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A new Brian Eno documentary is in the works

A new documentary about Brian Eno is in the works by director Gary Hustwit, it has been announced. Hustwit has previously worked on films about Mavis Staples (Mavis!) and Wilco (I Am Trying to Break Your Heart: A Film About Wilco). The filmmaker’s official website now features a page for...
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Gary Hustwit Is Making ‘Eno,’ A Documentary About Legendary Producer & Musician Brian Eno

If you played six degrees of separation with all the important art-rock bands of the 1960s, ‘70s, and beyond—David Bowie, Lou Reed, Nico, John Cale, and The Velvet Underground, David Byrne and Talking Heads, Iggy Pop & The Stooges, Roxy Music, Devo and more—all roads lead to Brian Eno, easily one of the most important music producers and experimental musicians of all time that basically singlehandedly started the ambient music movement. Eno also helped U2 and Coldplay achieve their greatest pop heights in the ’90s, 2000s, and 2010s, and he is an absolutely towering figure in music (not for nothing, his first four records recorded between 1974 and 1977 are all art pop masterpieces).
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Brian Eno, Big Thief, Coldplay, and More Contribute to Earth Day Charity Compilation

The foundation EarthPercent, an initiative founded by Brian Eno that provides ways for the music industry to support organizations addressing the climate crisis, is celebrating Earth Day by raising money for charity through new, unreleased, and otherwise previously unheard music donated by over 100 artists. The roster includes Eno, Big Thief, Coldplay, Hot Chip, the Weather Station, Nile Rodgers, and many more. Check out the full list of participating artists and purchase tracks at Bandcamp.
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‘Capitalism didn’t understand community’: Brian Eno steps up the climate crisis battle

Given that it’s an industry addicted to air travel, whose artists put on energy-intensive live shows and release albums on vinyl, the music business is rightly being scrutinised for its green credentials. But as Brian Eno argues, an increasing number of musicians and workers are also trying to improve sustainability and public understanding. “Lots of people are becoming aware that we can’t just talk about the problem – we have to do something about it in our own practice,” he says.
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Brian Eno discusses his Earth Day collaboration with Michael Stipe

Brian Eno will be releasing an exclusive collaboration with former R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe on Earth Day (April 22). The single, called ‘Future If Future’, will be released to draw attention towards the climate crisis. As reported by the Guardian, Eno is one of 100 artists who will be releasing material exclusively via Bandcamp, with proceeds going to causes at the forefront of the emergency.
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AURORA to sit down with Brian Eno for climate conversation

AURORA and Brian Eno will sit down in London next month for a conversation on the climate emergency and how the energy of music can benefit the planet. The talk will take place as part of the 14th edition of Green Events & Innovations Conference (GEI), which is set to take place at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London on April 29.
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