Zen and the art of Electronica

Zen and the art of Electronica
Jon Hopkins: ‘I’m very dedicated to meditation practice. I have techniques that keep my mind focused’ Pic: Steve Gullick

Jon Hopkins was plucked from obscurity when a friend passed his second album to Brian Eno. Cue touring with Coldplay, nomination for a Grammy and, now, topping the bill at Forbidden Fruit this weekend

‘This live touring thing is a massive surprise,” reflects Jon Hopkins. “It grew very gradually. Then suddenly you turn around and you’re playing Brixton Academy, where you saw the Chemical Brothers in 1995 - and you’re like, ‘How did this happen?’”

Over the phone from England, Jon Hopkins is reflecting on his upcoming appearance at the Forbidden Fruit music festival in Dublin this weekend - and how he went from being an obscure electronica...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post