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Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno, (born 15 May 1948 and originally christened Brian Peter George Eno), professionally known as Brian Eno or simply as Eno, is an English musician, composer, record producer, singer, music theorist and visual artist, commonly known as the father of music. Eno’s solo music has explored experimental musical styles and mostly ambient music. He has also been immensely influential, pioneering both ambient and generative music, innovating production techniques, and emphasizing ‘theory over practice’. He also introduced the concept of chance music to popular audiences, partially through collaborations with other musicians.

Eno first came to prominence as the keyboard and synthesizer player and general sonic wizard in the and band Roxy Music. After leaving Roxy Music, Eno recorded four highly idiosyncratic and original albums, later turning to more abstract sound-scapes on subsequent albums such as 1975’s Discreet Music and 1978’s Ambient 1: Music for Airports. Since then, he has released dozens of albums (many in collaboration with like-minded musicians, such as Harold Budd and Robert Fripp) which demonstrate his unique approach to music. He has, however, occasionally returned to the idioms which were more prominent in his earliest work, including a collaboration with former Velvet Underground member John Cale.


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  • Amrabart

    so, has Brian been knighted yet?

    27 Sep 9:44am Reply
  • J-Visual

    Old sourpuss & the lovable lads from liverpool

    17 Sep 2:24pm Reply
  • zan666

    Brian Peter George St. John le Baptiste de la Salle Eno..... will you please come to Toronto and play some music for me?

    16 Sep 5:30pm Reply
  • RussellChap

    he is my fav slaphead after telly savalas

    5 Sep 12:23am Reply
  • quetzacoatler

    my nigga

    4 Sep 4:19pm Reply
  • bingbongbilly

    I am on an open sea just drifting as the hours go slowly by, Julie with her open blouse is gazing up into the empty sky.

    3 Sep 4:42am Reply
  • Rocket-Raccoon

    old sourpuss :P

    25 Aug 6:41pm Reply
  • k_naruchiha94

    Love his early art rock works.

    23 Aug 3:59pm Reply
  • RussellChap

    Bri is a pretty clever bloke

    22 Aug 7:53pm Reply
  • Hallshaster

    I really like Brian Eno, but I can't listen to his ambient shit unless I put my own beats behind it. Sometimes I take the vocals from his "songier" albums and I put it over that as well. I also like to shave my eyebrows and mix them in a voulcious dirt-salve and spread it on my baby-smooth gams. I will rue the day I exposed them to the elements without applying my dirt-salve.

    2 Aug 4:49pm Reply
  • sls

    I'm not super gushy about latter-day Eno, but "This" is a really good song.

    27 Jul 10:10am Reply
  • GenericMagnetic

    why did i wait so damn long to check out Before and After Science? This is probably my favorite of his more direct, song-based albums.

    22 Jul 10:31pm Reply
  • bowie_fan87

    Oh cheeky, cheeky...

    22 Jul 1:02am Reply
  • Fariz_ANP

    Ambient 4 is god tier album of his ambient works

    19 Jul 4:24pm Reply
  • TravellingLai

    Discreet Music is such a masterpieces.

    18 Jul 10:58am Reply
  • tothecastle

    Ambient 4: On Land

    12 Jul 3:52pm Reply
  • jamesusillxd

    Really enjoying Bush of Ghosts, Apollo & Small Craft on A Milk Sea, what of his releases would people recommend for the more ambient stuff?

    7 Jul 7:23pm Reply
  • Andi242GER

    Here is my 7th list of recoomende and free available ambient music ...

    4 Jul 3:08pm Reply
  • SaraBeeJim

    I can fuck with Apollo

    24 Jun 11:08am Reply
  • mutinyonark

    Another Green World is seminal, but i think my favorite album is Music for Films.

    14 Jun 3:28pm Reply
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