Cinematic Orchestra, The

Jason Swinscoe, P.C. (Patrick Carpenter), Tom Chant, Luke Flowers, John Ellis, Phil France.

Also known as Cinematic Orchestra, TCO, The Cinematic Orchestra
Members of Cinematic Orchestra, The: J Swinscoe, Jamie Coleman, Luke Flowers, Nick Ramm, Patrick Carpenter, Phil France, Stuart McCallum, T. Daniel Howard, Tom Chant
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Discography of Cinematic Orchestra, The:

# Release title Dwnld Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
101 Remixes 98 - 2000 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 7 Audio 2000 Ninja Tune
102 Live At The Roundhouse 10.10.2008 ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 15 Audio 2013 Concert Live
103 Lilac Wine ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 2010 Dr. Martens
104 LateNightTales ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 19 Audio 2010 LateNightTales
105 To Build A Home (Craft Integrated Bootleg) ↓ mp3 ↓ zip 3 Audio 2013-06-25 Not On Label (Mostfa & Mostfa Self-released)

[a=J Swinscoe] first formed a group called Crabladder in 1990, whilst studying Fine Art at Cardiff College, releasing one official single on his own Power Tools label. In 1994, Swinscoe was given a DJ spot on Heart FM, a pirate radio station in south London.

Their debut album, Motion, was released in 1999. The critical success of that album led to them being asked to perform at the Director's Guild Awards ceremony for the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to film director Stanley Kubrick.

The band were asked by the organisers of the Porto European City of Culture 2000 festival to write a new score to Dziga Vertov's classic 1929 Russian silent film Man with a Movie Camera, to be performed live in accompaniment with a showing of the film. The work differed from the band's usual compositions due to its live performance, ruling out the post production work that was present on Motion. The Cinematic Orchestra toured with the work and later released it on an album of the same name. Many of the compositions originally created for Man with a Movie Camera were later adapted from live form (adding in vocal tracks and electronic elements, among other changes) for their next album, Every Day.

The Cinematic Orchestra released the album Ma Fleur on May 7, 2007.

The Cinematic Orchestra performed the soundtrack to the Disneynature film "The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos", released on December 15, 2008.

In 2010 they set up their own independent label [l=Motion Audio].

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