The Heights of Abraham
|The Heights of Abraham|
|Origin||Hull/Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom|
|Labels||1992 to 1998, Pork Recordings; 1998 to present (Electric Hush album), ZTT; 1999 to Feb 2013, Twentythree Records; Feb 2013 to present, Steel Tiger Records|
|Associated acts||Fila Brazillia
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The Heights of Abraham is an electronica collaboration based in Sheffield and Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire in North-East England. Formed in the mid-1990s by Steve Cobby, Sim Lister and Jake Harries, they play electronica, ambient techno, and chill out.
Formed in 1992 their debut releases (Tides EP and Humidity LP) came in 1992 on the ambient-downtempo label Pork Recordings (also based in Hull). With David McSherry; who forms Fila Brazilia with Cobby; Cobby and Lister created their own music label, Twentythree Records.
Their album Electric Hush was voted one of the Top 20 Dance Albums of 1995 by dance and club-culture magazine, Mixmag.
In February 2013 (bar the Electric Hush album), Heights of Abraham moved to Steel Tiger Records.
- Two Thousand and Six (Twentythree Records, 2005)
- Electric Hush (ZTT, 1998)
- Electric Hush (Pork Recordings, 1995) - voted one of the Top 20 Dance Albums of 1995 by Mixmag
- Humidity (Pork Recordings, 1993)
- Tides EP (Pork Recordings, 1992)
- Zambient One, ZTT's very personal collection of modern-day lullabies (and wake-up calls) - ZTT, June 2013
- Fila Brazillia: The Garden Compilation Vol. 1 - Matrix Musik (2005)
- Pork Chops - Kudos (2003)
- Best Of Café Del Sol - Water Music Records (2002)
- Visions Of Ibiza - Beechwood Music (2001)
- Chill Out In The City - Water Music Records (2001)
- The Future Sound Of Ambient Vol I & II - BNE (2000)
- Freezone 2 - Variations on a Chill SSR Records (1995)
- Zambient One, ZTT's very personal collection of modern day lullabies (and wake-up calls) features Dolphins, a track by Heights of Abraham - released by ZTT, June 2013
- Heights of Abraham official web site
- 'Electric Hush' by The Heights of Abraham voted a Top 20 Dance Album 1995 by Mixmag
- Mixmag article featuring The Heights of Abraham
- Heights of Abraham Discography
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