NOVEMBER 2018

MARIANNE FAITHFULL “NEGATIVE CAPABILITY” ALBUM RELEASED The much anticipated new album by Marianne Faithfull “Negative Capability” was released today (Nov 2nd) to huge acclaim. Co-produced by Rob with Warren Ellis & Head, this album also features contributions from Nick Cave, Mark Lanegan and Ed Harcourt. The album was recorded at La Frette studios on the […]

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OCTOBER 2018

ROB INTERVIEWED ON THE TRAP SET 31st October sees Rob as featured guest on the wonderful podcast The Trap Set. This is a great series of interviews with famous drummers, which has previously included such luminaries as Billy Cobham, Steve Gadd, Phil Collins, Stewart Copeland, Bill Bruford to name but a few… “Rob Ellis possesses […]

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September 2018

MARIANNE FAITHFULL SINGLE RELEASE “The Gypsy Faerie Queen”, being the first track to be released from the forthcoming Marianne Faithfull album “Negative Capability”, is out today (14th September). This song, co-written by Ms Faithfull and Nick Cave, and featuring Mr Cave on piano and vocals, was produced by Rob along with Warren Ellis & Head. […]

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May 2018

NICK DRAKE-REMEMBERED FOR A WHILE UNCUT REVIEW

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April 2018

REMEMBERED FOR A WHILE – THE MUSIC OF NICK DRAKE Rob will be contributing to a special evening performance of songs by Nick Drake this April 12th at 8pm at St George’s Brandon Hill in Bristol. Curated by Rob’s old Automatic Dlamini, and PJ Harvey colleague John Parish, the evening will feature many of Nick […]

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March 2018

CLAUDE DEBUSSY  1862-1918 Personal post from Rob…”25th March 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the death of the great composer Claude Debussy. I wanted to acknowledge it somehow as I think I can say, pretty unequivocally, that his is the music that has been most significant for me over anyone else’s in my life, and […]

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February 2018

Rob is currently busy on post production for a new Marianne Faithfull album, her 22nd as such, to be released over the summer. The album contains new materiel co-written with her by Nick Cave, Mark Lanegan, & Ed Harcourt, as well as some old favourites from her repertoire, re-recorded and given a new slant. This […]

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December 2016

Rob has had another very busy and eventful year, mainly touring yet again with Marianne Faithfull, including ecstatically received performances at Ronnie Scott’s club, The Roundhouse and a special concert in the re-opening week of The Bataclan in Paris a year after the appalling events of November 2015. All the live work Rob and band […]

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