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Posts Tagged ‘Tony Kaye’

Mr Fogg – Interview

Hailing from Reading, an interview with an electronic artist named for Phileas Fogg, whose edgy beats are garnering acclaim across radio and the web

Written by David McNamara

mr fogg interview


Reading-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mr. Fogg is a rapidly emerging young artist who is not afraid to take a gamble in order to ensure his vision is realised. The aspiring indie pop icon tracked down controversial director Tony Kaye (American History X) via Facebook to convince him to make the video for the first single from his debut album. He then followed Kaye across the Atlantic to ensure that the stuttering genius stayed true to his word.

This is not the first time the Mr. Fogg has gone out on a limb for his craft. In order to create the album he knew he was capable of, here the charmingly awkward young man travelled all the way to Iceland to work with long-time Björk collaborator and producer extraordinaire Valgeir Sigurðsson. The result is Moving Parts, a rich tapestry of beautifully-crafted electronic pop songs accompanied by heart warming synths and thunderous… read more

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