- Release Date 2013-10-02
- Label Krafted Underground
- Catalog EJU0037
Heath:wards debut album Amoeba was released during July 2012 and resulted in him securing live appearances at festivals including Bestival, Blissfields, Pulse, Lubstock, Tonic festival, Cockermouth Rock festival and Bestfest Romania, as well as various clubs across the UK during 2013, performing tracks from Amoeba and also giving festival goers a taste of the sounds of Moon Lounge.
It is worth noting that heath:wards stunning performances are completely live using sampled loops & live virtual instruments all manipulated using a midi controller, Novation launchpad and various Korg, Moog, controllers & synth modules on iPads.
Musical influences include Trentemoeller, Aphex Twin, Royksopp, Nitin Sawhney, Chemical Brothers, Daft Punk, Karsh Kale and Leftfield. These influences are completely apparent within the music press by heath:ward being described as the Chemical Brothers and Leftfield's Lovechild.
Supported by BBC Introducing with regular plays on BBC Radio and live appearances on BBC Introducing South, and Wiltshire already under his belt, as well as guest appearances on various radio shows across the UK, Canada and Thailand.
As well as festivals and live venue performances, heath:ward has also supported various artists including Dreadzone, Eat Static, Orbital and Death in Vegas.
Signed to EJ Underground Records in 2013 has culminated with his album Moon Lounge, a journey into electronica that takes you away with what can only be described as musical creativity at its best.