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Jazz 08/02/2020

1201_Alarm Employ Science To Create Jazztronica Like You've Never Heard Before

1201_Alarm Employ Science To Create Jazztronica Like You've Never Heard Before

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New York, NY (Top40 Charts) 1201_Alarm are a musical collective who are merging the worlds of jazz and science like no other! Set to release their album 'Hello_World' on the 21st February, the band have shared their single 'Skylife', a brilliant execution of jazz, electronics and science.

The collective features a line-up of esteemed jazz musicians, including Tamar Osborn (favourite of The Evening Standard and The Guardian) and Emma Bassett (worked with London Symphony Orchestra and is Adele's trombonist) among others. The group have paired up with scientists to incorporate instruments such as a 400,000v Tesla coil, a laser harp, a quantum computer and the rare Tenori One.

Led by multi-instrumentalist and composer, Steve Thompson, Hello_World is the debut album by 1201_Alarm, a project which has inevitably taken over three years to reach its conclusion, given the sheer scale of its concept, musicality and collaborative nature. Telling the story of Mankind's embracing of technology over the last 50 years and looking ahead to future interactivity, the album also features contributions from such disparate talents as Jim Al Khalili; Helen Czerski; Libby Jackson; Aleks Krotoski and Marcus du Sautoy

Based in Kent, Steve Thompson's 1201_Alarm traces human's adoption of technology since the Apollo era and looks forward to how the future between Man and machine may look. On the album, the acoustic instruments (trombone, trumpet and sax) represent the human side and the electronics (synths, laser harp, tesla coil and rarely used instruments such as the Japanese Tenori-On) represent the technological side. Embracing the work of synth Gods such as Jean-Michel Jarre; jazz; electronica; trip-hop and the works and ideas of everyone from Nobel Prize-winning scientist Richard Feynman (who also guests on..yes, bongos!) to the renowned sceptic, James Randi, Hello_World is a celebration of science and technology and an ever-shifting music box of pure joy.

Hello_World continues its unconventional approach with a CD and double vinyl release, the fourth side of which features of double groove, meaning that the track which plays depends entirely on where the needle hits.

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