Simon Scott is a musician and mastering engineer from Cambridge, UK. His albums 'Soundings', 'Floodlines' and 'Below Sea Level' are published by Touch.
His work explores the creative process of actively listening, spatial audio, the implications of recording the natural world using technology and the manipulation of natural sounds.
He plays the drums in Slowdive and has lectured in Music Technology since 2011.
New release! Look out in the spring for the forthcoming digital re-release of my 'Below Sea Level' 80 page journal and live version of the album and unreleased _sealevel material on the respected and ground breaking UK label TOUCH.
San Francisco's Tompkins Square record label-defining, genre defining series of solo guitar music, 'Imaginational Anthem' turns 10 this year and my track 'Trees Return To soil' is the featured track on this amazing compilation. Out 17th Feb! Listen here:
This year will throw up a number of new releases and projects, including a guitar piece on the new 'Imaginational Anthem' compilation released on US label Tompkins Square. There will be a ltd 8"singlerelease in the springtimeand also the album release of an exciting project I worked on in Paris in 2013 with James Blackshaw, Charlotte Glasson and Duane Pitre.
I'm currently recording new music out in The Fens of Cambridgeshire and it looks very likely that I will be busy playing music this summer....stay tuned!
"The record opens with Simon Scott's "Water Shadow," a luxuriant piece of
beatless ambience that's like a wash of warm water or the first touch
of the summer sun on your face after a long, cold winter".
I am busy in the studio finishing various musical projects and future releases so stay tuned"!
I have produced exclusive new artwork for the forthcoming Ryuichi Sakamoto & Taylor Deupree album 'Disappearance'. It is a wonderful album and will be on many 'Best Of 2013' lists I am sure:
Cheryl Tipp, the Natural Sounds Curator at the British Library, has put together and edited an astonishing latest edition of 'An Antidote to Indifference' for http://www.caughtbytheriver.net/2013/07/24694-field-recordings/. My 'Below Sea Level' album feature from 2012 is included and I am delighted to be part of such an insightful and interesting feature!