Jon Hopkins Biography

Jonathan Julian "Jon" Hopkins (born 15 August 1979 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey) is an English producer and musician who writes and performs his own melodic electronica and dance music. After starting his career performing keyboard for Imogen Heap, he has produced or contributed to albums by Brian Eno, Coldplay, David Holmes, and others.

Hopkins composed the soundtrack for the 2010 film Monsters, which was nominated for an Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Score. His third solo album, Insides, reached #15 on the Dance/Electronic Album Chart in 2009,. His collaborations on Small Craft on a Milk Sea with Brian Eno and Leo Abrahams and Diamond Mine with King Creosote both reached #82 on the UK Albums Chart. In 2011 Diamond Mine was nominated for a Mercury Prize, which is annually awarded for best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland. Immunity was also nominated for the 2013 Mercury Prize.

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Jon Hopkins, Daughter and The Fall to play Beacons Festival 2014

Darkside, Eagulls and Hookworms will also play bash

  • Feb 6, 2014

'Coldplay have very experimental music taste' says Jon Hopkins

Producer and musician worked with Coldplay on 'Viva La Vida...' in 2008

  • Jun 14, 2013

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Vessel (Four Tet Remix)

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Insides (Live at The ICA, London)

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Light Through The Veins

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Jon Hopkins - 'How I Live Now'

Jon Hopkins - 'How I Live Now'

Kevin Macdonald’s film How I Live Now is about the countryside, teenage love and the onset of nuclear war, demanding music that's innocent and wondrous. Jon Hopkins achieves just that.

  • Oct 31, 2013

Jon Hopkins - 'Immunity'

As good for coming down as it is for coming up

  • Jun 17, 2013

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