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Penka Kouneva Releases “The Woman Astronaut” – Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes of her latest orchestral odyssey

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How Abbey Road Studios Cut A Vinyl

How are Vinyl’s made?

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Old VH1 Programme of Behind the Movie “Dancer In The Dark”

A fantastic movie and some good interview times with Bjork herself.

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Adam Fielding Featured By Propellerhead Reason

We do love a bit of Adam Fielding and as a musician whom uses Reason themselves, one of the things that inspired me to choose that program was Adam’s music. Here’s a fascinating insight into how he uses the program and a bit about his own musical journey too.

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Whispers of the Plains: Penka Kouenva

HPM has the opportunity to chat to Penka Kouneva, the genius behind A Warriors Odyssey which is a wonderful CD taking all the trimmings from a game or film soundtrack and making it a standalone story. Let’s see what tasty titbits we got! Congratulations on your latest work. It’s beautiful. How do you feel now its out […]

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Whispers of the Plains: Lauren Edman

Lauren Edman’s debut solo CD “It’s Always the Quiet One” is quite fantastic – as we’ve said below. We got the chance to chat to Lauren about her first solo album and the processes and thoughts behind it… Firstly, congratulations on the fantastic album “It’s Always the Quiet One”! How do you feel now your […]

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Whispers of the Plains – Stereo Alchemy

With their début album God of Love about to hit the stores in the next few days, we grabbed Stereo Alchemy’s Christopher Tin for ten minutes to go over what is undoubtedly a smashing album in waiting and all the juicy bits behind it: Stereo Alchemy is a collaborative effort. Tell us how you came into being […]

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Whispers of the Plains – Interview with Jeff Broadbent

  With new downloadable title I Am Alive about to burst onto our consoles, composer of the game Jeff Broadbent took a few minutes to chat to HPM about exactly what to aim for when creating a rich atmosphere for a game where tension is key. I Am Alive has been a game that has […]

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Introducing… Ian Narcisi

Ian Narcisi – whose going to quickly become the man that plays every instrument in the world, is a new singer/songwriter whose songs just take off into some ad-lib freefall of progressive rock. Here’s a video of Ian making his new EP.

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Whispers of the Plains: – 12 Followers / Meteo Xavier

Having released his first full album Metrocrity Vol.1, we speak to 12 Followers / Meteo Xavier about putting out his new baby. So tell the readers little about 12 Followers/Meteo Xavier and how you came into being? Well, the real origin here is so ridiculous I almost feel like it should be something I’m ashamed […]

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Imogen Heap on The Dewarists

Imogen Heap and Vishal-Shekhar collaborate for the fantastic track “Minds Without Fear” – a fantastic song for what will hopefully end up on the third album. A whole programme has been made about the process of making the track and is the first in a series that follows artists around the world making music together. […]

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Whispers of the Plains ~ Interview with Eufloria Composer Brian Grainger

Higher Plain Music has been lucky enough to snag a few minutes with the insightful Brian Grainger, composer for Eufloria the new indie PSN game (previously on Steam too). Here Brian talks about the project itself, how he composes, the problems, the rewards and how he feels on the end result itself. So now Eufloria […]

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Sarah Slean “Making of Land and Sea” Videos

Sarah Slean has been posting video clips of the making of her new album Land and Sea, due on 27th September. Here’s a preview to “Life”, Sarah’s favourite song on the album

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Imogen Heap Behind the Scenes – Making of “Lineline” Video

The awesomeness that is Imogen Heap has compiled a great video about the process of her new album Heapsongs (working title) and documented the whole public process of writing and recording from snippets of stuff send in by her fans. It’s such a fantastic concept – here’s “Lifeline”

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Whispers of the Plains: Interview with Laura Karpman

  Congratulations on recently completing the soundtrack to the game Kung Fu Panda. Thanks! Now the projects finished, how do you feel about it as a body of work? Is there anything that stands out as a particular piece you’re proud of? I am really pleased with the score – I love a lot of […]

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Whispers of the Plains: Heavy Melody

The Wonderful Heavy Melody, recently showcased in the latest Shift 2 soundtrack for their excellent remixes of various artists. They kindly agreed to answer a few of my questions about their latest project. Here’s what the trio had to say: How did Heavy Melody come together as a trio? Dave: Neil and I met back […]

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Whispers of the Plains: Esselfortium

Higher Plain Music is delighted to publish our little interview with the fantastic Esselfortium regarding his new album “Seventeen More Times”. Read on for an insight into his new album, song writing processes and technologies involved in crafting an album. For those whom aren’t familiar with you, tell us a little bit about Esselfortium. I’m […]

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Adam Fielding Webcast Next Thursday!

Adam Fielding, whom we had the pleasure interviewing when he released his second album Lightfields earlier this year, will be doing a webcast next thursday as part of Propellerheads Music Making month. Adam will be revealing exactly how he creates music and the processes involved. To get a rare insight into a mind of a […]

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Kate Bush ~ Under Review DVD Available to View Online

In a second find of the day, “Under Review” – covering Kate Bush’s career to date is now also available to watch online for free. It’s the pull of the bush I tell you!

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Kate Bush – “Hounds of Love” DVD Available Online

While details of a rerelease of reworkings from The Sensual World and The Red Shoes are slowly trickling through, a great documentary about Kate Bush entitled “Hounds of Love” is now available to watch in its completion on YouTube. Very informative, if slightly bias towards following what was commercially successful, its a great insight into […]

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