10 Facts About Lorn


Marcos Ortega, better known by his stage name Lorn, is an American electronic musician born in Normal, Illinois, but later based out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.

Normal is a town in McLean County, Illinois, United States.

Lorn - Acid Rain (Official Music Video) by R113


Since Lorn's first release in 2006 his music was played in the UK by Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC Radio and subsequently XFM, he has performed guest mixes several times for her radio shows.

Radio X is a commercial radio station brand focused on alternative music, primarily indie rock, which is owned by Global Radio.

BBC Radio is an operational business division and service of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Mary Anne Hobbs is an English DJ and music journalist from Lancashire, England.

LORN - ANVIL [Official Music Video] by GERIKO


Lorn was invited to create a track for the soundtrack of Darren Aronofsky's 2010 film Black Swan, which Mary Anne Hobbs was working on, unfortunately the track didn't end up being used.

The black swan is a large waterbird, a species of swan which breeds mainly in the southeast and southwest regions of Australia.


Lorn signed with Flying Lotus' label Brainfeeder in 2009, and released his debut album Nothing Else in June 2010, which was mastered by electronic artist Clark.

Steven Ellison, known by his stage name Flying Lotus or sometimes FlyLo, is an experimental multi-genre music producer, electronic musician, DJ, filmmaker, and rapper from Los Angeles, California.

Brainfeeder is an independent record label based in Los Angeles, California, founded by Flying Lotus in 2008, focusing on electronic music and instrumental hip hop.


He also received exposure in 2010 with his remix of grime musician Jammer's track "Better Than".

A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.


He released his second album, Ask The Dust, on Ninja Tune in 2012.


He worked on the soundtrack of the video game Killzone Shadow Fall with Tyler Bates, which was released in 2014 also on Ninja Tune.

Killzone Shadow Fall is a first-person shooter video game developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4.

Tyler Bates is an American musician, music producer, and composer for films, television, and video games.


Since 2014 he has released 2 albums Vessel and A/D, as well as several EPs, on the independent label Wednesday Sound.


His music has been used in a number of video games, movies and TV shows, including CSI and the 2017 movie Ghost in the Shell.


Lorn has stated that he is influenced by Drexciya, Underground Resistance, Dom & Roland, Technical Itch and Aphex Twin.

Richard David James, best known by his recording alias Aphex Twin, is an English electronic musician, known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in styles such as ambient techno and IDM in the 1990s, for which he received widespread critical acclaim.

Drexciya was an American electronic music duo from Detroit, Michigan, consisting of James Stinson and Gerald Donald.

Dom & Roland is the alias of British drum and bass producer Dominic Angas.

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