Bonobo (aka Simon Green) has released the music video for “Shadows,” from his just-released and widely celebrated new album Fragments (Ninja Tune). Fragments has hit #1 on the iTunes Albums Chart on both the main chart and electronic charts in the UK, is Top 10 on the main albums chart in the US and hit #1 on the electronic albums chart in 23 territories including the US. The album is also currently at number 2 in the UK Official Album Chart Midweeks with the final Chart set to land this Friday.
Bonobo aka Simon Green has released his highly-anticipated new album Fragments today (Ninja Tune), which features Jamila Woods, Joji, Kadhja Bonet, Jordan Rakei, O’Flynn, and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson. Fragments arrives with tremendous momentum: rave reviews, NPR Music’s New Music Friday program this morning, an interview to air later today on WNYC, coverage from Rolling Stone, Billboard, Pitchfork, The Fader, SPIN, Hypebeast, Zane Lowe, a DJ Mag cover story and more.
Congratulations to Bonobo, who today earned two GRAMMY Nominations in the Best Dance/Electronic Recording category and is now a 5-time GRAMMY Nominee.
The nominations are for: *“Heartbreak,” by Bonobo and Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs. The song was issued in November 2020 and was the first single released on Bonobo’s own OUTLIER label, a partnership with Ninja Tune.
*“Loom,” by Olafur Arnalds and featuring Bonobo
Bonobo has announced Fragments, a new album that will be released January 14, 2022 (Ninja Tune), along with a 2022 world tour. Fragments is the most emotionally intense record that he - aka Simon Green - has ever had to make. It’s no surprise that it’s also his masterpiece. The album features Jamila Woods, Joji, Kadhja Bonet, Jordan Rakei, O’Flynn and Miguel Atwood-Ferguson.
Friday, October 18th, BONOBO returns with his band behind his critically acclaimed album, The North Borders! After completely selling out the House of Blues with support from Shigeto and an afterparty at Primary for a rare DJ set, BONOBO brings his band to the historic Riveria Theatre!Presale tickets sold out in less than 30 minutes through Bonobo's official website.
Bear Creek Music & Art Festival has added Galactic x2, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk x2, Bonobo Live Band, The Revivalists, Monophonics, Flow Tribe and Profit to the 2013 lineup along with artists at large Pee Wee Ellis and Ron Haynes. Taking place November 14th – 17th at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL
Embrace is the term that best summarizes the exchange between Bonobo and his audience, a welcoming and adoption of the noise that surrounds listeners. Simon Green, a UK native, is a pioneer and mastermind of the downtempo/trip hop sound that is Bonobo. Usually accompanied with a live band, Green holds his ground gracefully above the bass.