Nicholas Thayer | Composer
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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

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