Inu: Stephen Colbert
Inu (e-nu) is the new band featuring San Francisco based producer Count (Radiohead, DJ Shadow, New Order, Halou, Galactic, Frank Sinatra), Zoe Keating (Rasuptina, Imogen Heap, Dresden Dolls) and Tim Hingston (Nyles Lannon). ‘Not For Anyone’ is their debut full length album, just released in the last week or so.
Originally from Austin, Texas, Count [Mikael Eldridge] has been involved in just about every aspect of the music business. Working through the 90’s in San Francisco at various record labels [Polygram, Verve, and Ubiquity]. Count has since worked as engineer, mixer, remixer, and producer with a number of noteworthy artists including DJ Shadow, Frank Sinatra, Radiohead, the Velvet Underground’s John Cale, No Doubt, New Order, RUN DMC, The Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie, Blackalicious, Lyrics Born, Galactic, and many more. Most recently, Count has been completing new records with Galactic, DJ Shadow, Lyrics Born and doing remixes for Frank Sinatra, Low, the Bee Gees, and #1 billboard hit with a remix of Rod Stewart’s “Do You Think I’m Sexy”.
After 13 years, Count left the band Halou after releasing their final album simply called, Halou. His new band, Inu, features guitarist Tim Hingston and cellist Zoe Keating. Keating’s self-produced album “One Cello x 16: Natoma” (mixed and master by Count), has been #1 on the iTunes classical and electronica charts four times. She also recently teamed up again with Count for a series of commissions for the 75th Anniversary of the San Francisco MOMA in 2010 and a new album to be released this summer.