Eoghan Neff

Eoghan Neff

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For his new solo live-looping project, Eoghan Neff builds a symphony of idiosyncratic sounds and virtuosic lines solely from the acoustic fiddle; deconstructing and reconstructing Irish traditional melodies by combining elements of free improvisation, progressive ergonomics, and the avant-garde.

Biography

Eoghan Neff has been described by the international press as “a true Irish devil violinist” (Sächsische Zeitung) who “traces shadows where few fiddlers deign venture” (Irish Times). He has recorded and toured with Riverdance, The London Metropolitan Orchestra, Torrek, NeffBros, Anxo Lorenzo, etc. Also, he has collaborated on film scores for acclaimed and Oscar-winning directors such as Olivier Dahan and Kevin Macdonald. His new solo live-looping project builds a symphony of idiosyncratic sounds and virtuosic lines solely from the acoustic fiddle; deconstructing and reconstructing traditional melodies by combining elements of free improvisation, progressive ergonomics, and the avant-garde.

Discography

2013 Torrek: Torrek (EP)
2013 O’Con: Anxo Lorenzo Band (LP)
2012 Week one: Eoghan Neff (LP)
2011 The Eagle Soundtrack: Atli Örvarsson (LP)
2011 An Táin: Deep End of the Ford (LP)
2011 Assembly Point: Assembly Point (LP)
2010 Tirán: Anxo Lorenzo (LP)
2009 Amalgamare: Improvisations from Glenstal Abbey: Cyprian Love & Eoghan Neff (LP)
2009 Music by the Tree: OM/OFF (LP)
2003 Ar Scáth a Chéile / Each Other's Shadow: NeffBros (LP)
2000 Soundpost and Bridle: NeffBros (LP)