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  • On a blue background a graphic of 3 overlapping opaque circles sits in the centre. In the middle of the circles the background changes to red - like a flame. Above the graphic is black text reads: ‘Brian Spooner, Winner’ . Below the graphic also in black reads: ‘Dorothy Shrödinger, runner up’ (to the left) Thibault Quillet, runner up’ (to the right)
    November 2nd, 2021

    We-wa-winner!!

    We have a WINNER for the SPARK competition!

    Thank you so much Brian for your entry and inspiring piece! Hainbach and I had a long evening of listening and picked a winner and two runner ups. The winning track is already up, as part of the prize, on the Spitfire Audio Product Page of my Library! to have a listen, click read more ;)

  • September 28th, 2021

    Spark - Library Competition!

    To celebrate the 2 year anniversary of my album ‘3’ SA are launching a brand new library competition series! The first edition of the competition is entitled ‘Spark’, a name inspired by one of my library patches ‘Longing For Your Spark’. Head to sarecordings.com/spark for all the information you'll need to enter!

  • September 27th, 2021

    Happy 2nd Birthday '3' !

  • September 23rd, 2021

    Anniversary Playlist!

    In celebration of the two year anniversary of ‘𝟑’ album and the sample library next Monday I have curated a playlist full of music that inspired the record and my production and writing style in general!
    Please check out the 𝐇𝐄𝐘 𝐒𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐑! playlist here.

  • August 25th, 2021

    Krakow Film Music Festival

    I am delighted to tell you that my song 'Fall Into Me' will be played at the Krakòw Film Music Festival as part of the Black Mirror Suite by Martin Phipps! Check the programm out on the FMF website ! And hopefully see some of you there ! I will be in attendance which is so so exciting after no travels for 18 months !! What an honour to be a guest at this wonderful festival and have my music played. Summer has been treating me kindly. xx Alev
  • July 18th, 2021

    Summer break

    Gone Fishing - check back September. xx flower illustration: Alev Lenz
  • June 4th, 2021

    Roomful Of Teeth cover 'Fall Into Me'! Out Now!

    I am so pleased to announce this new release today!!! This is a MUST LISTEN! Roomful of Teeth, the incredible vocal ensemble who I had the honor to record with for my latest album '3', are releasing their version of my song 'Fall Into Me' today via New Amsterdam! Find it HERE! 'Fall into Me' is a song born out of resonance. I struck a low C octave on my piano to write it and the resonance of my over 100 years old upright piano showed me the way, into the blue. The song then deeply resonated with an audience ...
  • June 4th, 2021

    Love Letters P.S. OUT NOW!

    The final song for Love Letters P.S. - a deluxe version of Love Letters featuring two new songs and two new remixes - is OUT TODAY! Listen HERE! Alongside Sister Susannah and remixes of Bright Eyes and Space by Sandunes and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith (see my last newsletter ;)) I’m delighted to announce the collection includes a brand new song, “Opening, Flowering, Drinking” featuring Anoushka's sister Norah Jones. It was a joy to work with Anoushka and her sister on a truly special track. What a way to top off this journey of Love Letters! “Opening, Flowering, Drinking” co-written and co-pro...
  • May 30th, 2021

    New Work with Carly Paradis!

    Happy Brithday my lovely friend! It was a pleasure working remotely with Carly Paradis on the titles for new TV show "Whistable Pearl" (Stars Kerry Godliman and Howard Charles) mixed by the wonderful and brilliant Olga Fitzroy! If you do not have access to Acorn you can read about it at NPR or at IMDB! Hooray for community, it's what keeps us sane and going (click read more to access all links). xx Alev