The Cinematic Orchestra presents In Motion #1 - Out Now

The Cinematic Orchestra presents In Motion #1 - Out Now

“A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction.” – Stanley Kubrick 

Jason Swinscoe of The Cinematic Orchestra has long been intrigued by the link between vision and sound. From TCO’s re-soundtracking of Man With A Movie Camera, through his “soundtrack to an imaginary film,” Ma Fleur, to his band’s name itself, Swinscoe has continued to pick away at the issues and emotions found at this intersection. With In Motion #1 he continues this process by inviting some of his favourite musicians and producers to provide soundtracks to or musical re-imaginings of seminal work by great avant garde film-makers. 

Responding to visuals which run from René Clair’s surrealist classic Entr’acte (The Cinematic Orchestra) right up to Peter Tscherkassky’s Outer Space (Dorian Concept & Tom Chant), the musicians wrote for and worked with a string quartet to create music of remarkable emotional reach. The results are so vivid, so complex yet immediate, that they can be enjoyed as freestanding pieces in their own right. 

The first of a series of releases curated by Jason Swinscoe for Motion Audio, the artists involved run from LA-based Brainfeeder pianist Austin Peralta, through the Grey Reverend in New York, to Dorian Concept in Austria and Tom Chant and the other members of TCO in London. That’s where the whole crew will be gathering, at the Barbican on 30th June to perform the music. "It's a rare thing to get so much talent onto the same stage, focused and bringing great new interpretations to classic and future classic films,” says Swinscoe. 

The Cinematic Orchestra presents In Motion #1 is out now on 2LP, CD and download, buy at the Ninjashop, Amazon and iTunes. You can listen to tracks from the album and download a free edit of "Necrology" here.



Grey Reverend, Austin Peralta, Dorian Concept and The Cinematic Orchestra Articles

<< Previous

Ninja Tune Podcast: Dorian Concept

In this episode of the Ninja Tune podcast, we talk to keyboard virtuoso Dorian Concept about his 2014 album Joined Ends, his journey as a musician, and 5 tracks that have influenced him and helped to shape his musical understanding. Listen - iTunes / Stream

Read More

Dorian Concept Shares 'Fold', Supports The Cinematic Orchestra

Dorian Concept shares the ethereal, previously unheard track, Fold, recorded during the Joined Ends sessions; meanwhile the Viennese virtuoso will support The Cinematic Orchestra at the Roundhouse this weekend.

Read More

Dorian Concept, Lapalux & Maribou State at Maida Vale

Catch a rare glimpse at Dorian Concept, Lapalux (Brainfeeder) and Maribou State (Counter) live in action at London's extraordinary Maida Vale studios, part of this year's BBC Radio 1's Residency.

Read More

Dorian Concept Boiler Room: In Stereo

Dorian Concept recently shared a unique insight into his Joined Ends project honing in on his piano wizardry in an intimate Boiler Room: In Stereo session, joined by fellow Viennese musicians Cid Rim & the cloniOUs.

Read More

Other Articles

<< Previous

Beat Spacek Releases 'Modern Streets' Deluxe Digital Album

Beat Spacek has released a deluxe digital version of his incredible record, Modern Streets, featuring remixes from Seven Davis Jr, Animal Collective and dBridge; listen to Seven Davis Jr's Midnight mix below.

Read More

Ninja Tune Podcast: Dorian Concept

In this episode of the Ninja Tune podcast, we talk to keyboard virtuoso Dorian Concept about his 2014 album Joined Ends, his journey as a musician, and 5 tracks that have influenced him and helped to shape his musical understanding. Listen - iTunes / Stream

Read More

Nick Hook - Announces Collage v.1 Remixes, Shares Neana Edit

NYC's serial collaborator Nick Hook signals the remix EP version of Collage v.1, with Night Slugs new jack Neana's edit of J.A.M.I.T. Collage v.1 Remixes released 8 June - Ninjashop / iTunes / Bandcamp

Read More

Kamasi Washington - 'The Epic' 3CD Out Now on Brainfeeder

Kamasi Washington's debut album, The Epic, is a 3 hour dreamscape journey through the mind of a master craftsman, out now on 3CD and digitally -Ninjashop / iTunes / Amazon / Spotify

Read More

Grey Reverend, Austin Peralta, Dorian Concept and The Cinematic Orchestra Releases

Other Releases

hmtyekcpwolblxer