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Marvin Ayres

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MARVIN AYRES is a Composer, producer, cellist, pianist and violinist.

He is a prominent figure on the ambient electronic scene he has enthusiastic supporters among a crossover of artists, critics and DJs.

On the Big Chill website Mixmaster Morris said-when a new artist makes a real attempt to do it like Marvin Ayres then I say hooray-. He is making his mark as one of the great Ambient Producers.

His recordings are stylistically diverse as -Ambient- and -String Design- He has produced sensual Jazz and film soundtracks, combining classical technique with improvisation in new technologies.

-This is groundbreaking and beautiful- Jaki Leibezeit- Can

A graduate of Trinity College of Music, Marvin was a founder member of the cult band -The Government-, and toured extensively throughout Europe. He made solo contributions to other bands and solo artists throughout the late 80s and 90s, notably members of Culture Club, Simply Red, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Prefab Sprout.

-An accomplished musician- Absorb

In 1999 he signed to the Avant Garde label Mille Plateaux, as composer/producer, releasing two ambient albums to critical acclaim, Neptune and Cellosphere.

-An awesome piece of music- DJ Magazine

He has performed excerpts from these works live, notably at Camden-Festival of Electonica-with Groove Armadas Patrick Dawes).

Marvins reputation as producer and performer came to the attention of fellow Mille Plateaux stable-mate Jaki Liebezeit-ex CAN-, who invited him to re mix tracks and tour with Liebezeits band Club off Chaos.

He is currently commissioned by Einsturzende Neubautens electronica Music Publishers Freibank, and his compositions have been featured on five of Freibanks-For Films- albums.

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