Author Archives: Peter Chilvers

Letka Album with guest appearance from Brian Eno

After a long incubation period, I’m pleased to announce a new album from Letka, a project with Irish vocalist Sandra O’Neill. Here’s the press the release: “From the opening Beyond the Fold, featuring backing vocals and production from Brian Eno, … Continue reading

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Piano Album on iTunes

‘Piano’, my imaginatively titled album of solo piano improvisations from 2006 is now available from iTunes. The album was inspired by the ECM solo piano albums from Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock that began appearing in the early … Continue reading

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Slow Electric Video

Here’s a new video for Towards the Shore, the opening song from the upcoming Slow Electric album: The video, expertly filmed in pristine 1080p HD by my friend Dion Johnson in several locations around South East England, draws from the … Continue reading

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Slow Electric

Slow Electric, a project I’ve recorded with No-Man’s Tim Bowness and Estonian duo Uma is now available for preorder from Burning Shed. The album is being released via Robert Fripp’s Panegyric label, and features a guest appearance from the legendary … Continue reading

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Evolver.fm Interview

Nick Parker has interviewed me for music technology website Evolver.fm. The interview discusses the origins of Bloom, the iPhone app I developed with Brian Eno, as well as the history and future of music app development.

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Brian Eno & Rick Holland – Drums Between the Bells

Brian’s latest album Drums Between the Bells, a collection of musical settings of poetry by Rick Holland was released this week, and I think it’s one of his finest. It’s an eclectic mix, distinctive narrators slowly delivering Rick’s text over … Continue reading

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More from Tallinn / Pure Scenius / Fresh Fruit

More footage from the concert in Tallinn with Tim Bowness and UMA has arrived, at much higher quality this time: It opens with an improvisation from UMA (featuring a brief performance of “Putting a Bottle on the Floor” by Tim … Continue reading

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…and back from Estonia

The trip to Estonia was as enjoyable as it was cold (a bone-brittling -12 degrees at one point.) Three gigs in three days, with Tim Bowness and two musicians I’d never met… I’d love to say how incredibly challenging it … Continue reading

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Off to Estonia

I’m just about to leave for Tallinn, Estonia where I’ll be playing several dates with Tim Bowness and Estonian duo Uma. Apparently, it’s been snowing for five days solid, and temperatures can reach -20 degrees. Thermals ahoy! According to the … Continue reading

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Bloom on Tour

I’ve just had a rather nice email from Ted Beatie: “While kayaking down the Ou River in Laos yesterday, we stopped at a small village, Ban Huihang, for lunch. Being lunchtime, all of the kids of the village were home … Continue reading

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