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 […]
Peter Moraites – sketch by Patricia Dalen Genres: Experimental / Cinematica / Illustration / Fiction / Design / Motion Graphics / Direction / Consultation Pete Moraites began drawing pictures at the very early age of 0.9 years old, initially favoring the medium of crayon (Crayola 64-pack with built-in sharpener). Showing some promise in this area, he expanded […]
CD | Download “Found4: Maps” (Day 048) 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 | Download “Bluebottles” (Day 087) merges faux-nostalgia, breakfast-jazz and anemic (I think he means ‘anthemic’ – Ed.) 1930’s dance-band jingleism, to create a parody of a much maligned genre. Musical director Eric Scott proclaims “Jazz is part of much that is Day For Night… but that’s a relative statement. “Improvisation is at the root of almost […]
Acid Vampire Lounge, Vol. 69 Day 047. Mission “ALIAS (Music To Inspire A Series)” Eighties Without A Face : a gag-me of rock instrumentals from the archives, 1980-89 Electronica 4 : Miss Pink Rides Again! Fahrverbangin’! Je Te Veux! (Miss Pink’s Electroclash Mixes) Work For The Ear To Do : 1 Work For The Ear […]
Swim~ / Immersion “Millennium SwimSaver” from Day For Night. Swim~ is the genre-busting post-niche label of Wire frontman Colin Newman and partner Malka Spigel. It celebrates its 20th year in 2013. The updated version of this popular, trance-inducing bite of ambient screencandy is now linked from the Swim~HQ and DayForNight servers. Download sites: SWIMHQ.com Toys […]
CD | Download “Beat The Time” (Day 055) is the culmination mash-up of various live performances and by ambient and progressive cinematica artists Salvador Dalek. unleashing the label’s back catalogue to storming set of progressive house, trance, and drum’n’bass remixes. Mixed by Eric Scott, this set melds progressive house and dancefloor-oriented grooves (even drum ‘n’ bass beats) from the […]
CD | Download Genre: Eclectic electronica, trip-hop, found sound, ambient, breakbeat, modern composition, avant-garde jazz-classical and world indie. “JUNCTION: ANOTHER TRAIN LEAVING” Included tracks from Eric Scott, Rhythm Factory, Found, Mr. No-Logo and Salvador Dalek, result in a blend of melodic sampladelia. On “Junction (Another Train Leaving/Day 050),” the latest Day For Night sampler, Salvador Dalek (Eric Scott / Pete Moraites) remix the label’s […]
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CD / Download Genres: Found sound and dark ambient/cinematica Day For Night label compilation “Music From The Park” (Day 020) highlights multi-tasking composer Eric Scott in producer/instrumentalist roles. Donning his remix cap, he weaves 18 original tracks and presents us with his personal, sonic mind-map, mashing up the cinematic vs. the narrative; aggro vs. paranoiac; ambient vs. atmospheric. […]
CD | Download “Found3: Water” (Day 038) 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.
Many thanks again to all of those who sent in their votes of support and encouragement on our submission of “My Nature” by Eric Scott, for the 2007 American Idol Songwriting Competition. A jangling love song with a hooky chorus, “My Nature” is far less the kind of stuff AI finales are made of (…let’s face […]
CD | Download Künstfabriken – inspired by the kosmische rumblings of 1970s Düsseldorf – offers up “Ja Ja Nein” (Day 072), which finds composer / producer / recording artist Eric Scott paying hommage to the buzzing Krautrock forefathers, in a prog-like public freak-out. Turning out a motorik, noodledelic grunge, and driving hard from the recesses of a controlled […]
CD | Download Genres: Eclectic electronica, beats and soundscapes Day For Night label compilation “The Inner Cinema” (Day 010) highlights multi-tasking composer Eric Scott in producer/instrumentalist roles. Donning his remix cap, he weaves 18 original tracks and presents us with his personal, sonic mind-map, mashing up the cinematic vs. the narrative; aggro vs. paranoiac; ambient vs. […]
CD | Download Mr. No-Logo ups the energy levels on “Graceless” (Day 049) 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.
CD | Download “Birth” (Day 035) is the nascent studio outing of ambient and progressive cinematica artists Salvador Dalek. Not to be confused with its wiser, elder sibling Julie Android, Salvador Dalek operates in a sampladelic and definitionless universe. Born June 2001 as a live remix identity of Eric Scott and Peter Moraites, this moniker is the one […]
DVD Launch Event The evening of Saturday, May 20, 2006 marked the date for the Peter Moraites “Spelling Test” video album Launch Party, at Ocean Front Gallery, along the legendary henna-tatooed, roller-blading boardwalk in Venice, CA. Many thanks are due all-around to the friends who so kindly attended and contributed to the evening’s success. After sundown, […]
CD | Download Unlike anything else found in this catalogue, “Found2: A Stone” (Day 028) takes the listener along a naturally evolving, atmospheric journey, leading to unknown sonic realms… a series of underground railway stations, back alleys, cloisters, and disused quarries… Found merges raw sound recordings into an ambient electronic musical score.
CD | Download Mr. No-Logo launches an hommage to the Bristol music scene tradition with “Bristol’s Massive” (Day 039) an “orange” rough-house of downtempo and breakbeat influences, touching down upon a trip-hop fusion of dark ambient and electro, and drawing from a mixed bag of vocalese sampladelics with electronica. “2ndary” interprets dictaphone allegory, where “Mook” […]
Salvador Dalek Music Video Peter Moraites “Program Yourself” Music Video (Day 077.dvd) from Day For Night. “Program Youself” by Peter Moraites (with typography by Alyson Boote and music by Salvador Dalek) became the #1 featured video on YouTube, and had been put into rotation on a Washington DC-based NBC cable affiliate, dedicated to the arts. Before all […]
Salvador Dalek Music Video Peter Moraites “Linetwine” Music Video (Day 077.dvd) from Day For Night. LineTwine (2:20 / QuickTime / 2005) Animator : Peter Moraites & Alyson Boote Sequence Editor: Eric Scott Music : Polyanalacolyte (Dalek Expansion Mix) Salvador Dalek (Eric Scott / Peter Moraites) from the Day For Night CD “Birth (Day 035)“
Salvador Dalek Music Video Peter Moraites “Adventure” Music Video (Day 077.dvd) from Day For Night. “Adventure!” (2:00 / QuickTime / 2005) Director : Peter Moraites Music : “First In Three (Adventuremix)” (from Day 035) Artist : Salvador Dalek (Eric Scott / Peter Moraites) Animations : Peter Moraites with Alyson Boote Download MP3 Commentary by Peter Moraites and Eric […]
CD | Download “Music For Targeted Television Advertising” (Day 052) shows Rhythm Factory – composer/producer Eric Scott – releasing an eclectic, electronic soundtracks compilation to coincide with the latest video scores. Despite the Eno-esque references made by its ironic title, this 2005 collection is composed of professionally-commissioned soundtracks, representing Eric Scott’s underscores and output for commercial clients […]