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June 2016 Work started on 'flux' (working title). For this some new modular synths are being used as well as more extensive sample mangling.

May 2016 : Video release on Youtube of 'Fractal'. Track release in December 2016 on 'Tík'.

March 1st 2016 : Release of 'TíK', 13 track, physical and digital format (TAT-007)
Beautiful dark sub-space electronica featuring live analog synths over intricate beats, field samples and sparse vocals. These tracks were rearranged, remastered, with three new tracks (unavailable on the 2015 pre-release). Available on CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon etc. Inludes a free downloadable 'lookbook' of artwork. For details see

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Dec 12th 2015 : A special pre-release 13-track streamed early mix of TíK (TAT-006) concept design Tracks mixed and played live and available free on SoundCloud.

December 2015 : Multimedia collaboration with BinaryGlow for Lewis outdoor gig. Six video installations created with music by BinaryGlow

July 2015 : Started ideas for 'Tík'. Several tracks started out on life a portastudio and recorded in some pretty strange places, like 33,000 ft somewhere over Iceland.

March 2015 : Collaboration and video release Acto Uno, Dos, Tres (TAT-005) Available free over SoundCloud.

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January 2014 : Release of 'MU', 15 track, physical and digital format (TAT-003).
Available on CDBaby, iTunes, Amazon and the usual suspects. A dark experimental mix of electronica featuring vintage analog synths, drum programming, live electronics, field samples and tape loops. For details see

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February 2013 : Work started on new tracks for 'Mu', a much larger project that really should have been split releases. Studio rethink. Not much else evidently.

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January 2012 : Video release of 'Bipolar' (TAT-003A). This track was released in 2014 on 'Mu' and features vintage analog gear with looped piano.

January 2012 : Collaborations on video and audio projects. Build portable studio to use when travelling and capturing ideas.

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December 2011 : Release of 'OTSU' in 12-track, physical and digital format (TAT-002). Dark urban electronica featuring live analog electronics, field samples and modular synths. For details see here as well as iTunes, Amazon and the usual suspects...

September 2011 : Relocated and rebuilt studio (a major p-i-t-a)

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December 2010 : Debut release of 'Falling Mass Static' a 6-track EP on Against It Records, Germany (TAT-001) Packaged as a split CD with Nathan Watson. Limited Edition. Physical CD only. For ordering see: www.againstit.de

November 2010 : Video release on Youtube of 'Strobe'. Track release in December 2011 on 'Otsu'. Dark sub-bass with live analog electronics.

November 2010 : Video release on Vimeo and Youtube of 'Falling Mass Static'. Track released on 'X12' in August 2010. This features some gorgeous dark grand piano looped over live electronics and field samples.

August 2010 : Heading towards winter... work started on new tracks for the first full release 'Otsu' as well as a split CD to be released on Against it Records.

June 2010 : Studio rebuild,'Black Cube', England. Finally enough room. Acquired some beautiful vintage Yamaha CS boards which somehow always seem to produce something extraordinary.

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Jan-Dec 2009 : This started life as something else, with early recordings posted on Myspace (back when it worked for musicians), through several collaborations, including some cello kindly donated by the wonderful Christine Hanson.

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