The Music Producers Guild awards shortlist was announced this morning with Danger Mouse and Jack White both being nominated for the International Producer of the Year Award.
Rome, released in 2011 on Lex saw Danger Mouse and Jack White collaborate with Danielle Luppi and Norah Jones to create a western inspired sountrack that took almost 5 years to complete.
Matt Colton formerly of Air Studios, London has been nominated for Mastering Engineer of the Year. Matt has mastered a number of Lex albums including Boom Bip’s Zig Zaj, Music For Sleeping Children and JJ DOOM’s KEY TO THE KUFFS. Ray Staff also of Air Mastering has been nominated in the same category - he mastered and cut the limited edition single RHYMIN SLANG taken from KTTK. Lastly, Damon Albarn, who recently contributed vocals to the JJ DOOM track BITE THE THONG is nominated for UK Producer of the Year.
Following the launch of short film Act of Faith (currently available to view on the Lex YouTube channel), Jimmy’s Endby Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins is now available to watch in full at jimmysend.com.
“We’ve all been there: in the lapses after midnight, stumbling down unfamiliar gutters after one too many for the road and looking for inviting lights before they call last orders. James is trying to lose himself, but in a fractured men’s room mirror finds the eyes that have been waiting for him.
Following from the unnerving prelude Act of Faith, Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins unveil a phantasmagoric English dreamtime made of goosefleshed pin-up girls, burned out comedians and faulty lights, with judgement just behind the tinsel.
Jimmy’s End pulls back the purple drapes upon an intricate new planet of desire and mystery. We’ve all been there.
Act of Faith is the prelude to Jimmy’s End. Watch the trailer for Jimmys EndHERE and the film itself at www.jimmysend.com from 25th November…
“It’s raining in Northampton and Faith Harrington has Friday evening ahead of her, her favourite outfit and her favourite face, her top tunes shimmering on the CD player: “When the lamp burns low on the bureau, even though I’m far from you…”
In a curtain-raiser prelude to their forthcoming short film Jimmy’s End, Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins, with Siobhan Hewlett, introduce us to a world of unfamiliar atmospheres, precarious entertainments, and insidious detail.
Act of Faith unveils an isolated corner of the modern night, where carrion crows become the only comforters and it’s a quarter to eternity…
Taken from the soundtrack to the forthcoming film ‘Jimmy’s End’, listen to ‘Queen of Midnight’ by Crook & Flail (Andy Broder & Adam Drucker) featuring Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio). Lyrics by Alan Moore.
This weekend, the LA Times presented a feature on Boom Bip & Charlie White’s project Music For Sleeping Children, featuring an in depth interview with both artists. Music for Sleeping children is available to download for free at musicforsleepingchildren.com – the limited edition pink vinyl is available to pre-order now at the Lex shop.
Read a snippet of the article below, and the full piece online at the LA Times HERE… Read More »
Watch the new theatrical trailer for Alan Moore & Mitch Jenkins’ film Jimmy’s End at the Guardian website here. Music by Crook&Flail (aka Doseone & Andy Broder) with lyrics written by Alan Moore, sung by Tunde Adebimpe (of TV On The Radio).
“Defiantly avante garde, this louche and oddly sinister vignette suggests that Moore, as a film-maker, is determinedly disinterested in regurgitating his own comic-book back catalogue: we’re definitely not in Smallville any more” – The Guardian
Read the full article HERE. Win tickets to the film premiere at a secret location in Northampton (UK) at the Lex online shop. More info at www.jimmysend.com including a teaser video including voiceover from Alan Moore.
Lex Projects present Jimmy’s End. Written byAlan Mooreand directed byMitch Jenkins this trailer is the first glimpse of Moore’s multi-media project The Show – a richly detailed, multi-episodic, non-linear universe created by Moore and brought to life by Mitch Jenkins.
The full 30-minute film is due to be unveiled on 25th November at jimmysend.com, preceded by 15-minute prologue-piece Act of Faith on 19th November. Notably the films are Moore’s first work written specifically for the screen and made with his ongoing creative involvement and blessing. Read More »
Boom Bip & Charlie White’s new collaborative EP is now available to download for free at musicforsleepingchildren.com. Each track is also accompanied by a video – watch Georgia above and see all five videos at the MFSC site. Read More »
JJ DOOM feature on the front cover of issue no #24 of Wax Poetics Japan, available from their website. Very limited stock also available at the Lex Shop.
Features interviews with DOOM, Jneiro Jarel, and an exclusive flexi-disc vinyl of the track RHYMIN SLANG (JJ TRON Remix) – also streaming via Soundcloud above. Other features include Lenny Kravitz, Dam Funk, Gary Bartz and Sade on the reverse cover. More details here: Read More »