Brian has been handed the Giga-Hertz Award in recognition of his contribution to electronic music over his long career.

The award was presented by German broadcaster SWR and the ZKM Institute for Music and Acoustics.

He received £8,000 for his lifetime of “musical transgressions and … innovative thinking in the field of internet and sound installation”.

ZKM director Peter Weibel called Eno a “mastermind of the recording studio”.

(Via The Guardian).

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