Ayota Release EP in Aid of Japanese Red Cross Tsunami Appeal

RELEASE DATE: 29th April 2011
Ayota -
Sonen EP
PRIM-010EP
Japan is a very special place for me, where I have had some incredible experiences and been truly inspired by the people and culture. I have some very dear friends and close family from various parts of the country, so when I saw the shocking images of the Earthquake and Tsunami over a week ago, I was horrified. It was hard to imagine such a beautiful place being destroyed in such a short space of time. So in light of this event, Primaudial Records are releasing an EP from my Ambient Electronic project Ayota, featuring two brand new tracks. All proceeds of this release will go directly to the Japan Red Cross Tsunami Appeal.
You can purchase the EP NOW from Ski's Record Shop, or wait until 29 April 2011 to buy from iTunes, Traxsource, Beatport etc.
If you would like to review or play these tracks in advance of the release date, please contact the label giving full details.

Ayota - Hitotsu played on BBC Radio 3 Late Junction

On 15th Feb 2011 Nick Luscombe began another fortnight in the Late Junction chair and featured the track 'Hitotsu' from my Ayota 'Helicopter Cuts' Album.

You can check out the whole show here on iPlayer:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00yhs52

For more info on 'Helicopter Cuts' please go here:
https://www.skioakenfull.com/discography/ayota/helicopter_cuts

Nick Luscombe
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Ayota playing at Spitalfields Summer Music Festival

A night of live electronic music and visuals hosted by DJ and broadcaster Nick Luscombe (BBC Radio 3 Late Junction/Flomotion). Featuring performances from intergalactic synthesiser duo The Simonsound, the dubstep/Detroit House/ambient stylings of Subeena as well as Ski Oakenfull's project Ayota, with a special live audio visual performance that incorporates elements of time and sound shifting formed during Ski's extensive travels to Japan. Nick will be interviewing the musicians as well as providing DJs sets throughout the evening.

Supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

In association with Village Underground

Please note this is a standing event.

Date: 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Ayota playing at Spitalfields Summer Music Festival

NRJ Radio Broadcast : Ski Live at Electro Deluxe - Le Fish Club in Lyon

I've just unearthed a gig I did on 6th October 2000 in France as part of my promotional tour for the 'Life Changes' album. The gig was at a club called 'Le Fish' which was basically a boat on the river in Lyon

The night was called 'Electro Deluxe' and it was broadcast live on NRJ Radio..

I've uploaded some photos of the gig here.

The band consisted of a 'power trio'...
Jim Carmichael - Drums
Francis Hylton - Bass
Ski Oakenfull - Keys & Vocals

I have created a page now for all 6 tracks:
https://www.skioakenfull.com/audio/nrj_radio_broadcast_ski_live_at_elect...

Here is a sampler..
The track is called 'Undercover'

Ski Live at Electro Deluxe - Le Fish Club in Lyon
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Musicity London

I have recently been commissioned alongside six other artists to compose a piece of music in response to a building, location or aspect of London that inspired me. I chose the BT Tower. The idea is that you can visit these locations at specific times to exclusively hear and download the tracks through the Musicity App which will be available soon. The project will be 'live' from October 1st. Meanwhile you can visit these links to get more information:
Musicity Website: http://musicity.info/

Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Musicity-London/153027054720509

Follow on Twitter: http://twitter.com/MusicityLondon

Musicity London is part of The Story Of London Festival that runs 01.10.10 - 10.10.10

Musicity London 2010

New Remix of Incognito's "1975"

Here's another remix! This time of the fantastic '1975' track from their 'Transatlantic RPM' album. It features the wonderful vocals of Joy Rose. I'll keep you posted with release details.. meanwhile check out a preview below!

1975 - Incognito
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New Remix of Incognito's "Lowdown"

I've just completed a remix of the Incognito track "Lowdown" from their "Transatlantic RPM" album. It features vocals from Mario Biondi and Chaka Khan. Release details to follow, meanwhile here's a sneak preview!

Lowdown - Incognito
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Incognito 'Transatlantic RPM' Album Released on July 26th 2010

I feel very proud to have been involved in the next Incognito album. Its called 'Transatlantic RPM' and features Chaka Khan, Mario Biondi, Leon Ware, Ursula Rucker & Christian Urich amongst others. I co-wrote two tracks with Bluey;
Line In The Sand (Feat. Leon Ware) &
Can't Get Enough (Feat. Mario Biondi)

The album is released on July 26th 2010.. Go and check it out!

Here is the UK amazon link:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Transatlantic-RPM-Incognito/dp/B003E83SVI

Hear a sneak preview of 'Can't Get Enough' below....

Transatlantic RPM - Incognito
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