Steve Lawson (b 1972) is a solo bass guitarist, using real time looping to layer up processed bass sounds live to build an orchestral soundscape that blends jazz, ambient, electronica, funk and folk music.
He has released 15 albums on Pillow Mountain Records - a label that doesn't really exist:
And Nothing But The Bass (2000)
Not Dancing For Chicken (2002)
Lessons Learnt From An Aged Feline Pt I (2002)
For The Love Of Open Spaces (2003)
It's Not Gonna Happen (with Theo Travis - 2003)
Grace And Gratitude (2004)
Lessons Learned From An Aged Feline, Pt II (2004)
Behind Every Word (2006)
Lessons Learned From The Fairly Aged Felines (Lessons Learned Pt III) (2006)
Live In Nebraska (2008)
Live So Far (2010)
Ten Years On: Live In London (2010)
11 Reasons Why 3 Is Greater Than Everything (2011)
Believe In Peace (2012)
He gigs regularly in the UK and Europe, as well as performing in California annually at the NAMM convention, where he performs on behalf of Modulus Guitars, AccuGroove Amplification and Looperlative Audio Products.
In recent years, he's been involved in more and more collaborative musical projects, including The Recycle Collective, an monthly improvised music night featuring many luminaries from the London jazz scene, and a duo with American singer Lobelia, with whom he has toured extensively the UK, mainland Europe and the US in from 2007 to present. The duo released two live albums in 2008 and 2010.
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