Stephen Emmer; Dutch composer, arranger, and artist, invites listeners to a unique listening experience with his recent spatial neo-classical album entitled, Maison Melody AM:PM. The conceptual album includes diegetic sounds from the composer’s everyday life infused with emotive and hauntingly beautiful compositional works. The album is presented, in what feels like, a cinematic experience from the audience’s perspective with the interplay of both diegetic sounds and underscored material weaving in and out of each other like a continuous film.
Internationally acclaimed in the late 1970’s as a leading figure of the Dutch with the band Minny Pops, Dutch composer and musician Stephen Emmer is well- known amongst music critics today for his innovative ”concept" records.
From the spoken word album Recitement, out in 2007, featuring tracks from Lou Reed, Yoko Ono and Richard Burton, to his 2014 album International Blue that includes collaborations with Midge Ure, Julian Lennon, Glenn Gregory and Liam McKahey, to his more re- cent soul album Home Ground: in a career that spans over 40 years, Stephen Emmer has developed a rare talent when it comes to introducing very ingenious and always different musical projects that promptly attract the support of fellow artists: one of Stephen Emmer‘s longest time collaborators, American producer Tony Visconti, has worked with Stephen on most of his records.
For those people that have not heard of you before could you tell us a bit about yourself and your story?
Sure I’m from Amsterdam and have worked in the UK with bands such as The Lotus Eaters, The Associates, Act, and Minny Pops. Besides that, I have worked with many international artists and producers such as Lou Reed, Chaka Khan, Midge Ure, Julian Lennon, and more.
We chatted with Stephen Emmer about his new album Maison Melody AM:PM. Innovation and future grounded in contemporary classical music.
Stephen Emmer opens the doors of Maison Melody to us to talk about his latest work. There, in his own home, he has been able to record an album of contemporary classical music with the latest spatial sound technology.
The life and compositional creation of an artist reflected in the most faithful way that technology allows, but always with a narrative script typical of a film. For something he himself calls it "cinema for the ears", making sense to do it in a technology that was born in movie theaters.
Composer Stephen Emmer is here with his latest offering Maison Melody AM:PM and wow are you in for a treat! The immersive audio experience is a one of a kind listening event for his audience.
Maison Melody AM:PM is one of the world’s first immersive neo-classical concept-albums in the cutting-edge Dolby Atmos format. Listeners are transported into the world of the composer as they explore the synergy between the pieces the composer creates and the space that he inhabits.
For centuries the halls of composers have remained an elusive and hallowed field – hidden playgrounds that have produced some of the most important works of art known to man. Wouldn’t you want to know it is really like inside?
Award-winning composer, producer, and market leader of mediamusic in the Benelux, Stephen Emmer welcomes audiences to a transformative audio experience. Maison Melody AM:PM is one of the world’s first spatial neo-classical concept-albums in both the cutting-edge Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 formats. Listeners are transported into the world of the composer as they explore the synergy between the pieces they create, and the space that they inhabit.
Maison Melody AM:PM is the latest offering from composer Stephen Emmer. The immersive concept album is a unique audio experience that will leave the listener captivated from the second you press play.
Undoubtedly, the full experience of the album is best enjoyed through headphones as each instrument and sound Emmer has employed fits perfectly in the surrounding space.
El galardonado compositor y productor Stephen Emmer publica su esperado álbum conceptual en los formatos multicanal Dolby Atmos y Sony 360.
Este 25 de Marzo saldrá al mercado el nuevo proyecto del compositor holandés Stephen Emmer, Melody AM:PM en las plataformas digitales Apple Music, Tidal y Amazon Music.
Eeuwenlang zijn de werkruimtes van componisten een ongrijpbaar en heilig gebied gebleven – verborgen speelplaatsen die enkele van de belangrijkste kunstwerken hebben voortgebracht die de mens kent.
Zou je niet een keertje willen weten hoe zo een ruimte klinkt van binnenuit? De bekroonde componist, producer en kwalitatief marktleider van mediamuziek in de Benelux, Stephen Emmer, verwelkomt dit keer het publiek in een nieuw soort van audio-cinematische ervaring.
When we think of music, we think of how accessible it is, whether that's through CDs, vinyls, tape cassettes (they were a thing!) or straightforward streaming on the relevant platforms. But what about how we listen to it?
I caught up with Stephen Emmer, who has been using a very interesting recording method to allow his music to be more immersive with the use of modern music technology and he's here to tell us all how he utilised this unique method.
Having composed what could be the new revolution of auditory experiences, his Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 integrated masterpiece Maison melody AM:PM, there was no better time to chat to the award-winning composer and forward-thinker; Stephen Emmer….
Stephen Emmer is here with his new concept album Maison Melody AM:PM. The 40 minute long album is a 4d audio experience for listeners as Emmer invites them to enjoy a glimpse into his marvellous classical world.
Maison Melody AM:PM is the new immersive experience by composer Stephen Emmer. The cutting edge album invites listeners to experience his world through state-of-the-art spatial technology and cutting edge sound- design.
The 40 minute concept album is a rich sonic experience for listeners. Maison Melody AM:PM is one of the world’s first immersive neoclassical concept-albums in both the cutting-edge Dolby Atmos and Sony 360 formats.
Maison Melody AM:PM, the revolutionary new listening experience from award-winning composer Stephen Emmer is a breakthrough project in the music technology industry. With potential to change the way we experience music, and sound as a whole, we got chatting to Stephen to find out more…
Stephen Emmer Invites Listeners to ‘Become The Composer’ with Dolby Atmos endorsed immersive album Maison Melody AM:PM. For centuries the halls of composers have remained an elusive and hallowed field – hidden playgrounds that have produced some of the most important works of art known to man. Wouldn’t you want to know what it is really like inside?