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CoDi Off-Grid podcast ep. 4: Glyn Roberts in conversation with acclaimed experimental music-maker and noise artist Ian Watson. Ian talks about his approach to sound creation, experimentation and his processes.

Produced by Glyn Roberts for CoDI Off-Grid.


Mimicry, Pervasive Display…-a-theme

Pylons and Spires

Feedback Modulation 3

Excerpt from the INFRAS video

Mewn Pennod 3 mae Glyn Roberts yn sgwrsio gyda Meilir - un o artistiaid mwyaf beiddgar cerddoriaeth gyfoes, yn toddi crefft canu arbenigol gydag agwedd delynegol ddi-ofn a synwyrusrwydd sonig hynod eclectig.

Cynhyrchwyd y recordiad ar gyfer CoDI Off-Grid  gan Glyn Roberts.


John Wells: Eighteen (wrth Sounds for Freedom)

Feenix: Marrakech

In episode 2 of the CoDi Off-grid podcast Ash Cooke talks to sound and visual artist and musician Amy Sterly about her work with the Sound Book collective Amy Sterly is an artist and musician from Chicago who moved to Wales in 1989 She creates prints, installations and multimedia works based around her love of books and what it means to move away from books as just physical objects and explore the sounds, the smells and the textures of books that are often lost or ignored.

Featured tracks

FFRWD: ymRfr_hck (from the album Distraction)

FFrwd is a noise artist from Wales. Making sounds from whatever he finds. FFRWD in Welsh means 'stream' and live performances and the creation of sounds are a stream of consciousness. FFRWD is also short for Fast Forward, Rewind. Tape machines are part of his sonic arsenal.


Aftersun: Superglue (from the album Bretton Woods)

An album of austerity metafusion, recorded in three living rooms in Cardiff in 2016

In episode 1 of the CoDi Off-grid podcast Ash Cooke talks to sound artist and founder of the Shift arts organisation Jon Ruddick. Shift is a working and performance space based in Cardiff which aims to help artists share practice and collaborate. In the interview Jon talks about Shift’s structure, history and development and his future plans for the organisation.


Featured tracks:

Hydref – Peiriant – River Songs EP

Peiriant are an experimental duo based in Mid Wales, consisting of Rose and Dan Linn-Pearl. They perform with electric guitar, violin and found objects. Peiriant pursue moods of minimalism, drone, post-rock, soundscape and spoken word. Their semi-improvised compositions summon mellifluous and somatic audio environments, characterised by the push/pull tonal relationship between the two instruments.

Climate change denial – Titus Monk – The Green Brian

100% Improvised in homage to people like Masayuki 'Jojo' Takayanagi, Eluvium, Andrzej Korzynski, Thurston Moore, Ornette Coleman, Don Van Vliet, Laraaji, Lichens, Earth, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Carlton Melton, The Heliocentrics, Stock Hausen, White Rainbow, Mount Eerie, Focus Group and the recently departed Holger Czukay. Horror movie music for only the brave to trip to. Uneasy, anti-genre.

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