22-25 July 2021 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Leifur James

Following sell out shows at Southbank Centre, Kantine de Berghain, Amsterdam Paradiso and a solo live performance at the Barbican Hall with german composer Pantha Du Prince in 2019, Leifur James brings his live show to Bluedot festival this summer.

A Louder Silence’ is the London-based composer and producer’s first full length release, released in October 2018 on Late Night Tales original artist release label, home to texan trio Khruangbin and the infamous Late Night Tales series featuring artists including Four Tet, Jon Hopkins and Nils Frahm. Leifur’s debut uniquely fuses ambient electronica, jazz, classical and soul music, a recording process which was over a 2 year period. The album has attracted support from Pitchfork, KEXP, XLR8R, KCRW, Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM, BBC Radio 6 Music DJs, Electronic Sound 9/10, Mixmag 8/10, Future Music UK Album of the Month 9/10.

Days

Friday 2019