Morning Hour

We are very excited to announce the upcoming release of Ed Carlsen's sophomore LP Morning Hour on September 27th. Written, recorded and produced over the last two years in Denmark, Poland and Italy, the record finds Carlsen taking his melodic modern classical sensibilities to new terrain, fusing string textures with electronica and melodic piano with swelling electric guitar, all the while exploring a diversity of upbeat and downtempo feels. We'll be sharing sounds, visuals and tidbits about the record throughout the summer, so stay tuned!

You can pre-order a CD / digital copy of the album + stream the first single Words on your favorite digital platform here :

Snorri Hallgrímsson's Imperial

Written on his in-law's piano on Imperial Street in Toronto, this number was intended for his 2018 record Orbit. It was tough not to see it make the record as we fell in love with it, but came to agree that it had a different vibe to the rest of the album. A year after Orbit's release, we're excited to be sharing this one with you.

Here's the listen link:



We couldn't be more excited to announce that Daigo Hanada’s solo piano EP Ouka is out now! You can stream / download these seven intimate vignettes from your favourite platform, and purchase a limited edition CD copy here:


10 explorations for piano & electronics

Tom Adams' brilliant LP Particles is out now on all digital platforms and in limited edition CD format. These ten explorations for piano and electronics are filled with a gentle curiosity and a singularity in vision. What are you waiting for, give it a spin!!

And be sure to check out this mini in studio documentary shot on location in Berlin by Alex Kozobolis. Tom discusses his process for the record, which includes working with live electronics as a collaborative partner.

Richard Luke - Glass Island

This April 12th we'll be releasing Glasgow-based composer & producer Richard Luke's new LP 'Glass Island' - written and recorded in collaboration with violinist Amira Bedrush-McDonald. You can now stream the lead single from the album over on Spotify + pre-order 'Glass Island' on CD/DL from our Bandcamp store.

Holiday Sale

Our 2nd annual holiday sale is now on! Get 30% off any & all of our releases from now until December 31st with the promo code MODERNDAYS. Thank you all so much for making this an amazing year, and can't wait to share new sounds with you in 2019!

Orbit Reworked

Very pleased to announce our last release of 2018! 'Orbit Reworked' contains four new versions of tracks from Snorri Hallgrímsson's LP, reimagined and reworked by the hands of Slow Meadow, Peter Gregson, Tom Adams and Luke Howard. It's been an absolute pleasure to collaborate with such a first rate cast of musicians, and we think you'll enjoy each and every one of these fresh takes on Snorri's music.
'Orbit Reworked' drops on November 30th, and is available for pre-order:
You can also listen to Slow Meadow's rework of 'Be Still, My Tongue' on Spotify:

Introducing Josh Alexander

We’re thrilled to welcome Josh Alexander to the Moderna Records family. Based in Bristol (UK), Josh is a composer / musician whose work fuses classical piano with synthesizers and ambient electronics. His debut LP Hiraeth drops right here on November 2nd! We'll have plenty of sounds from the album coming your way over the next couple weeks.

Summer Singles Series

We're kicking off this HOT summer with a set of singles by some new collaborators. It's such a treat to discover so much great music, and we're looking forward to sharing a selection of tracks that have caught our attention. First up is 'Sarah' by Melbourne based pianist/composer Jake Lowe & 'Blocks' by Missoula (MT) based composer/musician Maxy Dutcher.

Snorri Hallgrímsson - Orbit (Pre-order)

Icelandic composer/producer Snorri Hallgrímsson's debut album 'Orbit' will drop on June 15 and is now available for pre-order on CD/Digital from our Bandcamp store.

Recorded primarily at Ólafur Arnalds’s studio in Reykjavík, the album sees Hallgrímsson expanding his classical background with elements from electronica, choral traditions, and film music. The result is a stunning blend of haunting strings, distorted beats, intimate pianos, and the composer’s own ethereal voice. The album features strings performed by the Budapest Art Orchestra and engineering/mixing by Addi 800 (Björk, Sigur Rós).