28 Facts About AG Cook


Alexander Guy AG Cook was born on 23 August 1990 and is an English music producer, singer, songwriter and the head of the UK record label PC Music.

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AG Cook has collaborated with PC Music artists such as Hannah Diamond, GFOTY, EASYFUN, Danny L Harle and felicita.

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AG Cook came into the public eye as Charli XCX's creative director and has executively produced her projects: Number 1 Angel, Pop 2, Charli and How I'm Feeling Now.

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AG Cook released his two debut albums, 7G and Apple, and received the Variety Hitmakers Innovator of The Year Award in 2020.

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Since founding PC Music in August 2013, AG Cook's label has represented over 20 artists releasing music within a similar style, in which tropes from mainstream 1990s and 2000s pop music are amplified.

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Alexander Guy AG Cook is the son of English architect Sir Peter AG Cook and Israeli architect Yael Reisner.

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AG Cook attended Goldsmiths, University of London, where he studied music.

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AG Cook began working on building flashy websites with Hannah Diamond and decided to focus on using websites to promote music.

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AG Cook worked with Sophie to produce a song for QT, a pop singer portrayed by American performance artist Hayden Dunham.

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AG Cook's found Cook through his work online and wanted to use a song to market a QT energy drink.

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AG Cook released "What I Mean" from his "Personal Computer Music" mix as a single.

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AG Cook is credited as the producer on 5 tracks on the record, including lead single "X-RAY" which he co-produced with Danny L Harle.

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AG Cook was announced as the co-executive producer for Charli XCX's third studio album Charli, which was released on 13 September 2019.

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AG Cook has produced six of the album's seven singles, including Gone, the third single from the album, which features Christine and the Queens.

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AG Cook produced the song "Exhale" by Jonsi, his first solo music in a decade, released on 23 April 2020.

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In July 2020 it was revealed AG Cook is the Executive producer on Shiver, Jonsi's new album which was released on 2 October 2020.

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AG Cook has taken part in LUCKYME Records 12 Alternative Futures Advent Calendar Project.

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AG Cook has collaborated with Japanese American singer-songwriter Hikaru Utada, co-producing the movie's theme song "One Last Kiss", the soundtrack of the Japanese animated science fiction film Evangelion: 3.

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AG Cook later announced that they would be included on a 21-track joint remix album titled Apple vs 7G.

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AG Cook released the remixed version of No Rome's "Spinning", featuring Charli XCX and the 1975, in May 2021.

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In June 2021, AG Cook hosted and curated his first show in a 4 part residency on BBC Radio 6 music as part of the 'Lose Yourself with.

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AG Cook contributed to Lady Gaga's Chromatica remix album, providing a remix for the track "911" alongside Charli XCX.

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In October 2021, AG Cook partnered with Apple Inc to release "Start Up", a song that incorporates sounds from Apple products from the past 45 years.

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AG Cook follows the work of "mega-producers" such as Max Martin and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis.

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AG Cook cites Korean and Japanese pop music as influences, as well as gyaru subculture.

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AG Cook begins constructing tracks by constructing chords and melodies note by note.

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AG Cook prefers the sounds of virtual instruments and avoids sound design early in the process, giving his music a deadpan simplicity.

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AG Cook's arrangements are inspired by the mechanized music of composer Conlon Nancarrow.

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