AM & Shawn Lee is a cooperation between London-based multi-instrumentalist/manufacturer Shawn Lee and Los Angeles-based vocalist/songwriter AM. After hearing Lee’s 2004 record Music and Rhythm: Ubiquity Studio room Classes, Vol. 1, AM approached Lee as well as the duo quickly found out a shared like of varied ’60s and ’70s noises, including Brazilian tropicalia, psychedelic-tinged smooth rock and roll, Italian film music, and even more. A long-distance songwriting collaboration developed online, using the music artists sending songs and ideas backwards and forwards. In 2011, AM & Shawn Lee released their debut full-length studio room effort, Celestial Electric powered, on Thievery Company member Rob Garza’s ESL (Eighteenth Road Lounge) label. 2 yrs later, they came back using the ’70s and ’80s analog synth-infused La Musique Numerique. In 2015, AM & Shawn Lee released their third recording, Outlines, which discovered them taking motivation from your funky, atmospheric globe of share ’70s U.K. library music recordings.