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Saturday 28th January 2017
JOHN HURT, CBE (1940 - 2017)
 
The legendary British actor and voice over artist passed way yesterday, 27th January 2017, age 77.  Famous for his roles in classic films including Alien; The Elephant; 1984 and more recently, the Harry Potter series which are just a few of his memorable performances that spanned six decades in no less than one hundred and twenty films. In 2013 he played the role of "The War Doctor" in the television science fiction series Doctor Who that introduced him to a new generation of fans and was also the narrator throughout Art of Noise's 1999 album, The Seduction Of Claude Debussy.
 
Our thoughts and sympathies go out to his family and friends at this very sad time.
 
Monday 23rd January 2017
LIVE CONCERT ANNOUNCEMENT!
 
Dudley·Jeczalik·Langan reboot Art Of Noise's In Visible Silence
A unique outdoor performance on 25 May 2017 at the Clarence Dock, Liverpool.

For Liverpool Sound City, with The Human League and A Certain Ratio.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 27th January 2017, at www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk.

Commencing the sixth work in the Adventure Series. (Of flesh and blood we're made...)
 
Wednesday 18th May 2016
DRAGNET ON BLU-RAY
 
Amazon.co.uk have given a release date of 6th June 2016 for the 1987 box office hit Dragnet starring Dan Aykroyd & Tom Hanks with the movie's theme tune performed by the Art of Noise.
 
You can pre-order from here
 
Friday 22nd April 2016
ART OF NOISE'S OFFICIAL VIDEO CHANNEL (The China Years)
 
You can now officially watch for the very first time a collection of Art of Noise's videos made during their time at China Records. All of the videos are HQ (not HD) and stand out from those on certain fan video pages.
 
You can view the videos here or click the Videos on this site's menu bar.
 
Thursday 21st April 2016
PRINCE (1958 - 2016)
 
Fans and the music industry are in shock after the sad news of the death of singer/songwriter Prince, aged 57.
 
The superstar performer had numerous hits including Purple Rain, 1999, Little Red Corvette, Sign 'O' The Times, Batdance and Kiss (that was covered by the Art of Noise & Tom Jones). The story of his passing broke when it was announced in a statement by Carver County Sheriff Jim Olsen today. An investigation is now under way.
 
Click here for further updates.
 
Monday 18th April 2016
THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA
 
Art of Noise's J.J. Jeczalik and Gary Langan can also be found on Twitter and Instagram.
 
Click here to access links.
 
Friday 11th September 2015
Classic Album Sundays present an Evening with the Art of Noise

Who’s Afraid Of The Art Of Noise? was originally released in 1984 and acted as the perfect illustration of the changing dynamics of not only how music sounded, but also how it was to be created in the future. The lines had become increasingly blurred between the artist and producer, not only their roles within the studio, but also their roles within the finished product. George Martin was referred to as the fifth Beatle for his influence on their sound, Brian Eno would develop the idea of the ‘studio as a compositional tool’ and Trevor Horn would go on to define the sound of the 80’s through his work with acts such as Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Seal.

The Art Of Noise developed the idea of a ‘group without faces’, the ‘band’ was created by engineer/producer Gary Langan and programmer J. J. Jeczalik, along with arranger Anne Dudley, producer Trevor Horn, music journalist Paul Morley and was without a traditional frontman. The sound was created from a pallet of samples, field recordings and synthesis, blurring the lines between the recognisable genres of new wave, rock, pop and dance music.

Join us for this special one off event which will feature Trevor Horn, Anne Dudley and Paul Morley all in attendance and talking openly about their memories of The Art Of Noise and their classic debut. The album will be replayed in full on our world-class audiophile Classic Album Sundays hi-fi and the replay will be followed by an opportunity for the guests to ask the band the questions they have always wanted to ask.

This will be a very intimate event and seating will be VERY limited.

Wednesday 21st October from 7 to 10 pm

The Club at Café Royal, 68 Regent Street, London W1B 0AB

Tickets: £100 here (there is also a limited allotment of complimentary tickets for Café Royal Club Members but they must sign up in advance)

Tuesday 7th July 2015
Who's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise: Deluxe Has Been Cancelled!
 
"We are sorry to say that due to increased production and manufacturing costs and problems locating some of the original master tapes we have decided to cancel this campaign as we don't feel the Box Set would be of a high enough quality and value for money we hoped to release. 
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who Pledged and all of those who expressed interest throughout the campaign. CAS will be back with new campaigns and new releases in the near future.
Your pledge will be automatically cancelled, but if you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us at www.pledgemusic.com/pledges

Thanks

Classic Album Sundays"

Friday 8th May 2015
Poldark
 
Anne Dudley releases her latest soundtrack CD, Poldark - Music From The TV Series on Monday 11th May 2015.
 
Order it from Amazon.co.uk
 
Monday 4th May 2015
Who's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise: Deluxe
 
Classic Album Sundays and ZTT will be releasing a strictly limited edition deluxe box set of Art of Noise's debut album, along with other exclusive formats. In addition to this, there will be a Classic Album Sundays event to launch the album featuring a full playback of the album on a valve audio system featuring a Q&A session featuring members of The Art Of Noise
 
Visit pledgemusic.com pre-order your copy.
 
Monday 16th March 2015
Are you following Anne Dudley?
 
It's official! You can now follow Anne on twitter @annedudleymusic
 
Monday 2nd February 2015
Competition Winners
 
Congratulations to: Gwilym Chesterfield, Wales, Rudi Rasmussen, Denmark, Luciano Giampaglia, England. Prizes courtesy of Salvo Music/USM
 
At The End Of A Century and The Value Of Entertainment Available Now!
Click here for details.
 
Monday 12th January 2015
At The End Of A Century and The Value Of Entertainment Reviews
 
Click here to read the reviews for both of these deluxe edition sets released by ZTT/Salvo next month.
 
Thursday 18th December 2014
The Trevor Horn Band Live in London
 
The Trevor Horn Band (aka The Producers) will be playing at London's O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on the 5th March 2015. Special guest stars will include Seal, with more to be announced soon at a future date.
Tickets are available via Bookings Direct or from the venue's box office: Ticket Link: http://bit.ly/THBLondon5Mar2015
Box Office Tel : 0844 477 2000 
 
Wednesday 17th December 2014
At The End Of A Century / Zang Tuum Tumb: The Value Of Entertainment
 
Art of Noise's At The End Of A Century 2CD+DVD set and the Various Artists compilation set Zang Tuum Tumb: The Value Of Entertainment that includes an expanded edition of Zang Tumb Sampled (that features Art of Noise, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Propaganda, Andrew Poppy, Anne Pigalle and Instinct) are to be released in the United Kingdom on the 2nd and in Germany on 6th February next year.
 
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Monday 14th April 2014
Review For Live At The End Of A Century
 
Click here
 
Wednesday 26th March 2014
Press Statement for Jill Sinclair
 
With deep regret, the SPZ Group and the Horn family announce that Jill Sinclair passed away on Saturday 22 March 2014, aged 61.
Click here to read the full statement (www.ztt.com)
 
Thursday 6th February 2014
Art of Noise on BBC Regional Radio
 
JJ Jeczalik & Gary Langan have been busy recording a series of interviews in London at Broadcasting House this week. The two Art of Noise founder members have been talking about their music and ZTT Records.
Click here for more info.
 
At The End Of A Century
 
ZTT's Ian Peel has been raiding the label's archive yet again to bring us all a new Art of Noise collection. The set contains Noise-shots from the closing years of the 20th Century to the opening ones of the 21st. At The End Of A Century will contain no less than 3 CDs and a DVD. It acts as the second bookend to the group's groundbreaking career, the first being And What Have You Done With My Body, God? in 2006  The set is due for release later this year. As a prelude, a 12" picture disc is set for release on the 19th April entitled Live At The End Of A Century.
Click here for more info.
 
The Further Exploits of ZTT
 
The 10th February see no less than four releases from ZTT/Salvo. Various Artists: Zang Tuum Tumb - The Art Of The 12", Volume Three (order here); The Organisation Of Pop (London Edition) (order here) containing previously unreleased Art of Noise tracks From Frankie Goes To Hollywood comes: Relax (Sex Mix Edition 3) for the very first time on 12" (exclusive to Amazon.co.uk order here) and the deluxe edition of Frankie Said (CD/DVD) (order here).
 
Friday 24th January 2014
Trevor Horn Interview: The Producer with the Golden Ear
 
Read Pierre Perrone's article in the Independent here.
 
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