Selective Memory presents
Performing his Original Motion Picture scores from Drive, Twin Peaks & more
The Sugar Club
Wed 15th November. 8pm
Tickets €22.50 + bk fee on sale this Friday 21st July at 10am
Johnny Jewel is a visionary musician, producer, and composer known for his distinctive and ethereal soundscapes that blend elements of electronic, ambient, and synth-pop music.
Jewel co-founded the independent record label Italians Do It Better, which became a significant platform for his musical projects and collaborations. Through the label, he gained recognition for his work as a member of various bands, including Glass Candy and Chromatics.
Johnny Jewel’s solo work has been prolific and deeply introspective, often manifesting as instrumental compositions. He contributed extensively to the soundtracks of acclaimed films, most notably his collaboration with director Nicolas Winding Refn on the soundtrack for “Drive” (2011), which garnered widespread critical acclaim.
Jewel’s hauntingly atmospheric and emotionally charged compositions have also found a home in various other movies and television series, solidifying his reputation as a sought-after film score composer.
Throughout his career, Johnny Jewel has remained enigmatic and elusive, letting his music speak for itself. His refusal to conform to mainstream trends has allowed him to maintain a sense of authenticity and artistic integrity, garnering him a devoted fanbase that appreciates his unique approach to music-making.
With each new release, Johnny Jewel continues to push the boundaries of electronic music, forging a path that remains as unpredictable and captivating as ever. As an innovative musician, producer, and composer, he has left an indelible mark on the alternative music landscape, and his artistic journey continues to captivate audiences worldwide.