Piano Magic

Piano Magic

Piano Magic is a loose collective of sorts, with an ever-changing lineup originally inspired by bands like This Mortal Coil. Core member Glen Johnson formed the band in 1996 with Dick Rance and Dominic Chennel completing the initial trio. Over the years the quiet bedroom project has expanded and changed as Johnson enlisted the help of friends, acquaintances, and moonlighters from other bands. It's oddly appropriate that Piano Magic has a revolving membership, because its music has a graceful fluidity and malleability that defies rigid structure. Over the course of numerous albums and singles, Piano Magic's music has evolved from lo-fi instrumental noodling to pop-electronica trickery, and then again into a lush vocal and orchestral pastiche.

Piano Magic Discography


ire2102 Piano Magic Popular Mechanics (Album) i ire2102 UK 1997 Sell This Version
drl 074 Piano Magic A Trick Of The Sea (Bliss Out Vol. 13) (Album) Darla Records drl 074 US 1998 Sell This Version
Rgirl 6 Piano Magic Low Birth Weight (Album) Rocket Girl, Rocket Girl Rgirl 6 UK 1999 Sell This Version
rgirl 19, rgirl19 Piano Magic Artists' Rifles (Album) Rocket Girl, Rocket Girl rgirl 19, rgirl19 UK 2000 Sell This Version
EVERCD 185 Piano Magic Son De Mar (Music From The Film By Bigas Luna) (MiniAlbum, Album) 4AD EVERCD 185 Spain 2001 Sell This Version
724381271520 Piano Magic Writers Without Homes (Album) 4AD 724381271520 Europe 2002 Sell This Version
PCD-23454 Piano Magic The Troubled Sleep Of Piano Magic (Album) Green UFOs PCD-23454 Japan 2003 Sell This Version
GREEN020CD Piano Magic Disaffected (Album) Green UFOs GREEN020CD Spain 2005 Sell This Version
none Piano Magic Part Monster (Album) Green UFOs none US 2007 Sell This Version
DRL227-3 Piano Magic Ovations (Album) Make Mine Music DRL227-3 US 2009 Sell This Version
SL04x Piano Magic Home Recordings(CDr, Album, Ltd) Second Language SL04x UK 2010 Sell This Version
SMR015 Piano Magic Life Has Not Finished With Me Yet (Album) Second Language SMR015 US 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ire1071 Piano Magic Wrong French i ire1071 UK 1996 Sell This Version
wj26 Piano Magic For Engineers(7", Single) Wurlitzer Jukebox wj26 UK 1997 Sell This Version
ire2031 Piano Magic Wintersport / Cross-Country(12") i ire2031 UK 1997 Sell This Version
debt001sp, debt001SP Icebreaker (9) / Piano Magic Icebreaker (9) / Piano Magic - #1(7", Ltd, Cle) Debut..., Debut... debt001sp, debt001SP France 1998 Sell This Version
piao! 12 Piano Magic The Fun Of The Century(12") Piao! piao! 12 UK 1998 Sell This Version
rgirl4 Low / Piano Magic / Transient Waves Low / Piano Magic / Transient Waves - Sleep At The Bottom / Green Acres(7") Rocket Girl rgirl4 UK 1998 Sell This Version
bebop9 Piano Magic Music For Annahbird(7") Bad Jazz bebop9 UK 1998 Sell This Version
rgirl 12 Piano Magic There's No Need For Us To Be Alone(7", Single, Red) Rocket Girl rgirl 12 UK 1998 Sell This Version
LISS 32 Piano Magic / Matmos Piano Magic / Matmos - Music For Rolex / The Soldering Social (Single) Lissy's Records LISS 32 UK 1999 Sell This Version
solve 010 sc IX Piano Magic Amongst The Book An Angel Acetone Records solve 010 sc IX France 1999 Sell This Version
none Piano Magic Mort Aux Vaches(CD, EP, Ltd, Num) Mort Aux Vaches none Netherlands 1999 Sell This Version
MM008 Piano Magic Panic Amigo: Piano Magic Remixed 12"(12") Morr Music MM008 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
nois 012 Piano Magic I Came To Your Party Dressed As A Shadow(CD, Single) Acuarela Discos nois 012 Spain 2001 Sell This Version