LMO were recently at Abbey Road studios to record with singer Katherine Crowe.
Katherine, who is terminally ill from breast cancer, fulfilled a lifelong ambition to record at Abbey Road studios with LMO. She flew from her home on the Isle of Man to record a new version of Charlie Chaplin’s song ‘Smile’ which was arranged by Julian Kershaw. LMO was led by
Janice Graham and conducted by Andy Brown and the recording was
produced by Steve Mclaughlin.
Smile has recently entered the iTunes chart where you can download the single and contribute to Katherine’s chosen charitable causes.
LMO were recently at Angel studios to record Only Boys Aloud’s debut album for the Relentless / Sony music label.
LMO recorded 3 sessions for the album with a 21 piece string section, followed by a session each for 4 woodwind and 10 brass.
Only Boys Aloud’s first album was released this November.
50 strings, 8 woodwind (with doubles),10 brass, timps, percussion, harp and piano convened for 4 sessions at Abbey Road studio 1.
LMO was led by David Juritz and conducted by Andy Brown. Orchestrations were by Robert Elhai and Jessica Dannheiser and the sessions were engineered by Steve Mclaughlin who also co produced the music with ilan Eshkeri.
The AHAE ‘Through my Window’ exhibition is currently showing at the Jardin des Tuilieries, Paris, accompanied by Ilan’s music, and there are plans for further exhibitions around the World.
The sessions took place at British Grove Studios and were engineered and produced by Steve McLaughlin.
The performance, in front of an invited audience, featured their new single Replay and was also filmed by the bands’ record label EMI Music for DVD release in Japan and other countries.
LMO recently recorded Motorstorm Apocalypse – a new game from Sony Playstation.
This new Motorstorm Apocalypse game which is the third in the series was released in early 2011.
James Brett recently scored his music for Disney In Store Entertainment with LMO at Abbey Road studio 1. James used a 40 piece string section (12 first violins, 10 seconds, 8 violas, 6 celli and 4 double basses), 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, harp, celeste and timps for the score which was recorded over 2 days. Additional overdubs were contributed by vocalists and a children’s choir. LMO (led by Tom Bowes) was conducted by James Brett and recorded and mixed by Andy Dudman. Matt Walker was the music producer.
The music (with accompanying Disney footage) was recently released in Disney Stores worldwide.
Ilan used a 28 piece string section with flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, 2 horns, trumpet, 2 trombones and harp for the session for which LMO was led by Nick Ward and conducted by Andy Brown.
U2’s current 360° Tour features an innovative 360° design which affords an unobstructed view for the audience. It was created by U2 Show Director Willie Williams and marks the first time a band has toured in stadiums with such a unique and original structure. The tour started at the Nou Camp, Barcelona on June 30th.
LMO recently recorded incidental arrangements by Caroline Dale for the Tour at British Grove studios. Caroline scored for 4 violins, 2 violas, 2 celli and double bass. Cathy Thompson led LMO and, in a subsequent session, Martin Robertson played solo Deduk with further cello solos from Caroline Dale.