the only michael - musician, composer, producer

Updates and news

Music, words and radio: During 2015 I produced a series of  six 30-minute radio programmes showcasing my collaborations with Linda Lee Welch - see more details on the Collaborations page. This follows on from a series of 12 shows that I broadcast on Basic FM during 2013 and 2014. I also collaborated with Linda Lee and Rob Hindle on a new project Messages from Our Future Selves which was performed at the Festival of the Mind in September 2016.

Animat: The latest Animat album How To Be a Shadow will be released on the Disco Gecko label on April 28th. The Animat website has been given a facelift, have a look there for more information on releases and live dates, including an appearance at this summer's Whirl y Fayre festival.

Rophonic: I have also been collaborating with Peter Rophone from The Third Half on a new live and recording project, Rophonic. Our fourthand latest EP release Die Now, Pay Later is now available on download via AWAL and a full-length album release is pending: see the Rophonic Facebook page for more information.