Noise Research is the project of UK Sound Artist / Musician Ian Simpson. Noise Research has material released on the Electronic Musik (UK), Rift Recordings (UK), Earth Monkey Productions (UK) & Bivouac (China) labels. Cdr’s currently available are
• The Liftshaft EP ( 3” CDr ) • Split with Barbarians ( 3” CDr ) • Noise Research I • Noise research II • Noise Research III (also known as Experiment III) • Rifts compilation (2 tracks) on Rift recordings • Noise Research Four (on Earth Monkey Productions) • Evoluon (On A.M.P.) • Classwar Karaoke Survey series • Ocean Epicure with Graham Dunning (on Clinical Archives)
Ian has been involved in the experimental improvised music scene for many years and has performed with alongside (amongst others).
• Serfs • Evan Parker • Graham Dunning • Acid Mothers Temple • Sun Ra Arkestra • Eddie Prevost • Faust • Bark! • Pram • John Russell • Paul Rutherford • Telescopes • The A band • Solar Fire trio / Duo • Mark Wastell • Rhodri Davis • Keith Rowe • Colin Potter • Pascal Nichols • Konk Pack • The Good Anna • Alexander Von Schlippenbach • Mick Beck • Phil Marks • Lol Coxhill
He has adopted an uncompromising approach in both playing and performance which has led to his involvement as a performer with ‘The Frakture Big Band’ (Liverpool), ‘Gnod’ (Manchester) & ‘Fonik’ (Warrington). He also actively organises and promotes performances in the Northwest of England including the Pyramid Experimental Music Festival and Manchester based Electronic Organica Nights. His most recent project is a collaboration with sound artist Graham Dunning, the results of which have been released by Clinical Archives in January
Websites www.myspace.com/noiseresearch www.myspace.com/fonikfonik www.myspace.com/electronicmusiklabel