with (No Pussyfooting) (1973) and Evening Star (1975), both collaborations with Robert Fripp, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway (1974) by Genesis where his work is credited as "Enossification", and his influential solo records Another Green World (1975) and Discreet Music (1975). His pioneering ambient efforts at "sonic landscapes" began to consume more of his time beginning with Ambient 1/Music for Airports (1978) and later Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks (1983) which was composed for the documentary film For All Mankind. Eno nevertheless continued to sing on some of his records, ranging from Before and After Science (1977) to Wrong Way Up (1990) with John Cale to most recently Another Day on Earth (2005) and Drums Between the Bells (2011).

Eno's solo work has been extremely influential, pioneering ambient and generative music, innovating production techniques, and emphasizing "theory over practice". He also introduced the concept of chance music to popular audiences partly through collaborations with other musicians. By the end of the 1970s, Eno had worked with David Bowie on the seminal "Berlin Trilogy," helped popularise the American punk rock band Devo and the punk-influenced "No Wave" genre, and worked frequently with Harold Budd, John Cale, Cluster, Robert Fripp and David Byrne, with whom he produced the influential My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (1981). He produced and performed on three albums by Talking Heads, including Remain in Light (1980); produced seven albums for U2, including The Joshua Tree (1987); and worked on records by James, Laurie Anderson, Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Paul Simon, Grace Jones and Slowdive, among others.

Eno pursues multimedia ventures in parallel to his music career, including art installations, a newspaper column in The Observer and a regular column on society and innovation in Prospect magazine, and "Oblique Strategies" (written with Peter Schmidt), a deck of cards in which each card has a cryptic remark or random insight meant to resolve a dilemma. He continues to collaborate with other musicians, produce records, release his own music, and write. « hide

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LPs
Lux
11/13/2012

3.6
50 Votes
Drums Between The Bells
2011

3.1
40 Votes
Small Craft on a Milk Sea
2010

3.4
87 Votes
Making Space
2010

3.3
4 Votes
Another Day On Earth
2005

3.5
32 Votes
January 07003: Bell Studies
2003

3.5
7 Votes
Compact Forest Proposal
2001

3.6
8 Votes
Music for Civic Recovery Centre
2000

2.4
8 Votes
I Dormienti
1999

2.8
12 Votes
Kite Stories
1999

2.4
8 Votes
Music for Prague
1998

2.2
9 Votes
The Drop
1997

3
13 Votes
Extracts From Music for White Cube
1997

2.8
8 Votes
Lightness: Music for the Marble Palace
1997

2.4
8 Votes
Headcandy
1994

2.7
8 Votes
Neroli
1993

3.4
23 Votes
The Shutov Assembly
1992

3.1
8 Votes
Nerve Net
1992

3
18 Votes
Music For Films, Volume 3
1988

2.5
12 Votes
Thursday Afternoon
1985

3.4
32 Votes
Music for Films Volume 2
1983

2.6
10 Votes
Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks
1983

4
130 Votes
Ambient 4: On Land
1982

4
144 Votes
Music For Films
1978

3.6
61 Votes
Ambient 1: Music For Airports
1978

4.2
520 Votes
Before and After Science
1977

4.2
160 Votes
Discreet Music
1975

3.9
93 Votes
Another Green World
1975

4.2
424 Votes
Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
1974

4.1
140 Votes
Here Come the Warm Jets
1974

4.1
212 Votes
EPs
Panic of Looking
2011

3
4 Votes
A Year
1998

Another Green World: The Title Music of Arena
1989

Rarities
1983

4
1 Votes
Compilations
The Lovely Bones: OST
2008

77 Million Paintings
2006

Original Masters: Soundtrack Works Selection
2005

Curiosities, Vol. 2
2005

3.5
1 Votes
Original Masters: Early Works Selection
2004

Original Masters: Ambient Works Selection
2004

Curiosities, Vol. 1
2003

2.5
1 Votes
Sonora Portraits
1999

Dali's Car
1994

3.5
2 Votes
Brian Eno I & II Sampler
1994

Eno Box I: Instrumental
1993

5
1 Votes
Eno Box II: Vocal
1993

Atmospheres and Soundtracks
1989

4.5
3 Votes
Generative Music I
1986

More Blank Than Frank
1986

3
1 Votes
Desert Island Selection
1986

Working Backwards 1983 - 1973
1983

Music for Airplay
1981


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