Matthew Hemerlein, the man behind Lo-Fang, is classically trained in violin, cello, bass, piano and guitar, performing all the instruments on his debut album, Blue Film. Due to be released next year, the album was written and recorded in a farmhouse in Maryland, hotels and studios in Cambodia, London, Nashville, before being completed in the legendary Capitol Studios in Los Angeles. Highly detailed, the album has roots in electronic, R&B, classical, and folk music, cast through a pop prism.

Lo-Fang ANNOUNCES New EP, Blue Film, on tour with Rhye

Lo-Fang ANNOUNCES New EP, Blue Film

LA-based producer Matthew Hemerlein released his debut album, Blue Film, earlier this year and just over six months later, he’s on the cusp of great things.

Classically trained in violin, cello, bass, piano and guitar, Blue Film is rich in soulful falsetto floats above a rich blend of classical, R&B and electronic music, telling stories of love, loss and deceit. The album was written and recorded during Hemerlein’s world travels, completing it at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles:

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Review Of "Blue Film" By Lo Fang. "Blue Film" comes out 2/25 on 4AD .The first single off the album is "Look Away". Lo Fang plays 2/28 in New York City.
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Review Of “Blue Film” By Lo Fang

Lo Fang’s debut comes to us courtesy of the august 4AD, a label who have supported artistic integrity and innovation for over three decades. On paper Lo Fang seems like a sure winner: a solo record from a promising young multi-instrumentalist, with roots in chamber pop,

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Today 4AD announced the debut album from Lo-Fang, nee Matthew Hemerlein, a Los Angeles-based producer and songwriter. Lo-Fang debuted his first video today, for the song "Look Away", following the tracks "Boris" and "#88.

Lo-Fang Announce Album On 4AD, Shares Video

Today 4AD announced the debut album from Lo-Fang, nee Matthew Hemerlein, a Los Angeles-based producer and songwriter. Classically trained in violin, cello, bass, piano and guitar, Hemerlein’s soulful falsetto floats above a rich blend of classical,

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