Oliver Coates – John Luther Adams’ Canticles of the Sky / Three High Places

AVAILABLE NOW

Following a limited vinyl edition in 2018, Oliver Coates’ arrangement of Pulitzer Prize-winning US composer John Luther Adams’ 2007 piece Canticles of the Sky appears for the first time across all formats.

In March 2017, Coates conducted 32 cellists in the UK premiere of the composition, displaying its intimacies after deeply communing with the trajectories of Adams’ fictional suns and moons, the guiding characters and carriers of the piece.

This recorded interpretation, performed by Coates for multi-layered solo cello, takes Canticles of the Sky to wondrous, dizzying new heights, envisaging Adams’ parallel dimension as an idealised construction. Marrying extra-musical studio techniques and meticulous arrangements to Coates’ fascination with early electronic synthesis (especially the work of Laurie Spiegel), the result offers an ultra-sensory take on classical string instrumentation.

Now available for purchase in digital formats here

Oliver Coates – Shelley’s on Zenn-La – Available Now

Oliver Coates’ latest journey – the frenetic intelligent dream music from planet Zenn-La, is available today on all formats / on all planets. Guided and unbound, an endless euphoria is just beneath the dance floorboards of Shelley’s.

Learn more & purchase Shelley’s on Zenn-La at the shop.

Catch Oliver Coates on tour this November & December supporting Thom Yorke.

Oliver Coates – Charlev

first new music to surface since 2016’s Upstepping and Remain Calm collaboration with Mica Levi, “Charlev” are the early sounds / sights from RVNG’s new journey with Oliver Coates:

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Oliver joins Thom Yorke on tour through EU & UK this spring – full run of dates are below:

05/28/18 – Teatro Verdi – Florence, IT
05/29/18 – Fabrique Milano – Milan, IT
05/30/18 – Halle 622 – Zurich, Switz
06/01/18 – Tempodrom – Berlin, DE
06/03/18 – Ancienne Belgique – Brussels, BE
06/04/18 – Royal Theatre Carré – Amsterdam, NL
06/07/18 – Usher Hall – Edinburgh, SL
06/08/18 – Roundhouse – London, UK
06/10/18 – Palace Theatre – Manchester, UK
06/12/18 – L’Olympia – Paris, FR
06/13/18 – Le Transbordeur – Lyon, FR