John Newman’s ‘Tribute’ album

John-Newman-LMA1 2John Newman‘s debut album ‘Tribute’ has gone straight to No. 1 in the official UK album chart. LMO strings with music director Andy Brown recently recorded 10 tracks for the album at Rak studios.

In June 2013 John released his debut single ‘Love Me Again’ which sold 125,00 copies to reach no 1 in the UK singles chart.

The ‘Tribute’ album sessions were produced by Tim Baxter and recorded at RAK studios.

Katherine Crowe records with LMO

Kath,Andy,Julian 2LMO 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 valium 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 2Smile has recently entered the iTunes chart where you can download the single and contribute to Katherine’s chosen charitable causes.

Read a blog post about Katherine Crowe

Watch a video of the recording

Only Boys Aloud album

OBA 2LMO 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.

Read a blog post about Only Boys Aloud’s album

Watch a video of the recording with an introduction from Andy Brown

LMO record a symphonic suite with Ilan Eshkeri

Andy lmo closer SmallLMO recently recorded Ilan Eshkeri‘s score for a photographic exhibition by the Korean artist AHAE.

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. Control room SmallOrchestrations 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.

LMO record with Andy Burrows

1LMO recently recorded 5 tracks for Andy Burrows new album at British Grove studios. 4 violins, 2 violas and 2 celli led by Tom Bowes recorded the string arrangements for the tracks which were written and produced by Tim Baxter.

The new album will be released in October 2012.

Kasabian Velociraptor!

Velociraptor SmallLMO recently recorded tracks for Kasabian’s new album Velociraptor!

The sessions took place at British Grove Studios and were engineered and produced by Steve McLaughlin.

Read a blog post about Velociraptor!

Watch a video of the recording with an introduction from Andy Brown

LMO quartet records with SHINee

Shinee SmallAn LMO string quartet recently recorded a live performance with popular South Korean boy band SHINee from Abbey Road studio 2.

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.

Motorstorm Apocalypse

2LMO recently recorded Motorstorm Apocalypse – a new game from Sony Playstation.

The session took place at Abbey Road Studio 2 and the sessions were engineered by Jake Jackson and co-produced by Klaus Badelt.

This new Motorstorm Apocalypse game which is the third in the series was released in early 2011.

Read a blog post about Motorstorm Apocalypse

Watch a video of the recording with an introduction from Andy Brown

James Brett scores for Disney with LMO

1 SmallJames 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. 2 SmallLMO (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.

Read a blog post about Disney

Watch a video of the recording with an introduction from James Brett and Andy Brown

LMO record with Lang Lang!

1 SmallLMO recently recorded ‘A Christmas Carol‘ for Sony’s Christmas advertising campaign at Abbey Road Studio 1 with composer Ilan Eshkeri.

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.

2 SmallSteve McLaughlin engineered and co – produced the session with Ilan Eshkeri and later International pianist Lang Lang recorded piano solos, combining with the LMO soundtrack.