Emmett Elvin is a London based multi-instrumentalist who probably is best known as a keyboardist who has played in Knifworld, Guapo & Chrome Hoof. In 2013 he released his first solo album, Emmettronica ’98-’05. The album was a collection of home recorded tracks that didn’t find a home in the various bands he was in. Most of the instruments were played by Elvin. Five years ago he release his second album Bloody Marvels, this was much more a band effort with a strong list of guest musicians from the strong local scene including Chloe Herington, Richard Larcombe, Matt Stevens, David J. Smith. An atmospheric haunting album strong on mood melody. A Further album of atmospheric moody songs and instrumental were released in 2016, Assault On The Tyranny Of Reason, with a similarly strong list of guest musicians. The track Everything Falls Away,
Emmett Elvin’s third album The End Of Music sees a change in approaches he is playing most of the instruments himself. On the new album he is supported by the drumming powerhouse that is Alex Thomas (Chrome Hoof, Squarepusher, Badly Drawn Boy). There are also a greater focus on vocals than on either Bloody Marvels or Assault On The Tyranny Of Reason.
Emmett Elvin is a multi-instrumentalist and plays many instruments on 6 and 12 string acoustic and electric guitars, bass, pianos, synths, organ, vocals, recorders, casserole and biscuit tin! Sarah Anderson plays violin and viola. On the song No Wonder Olga Lisikova sings, and Eden Duke contribute with harmony vocals on Everything Falls Away and Everything Falls Away (reprise). The album is written and produced by Emmett Elvin. Mixed and mastered by Mark Cawthra.