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  • Grasscut

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Biography All Music Guide

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Formed in the late 2000s, Grasscut, a Brighton, England-based duo comprised of notable television and film composer Andrew Phillips and keyboardist/classically trained double bassist Marcus O'Dair craft glitchy, sugary, ambient-steampunk confections that skillfully blur the line between the natural and synthetic worlds. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Kraftwerk, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Devo, and Robert Wyatt, the latter of whom appeared as a guest vocalist on the pair's second studio album, Grasscut's penchant for juggling organic samples and circular melodies with pastoral imagery has drawn comparisons to everyone from Hot Chip and Boards of Canada to Eluvium and Max Richter. After signing with acclaimed British independent label Ninja Tune in 2010, Grasscut released its full-length studio debut, 1 Inch: ½ Mile, to favorable reviews. The duo's ambitious and atmospheric sophomore outing, Unearth, followed in 2012.


  • 02.17.17 Track of the day: @ZongoJunction — Tunnel Bar https://t.co/HJ7POY7b6L
  • 02.16.17 RT @northcape: #np Grasscut "Everyone Was A Bird" (Twitter rec from @bfhouseman). An amazing album I missed when first released. #electron…
  • 02.15.17 RT @filmhead365: Monday: excellent, nuanced gig by @grasscutmusic in aid of @HelpRefugeesUK, plus strong speech by #TobyJones: a fine cause
  • 02.15.17 RT @clash_music: .@laucanmusic's new cut 'Tectonic Plates' is imbued with a graceful beauty - and oh, that heavenly voice... https://t.co/c…
  • 02.14.17 Thanks for having us. What a great night. https://t.co/olYZGAMeH5
  • 02.14.17 RT @frederictoye: Collecting @ninjatune stuff since 1995. Here are some more recent items from @grasscutmusic @Finkmusic and @TCO_Official…
  • 02.13.17 RT @imaxreinhardt: The Elgar Room @RoyalAlbertHall is full of #UnpopularMusic @La_Qualia @hejira @grasscutmusic #TobyJones @HelpRefugeesUK…
  • 02.12.17 RT @ErasedTapes: The @ErasedTapes #SoundGallery is Open Now until 8pm. You're welcome to slow down in our new home at 174 Victoria Park Roa…
  • 02.10.17 Track of the day: @robertomusci — Tower Of Silence https://t.co/eBiuT1feWS
  • 02.09.17 Wash your spirit clean. — John Muir
  • 02.09.17 Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
  • 02.08.17 RT @marcusodair: And suddenly the 90-minute train journey is 10 minutes too short https://t.co/KimHEiCn78