Jon Hopkins (born 1979) is a London-based producer and musician who writes and performs his own melodic electronica and dance music. After starting his career performing keyboard for Imogen Heap, he’s produced or contributed to albums by Brian Eno, Coldplay, David Holmes, and others. Hopkins composed the soundtrack for the 2010 film Monsters. which was nominated for an Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Score. His third solo album, Insides, reached #15 on the Dance/Electronic Album Chart in 2009,. His collaborations on Small Craft on a Milk Sea with Brian Eno and Leo Abrahams and Diamond Mine with King Creosote both reached #82 on the UK Albums Chart. In 2011 Diamond Mine was nominated for a Mercury Prize, which is annually awarded for best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Jon Hopkins Announces Asleep Versions EP for 10th November 2014 Watch an animated trailer today

Jon Hopkins shres clip, new EP out Nov 10th

Following his performance at The Royal Festival Hall last Friday, Jon Hopkins has announcded the release of a 4 track EP, entitled Asleep Versions, on 10th November 2014. Asleep Versions was recorded at Sundlaugin Studios, near Reykjavik, in February of this year. Intended to be heard as one single 25 minute piece, it is composed of four:

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Interview with Jon Hopkins. Northern Transmissions chatted with Jon Hopkins about everything from working with Brian Eno to performing classical music.

Interview With Jon Hopkins

I get much more enjoyment over playing electronic music. It is also far more relaxing. I taught myself how to play piano at a very young age, but I never got used to playing live, it was always so terrifying playing classical live. People are so serious,

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Jon Hopkins Releases Video feat. Purity Ring

Jon Hopkins Releases Video feat. Purity Ring

The single version of ‘Breathe This Air’ features Purity Ring’s Megan James, whose vocals transform the track into a vast and shimmering expanse, bringing waves of beautiful melancholy to the original’s dark and dusty techno. ‘Breathe This Air’,

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JON HOPKINS ANNOUNCES NOVEMBER 2013 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR IMMUNITY NOMINATED FOR 2013 BARCLAYCARD MERCURY PRIZE - "AN ALBUM OF THE YEAR"

Jon Hopkins Announces North American Tour

Jon Hopkins released his boldest and most dance-focused material yet, earlier this year on Domino Records. This is Jon’s second time being nominated following his collaboration with King Creosote on 2011’s Diamond Mine.

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Jon Hopkins Streams "Breathe This Air" Feat. Purity Ring. Starts tour August 16 in Germany

Jon Hopkins Shares Track Feat. Purity Ring

on Hopkins returns to North America this month in support of new album, Immunity, released this past June on Domino. He’ll play PS1 Warmup in New York, plus a newly announced headlining show in Brooklyn, and two shows at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles with Purity Ring.

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