M U S I C

D I S C O G R A P H Y

 

Albums

 - Live At Ronnie Scott's (Gearbox Records/Upcoming)

 - DYSTOPIAN DREAM (Positiv-ID/2015)

 - ONEZERO Live to Vinyl (Cherry Red/Metropolis/2013)

 - Last Days of Meaning (Positiv-ID/2011)

 - London Undersound (Cooking Vinyl/2008)

 - Philtre (V2 Records/2005)

 - Human (V2 Records/2003)

 - Prophesy (V2 Records/2001) - CERTIFIED SILVER

 - Beyond Skin (Outcaste Records/1999) - CERTIFIED GOLD

 - Displacing the Priest (Outcaste Records/1996)

 - Migration (Outcaste Records/1995)

 - Spirit Dance (World Circuit/1994)

 

Awards

 - 1998 Winner of the EMMA Award for Displacing The Priest

 - 2000 Winner of the Asian Pop Award for Best Mainstream Fusion Act for Beyond Skin

 - 2000 Shortlisted for the annual Technics Mercury Prize for the Album of the Year - Beyond Skin

 - 2000 Winner of the South Bank Award for Popular Music for Beyond Skin

 - 2001 Winner of the BBC Asia Award for Music - part of the Mega Mela Festival for Prophesy

 - 2001 Winner of the MOBO Award for Prophesy

 - 2001 Winner of the Inaugural BBC Radio 3 Boundary Crossing Award for Prophesy

 - 2002 winner of 2 awards at Cable Positive's 1st Annual Awards for Staying Alive 3 for World Aids

   Day

 - 2002 Shortlisted for the Media Personality of the Year RIMA Awards

 - 2002 Winner of The EMMA Award for Prophesy

 - 2002 Winner of the Muso Award for Prophesy

 - 2003 Winner of the Commission for Racial Equality Award

 - 2003 Nominate for Ivor Novello Award for Best Film Score for TV "Second Generation" C4

 - 2006 Winner of the BBC Radio 3 Boundary Crossing Award for Philtre

 - 2006 Nominated for Laurence Olivier Award in Contemporary Dance ("Zero Degrees")

 - 2006 Awarded an Honorary Graduate Degree from South Bank University, London

 - 2007 Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Music from the University of Kent

 - 2008 Awarded Fellowship of LIPA

 - 2009 Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Sussex

 - 2009 Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Roehampton

 - 2009 Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Staffordshire

 - 2010 Awarded an Associate of Sadler's Wells Theatre

 - 2012 Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Goldsmiths

 - 2015 Winner of Royal Television Society's Composer award for BBC's Wonders Of The Monsoon

 - 2017 Awarded the Ivor Novello's Lifetime Achievement award

 

Documentaries

 - 2002 - BBC4 Francesca Kemp - includes film shot at December 2001's Royal Albert Hall concert

   together with footage of scoring Kaash & other work in progress film/TV projects.

 - 2005 - ITV Faith in Music

 - 2004 BBC2 Natural World

 - 2011 BBC1 Human Planet (8 part series)

 - 2014 BBC2 The Wonders of the Monsoon (5 part series)

 

Film/Television/Video Game Scores

 - The Sikhs John Das/BBC TV Documentary Series

 - Dance of Shiva Jamie Payne/Epiphany Productions

 - Ivor The Invisible Hilary Audas/Paul Madden for Screen First/Channel 4 TV

 - The Fiancee Alex Harvey

 - Fight Alex Pillai/Hindi Pictures for BBC TV

 - Staying Alive 3 MTV - for World Aids Day, December 2001 (Breathing Light from Prophesy)

 - Anita & Me Metin Husseyin/Paul Raphael - November 2002, written by Meera Syal

 - Bodily Harm Tim Supple/Catherine Wearing -two-part drama series for Channel 4 TV, aired October

   2002

 - Pure Gilles MacKinnon/Howard Burch - world premiere November 2002

 - 12th Night Tim Supple/Rachel Gesua - a new adaption from Channel 4 TV - aired Spring 2003

 - Second Generation Jon Sen/Catherine Wearing - for Channel 4 TV, aired Spring 2003 (featuring

   Parminder Nagra and Om Puri as lead actors)

 - Still the Children are Here Dinaz Stafford/Produced by Mira Nair, 2003

 - England Expects Andy Smith - two part feature for BBC 1 (to air 2004)

 - Tamworth Two Metin Husseyin - animatronics film for ITV (to air 2004)

 - Hari Om Bharatballa - Debut Indo/French co-production for Bharatbala productions (2004)

 - Angell's Hell Saurabh Kakkar - ITV production for TV starring Sanjeev Bhaskar (Fall 2004)

 - Lions in Peril Ingrid Kavalle - BBC production for Natural World (October 2004)

 - Lila Says Ziad Doueri - Huit et Demi production for cinema (released 2005)

 - Rose and Maloney Metin Husseyin/Catherine Wearing ITV 3 part primetime drama (Fall 2005)

 - Blindsight Robson-Orr Entertainment - feature film documentary

 - Natural Fantasia Sean Christian/BBC - BBC Natural History Production (2005)

 - Throw of Dice Franz Osten (1929) silent film - 1hr 20 minute orchestral score to be performed by

   the BBC Concert Orchestra - UK Premiere March 2005 at London's Barbican Theatre

 - Living Goddess From the producers of David La Chapelle's RIZE, Dark Fibre Films/More Four

   present a stunning documentary on the Living Goddess of Nepal (2007)

 - The Namesake Mira Nair/Lydia Pilcher - feature film for Fox Searchlight (2007)

 - Heavenly Sword Ninja Theory/Sony Playstation 3 (2007)

 - Jean Charles Henrique Goldman/Stephen Frears/Mango Films (2008)

 - Enslaved Ninja Theory/Computer Game (2010)

 - Yogoto No Yume

 - Midnight's Children Deepa Mehta's adaption of Salman Rushdie's book (2012/23)/Number 9 Films

 - Hitchcock "The Lodger" Score commissioned for digitally remastered silent movie (2012)/Network/

   BFI

 - Vara: A Blessing Khyentse Norbu/feature film/2012/13/Moving Temple Films Ltd

 - Japan in a Day Philip Martin & Gaku Nariat/2012/Japan in a Day Films

 

Commercials

 - Nike Tackle (Wieden & Kennedy)

 - Sephora Rockefeller Center (DDB Needham NY)

 - Belle D'opium Yves St Laurent perfume

 

Music for Theatre/Dance/Stage

 - The Waiting Room Composition for the Royal National Theatre - premiered on The South Bank 2000

 - Kaash with Akram Khan (choreography) & Anish Kapoor (design) - world: premiered May 2002 at

   London's Queen Elizabeth Hall & touring globally during 2002/03.

 - Varekai Production of Cirque Du Soleil album for show of the same name (2003)

 - Trust New work written and scored by Nitin Sawhney for the Royal National Theatre

 - Zero Degrees with Akram Khan and Antony Gormley, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London. Nominated for

   Laurence Olivier Award in Contemporary Dance 2005

 - Fallujah Jonathan Holmes directed play, Truman Brewery London 2007

 - A Disappearing Number Theatre Du Complicite/Simon McBurney production 2007

 - Bahok Scored from Akram Khan's production at Sadler's Wells 2008

 - Confluence Collaborated with Akram Khan for this music & dance production for Sadler's Wells

 - Vertical Road Scored for Akram Khan's production 2010

 - Tezuka Scored for Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's production 2011

 - iTMOi Scored for Akram Khan's In the mind of Igor 2013

 

Classical Commissions

 - Proms 2007 for BBC Proms - performance at the Royal Albert Hall

 - Urban Prophesies for the BBC Proms 2000 with Joanna MacGregor

 - Neural Circuits for Joanna MacGregor & The Britten Sinfonia 2001

 - CBSO 1 & 2 for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra 2004

 - The Classroom for The Britten Sinfonia 2004

 - Throw of Dice Silent Film Score for the leading orchestras of the world 2006

 

Remixes/Production

 - Paul McCartney Remix of The Fireman (for MPL)

 - Jeff Beck covered Nadia for the Beyond Skin album (for Sony)

 - Khaled Remiz of El Hababa Wine (for Barclays France/Universal)

 - Mungal Production of Roshni & Awake! from the album Dreadlocks (for Rituals/Virgin France)

 - Cheb Mami Production of Khalouni, Yahamami, Ana - Qualache & Tzazae from the album Dellali (for

   Virgin France)

 - Mondo Grosso Remix of Now Yoy Know Better (for Sony Music/Japan)

 - Amar Production of the album Outside (for Blanco y Negro/Warners)

 - Natacha Atlas Remix of Manbai from the album Ayeshteni (for Beggars Banquet)

 - Sting Remix of 1,000 years from the album Brand New Day (for Universal)

 - Cirque du Soleil Production of the Varekai album from the show of the same name (for BMG -

   Canadian release November 2002/international release - Spring 2003)

 - Fabric Live Nitin Sawhney mixes the quintessential club album of UK Super-club Fabric (2004)

 - Ojos de Brujo Remix of Buler´┐Ża del Ay (2006)

 - Will Young and Nitin Sawhney co-writes and co-produces Home from Will Young's Keep It On album

 - Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly co-production of album Hows and Whys (for Atlantic Records UK)

 - Anoushka Shankar Producer on Traces of You released in 2013

 - Nicki Wells for album title TBC, release date TBC

 

Festivals

 - Artistic Director for CultureShock in Manchester - May 2002

 - Artist in Residence Channel 4 Tv's Indian Summer

 - Artist in Residence for 4 AfterShock Festivals in the UK/Australia - 2003-05

 - Artist in Residence Festival of World Cultrures, Ireland 2004

 - Artist in Residence Monsoon Mela Festival, London - 2004

 - Artistic Director for AfterShock, The Sage, Gateshead UK October 2005

 - Artistic Director for AfterShock London UK - June 2007

 - Artist in Residence The South Bank Centre - 2007

 - Artist in Residence Luminato Festival, Toronto & Traces Festival, Tillburg - 2008

 

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