Kunstfabriken, featuring the Day For Night “all-stars” (as they are unofficially called in this one-off project) perform this playfully motorik instrumental for Bass, Guitars, Drums, Melodica, Piano, and Toy Xylophone, with guest contributions from members of The Everyday, Rhythm Factory, Salvador Dalek, Mr. No-Logo, Found and Cowboy Joe. Released on the 30th anniversary of the […]
Art Direction Eric Scott, Art & Musical Director for Day For Night: “With instrumental, and especially textural electronic music, the primary relevance of music is clearest – namely, that music doesn’t really mean anything – it doesn’t need all sorts of lyrics and words and gimmicks in order to be successful.” Therefore, it feels appropriate that […]
CD | Download With “Soundsystem 0.0.2” (Day 086) digital dub-plate fanatic King FM deconstructs the sound work begun by Rhythm Factory and other Day For Night artists in this light and summery outing. Comprising eight bass-heavy, downtempo thumpers, King FM is about an instinct to preserve a chilled-out blend of clicks and cuts, vibing against low, smooth bass […]
CD / Download Mr. No-Logo ups the energy levels on “Kino” (Day 069) from downtempo to wilder breakbeats, reflecting a trip-hop fusion of dark ambient and electro, and drawing from a mixed bag of vocalese sampladelics with electronica. “Tha Loop” picks up on a hummed bar of rare groove in this sophomoric release.
Whitelabel Series DVD-r | Download This collection of Day For Night white labels on custm DVD-r media forms a box set with unreleased mixes, working demos and milestones from the Day For Night catalogue, each disc packaged in a themed box design. A collection of white label tracks. Day 096.1 Bluebottles “Chalk-White + Garlands” Day […]
CD | Download “Vigilant” (Day 046) presents eleven tracks by Eric Scott, leading with the Britpop-tinged “My Nature”, and merging smoky trip hop, brooding melodies and dark keyboard layers, with the occasional upbeat diversion.
CD | Download Mr. No-Logo ups the energy levels on “Graceless” (Day 059) from downtempo to wilder breakbeats, reflecting a trip-hop fusion of dark ambient and electro, and drawing from a mixed bag of vocalese sampladelics with electronica. “Tha Loop” picks up on a hummed bar of rare groove in this sophomore release.
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CD | Download “A Priori” (Day 043) collects ten tracks by Eric Scott, merging smoky trip hop, brooding melodies and dark keyboard layers, with the occasional upbeat diversion. “I wrote much of this in the early half of 1997. At that time, I was experiencing some turmoil, and documented almost everything in audio journals, and in […]
CD | Download “_Underscore” (Day 041) is the latest installment in orchestral cinematica from composer Eric Scott. Accentuated by patterned, rhythmical cycles, string lines, and Eric’s insistent post-minimalist trademark frenzy, this collection forges an emotional landscape that is rife with tension, in equal parts as it is harmonious with compassion, love and peace. “Underscore” is […]
CD | Download “Found5: What Part Of Us” (Day 068) takes the listener along a flowing atmospheric journey, leading through places and realms unknown…This ‘Found’ collection relies upon the sounds of our aqueous pursuits… An underwater experience for the weary traveler.
CD-R | Downloads | Journal A collection of daily acoustic demos, recorded between July 2009 and December 2021, and encompassing the entire songwriting catalogue by Eric Scott, for Day For Night/Editions La Nuit Américaine. Eric: “In a way, this project represents a kind of re-invention; where the freedom of hearing oneself re-interpreted, as many as […]
CD | Download “The Drowning Fish” (Day 033) is a collection of contemplative-yet-upbeat pieces for electric guitar, with a shift of emphasis upon arrangements that “could be reproducible live”…This is not to suggest that Eric Scott has any performance dates planned for the near future; the composer/producer prefers the studio environment above all else. “I really […]
Book | Words & Images by Eric Scott Eric Scott is a writer, multimedia artist, designer and composer… and in his 2nd book “Identity,” (Day 008) he explores the gestalt of Day For Night, presenting a variety of visual identities (alternating between the personal, and those created for his clients) along with other “messaging” from […]
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Day For Night Podcast Series / Downloads “OverCast” is a themed series of eclectic podcast mixes (genres ranging from fringe electronica, drum ‘n’ bass, trip-hop and downtempo, avant-garde-jazz-classical, spoken-word sound collage) and curated by the Day For Night artists Eric Scott, Salvador Dalek, Peter Moraites and more. A one-time subscription to the free podcast (RSS) feed below will […]
Chronopolis Dub Remix by Eric Scott / Download The setting of this work takes the listener, over seventeen minutes, along a journey – from the factory (the birthplace) to the stage (youth – through theatre, spectacle and illusion) via the countryside (peace, retirement) and concluding in a sanctuary. This HORSPIEL indirectly references the human condition, […]
Mix by Salvador Dalek / Download John Foxx & The Maths’ “Shatterproof” gets a “Broken” treatment here from Salvador Dalek’s Eric Scott – with hints of Cabaret Voltaire, Pig Bag and Meat Beat Manifesto sprinkled into the post-industrial soup… Bigger beats and an aggressive bassline reminiscent of 80s Trevor Horn production… Not for the nostalgophobic, […]
Mix by Eric Scott | Download Here’s “My Name Is Trouble (Redemption Mix) by Eric Scott (Day For Night)… A beautiful vocal by Keren Ann featuring invaluable drumming contributions from John “Cowboy Joe” Matthew… A moodier alternative to the happy original… Thanks everyone for all the votes on Twitter and Facebook – this mix officially […]
Remix by Rhythm Factory | Download Producing under the pseudonym Rhythm Factory, Eric Scott remixes Martin Solveig’s “Hello” (featuring vocals by Dragonette) into the “Goodbye Remix” Heavy-but-fluid beats coupled with distorted sequencer lines, all adding up to a departure from the familiar pop original, and into progressive house territory. https://www.beatportal.com/remix/detail/hello-goodbye-remix-by-eric-scott/
Remix by King FM | Download “Good Day Today” (Yesterday Mix by King FM) was produced by Eric Scott (Day For Night) for the Beatport remix competition for David Lynch’s single “Good Day Today.” It was simply great fun to do… Download the remix stems and do your own remix:https://www.beatportal.com/feed/item/announcing-the-david-lynch-good-day-today-remix-contest/ Listen to more King FM […]
CD | Download “Found5: The Source” (Day 058) takes the listener along a flowing atmospheric journey, leading through places and realms unknown…This ‘Found’ collection relies upon the sounds of our aqueous pursuits… An underwater experience for the weary traveler.
Podcast | Download “TALK ABOUT IT!” PARTS 1 & 2The creative process, through documentary, word jazz, electronica & breakbeat cinematica. Day 030 (Addictaphone) provides a window into the Day For Night creative process using a trusted Tascam MP3 recorder to document the journey, while mixing in new works from the Day For Night catalogue (Künstfabriken, King FM, Mr. […]
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Genres: Indie / Electro / Breakbeat Techno / Vocal Presently hibernating, the Von Trapps is a one-off project created by producer / arranger / keyboardist Eric Scott with singer / lyricist Doug Green. Sporadic recordings made in the early 1990s foreshadowed ample breakbeat loops, forsaking “electronic drum” sounds for another ten years… Von Trapps releases […]