Nicholas Thayer is a London-born, Netherlands-based composer, producer and inter-disciplinary artist. His electronic and new classical work has been composed for dance pieces, gallery installations and site specific work.
He and Emma discuss Entropy, a lockdown collaboration for Ballet Zurich that has finally been performed live on stage and the album it lead to: Tetramer, out now. They also talk about adolescent musical tastes, how Glenn Gould revolutionised the recording studio and that time Mötley Crüe's Tommy Lee sent Nicholas an email...
The 3 Questions...
Was there a piece of art that changed everything for you?
'Appetite for Destruction', Guns‘n Roses,
Was there a piece of art that you think has value but don’t necessarily like?
N/A! If he thinks a piece of art has value, he must therefore like it.
What/who should we check out that we may not know about?...
The documentary film Sisters with Transistors
Thoughts and lectures of Brian Eno
The work of Ryoji Ikeda