Elliott Sharp

E# is a composer and multi-instrumentalist living in New York City. Besides writing music for Hilary Hahn, RadioSinfonie Frankfurt, JACK Quartet, and the Ensemble Modern, he performs solo and with his bands TerraplaneCarbon, and Aggregat. He has collaborated with Hubert Sumlin, Debbie Harry, Christian Marclay, and Bachir Attar and is the subject of the recent documentary Doing the Don’t. 

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Talks

Elliott Sharp Talks Mogwai’s Rave Tapes

By Elliott Sharp | January 30, 2014

Elliott Sharp Talks Mogwai’s Rave Tapes

Hitting "play" and hearing the first strains of Rave Tapes transported me back to September 2010 and Mt. Ezu in Japan, site of Metamorphose...

Elliott Sharp Talks Richard Thompson’s Electric

By Elliott Sharp | April 12, 2013

Elliott Sharp Talks Richard Thompson’s Electric

The title alone: simple, direct, and loud. Electric. It gets me. But then all of Richard Thompson's titles have a quality that hooks and...