New Music: Actress x London Contemporary Orchestra

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Ninja Tune just announced the release of the longplayer ‘Lageos’ a collaborative album of electronic producer Actress with The London Contemporary Orchestra which will be released on May 26th, 2018. Following up on the release of the ’Audio Track 5’ EP and live performances at the Strelka Institute (Moscow), Barbican Centre and Tate Tanks (London) the release is curated by Boiler Room and LCO with support from Arts Council England.

The music created a synergy between both live electronic and acoustic components, not just in the harmonies but in the way the traditional instruments were spliced into new hybrid instruments. As part of the process, Actress and LCO augmented traditional piano and created sounds from objects as varied as temple bowls and plastic bags. Watch two live performances below!