Daniel Lanois joins us to discuss the space gospel of his latest, Heavy Sun, and his long history of seeking the spirit in the music of collaborators like Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Brian Eno, and Harold Budd.
With the Heavy Sun Orchestra in tow, Daniel Lanois’s “Power” rattles with dubby intensity. It’s the latest taste of his forthcoming album of psychedelic gospel, Heavy Sun, pairing synth bass bombast with the straining gospel vocals of organist and minister Johnny Shepherd.
As Bob Dylan’s swampy and haunted classic Oh Mercy turns 30 years old, producer and musician Daniel Lanois reflects on the strange magic he helped create in New Orleans, driven by a willingness to explore seemingly contradictory spaces: “I wanted to make sure that that the music was trying to destroy the singer at the same time as support him.”
On their new collaborative album, Daniel Lanois and electronic composer Aaron Funk, better known as Venetian Snares, make for an unexpected “Canadian team.” As a producer and solo artist, Lanois’s […]
Long one of our favorite producers, it’s always extra special when Daniel Lanois steps from behind the board with his own music. His new lp, Goodbye To Language , is no exception. Of […]
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