About this Artist
Anna Meredith is a composer, producer and performer of both acoustic and electronic music. Her sound is frequently described as ‘uncategorisable’ and ‘genre-defying’ and her “majestic bangers” (The Guardian) straddles the different worlds of contemporary classical, art pop, techno, ambient installations and experimental rock.
Her music has been performed everywhere from the BBC Last Night of the Proms to flashmob body-percussion performances at the M6 Services, PRADA, Chloe & Fendi fashion campaigns, Apple adverts, films, TV shows, installations and documentaries, pop festivals, clubs and classical concert halls worldwide and is regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 1, 2, 3, 4 & 6.
Anna has been Composer in Residence with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the RPS/PRS Composer in the House with Sinfonia ViVA. She is also a regular presenter for BBC Radio3 and 6Music and a radio and TV guest, judge and panel member on numerous shows including appearing as Goldie's mentor for the TV show Classic Goldie.
She is published by a new partnership between Warp Publishing & Faber Music Publishing, and is one of the first Somerset House Studios Residents. She was voted Number One in The List's Hot100 (of Cultural Contributors to 2016), made the 2018 BBC Women’s Hour Power List and was recently awarded an MBE for services to music in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Her debut album, Varmints was released in March 2016 on Moshi Moshi/PIAS to huge critical acclaim with 4 and 5 star reviews from press and media around the world including Pitchfork’s coveted Best New Music. Varmints was Loud & Quiet's Album of the Year 2016 & won the 2016 Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award.
Her second album, FIBS, was released in October 2019 scooped up the accolade of Electronic Sound’s Album of the Year 2019 and featured in numerous End of Year lists amidst a wealth of 4 and 5 star reviews.