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Co-founder of VENT, Asem is currently based in Cairo, Egypt. His first $$$TAG$$$ album was released on Opal Tapes in 2016.

Photo by Dieter H. Engler

Abu AMA

Abu AMA

Based in Germany, Abu AMA has released a salvo of hazy, Arabian dub excursions on Neuropol, HEXX 9 Records, Bokeh Versions, Digital Dizzy, MahorKa, Dub ito, and Spiral Tribe's Artists in Action, with a 7" release forthcoming in 2017 on Portland's Zam Zam Sounds.
 

A I W A

A I W A

A I W A is based in Budapest, Hungary. He has released on Always Human Tapes, Banlieue Records, Farbwechsel and Videogamemusic.

Photo by Daniel Fülöp.
 

Aportrait

Aportrait

Aportrait is the abstract and experimental project of Istanbul-based artist and Memoire Affective label boss Arman Akinci. He has been DJing for over a decade and has an ongoing radio show on Istanbul's Radio Dinamo. He has released EPs on Honest Electronics and DPRB.

AyGeeTee

AyGeeTee

AyGeeTee is Andrew G Thomson, based in London and the world wide web. He has released music on Amdiscs, Reckno, Sweat Lodge Guru, Permalnk and Speaker Footage, as well as work on various label compilations and many remixes and collaborations. He also self-releases much of his work.

Image by AyGeeTee

Ben Versluis a.k.a. Worker/Parasite

Ben Versluis a.k.a. Worker/Parasite

Ben Versluis recorded for many years under the alias Worker/Parasite. Originally from Illinois, he now lives in Oakland, California. Aside from producing and DJing, he also works as a freelance mixing/mastering engineer and instructor of all things audio. He has released on Clan Destine Records, Classicworks, Electric Pressure, Folding Spaces, Jacktone Records, Night Gaunt Recordings, One Eyed Jacks, and Opal Tapes.

Photo by Alex Brown.

Best Available Technology

Best Available Technology

Kevin Palmer lives and works in Portland, Oregon, USA. He has released on a number of labels, including Styles Upon Styles, Further Records, Astro:Dynamics and Opal Tapes, with remixes for Gang of Ducks and Nice Up International. He is currently working on BOA, a collaborative project with Gary James Geiler of ovis aurum.

Birdy Earns

Birdy Earns

Working under the pseudonym Birdy Earns, experimental producer and sound designer Arne Vogel is based in Berlin, Germany. He has previously released on Speaker Footage, HollerBack Records and The Leap, with remix appearances on videogamemusic and WTF is Swag.

Frequently collaborating with Broshuda, Birdy Earns has also released a split cassette project with San Francisco's Benito on the Paris-based label Hylé Tapes.

Photo by Paul Magura

Blair Sound Design

Blair Sound Design

Blair Sound Design is Tallahassee, Florida based dance producer Kyle Lyon. Cycling amongst cheap MIDI rack synths, drum machines and thrift store scavenged tapes and vinyl, Blair Sound Design is a project which oscillates between different genre signifiers and textural qualities at a high, giddy frequency. Exploring isolation with a healthy dose of levity, each Blair production is approached with a tongue-in-cheek sincerity that aims to entertain.

In addition to releases on Seagrave and his own French Press Lounge, projects are forthcoming for Chicago-based Ashtar Communications and Portland, Oregon label Cloud Bank.

Photo by Joe Kalicki.

Blood Room

Blood Room

Releases have emerged on various tape labels, including Always Human Tapes, Cloud Bank, Fort Evil Fruit, Hylé Tapes, Indole Records, Kudzu Productions, Reject and Fade, SØVN, Speaker Footage and WTF is Swag.

Blood Room also forms one half of IXTAB, a collaborative project with Ovis Aurum. In late 2015, a one-off EP recorded with Mute-Tiny appeared under the name Blood Mute.

Image by AyGeeTee

BOA

BOA

BOA is Gary James Geiler of ovis aurum and Kevin Palmer of Best Available Technology

Boliden

Boliden

José Delgado is currently based in Barcelona, Spain. He has had releases on Chemical Tapes, Gravity's Rainbow Tapes, Oxtail Recordings and Speaker Footage.

Broshuda

Broshuda

Broshuda lives and works in Germany, where he traces lines between graphic design, illustration and audio production. In addition to releases for SEAGRAVE, he has released on Paralaxe EditionsSonic Router, Videogamemusic, WTFIS and collaboratively with Vuptes on Denmark's Phinery.

Contributing graphic work to a range of institutions and labels, he has also produced soundtrack work for film and theatre projects, whilst taking part in a number of exhibitions and installations internationally.

Cementimental

Cementimental

Multi-Functional Noise Enterprise Program Cementimental supplies the total 2 track/truck of the tornado condition which is separated. Harsh noise ≈ circuit bending ≈ rough music, since 2000AD. Cut up tape recorder gods' little toy fading, bookstore ink running, interesting music play while crawling. 99.98% similar to the real item, and you can justice this item factually. When the animal climbs down, it believes the grass is the ground, releases its grip on the tree, and subsequently falls [citation needed]. It claimed 6% of England's streets were littered with rubber bands. 

Cignol

Cignol

Cignol is a Dublin-based purveyor of warm, melodic electronics. He's been making noises on machines for over 12 years and DJing for double that. His output varies from lush electronica to classic acid, electro and techno styles.

Previously he's had vinyl and digital releases on Alphabet Set, Aerotone, Section 27, Shels Music, Alkalinear and Various Vegetables.

Couch Souvenir

Couch Souvenir

Matheus Fernandes is based in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. His debut album was released on Seagrave, summer 2015.

Dagir Du

Dagir Du

Joseph Morris is based in Ohio, USA. He has previously released a Dagir Du cassette album on Entertainment Systems.

Joseph also records as Druid Cloak, with the Lore Trilogy on Apothecary Compositions.

German Army

German Army

Releases have emerged on numerous labels, including A Giant Fern, Burka For Everybody, Cønjuntø Vacíø, Discrepant, Golden Cloud TapesOpal Tapes, Phinery, Skrot Up, Summer Isle, Tandem Tapes, Tourette Records, Weird EarWounded Knife and Yerevan Tapes. They are based in California, USA.

 

Graham Dunning

Graham Dunning

Graham Dunning is an artist, musician and tutor based in London, UK. He regularly records and performs with AAS, Colin Webster (saxophone), Sam Underwood (tuba), Embla Quickbeam, Stuart Chalmers (tapes), Andrew Leslie Hooker (no input mixer/loops), Ingrid Plum (voice) and Anthony Donovan's Murmurists ensemble. 

He has released on Entr'acte, Adaadat, Raw Tonk, MottomottoLinear Obsessional, Bum Tapes, Quagga Curious Sounds, CRAM, Holectics Research Recordings and his own label for handmade releases, Fractal Meat Cuts.

Graham also hosts the show Fractal Meat on a Spongy Bone on London's NTS Radio.

Trichrome by Elyssa Ionna.

Ice_Eyes

Ice_Eyes

Ice_Eyes are Spiros A. and Anastasios T., both based in Athens, Greece. The duo produce electronic music within a contemporary rhythmic context, combining elements from abstract techno to future grime.

Their debut release was on Nutty Wombat in early 2015, followed shortly after by an EP on Sonic Playground. In addition to an album and compilation appearances for Seagrave, they have released EPs on Last Aid Kit and Numb Capsule.

ISSHU

ISSHU

ISSHU is based in İstanbul and London. He started out Djing at various radio stations and clubs, before making his own music as a one man lo-fi post-punk project. Since that time he has made music and DJ'd under a variety of different aliases.

He has released EPs on Memoire Affective and Moscow's Isaiah Tapes.

IXTAB

IXTAB

IXTAB is a collaboration between Blood Room and ovis aurum. They have released an EP on Czaszka Records of Edinburgh, Scotland, and albums on the Riga/Vienna-based label Bezirk Tapes, Paris-based label THRHNDRDSVNTNN and Tymbal Tapes of Nebraska, USA.

Photos by Harold Diaz.

Jay Glass Dubs

Jay Glass Dubs

Dimitris Papadatos (b. 1981, USA) is a composer, musician and sound artist based in Athens, Greece. In addition to Jay Glass Dubs, he currently produces ΚU and The Hydra projects.

He has released on Bokeh Versions, Hylé Tapes, THRHNDRDSVNTNN, RLRL, Inner Ear, Nutty Wombat, and The Tapeworm, with forthcoming projects for Infinite Waves amongst others.

 

Photo by Mariana Bisti

Jjakub

Jjakub

Jjakub is from Tennessee, but lives in the north now. He runs Kudzu Productions and has released on Designer Medium Hardware, Fraternity as Vanity, Kudzu Productions and Night Gaunt Recordings.
 

Josh Millrod

Josh Millrod

Josh Millrod is a Brooklyn-based musician, music therapist and member of Grasshopper and Hex Breaker Quartet. His music utilizes trumpet, electronics and laptop and focuses on the intersection of meditative or waking dream states and improvised music.

Kinlaw

Kinlaw

Artist and producer Hamish Trevis lives and works in Bristol, UK. With a background in curation, installation and sound art, he currently produces urban audio collages with what he describes as 'a nod to a more pastoral past'. A Reckno veteran, with releases on RAMP Recordings, Permalnk and a few self released bootlegs, Hamish recently teamed up with comrades to form the Ceramics label, which will feature upcoming releases from Joane Skyler, Mphahlele and Italian artist Presente.

Kritzkom

Kritzkom

Kritzkom is the solo project of Marine Drouan, a musician and graphic designer from Nantes (France) living in Berlin. She produces and performs electronic music with an assortment of machines and synthesizers, often integrating field recording and unusual sounds. 

Over the last ten years she has worked on several projects with releases on such labels as Where To Now? and Hylé Tapes, whilst also engaging in a number of collaborations, such as the duo Miko and as part of Anna Otto.

Little Nihil

Little Nihil

Elin is based on Linderödsåsen in Sweden. She has been involved in music and performance art for many years: contributing vocals to the Radio Dept.'s first album, she also did choir and dance work with Miss Mimi and the Mysticals.

Micromelancolié

Micromelancolié

Mute-Tiny

Mute-Tiny

Nazar Artykula is a Ukrainian musician living and working in Edinburgh, Scotland. He has released on Acroplane and THRHNDRDSVNTNN.

99LETTERS

99LETTERS

Based in Japan, Takahiro Kinoshita has been producing electronic music since 2008. A DJ and producer, his first vinyl release as 99LETTERS was in 2015 on Série limitée Records of London. In addition to an album on SEAGRAVE, he has releases out on the Paris-based label THRHNDRDSVNTNN and Budapest's Dalmata Daniel.

Nebulo

Nebulo

Nebulo is the solo project of French composer and producer Thomas Pujols. Since 2006, he has released several solo albums and EPs on a variety of labels such as Hymen Records, Stomoxine Records, Oddfrequencies, Le Cabanon, with a forthcoming album for Phinery.

Thomas also collaborates as Crypto Tropic, with a release on Speaker Footage, and as Ultraabriight, with a release on Orange Milk.

Nene Hatun

Nene Hatun

Nene Hatun is a Berlin-based musician. Born in Istanbul, she grew up in Izmir, later going on to study piano and composition in Ankara, Tel Aviv and Stuttgart. Having grown up in Turkey, Nene Hatun displays a wealth of oriental and Anatolian influences, combining these with her own electronic, psychedelic and rhythmic modes of expression.

In addition to her Seagrave release, she has work out on Bedouin Records and Beatbude.

Norwell

Norwell

Based in Budapest, Norwell (Balázs Semsei) has made his mark as a producer of hypnotizing, uplifting, yet grounded electronic music in recent years, chiefly through his joint work with S Olbricht on Cleaning Tapes, a release on the UK's essential Reckno label, as well as his ongoing contributions to Budapest’s Farbwechsel label.

Describing his project as "diving into the realms of 70s Kosmiche music to collect its wonders and knowledge to present them in a brand new light", Norwell releases have also emerged on Beachcoma Recordings and Shabu Recordings. Since early 2016, Semsei has embarked on a new, club-focused adventure in the realms of electro, with a 4 track 12” emerging on Rotterdam's Pinkman label.

Ondness

Ondness

Bruno Silva is based in Lisbon, Portugal. He has previously released on Where to Now?, Videogamemusic, Fort Evil Fruit, Phinery, Noorden, Metaphysical Circuits, Adventures in Dubbing and Paralaxe Editions.

Ovis Aurum

Ovis Aurum

Gary Geiler has been recording music and unusual sound sources (such as rattlesnakes) for many years. As Ovis Aurum, he has released albums on Seagrave and Fort Evil Fruit. He is also currently working on two collaborative projects: BOA, with Best Available Technology and IXTAB, with Blood Room. He is based in Austin, Texas, USA.

Pearl River Sound

Pearl River Sound

Roberto Semeraro is based in Rome, Italy. He first emerged on the scene with a release on the Seattle-based label Further Records in 2012. Until that time, PRS music was considered to be something strictly private and intimate.

More recently, PRS releases have emerged on Massprod's Woland Records, HOLOVR's Indole Records and Meda Fury, a division of the legendary R&S Records.

Roberto describes PRS as having 'a pure, infant and melancholy sound, influenced by a mother who used to play classical music at the piano and by the electronic music of the 90s, mostly that used as soundtrack to cartoons and documentaries.'

Perfume Advert

Perfume Advert

Perfume Advert are Thomas Brown and Aaron Turner from Middlesbrough, UK.  Their debut release ‘Tulpa’ combines broken ambient textures with clunky, downtempo house beats and had a limited cassette run through the Vancouver based 1080p label in 2013.  The album received positive attention and quickly lead to other projects such as ATM’s ‘Xerox’ (a collaborative album between Perfume Advert and M/M), remixes for D.Tiffany and M/M, and mixes for i-D magazine, Music is my Sanctuary and Subbacultcha. In 2015, Perfume Advert have had a string of follow up releases including the functional ‘Kappa Downs’ 12” via Where To Now? and the textural ’+200 Gamma’ tape through Opal Tapes.

Since 2014, Perfume Advert have been showcasing their live set internationally at shows and festivals including Mutek Montreal and Zoo Project Festival. Utilising a concise collection of hardware samplers, synths and other noise generators, the resulting performances can range from heavy, clubbed-up dance sets to delicate, ambient improvisations.

Rainbow Lorikeet

Rainbow Lorikeet

Nicolo Tescari is based in Biella, northern Italy. In addition to forthcoming Seagrave material, he has releases scheduled for Dionysian Tapes and Videogamemusic.

rkss

rkss

With releases on Alien Jams and Reject and Fade, rkss is based in London, UK.

Roadside Picnic

Roadside Picnic

Justin Wiggan is based in the UK. He records as Roadside Picnic and also as Dreams of Tall Buildings with Darren Joyce. His work has been performed and exhibited internationally and incorporates sonics, text, film, object-changing and drawing to create interface solutions to site / circumstance specific problems. A Jerwood drawing prize finalist, Justin was the first participant to submit a sound drawing.

He has released on a number of labels, including Jehu and Chinaman, VCO Records, LA COHU, Los Discos Enfantasmes, A Giant Fern, Illuminated Paths, and Autistic Campaign.

Ryushi

Ryushi

Ryushi is a threesome team based in Osaka, Japan. Their debut release is forthcoming on Seagrave, early 2018.

Art by George Tourlas

Skolzhenie

Skolzhenie

Kayta Korshunova is a 24 year old artist based in Moscow, Russia. She has released tracks on Dirty Tapes of Brooklyn, NYC and Seagrave. Her debut album release is forthcoming on Seagrave in winter 2017.

SOLO1

SOLO1

Andy Billington has released a series of blurred, minor key, bass explorations and soundscape experiments on Doom Trip Records, Hylé Tapes, Maneko-Neki, Memory No. 36 Recordings, Phantasma Disques, Shlunk Records and WTF is Swag. He is based in Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK.

Stellar Mass

Stellar Mass

Based in Bristol, UK, Ollie Hall started creating music under the alias bad_sector. Now, as Stellar Mass, he explores darker textures inspired by the likes of Philip K. Dick, J.G. Ballard and David Cronenberg.

He also collects found sounds for his field recording project The Binaural Diaries, material from which has been featured as part of the BBC's Save Our Sounds project, the Free Music Archive's World Listening Day, and the Dirty Demos Location Study compilation.

TANS

TANS

Based in Berlin for a decade or more, TANS originally hails from Puglia, southern Italy. Inspired by On U Sound, new wave, hip hop, house and graffiti culture, he released his first recordings in 1992 on Milan's Right Tempo and France's Big Cheese Records. These he followed up with "The Flame Recording", a soundtrack for a TV series on MTV Italia, "Qui non cresce l'erba".

Together with Torto O. G. (Pooglia Tribe), his "brother in life", TANS worked on the Italian language book Breve storia di una generazione (Caratterimobili, 2012).

Photo by Klaudia Styrczewska

Yves Malone

Yves Malone