Factory Floor have revealed ‘Heart of Data’ 12” it was released on the 9th February. Their first escapade in film soundtrack, listen to the lead track below.
Factory Floor were originally commissioned by London’s Science Museum, to write a brand new live score for Fritz Lang’s 1927 silent cinematic landmark, Metropolis.
The 150 minute score was performed live at the Science Museum’s IMAX in April 2017, coinciding with the 90th anniversary release of Metropolis and as part of the acclaimed Robots exhibition and event series.
Heart of Data and Babel will be the first 12” release on Factory Floor’s own imprint H/O/D Records. The label was originally set up by the band with Cargo distribution in view of having an outlet for there collaborative projects, an idea that came into phase during their residency at London’s ICA in 2011.
Following the success of the London Science Museum event, Factory Floor’s reimagined Metropolis score was performed live at Sheffield’s Sensoria Festival in October 2017 and the recorded audio was showcased at the Brighton Film Festival at the Attenborough Centre for creative arts on November 2017.
The H/O/D label art was designed by British artist Haroon Mirza, adapted by Sam Moore and Nik Void.
Heart of Data is the first of two 12” releases planned for early 2018 with a full length audio of the score on CD and download to follow.