Eso Steel

Richard Francis

Also known as Esosteel, Esso Steel
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.richardfrancis.net.nz/

Discography of Eso Steel:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Two Ways 4 Audio 2001-07-00 Drone Records
2 Split 4 Audio 1998 Freedom From
3 The Agents 4 Audio 1999 20city
4 Venusian Attitudes 2 Audio 1999 20city
5 Ina 4 Audio 1999 Last Visible Dog
6 First Intermediate Period 3 Audio 1997 20city
7 Droop Drone Drops 2 Audio 2001-12-00 Denshi Zatsuon
8 Two-World Walker 2 Audio 2000 White Tapes
9 Galleries 1-3 9 Audio 1998 20city
10 Snake Processions 2 Audio 1999 20city
11 Serene Trajectories 3 Audio 2002 Celebrate Psi Phenomenon
12 Split 2 Audio 1997 Celebrate Psi Phenomenon
13 Snake Processions 2 Audio 1999 20city
14 Ina 4 Audio 1999 20city
15 Gallery 1. Achernar 2 Audio 20city
16 Technology Of Sleep 3 Audio 2001 20city


New Zealander Richard Francis has been recording under the name Eso Steel since 1995. His focus has been the collection, manipulation and arrangement of field recordings. Earlier works also incorporated instrumental drones and cd samples. For the last three years Richard has been living in Tokyo where he has been recording, performing live and running his label, 20 City, releasing works mainly by Japanese and New Zealand sound artists and groups.


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