Zero 7 is a UK sound combo comprising Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns. In 1997 Hardaker and Binns created the group dubbed Zero 7 after starting their musical professionals as studio engineers.
Subsequent to exploring sound engineering, Binns and Hardaker commenced their positions within the music sector within the 90’s at Mickie Most’s RAK music studio in London, engineering tunes for United Kingdom based performers such as Robert Plant, Young Disciples and the Pet Shop Boys. Back in ’97 they made a remix of the track “Climbing Up the Walls” by Radiohead, as well as Binns obtained a credit for extra sample on Kid A. The duo additionally remixed Terry Callier’s “Love Theme From Spartacus” along with tracks by Lambchop, Sneaker Pimps and Lenny Kravitz.
Once 1999 arrived, the pair launched an album of unique substance referred to as EP1, entitled “Zero 7”.
In 2001, Zero 7 unveiled their very first record, Simple Things, which showcased partnerships with singers Sohie Barker, Sia Furler and Mozez. The recording attained gold status and was considered for the Mercury Music Prize and earned a Muzik Award in the “Best Newcomer” Category.
In 2002, Zero 7 launched a DJ mix recording for Azuli Records’ Another Late-night show, which highlighted different rap and chill out musicians plus a cover of “Truth & Rights” by Johnny Osbourne.
In 2004, the combo produced their 2nd record entitled, When It Falls. Besides the 3 singers on their very first record, it showcased a joint effort with Danish singer songwriter Tina Dico. The exact same year, Binns co-wrote the Emma Bunton song entitled, “Breathing”.
Zero 7 presented their 3rd record, The Garden, back in May of 2006. The singers presented in the record were Jose Gonzalez and Sia Furler, with Henry Binns also providing some vocals.
In 2007, Binns and Hardaker produced a group known as Ingrid Eto that is called a Zero 7 instrumental job. The group additionally launched a recording via the alias of Kling. The songs from the Kling album were afterwards integrated into Zero 7’s 4th record Yeah Ghost. The record included soul and jazz vocalist, Eska Mtungwazi, along with folk musician Martha Tilston.
Back in 2010, the pair unveiled a retrospective collection record simply named “Record”. A 2-disc special-edition Record furthermore comprised distinctive remixes of famous tunes from these past published studio EPs.
On February 14th of 2012, the group declared on the web site they had gone back to the music studio to capture new music.