RICHARD SCOTT: April 4th – 30th, 2019

Richard Scott is a composer and performer of electronic music residing in Berlin, working with many collaborators including Ute Wassermann, Axel Dörner, Thomas Lehn, Audrey Chen, Clive Bell, Richard Barrett, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Michael Vorfeld, Frank Gratkowki and the Lightning Ensemble. For the last few years he has been mostly focussed on the limitless possibilties of analogue modular synthesis.Scott was initially inspired to play electronic music by teenage experiences hearing Cabaret Voltaire and Stockhausen. He was introduced to free improvisation in the 1980s by John Stevens, studied saxophone with Elton Dean and Steve Lacy. More recently he electroacoustic composition with David Berezan and Ricardo Climent. He has released many albums, for example with Grutronic and Evan Parker for PSI records, his solo double LP, Several Circles, and an album with Twinkle3 and Sidsel Endreson. In recent years he co-founded several concert series in Berlin: Basic Electricity, AUXXX and Sound Anatomy and has his own Sound Anatomy weblabel imprint.


Richard Scott was using his time in Ytre Arna to write up the commentary section for his Phd portfolio in Electroacoustic Composition for the University of Manchester.