Monday, 4 April 2016

New Website!

I have a new website: www.simonscott.org

This site will now not be updated so please go to the above site for all Simon Scott news, info and links. Thank you!


(04.04.2016)

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Happy 2016!

*Live show: Köln on Thursday 28th January and the following day I give a 'Sound Ecology' workshop on Friday 29th! Details and tickets here: http://ambientfestival.de





*angels i:8 | Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles 5th February 2016

A 4 hour octophonic sound projection with multi-channel audio works from the roster of Touch sound artists, including Chris WatsonJana WinderenBethan ParkesHildur GudnadottirThe Eternal ChordPhilip JeckSimon ScottBNilsen & drøne
Octophonic Sound Projection: Mark Van Hoen
Executive Production: Mike Harding
11:30pm-3am - Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Grand Ave, Los Angeles

*Spire on Fri Feb 26th in Cambridge!

5-9pm
Intro: Charles Matthews plays Philip Glass “Music in Fifths" (Organ)
Charles Matthews plays The Robertsbridge Codex - extracts (Piano)
Simon Scott (Stage)
Charles Matthews plays Michael Nyman “Fourths, Mostly" (Organ)
Marcus Davidson & John Beaumont "Missa Pro Defunctis Elektro" (Stage)
INTERVAL
John Beaumont (tenor) entertains those who haven’t gone to the pub
Claire M Singer - "The Molendinar" (Organ & electronics)
Charles Matthews plays Alfred Schnittke “Two Pieces for Organ" (Organ)
Philip Jeck (Stage)
...followed by The Eternal Chord & The Spire Ensemble (all)
END Charles Matthews plays Charles Camilleri “Sonata Semplice" (Piano)


Friday, 23 October 2015

"This is a beautiful album".

'Insomni', my new album OUT NOW, is picking up some flattering reviews.


"Scott’s talent as a multi-instrumentalist truly shines – it feels like Simon Scott is all this music, all these sounds, all this one. This is a beautiful record to add to your collection".

http://reviews.headphonecommute.com/2015/10/18/simon-scott-insomni-ash-international/


SHOP*

Touch have two FREE tracks to accompany the CD of 'insomni' if you purchase it from them:

http://touchshop.org/product_info.php?products_id=710


If you wish to buy my work direct here is my page featuring rare signed CD's, vinyl, sketches, my journal and downloads:

https://kesh.bandcamp.com


LIVE CONCERTS



LIVE: November 12th + 13th, Leuven Belgium: http://www.stuk.be/en/program/slaapwel-records-labelnight-dauwmorning

*Please bring your toothbrush and pyjamas to change into as the concert will occur as you lay in bed.

UK and US live dates for 2016 to be announced soon!



It is autumn. Yes the colours are splendid. Listen to the landscape.




I have also recently been interviewed about my process, studio mics, plug-in's, DAW, etc.... also by Headphone commute:

http://reviews.headphonecommute.com/2015/10/22/in-the-studio-with-simon-scott/

Stay warm. x








Monday, 7 September 2015

New album reviews- 'Insomni'


Ash International have released my fourth solo album 'insomni' and the reviews are now coming in with many favourable results and flattering comments. Thank you for listening!

"Record Of The Week"- Aquarius Records.

"Record Of The Week"- Cambridge Radio 105FM

www.boomkat.com 

"Simon Scott swallows us whole with the majestic 'Insomni', his debut for Ash International.....Still, few can do this sound quite like the Slowdive man."




Fluid-

"A great album! Simon Scott's 'Insomnia' spans a season of downpours as well as warmth....he embraces a broader range of moods and timbres than on his previous albums".

http://www.fluid-radio.co.uk/2015/08/simon-scott/






You can also buy the CD and download it at the Touch Shop (who publish this album) and receive two exclusive new tracks unavailable elsewhere!  

http://touchshop.org/product_info.php?cPath=116&products_id=710



*Go to my Facebook page for live dates and other updates! 

https://www.facebook.com/simon.scott.75436

Monday, 24 August 2015

New album 'INSOMNI' CD and Download is available to order Today!

'insomni' 


My new album 'Insomni' is now available for pre-ordering in the Touch Shop. If you buy the CD (beautiful oversize dig-pack) you get two FREE exclusive tracks (both mastered by Denis Blackham). Shipping starts on 4th September.

CD- http://touchshop.org/product_info.php?cPath=37&products_id=710

24bit Digital Download- http://touchshop.org/product_info.php?cPath=37&products_id=711

Artwork & design by Philip Marsall. Photography by Simon Scott. Mastering by Denis Blackham. It's been over three years since US label 12k released 'Below Sea Level' and this is my debut for Ash International and Touch Publishing.




Go to the 'New Releases' page to discover more incredible music by this very special record label:

Ash International- http://touchshop.org/index.php?cPath=37

Touch- http://touchshop.org/index.php?sessId=374278A9C5673C0F5EA414565D9A9C72


Live



To promote the new album I will be promoting it live by playing two very special Touch nights on 11th and 19th September in California-  :http://www.touch33.net

VOLUME and LACE present the second Resonant Forms festival
8:00PM - 11:00PM - September 11 2015
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions [LACE]
6522 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90028


+
Re:Sound


Saturday, September 19 at 3:00pm
Magazine A-168 on Mare Island (San Fransisco area)
Railroad Ave and Mercado Ct.,
Vallejo, CA 94592
Re:Sound + 23five present an afternoon of Touch-


+ Screening of the Fennesz Wozencroft film "Liquid Music".
Doors at 3pm, Screening of Liquid Music at 3:30.

More live dates to be announced very soon! For now enjoy 'Insomni' and also you can find 'Below Sea Level' here:







Monday, 27 July 2015

New Album 'Insomni' out Sept 25th + Drums on new LP by James Blackshaw

Summer 2015:

I've played drums and added electronics to the new album by James Blackshaw! It's a pleasure to play with James again after performing on the live album 'Le Faux Magistrat' (Fantomas) in 2013.


'Summoning Suns' is out now on Important Records and can be heard and bought here:

http://www.importantrecords.com/imprec/imprec407

http://jamesblackshaw.tumblr.com

Blackshaw's 'Le Faux Magistrat', out on Tompkins Square' is available here: http://jamesblackshaw.tumblr.com/post/84933628098/fantomas-le-faux-magistrat-cd-2lp-available-on

'Insomni'

Ash International, the label run by Mike Harding from Touch http://www.touch33.net, will release my fourth solo album 'insomnia' on September 25th 2015. It was mastered by Denis Blackham and artwork was created by Philip Marshall. 


I will be also performing the album at two Touch related live events in California around the release date....(LA and in the San Fransisco area) can be found advertised here: https://www.facebook.com/events/849832585052419/ + https://www.facebook.com/events/1476279799349391/

Be sure to order from the Touch site shop as it included two rare exclusive tracks unavailable anywhere else!



Thanks you for listening. S x