Lorn (musician)

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Lorn
Birth name Marcos Ortega
Genres Electronic
Occupation(s) Producer
Years active 2006-present
Labels Brainfeeder, Ninja Tune, Wednesday Sound
Associated acts Omega Clash, Dolor

Marcos Ortega, better known by his stage name Lorn, is an American electronic musician.

Lorn is from either Milwaukee, Wisconsin[1] or central Illinois.[2] He received early exposure as a DJ due to his remix of grime musician Jammer's track "Better Than".[3] Lorn signed with Flying Lotus' label, Brainfeeder, in 2009 and released his debut album, Nothing Else, in June 2010.[4][5][6] He released his second album, Ask The Dust, on Ninja Tune in 2012.[7][8]

Discography[edit]

Albums
EPs
  • 7&13 (Wednesday Sound, 2006)
  • Grief Machine (Wednesday Sound, 2007)
  • None an Island (Brainfeeder, 2010)
  • DRUGS (Wednesday Sound, 2011) – with Dolor
  • Debris (Ninja Tune, 2013)
  • The Maze to Nowhere (Wednesday Sound, 2014)
  • The Maze to Nowhere, part 2 (Wednesday Sound, 2014)
Singles
Remixes
  • Deru - "Peanut Butter & Patience (Lorn Remix)" from Peanut Butter & Patience (2010)
  • Eskmo - "Come Back (Lorn Remix)" from Cloudlight / Come Back (2010)
  • Amon Tobin - "The Clean Up (Lorn Remix)" from Chaos Theory Remixed: The Soundtrack to Splinter Cell 3D (2011)
  • Amon Tobin - "Hokkaido (Lorn Remix)" from Chaos Theory Remixed: The Soundtrack to Splinter Cell 3D (2011)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roullier, Ian (June 18, 2012). "Lorn - Ask the Dust". BBC. 
  2. ^ Interview, Kmag.co.uk
  3. ^ Bruce, Gordon (June 7, 2010). "Lorn - Nothing Else". Tiny Mix Tapes. 
  4. ^ Diver, Mike (June 7, 2010). "Lorn - Nothing Else". BBC. 
  5. ^ "Album review: Lorn - 'Nothing Else' (Brainfeeder)". NME. June 4, 2010. 
  6. ^ Dameron, Emerson (June 15, 2010). "Lorn - Nothing Else". Dusted Magazine. 
  7. ^ Jones, Mason (June 26, 2012). "Lorn - Ask the Dust". Dusted Magazine. 
  8. ^ "Lorn: Ask the Dust". PopMatters. June 28, 2012. 

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