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Robert Miles (born Roberto Concina, November 3, 1969, in Neuchâtel) is an Italian record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music. is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... Location within Switzerland Neuchâtel 47. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... “Instrumentalist” redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Ambient music is a musical genre that incorporates elements of a number of different styles - including jazz, electronic music, new age, modern classical music, traditional, world, and noise. ...

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Biography

Robert Miles was born to Antonietta and Albino Concina in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Location within Switzerland Neuchâtel 47. ...


Although not a musical prodigy, Miles became proficient at playing the piano during his youth in Friuli, in the small town of Fagagna, where his family moved when he was still a young boy, and has been in the music "scene" since 1988. He worked as DJ in some Italian clubs and in 1990, he used his savings to establish his own studio and bought some second-hand equipment. However, his initial compositions went unnoticed. A short grand piano, with the top up. ... Friulian Coats of Arms Friuli (Furlan: Friûl, German: Friaul, Slovenian: Furlanija) is an area in northeastern Italy, comprising the major part of the autonomous region Friuli-Venezia Giulia. ... Fagagna is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 80 km northwest of Trieste and about 13 km northwest of Udine. ...


In 1994, Miles wrote his most famous dream house work, titled "Children". The single picked up steam slowly, and within two weeks of its official release in 1995, had sold more than 30,000 copies all over Europe and topped the charts in many countries. It earned Miles platinum records in the UK and Germany and gold records in other countries. "Children" fell shy of reaching Top 20 status on the US charts, but remained popular with the DJs. In December 2004, "Children" reached new audiences in the UK when it was sampled on a collaboration between Angel City and Ministry of Sound, entitled "Do You Know?", which reached the Top 10 in the UK. Dream house (also known as dream trance), was a short-lived dance music style which had a big success on the dance scene between 1995 and 1997. ... Children is a single by trance composer Robert Miles from his album Dreamland. ... The description Gold Album is applied to recorded music albums that have sold a minimum number of copies (in the US, currently 500,000 sales). ... The description Gold Album is applied to recorded music albums that have sold a minimum number of copies (in the US, currently 500,000 sales). ... Children is a single by trance composer Robert Miles from his album Dreamland. ... Children is a single by trance composer Robert Miles from his album Dreamland. ... Angel City can have several meanings: Angel City a 1980 made for television movie starring Ralph Waite. ... Ministry of Sound (MoS) is one of the most famous nightclubs in the world of electronic music, said to be to London what Studio 54 was to New York, and whose fame goes far across English borders. ...


Miles' next single was "Fable", with vocals performed by Fiorella Quinn. Part of this song was used in the theatrical trailer for the US movie, Ever After starring Drew Barrymore and Dougray Scott. His debut album Dreamland was released on June 7, 1996 in Europe, and released a few days later in the United States, with a new track, "One and One", sung by Maria Nayler and written by songwriters Billy Steinberg, Rick Nowels and Marie Claire D'ubaldo. This new track became very popular and was later released as a single in the U.S. and Germany. At the end of 1996, Miles released a new version of Dreamland, called Dreamland - The Winter Edition, containing the track "One and One", which wasn't released in the European version of Dreamland. "One and One" was originally written for Polish leading female artist Edyta Górniak. She recorded it a year later on her international debut album Edyta Gorniak. Ever After: A Cinderella Story is a 1998 film adaptation of the fairy tale Cinderella, directed by Andy Tennant and starring Drew Barrymore. ... Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress and film producer, the youngest member of the Barrymore family of American actors. ... Dougray Scott (born Stephen Scott on November 25, 1965) is a Scottish television and film actor best known in America for playing Ian Hainsworth in Desperate Housewives. ... Dreamland is Robert Miles debut album. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Maria Nayler is a vocalist on many electronic music releases. ... Billy Steinberg is an American songwriter. ... Rick Nowels is a record producer and songwriter who is known for his work with Stevie Nicks, Belinda Carlisle, Madonna, Darren Hayes, Amber, Dido, Sonique, Ronan Keating, New Radicals, k. ... Edyta Górniak (born November 14, 1972 in ZiÄ™bice, Poland) is one of the most popular female singers of Polish pop music. ...


On November 27, 1997, Miles released another track, "Freedom", which was one of the key tracks on the album 23am. Containing a different feel from the previously light Dreamland, 23am incorporated more lyrics-driven songs than its predecessor while maintaining Miles' trademark piano sound from the first album. is the 331st day of the year (332nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... 23am is a 1997 album by composer Robert Miles. ... 23am is a 1997 album by composer Robert Miles. ...


Miles remained under the radar until June 11, 2001, when his new album, Organik, was released on both vinyl and CD. Featuring the new single "Paths", it was considered by many fans to be a break from the style that Miles had pioneered in his first two albums.[citation needed] June 11 is the 162nd day of the year (163rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


In 2003, an album mainly remixes of many of the songs found on Organik was released. The album, appropriately titled Organik Remixes, contained remixes by the winners of the remixing contest held on Robert Miles' website, as well as remixes from well known artists such as The Future Sound of London. The album also had one new track, "Bhairav", which featured the vocals of Amelia Cuni. Track listing CD 1 Paths [FSOL Cosmic Juke Box Mix] (3:54) Wrong [Alexkid May B Mix] (4:20) Pour Te Parler [Riton Re-Rub] (4:10) Release Me [Da Lata El Duderino Mix] (5:35) Pour Te Parler [Kuzu Mix] (4:20) Pour Te Parler [Fissure Mix] (4:59... The Future Sound of London (often abbreviated to FSOL) is a British electronic music band, the duo of Garry Cobain and Brian Dougans. ...


In late 2003, Miles moved from his home in London to Los Angeles. He started his own production label, S:alt Records, and in 2004 released an album created under a partnership with Trilok Gurtu, entitled Miles Gurtu. According to his website, Miles is expected to release one final album under the Robert Miles name, bringing his music career under it to a close. Trilok Gurtu is an Indian percussionist, widely acclaimed by his unique and awesome approach to music. ... The text or formatting below is generated by a template which has been proposed for deletion. ...


Selected discography

Albums

Dreamland is Robert Miles debut album. ... Dreamland is Robert Miles debut album. ... 23am is a 1997 album by composer Robert Miles. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Track listing CD 1 Paths [FSOL Cosmic Juke Box Mix] (3:54) Wrong [Alexkid May B Mix] (4:20) Pour Te Parler [Riton Re-Rub] (4:10) Release Me [Da Lata El Duderino Mix] (5:35) Pour Te Parler [Kuzu Mix] (4:20) Pour Te Parler [Fissure Mix] (4:59... The text or formatting below is generated by a template which has been proposed for deletion. ...

Singles

Robert Miles
  • 1995 "Soundtracks EP"
  • 1995 "Red Zone"
  • 1995 "Children" (UK #2, US #21)
  • 1996 "Fable" (with Fiorella Quinn) (UK #7)
  • 1996 "One and One" (with Maria Nayler) (UK #3, US #54)
  • 1997 "Freedom" (with Kathy Sledge) (UK #15)
  • 1998 "Full Moon"
  • 1998 "Everyday Life"
  • 2001 "Paths" (with Nina Miranda) (UK #74)
  • 2002 "Improvisations: Part 2"
  • 2002 "Connections/Separations"
  • 2002 "Organik Remixes"
  • 2002 "Pour Te Parler (Remixes)"
Roberto Milani
  • 1994 "Can The Rhythm"
  • 1994 "Ghost"
  • 1995 "Oxygen EP Vol. 1"
  • 1996 "The Robot" (with DJ Fain)
  • 1996 "Outbreak"

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Mixed compilations

  • 1997 Robert Miles in the Mix
  • 1997 Renaissance Worldwide - London (with Dave Seaman)

Dave Seaman is a British dance music DJ and record producer. ...

See also

This is a list of number-one dance hits as recorded by Billboard Magazine’s Hot Dance Club Play chart — a weekly national survey of popular songs in U.S. dance clubs. ... This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazines Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. ...

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Robert Miles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (685 words)
Robert Miles (born Roberto Concina, November 3, 1969, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland) is a DJ/Composer of the styles trance, techno and other kinds of electronic music.
Miles wrote his music with the intent of calming down excited ravers at the end of the evening (so they would not attempt to drive home while so excited, as this was a contributing cause in raver deaths).
Miles fell silent until June 11, 2001, when his new album, "Organik", was released on both vinyl and CD.
>>WANTICKETS.COM ARTIST // Robert Miles (809 words)
Robert Miles has just released his long awaited album, ORGANIK, and for those unfamiliar with his music, this is a very good thing.
Miles has consistently pushed himself on a journey of examination and discovery, and fortunately, he has recorded it for the rest of us to hear.
Miles seems grateful and still a little overwhelmed by the warmth and support he has received from his fans.
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