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Robot Koch´s „Foam and Sand“ rework of „Post String Theory“ is out now!

Robot Koch´s „Foam and Sand“ rework of „Post String Theory“ is out now!

Award-winning composer Robot Koch has released “Post String Theory” (Foam and Sand Rework) today, which is the 3rd single leading up to his new ambient rework of his latest album „The Next Billion Years“. Just as the upcoming album the track bridges modern classical and ambient sounds. Koch removed the original’s pulsating electronics and crescendo strings, focusing instead on highlighting subtle melody fragments. “It’s an exhale. It could underscore the credits of a movie that took an unexpected but beautiful turn in the end,” says Koch

„Watching You Waltz“ by Meredi is out now!

„Watching You Waltz“ by Meredi is out now!

Meredi has released „Watching You Waltz“, which is the second single from her upcoming album  „Some Other Place“. „Watching You Waltz“ reveals the final theme from Meredi’s song „Watching You“ from her latest album Trance. The waltz is part of the idea of wishing yourself somewhere else, of feeling somewhere else, in order to find comfort and thus to find yourself again.

„A Modern Evening“ live at Zenner Berlin

„A Modern Evening“ live at Zenner Berlin

Modern Recordings invites you for label-showcase, live at the ZENNER in Berlin! At the event composer and pianist Meredi (Live) will present her new work “Some Other Place”. Further, one of our newest Modern Recordings artists Dario Lessing is joined by special guests to perform select songs from his new album “Frequency”. As the DJ of the night we welcome the great Martin Hossbach.

The Moritz von Oswald Trio´s „Chapter 4“ remixed by Al Wootton – out now!

The Moritz von Oswald Trio´s „Chapter 4“ remixed by Al Wootton – out now!

The Al Wootton remix of the Moritz von Oswald Trio´s “Chapter 4” is out now! It is the second track of a upcoming remix trilogy, which features tracks from the Trio´s acclaimed album “Dissent”. Combining subtle UK dub and moody percussions this remix features the signature style of a Moritz von Oswald pad and, of course Laurel Halo´s piano, stripped back to the very essentials of the Trio´s sound.

The Deluxe Edition of „Nocturnes – Music for 2 Pianos“ is out now!

The Deluxe Edition of „Nocturnes – Music for 2 Pianos“ is out now!

The deluxe edition of renowned composer and pianist Craig Armstrong´s latest and, highly acclaimed, album “Nocturnes – Music for 2 Pianos” is out now! Featuring 5 all-new compositions, the deluxe edition gives an even deeper insight into Armstrong´s extensive creative vision, one which he cultivated mostly over the first lockdown during the Covid pandemic. The tracks were recorded in Armstrong´s home studio in Glasgow and feature an array of melodic and meditative soundscapes.

Robert Ames to conduct video game scores at the BBC Proms

Robert Ames to conduct video game scores at the BBC Proms

On August 1st, at Royal Albert Hall in London, Robert Ames will be featured in this years BBC Proms season – with an exciting twist! As reported by The Guardian, Ames will curate and conduct a “Video Game Music Concert” which will range from orchestral arrangements of early 8-bit chiptune music through to the full scores that grace modern multimillion-dollar game productions.

The Pre-Sale for „Aerial Objects“ by Simon Goff and Katie Melua starts now!

The Pre-Sale for „Aerial Objects“ by Simon Goff and Katie Melua starts now!

We are glad to announce that the forthcoming collaboration of violinist, composer, and Grammy Award-winning sound engineer, Simon Goff and, multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter, Katie Melua, will be released through Modern Recordings this year! Their new album, Aerial Objects, will be released digitally and on CD on JULY 15, as well as on Vinyl, on September 2nd. The official trailer for the album is now on YouTube.

„CARBS“ by Robert Ames and Ben Corrigan is out now!

„CARBS“ by Robert Ames and Ben Corrigan is out now!

CARBS – the new joint project by conductor, composer and curator Robert Ames and composer and podcast host Ben Corrigan – has just released their debut, self-titled album! Featuring seven powerful and eclectic tracks, “CARBS” is driven by spontaneity and a sci-fi-esque sound. It brings together the best qualities of the two all-rounders Ames and Corrigan.

Dario Lessing´s „Frequency“ is out now!

Dario Lessing´s „Frequency“ is out now!

„Frequency“, Dario Lessing collaborative debut with Modern Recordings, is out today! The album features six different vocalists with international backgrounds from the US (Stimulus) to Australia (James Chatburn), New Zealand (Graham Candy), Austria (Rezar) and of course Germany (SHAMS, Mario). Recorded in Lessing´s Berlin based studio during the turbulent time of the Covid-pandemic, „Frequency“ is entirely about artistic connection.
The result is an album that is at parts ambient, sometimes influenced by Hip-Hop or avant-pop and, filled with Lessing´s piano tunes and accompanied by Lessing´s own vocals as well as those of his featured musicians. „Frequency“ is now available for download and streaming as well as an exclusive Vinyl version!

Dario Lessing´s first album with Modern Recordings to be released next week!

Dario Lessing´s first album with Modern Recordings to be released next week!

Over the last years, Dario Lessing´s Berlin based studio has become a hub for creative exchange. The result of the intense work in the studio, where Lessing recorded tracks with six different vocalists with international backgrounds from the US (Stimulus) to Australia (James Chatburn), New Zealand (Graham Candy), Austria (Rezar) and of course Germany (SHAMS, Mario), is his upcoming album „Frequency“. We are happy to again announce the release of the album for Friday, April 15, next week. Stay tuned!

Vince Mendoza wins the first Grammy for Modern Recordings!

Vince Mendoza wins the first Grammy for Modern Recordings!

Modern Recordings is thrilled to congratulate its very own Vince Mendoza for winning his 6th Grammy at the 64th annual GRAMMY awards yesterday evening. The recording academy recognized “To The Edge Of Longing (Edit Version)”, from the album “Freedom Over Everything”, as the winner in the category “Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals”. This is the first Grammy award for the Modern Recordings label and we are happy to see music that matters to be recognized. Again, huge congratulations to Vince, The Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Julia Bullock and everyone else involved!

Meredi releases „Some Other Place“, the first single of her upcoming album!

Meredi releases „Some Other Place“, the first single of her upcoming album!

Last Friday the wonderful Meredi released the first single of her upcoming piano album, which will be out in June! Titled „Some Other Place“ the track fittingly tells the story of a distant place of sanctuary. We hope you enjoy Meredi´s beautiful melodies and stay tuned for the music that is still to come. „Some Other Place“ is now available for download and streaming.

The Carl Craig remix of the Moritz von Oswald Trio´s „Chapter 6“ is out now!

The Carl Craig remix of the Moritz von Oswald Trio´s „Chapter 6“ is out now!

Opening the collection of three Remixes of tracks from the Moritz von Oswald Trio´s album “Dissent” is no other than one of Techno’s Old Masters: Carl Craig! A long-standing collaborator and friend of Moritz’s, the two have worked together on various projects over the years most recently on 2020’s Planet E release, Attenuator. We hope you enjoy this exciting new remix and stay tuned for the remaining two remixes, which are coming up soon!

The Lumen remix of Vince Mendoza´s and Black Thought´s „Freedom Over Everything“ is out now!

The Lumen remix of Vince Mendoza´s and Black Thought´s „Freedom Over Everything“ is out now!

The remix of Vince Mendoza´s and Roots-Rappers Black Thought´s collaborative track “Freedom Over Everything” is out now! The original single stems from the newly grammy nominated album of the same name. The remix was created by prodigy electronic pop artist, multi ASCAP award winning composer and keyboard player Lumen. Multi-talented and acclaimed saxophonist Logan Richardson is featured in the remix as well.

„Nocturne 18“ by Craig Armstrong is out now!

„Nocturne 18“ by Craig Armstrong is out now!

Nocturne 18, the final single before the release of the deluxe digital version of Craig Armstrong’s piano duet album Nocturnes Music For 2 Pianos, is also out today! This hope filled Nocturne was recorded in the multi award winning composers home studio in Glasgow following the release of the original album in September 2021. Available now for download and on all major streaming platforms!

Dario Lessing´s „Silent Star“ (feat. Mario) is out now!

Dario Lessing´s „Silent Star“ (feat. Mario) is out now!

“Silent Star”, the new single by Dario Lessing featuring Mario, is out now! This is the 7th and final single of Lessing´s upcoming collaborative album “Frequency”, which features five different feature artists from all over the world. We hope you enjoy the track and stay tuned for the upcoming album. Available now for download and on all major streaming sites!

Robot Koch´s „Stars as Eyes Rework“ is out now!

Robot Koch´s „Stars as Eyes Rework“ is out now!

Today, Robot Koch releases the rework to “Stars as Eyes” of his latest, critically acclaimed, album “The Next Billion Years”! Koch reimagines the album through the lens of his exciting new ambient project “Foam and Sand”. The “Stars as Eyes Rework” feature Viktor Orri Árnason (Björk, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Ólafur Arnalds…) on the violin and Koch´s atmospheric tape-loop textures re-dubbed from the original track. We hope you enjoy this first glimpse of the upcoming album – The pre-sale for “The Next Billion Years – Foam and Sand Reworks” starts now!

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