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  Trevor Horn Worship Hall - trevorhorn.net - BIOGRAPHY
British pop-producer Trevor Horn was born on July 15, 1949 in Durham City, County Durham in the North East of England.
Horn once said that he chose "Buggles" as a name, because he wanted to distance himself from the amateurish punk-bands, he used to produce during the seventies.
Trevor Horn declared that he had been unhappy with the band's musical abilities and therefore had recorded large parts of their hit album "Welcome to the Pleasuredome" himself, effectively destroying the band's career.
www.trevor-horn.de /bio.html   (2639 words)

  
  Trevor Horn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trevor Charles Horn, born July 15, 1949 in Durham, England, is a pop music producer and musician.
In 1980 Horn and fellow Buggles member Geoff Downes were invited to join the rock group Yes.
Horn became the lead vocalist, replacing Jon Anderson.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trevor_Horn   (302 words)

  
 Washingtonpost.com: Montgomery County Hitmen
Lawrence T. Horn was found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder and one of murder conspiracy today by a jury that decided the former Motown recording engineer hired a Detroit man to execute his former wife, an overnight nurse and the severely retarded 8-year-old son whose estate Horn stood to inherit.
Trevor Horn left behind a $1.7 million trust fund from a malpractice settlement that arose from the hospital incident that left him a quadriplegic.
Horn's whereabouts on the night of the murders only heightened suspicion: At almost the precise hour the slayings occurred, he was in his Los Angeles apartment aiming a video camcorder at the time and date display of a cable preview channel.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/local/longterm/library/montgom/hitmen/horn.htm   (836 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts features | Horn of plenty
Horn spent the 70s working as a jobbing musician in Sinatra-style big bands around the country, but he saw that their time was coming to an end when he was still a child.
Horn was trying to establish himself as a producer when he formed the Buggles "as an act of desperation".
But the music Horn actually listens to at home is a long way from his own oeuvre: he reveals an unlikely love for the albums of Joni Mitchell, and the only CD he has in the car is Déjà Vu by that luddite Californian singer-songwriter trio, Crosby, Stills and Nash.
arts.guardian.co.uk /homeentertainment/story/0,12830,1343362,00.html   (1033 words)

  
 And We Danced - Trevor Horn Profile
Trevor Horn and Geoffrey Downes had been serious fans of the art-rock group Yes since the early 70's and in May of 1980 Chris Squire asked them to join the group.
Trevor Horn's flurry of success slowed a bit in the latter part of the decade, but he returned with a vengeance in 1989.
Trevor Horn's production work since has often veered away from a focus on Dance music although his work with Seal has kept him as a frequent visitor to club sound systems.
www.andwedanced.com /producers/horn.htm   (818 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | How Trevor Horn became pop royalty
It was an apprenticeship Horn claims taught him "the dynamics of the dancefloor" and allowed him to identify the catchy basslines that later defined hit songs like Frankie Goes To Hollywood's Relax.
Horn was tapping into the rapid developments in recording technology and the pioneering influence of Kraftwerk's The Man Machine.
Horn's ability to combine emerging technology with rhythm and drama gave even the cheesiest tunes their sense of adventure and a futuristic allure.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/4002839.stm   (922 words)

  
 Trevor Horn
While known primarily as a music producer, Trevor Horn began his life in the music industry as a bass player for acts such as Tina Charles and (briefly) Gary Glitter.
In 1980, both Horn and Downes were briefly convinced that becoming part of Yes would be a good idea.
Trevor Horn has continued to remain busy as a producer, working with too many different artists to list.
www.nndb.com /people/954/000043825   (323 words)

  
 BBC - collective - Produced by Trevor Horn
I would genuinely count Trevor Horn's productions as one of the reasons that I wanted to be in a band, and that I wanted to manipulate sound.
Trevor Horn then explained how after ABC he had formed a new band around the nucleus of him and his proto-ZTT crew, and thus was born Art Of Noise.
On stage Trevor Horn's greatest commercial success were represent by only three of the original members, none of which were Holly Johnson.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/ww2/A3308645   (1185 words)

  
 Art Of Noise - ammunition
Horn and Morley had become friends, and they both talked about creating an independent record label which would be their outlet for some of the most original music England had to offer.
With the exception of Trevor Horn, it was the first time fans got to see who were the Art Of Noise (for you trivia hounds, engineer Gary Langan is the judge with the mask who gets a headache and remembers his tale of a turtle.) Weird video, beautiful song, it became a minor hit.
Horn's philosophy was that he could (and still can) create a hit song with his eyes closed.
www.soul-patrol.com /funk/aon2.htm   (946 words)

  
 Flute and Saxophones by Trevor J James & Co
Trevor J. James flutes and saxophones are now regarded as one of the leading ranges of woodwind instruments in the world.
The manufacture of flutes and saxophones to desired requirements can only be achieved through many years of dedicated research understanding the needs and requirements of players, teachers and the retail trade around the world.
Trevor J. James and Co.'s specialisation is therefore based around a dedicated team consisting of technicians, musicians and customer focused staff.
www.worldwind.co.uk   (111 words)

  
 Related - Trevor Horn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Trevor Horn has a reputation of being able to catch the best features from every artist.
Trevor Horn began his musical career as a vocalist and guitarist in The Buggles - a due with keyboard player Geoff Downes.
Trevor Horn is told to be the first producer, who used recording studio as one of the instruments.
mike.oldfield.org.pl /dziela/related/horne.html   (403 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Pop Music: Technology and Creativity - Trevor Horn and the Digital Revolution (Ashgate Popular & Folk ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Clearly the book is not about Trevor Horn: the book discusses the close relationships between technology and creativity in the case of pop music and uses some of Mr.
Trevor Horn is a particularly good example of this, as confirmed by the long interview with him that concludes the book.
If such artwork had appeared on an album of Trevor Horn’s, I get the impression that the author would have made a very great deal of it indeed (it would read something like this: 'The indistinct browns are a metaphore for change, both in colour and form: thus mirroring Trevor Horn's love of ambiguity').
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/075463132X   (2013 words)

  
 BBC - Nottingham - Entertainment - Produced by...Trevor Horn
Rather like Moulin Rouge that was on the telly the other week "Produced By Trevor Horn" is an album you’ll either love with a passion or hate vehemently.
Trevor Horn does not do anything by halves; if the kitchen sink is available he’ll throw it into the mix.
The Horn sound might be a little dated in this day and age but he’s still weaving his magic in 2004 – his latest work with Lisa Stansfield is represented here and proves he still has much to offer.
www.bbc.co.uk /nottingham/content/articles/2004/11/22/entertainment_music_recording_reviews_2004_11_trevor_horn_feature.shtml   (282 words)

  
 Various - Produced By Trevor Horn : album review
Horn's production was absolutely vital to the song's success, inserting inspired sound effects such as the climatic thunderstorm towards the end and making Mark O Toole's bass a veritable trademark.
Horn's expert production sheen worked wonders here, creating a dramatic, yet still danceable number that sounds as fresh today as it did in 1985.
If Tatu's short lived faux-lesbianism proved anything it was that Horn can still work his magic - All The Things She Said could stand up with the best of his work.
www.musicomh.com /albums2/trevor-horn.htm   (827 words)

  
 ModBlog - matthewedwinmiller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Buggles were a duo: Trevor Horn (the vocalist in the video) and Geoff Downes (the keyboard player in the video).
Having both started their music careers as session musicians in the late 70's, Horn and Downes were still willing to do more behind-the-scenes work, so in May 1980 they signed on as producers for the album "Drama" by the rock supergroup Yes.
Trevor Horn decided to stick to being a producer of other people's music, in which he has had quite a successful career.
matthewedwinmiller.modblog.com /core.mod?show=blogview&blog_id=446141   (1097 words)

  
 Produced By Trevor Horn @ Wembley Arena, London : gig review
Video Killed The Radio Star may be a cheesy, disposable pop song from 1979 but it was responsible for launching Trevor Horn's career, during which he has been a producer for the likes of Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart and Simple Minds.
Horn keeps the show flowing, offering anecdotes and autobiographical stories between acts and providing guitar during each short set.
The high-points of the night are tempered slightly by the less-talented or less-memorable acts, and by the slightly flat Frankie' reunion, but overall the night proves to be a star-studded success mixing up acts both old and new and showcasing an amazingly varied career.
www.musicomh.com /gigs/trevor-horn.htm   (698 words)

  
 Where are they now? - Yes members
Produced by Trevor Horn is a celebration of Horn's career on the 25th anniversary of The Buggles' The Age of Plastic, his first major release, encompassing a charity concert recorded for DVD and a compilation album.
Horn will be producing the reformed Frankie Goes to Hollywood's new album, due to be released later this year.
Horn and manager/wife Jill Sinclair's music business concerns are complex, but there is SPZ Holdings Ltd., which then owns Sarm Studios (who operate recording studios and manage record producers and engineers), Perfect Songs (music publishing company) and ZTT Records Ltd. (record label).
www.bondegezou.demon.co.uk /wnalum.htm   (10031 words)

  
 Various Artists: Produced By Trevor Horn: Pitchfork Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In the early 1980s, British producer Trevor Horn built a sound-- thundering drums, zinging samples, Valkryie orchestral fanfares-- that married orchestral disco, prog ambition, hip-hop crunch, and soundtrack pomp with a knowing wink.
If Horn's main legacy had been as a member of the Buggles, he'd be a footnote to the history of MTV.
Prince is Prince.) Horn's lost-weekend as a member of Yes (as bizarre-yet-right as Pharrell joining Pearl Jam) produced one undeniable classic in "Owner of a Lonely Heart".
www.pitchforkmedia.com /record-reviews/comp/ztt/produced-by-trevor-horn.shtml   (663 words)

  
 The Most Wanted Man In Pop
Chief manipulator of the palomino puppets and master craftsman of sophistication and market-research is producer Trevor Horn, like Durex and Brillo rapidly becoming a household name.
The happy hunting ground of the Kray Twins and Gilbert and George, this is the twilight land of Pakistani export "fashion" warehouses and is solely populated by war-veteran-turned-winos and professional beggars.
Trevor commutes into London from Elstree in his Mercedes 450 SLC and like a mole disappears into the pea-green, air-conditioned tomb, squashed underground in a converted basement of the Trendfever clothes depot, for up to 14 hours at a time.
www.soundslogic.com /fisonic/_legacy/tchmostw.html   (3209 words)

  
 Big Generator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A laborious album to make, Big Generator's sessions dragged on for two years, largely due to creative differences.
Guitarist Trevor Rabin was aiming to progress beyond 90125, while founding lead vocalist Jon Anderson was beginning to yearn for more traditional Yes music.
The result was an album that was successful commercially and critically, birthing two hits in the process: "Love Will Find A Way" and "Rhythm Of Love".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Big_Generator   (299 words)

  
 King Brain Online
Being a well know producer on his own nowadays, he started his producing career while still with Horn, in succeeding Thomas Dolby as the producer of Prefab Sprout and later as the executive producer of the second FGTH album Liverpool.
But as most people in Trevor's team he also featured on some of their artist's records as a musician.
After this episode they both recorded "Relax" together, without the Frankies, because, as Horn dryly put, "they were back in Liverpool, when we wanted to record the song..." (use the link to Antal's FGTH site on the 'links' page, to learn about the legal consequences of this statement).
www.king-brain-music.com /neu/pages/Lipson.htm   (517 words)

  
 Produced by Trevor Horn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The affair was in aid of the Prince's Trust charity, and Prince Charles was on hand along with a packed house to watch Horn transform his big studio sound onto a stage packed with orchestral strings, horns, keyboards, percussion, guitars and backup singers.
The true measure of Horn's mastery in production was a rendition of "Close to the Edit," by another of his studio outfits, Art of Noise.
Horn played the song -- originally performed entirely on synthesizers -- live for the first time with an aggregation of performers (including keyboardist Anne Dudley, an Oscar winner for her score to "The Full Monty") who made its industrial rock sound positively human.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/reviews/review_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000719746   (399 words)

  
 CONNECT - Trevor Horn
One of the most commercially successful producers of the 1980s, Trevor Horn popularized a signature modernist sound notable for its early use of samplers.
Born July 15, 1949 in Hertfordshire, England, his father was a double bass player in a local orchestra; Horn soon picked up the bass himself, and as a teen played in a variety of area bands.
His first professional work was in the backing band for disco singer Tina Charles, which was where he met keyboard...
musicstore.connect.com /artist/104/116/2/1041162.html   (80 words)

  
 Autogramm Adresse, Privates, Fotos über deinen Star: Trevor Horn!
Trevor Horn ist ein britischer Musikproduzent, Musiker und Komponist.
Trevor Horn hat somit zumindest in Teilbereichen den Pop-Musik-Sound der 80er Jahre entscheidend mitgeprägt bzw.
Aus der Studio-Assistenz bei Trevor Horn gingen viele erfolgreiche Produzenten und Ton-Ingenieure hervor.
www.starpiloten.de /Autogramm_Adressen/Trevor_Horn_173.shtml   (563 words)

  
 Filmtracks: Toys (Hans Zimmer/Trevor Horn)
Toys: (Hans Zimmer/Trevor Horn) Reportedly the first idea for a film that director Barry Levinson had ever wanted to make, Toys was a dozen years in the making and just a few weeks in the crumbling.
Like the film, however, Zimmer's work (with long-time arranger and associate Trevor Horn in what was perhaps his most significant project in the formative Zimmer years leading up to the Media Ventures enterprise) would suffer from a lack of purpose or direction.
Zimmer and Horn split the composing duties on Toys, with a handful of other artists contributing to the eclectic sounds of the score and its adjoining songs.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/toys.html   (1605 words)

  
 Saxophones.co.uk Index
Trevor James "The Horn" curved soprano in fl nickel plated.
Trevor James "The Horn" curved soprano in frosted fl nickel.
Of all the new horns I have tried the Mauriat is the only one versatile to excel in every context, while still possessing the character to allow a personal sound.
www.sax.co.uk /content.htm   (3050 words)

  
 Buggles - related recordings
Info from Martin Wedge: 'The song 'Caribbean Air Control' from 1978 which feature T Horn is by BIG A. I know this because I have the record, with Trevor on the cover in a flying suit and goggles, and the band on the back.
Trevor Horn is credited as co-writer on both songs and producer on the A-side.
Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes didn't actually play on this LP, they only co-wrote these songs.
www.discog.info /buggles-related.html   (605 words)

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